CIfA Area and Special Interest Groups

CIfA has a number of area and special interest groups that anybody can join. These bring together professionals with specific historic environment interests in either a particular geographic area, or a particular subject area. Membership of all groups is free to CIfA members, while non-members pay a small yearly subscription of £10 (please scroll down for details).

Membership of a CIfA group brings a number of benefits, most groups produce regular newsletters and run training events. The groups also represent specialist views to CIfA via representation on the Advisory Council and offer advice on issues which have a specific relevance to their subject/geographical area. If you are a CIfA member you can also stand for election to a groups' committee.

Please use the links below to view each group's webpage.

Area Groups

Special Interest Groups

If you are interested in setting up a new area or special interest group, please read the regulations governing area and special interest groups (pdf file) and contact the CIfA office.

Online payment

If you wish to join a CIfA group but are not a member of the institute you can do so either by emailing groups@archaeologists.net with your details so that we can invoice you for the £10 fee, posting this downloadable form along with a cheque for £10, or online using the paypal buttons below. You will automatically be sent receipt by email.

Please select which group you wish to join/renew your membership for and click 'add to cart'.
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Area groups


Area groups
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Special interest groups A- J


Special interest groups
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Special interest groups K-Z


Special interest groups
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