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09:00 - 17:00 31 March 2015

Cultural evolution of Neolithic Europe


G6 | UCL Institute of Archaeology (link Map)
31–34 Gordon Square | London | WC1 | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Stephen Shennan, University College London
Adrian Timpson, University College London
Enrico Crema, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Katie Manning, University College London
Sue Colledge, University College London
Kevan Edinborough, University College London

The UCL institute of Archaeology will be hosting a one-day conference, reporting the most up to date results from the ERC-funded EUROEVOL project, providing a new account of the role of farming in transforming early European societies between c.8000-4000 BP. The team, led by Professor Stephen Shennan, will present results on a number of key demographic events charcterising the European Neolithic as well as novel insights into the susbsistence srategies and sustainability of early agricultural systems. The team will also showcase new methods and approaches in archaeological reasoning, and present results on modelling the cultural transmission processes of early European farmers. The day will consist of presentations from the EUROEVOL team members and we expect the day to spark some lively discussions, led by invited discussants Amy Bogaard, Jean Denis Vigne, Alex Bentley and Johannes Müller.


Katie Manning
+44 (0)20 7679 1530 | k.manning@ucl.ac.uk


EUROEVOL project