Cultural History of PaleoAsia

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


We will organize a session at the IPPA -Hue 2018 (Sep. 23-28, 2018)

Schedule: September 23-28, 2018
IPPA HUE 2018 (Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 2018)

Session Title: The emergence and dispersal of Homo sapiens in Indo-Pacific region-digging down the regional diversity and processes in the Late Pleistocene

Yoshihiro Nishiaki (The University Museum, The University of Tokyo)
Chirs Clarkson (The Queensland University)
Rintaro Ono (Tokai University)
Atsushi Noguchi (The University Museum, The University of Tokyo)

New discoveries in ISEA and Australia shed light on the first arrival of modern humans in Indo- Pacific region. In this session we invite papers that consider evidence for modern human expansion, hominin interactions/replacements, early behavioural complexity, climate change, DNA and adaptation to new environments.