The APA meeting in Tokyo 2016 is approaching! It is only one months away! The Eighth Bi-Annual Meeting of the Asian Paleolithic Association will be held at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, between June 24th and 28th, 2016. So far, 110 participants from eleven countries have registered, bringing diverse research topics focusing on a variety of places in Asia. This will sure be a great event!
The APA is an international organization which aims at promoting and enhancing the academic communication of Paleolithic Archaeological and Paleoanthropological research in Asia. In 2007, an agreement was made by the representatives from Russia, China, Japan, and Korea, which addressed the establishment of an association on Paleolithic research in Asia and the adjacent area.
The APA meeting in Tokyo 2016 deal following symposium and sessions.
Symposium: Variability, similarities and the definition of the Initial Upper Palaeolithic across Eurasia
Session I: East Asian variants of Palaeolithic assemblages before modern human migrations
Session II: Insights into early Upper Palaeolithic in Asia
Session III: Recent trends in studies on microblade industries
Session IV: Specific issues on Asian Palaeolithic studies
The third circular and the program for the meeting are available at http://palaeolithic.jp/index.htm
If you have any question do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
See you soon in Tokyo!
Masami Izuho (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Chair of the Organizational Committee,
Vice- President, HABCOM