Cultural History of PaleoAsia

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


The 2nd Conference of The PaleoAsia Project (2017.02.10-12)


Schedule: 2017.02.10 Fri.
Venue: Nagoya University Museum

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

Schedule: 2017.02.11 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: 2017.02.12 Sun.
Venue: Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University

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