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PALAEO Symposium on Inferring Dietary Changes in the Human Past | 24th March, 2017
The PALAEO: Centre for Human Palaeoecology & Evolutionary Origins at the University of York is pleased to invite you to attend a one-day symposium on Inferring Dietary Changes in the Human Past. The meeting is free to attend and will be held at the Archaeology Department, University of York on Friday, the 24th of March, 10.00-17.00.
The meeting is dedicated to dietary shifts in human evolution, questions that arise in reconstructing the diet of our ancestors and the scientific techniques that we use to resolve them. International experts from a range of scientific backgrounds will present their latest research into dietary adaptations and choices in our human past alongside cutting edge methodologies that are allowing us to learn more about our past diets than ever before.
We look forward to welcoming you at York on the 24th of March.
3rd International Conference on the Solutrean | Universidade do Algarve, Faro
It is we great pleasure that we announce the 3rd International Conference on the Solutrean, which will be hosted at Universidade do Algarve (Faro, Southern Portugal) from 12th to 14th October 2017. This edition will be organized by the Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behavior (ICArEHB) in cooperation with the University of Cologne and the Neanderthal Museum.
We invite researchers to submit podium presentations or posters presenting case studies, reviews or synthesis on the following topics. Abstracts should not exceed 300 Words and are to be submitted by the end of February 2017 at the conference website
- Economy and technology
Raw material studies
Typological and technological studies
- Chronology and stratigraphy
New chronometric data
Chrono-cultural models, data revision
Stratigraphic analysis (micromorphology, sedimentology, etc.)
- Solutrean neighbors
Contemporaneous LGM occupations in Europe, North Africa and beyond.
- Environment and land-use
Economy, site catchment
- Rock art and mobile art
Rock art dating
- Papers in honor of L.G. Straus
For any question please contact through firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you in Faro.
The organization committee
Call for Abstracts – Culture Conference in Birmingham, UK | 26-27 May, 2017
There will be a two-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Birmingham on the 25th and 26th of May 2017 on the topic:
“Innovation in cultural systems – an interdisciplinary meeting”
Sponsored by the ASAB Interdisciplinary Workshop Grant:
Keynote speakers include
The conference brings together researchers from all career levels from various disciplines, including (but not limited to) biology, psychology, anthropology, archaeology, animal behaviour, economics and philosophy. The conference will cover outstanding questions on the role of innovation for (cumulative) culture such as:
Abstract submission for talks and posters as well as registration are now open (spaces are limited). To register, please email: email@example.com with your name, position and affiliation.Registration: student fee £5 (with £20 deposit), regular fee £40. To register, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, position and affiliation before the 1st April 2017. Please note that spaces will not be assigned on a first come, first serve basis as we want to ensure a fair mix of disciplines. You will receive an e-mail on 2nd April notifying you whether you were assigned a space at the conference. Only then will we ask you to make your payment.
Abstract submission: Please submit a 250 word abstract to email@example.com together with your name, position, affiliation, and preferred type of presentation (talk or poster) by 17th March. For more information please visit: Culture-Conference and follow us on Twitter for live updates: @cultconf
Organisers: Elisa Bandini, 3rd year PhD student (Psychology) at University of Birmingham
Eva Reindl, 4th year PhD student (Psychology) at University of Birmingham