Africa2019

International conference: “Africa, the cradle of human diversity” 2019

Uppsala, Sweden
22 - 25 May 2019
The conference ended on 25 May 2019

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
22nd March 2019
Registrations
22nd April 2019
Abstract Acceptance Notification
26th April 2019

About Africa2019

The International conference: “Africa, the cradle of human diversity” will take place on May 22nd-25th 2019 at Uppsala University (Sweden). The conference will assemble 30 leading researchers from different fields to present and discuss state-of-the-art approaches to address long-standing questions about past and present human diversity in Africa. These questions include modern human origins in Africa, the history of farming expansions, admixture patterns, adaptation to new environments and cultural transitions. Further, the conference will feature keynote lectures from Marlize Lombard (University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa) and Lluis Quintana-Murci (Institute Pasteur, Paris, France).

Topics

Genomics, Historical linguistics, Human evolution, Paleoanthropology, Population genetics, Prehistory, Ethnology, Anthropology, Human genetics, Archaeology

Call for Papers

International conference: “Africa, the cradle of human diversity” will take place on May 22nd-25th 2019 at Uppsala University (Sweden). The overarching goal of the conference is to assemble scholars with multidisciplinary thinking to collaborate in new cross-bridging initiatives to study human diversity across Africa.

The registration is free, including conference materials, coffee breaks and a cocktail reception. Registration is now open and the deadline is in April 22nd. Please register at https://goo.gl/forms/ND4ODgZKYQLrSsFi1

Abstract submission for posters is also open and the deadline is in March 22nd. If you are interested in presenting a poster, please register first and then submit your abstract via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/ZsYR6PS6BHLINwKy1

For more information please visit the official website for the event

https://africathecradleofhumandiversity.com

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