Cultural History of PaleoAsia

Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,
a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project


The 2nd Conference of The PaleoAsia Project (Feb. 10-12, 2017)

Schedule: Feb 10, 2017 (Fri.)
Venue: Nagoya University Museum

13:00-14:30   Open Lecture: Donald O. Henry “Rethinking Neanderthals”

Schedule: Feb. 11, 2017 (Sat.)
Venue: Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University

10:30-17:45   International Workshop
Theme: Biological and cultural transitions in the Middle and
Upper Palaeolithic in West Asia: Perspectives from PaleoAsia
① Introduction      Yoshihiro Nishiaki
② Invited Lecture  Donald O. Henry
“Neanderthals in the Levant: intra-site, inter-site and regional analyses”
Pavel E. Tarasov
“Late Quaternary vegetation and climate variability derived from
sedimentary archives stored in Eurasian lakes: case studies,
achievements and challenges”
Miriam Belmaker
“Reevaluation of mammal community structure throughout the Last
Glacial: implication for Neanderthal and anatomically modern
human population dynamics in the Southern Levant”
③ Presentations of research by PareoAsia Project members

Schedule: Feb. 12, 2017 (Sun.)
Venue: Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University

10:00-16:45 Presentations of the project results in FY2016