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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
Paleoclimate modelling

- Rock art and mobile art
New findings
Rock art dating

- Papers in honor of L.G. Straus

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See you in Faro.
Best regards,
The organization committee

João Cascalheira
Isabell Schmidt
Nuno Bicho
Gerd-Christian Weniger