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Congrès, colloques, réunions


23-25 août 2016

Joshua D. Reuther, François Lanoë


The Late Glacial (about 16,000 to 11,000 years ago) human colonization and population expansion across northern Eurasia and northern North America (Eastern Beringia) occurred during a time of vast climatic and environmental changes. Prior to the Late Glacial, northern landscapes were dominated by a relatively homogeneous biome, characterized by dry and cold conditions, and sparsely or not populated. As temperature rose and humidity increased, glaciers gradually receded, sea level rose, and vegetation and fauna adapted to changing biotopes following complex patterns. Landscapes previously inhabited by humans radically changed in their nature and structure; some land connections such as the Bering Land Bridge began to disminish, while other landscapes opened up to colonization. This session focuses on the reconstructions of north Eurasian and Beringian landscapes and environments, as well as changes in Late Glacial faunal communities and human land use and technological systems.


So far presenters in this session tend to focus on northern North America during the Late Glacial, but we would be particularly interested in featuring research on the Late Glacial and Early Holocene from Northern and northwestern Europe.


Dans le cadre de la "4th International Landscape Archaeology Conference"

François B. Lanoë
Ph.D. Candidate
School of Anthropology
University of Arizona

The deadline for abstract submission is April 1st