Cultural History of PaleoAsia

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


B02: Mini-workshop on mathematical modeling of human migration and range expansion (Oct.18-19, 2017)

Schedule: October 18-19, 2017
Venue: Meiji University Nakano Campus Room 603

Tentative program
◆October 18
09:00-09:15 Kenichi Aoki
“Opening remarks”

09:15-10:45 Masayasu Mimura, Musashino University/Meiji University
“A stay-or-migrate model of spreading of farmers into hunter-gatherer region”

11:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Mathias Currat, University of Geneva
(with Laurent Excoffier, University of Bern)
“A spatially-explicit modeling framework to simulate genetic diversity in
interacting populations”

15:00-15:30 Break

15:30-17:00 Joe Yuichiro Wakano, Meiji University
(with William Gilpin, Stanford University; Seiji Kadowaki, Nagoya
University; Marcus W. Feldman, Stanford University; Kenichi Aoki, Meiji
“Ecocultural range-expansion scenarios for the replacement or assimilation of
Neanderthals by modern humans”

17:30- Party

◆October 19
13:30-15:00 Naruya Saitou, National Institute of Genetics
“Three migration wave model for explaining formation of Japonesian,
people living on Japanese Archipelago”

15:00-15:30 Break

15:30-17:00 Kenichi Aoki, Meiji University
“Some topics in human range expansion”