Conference Proceedings Publication

October 24, 2010

Papers accepted for the CAHO10 symposium will be given the opportunity to publish an article in our conference proceedings monograph. This monograph will form part of the Southampton Archaeology Series in BAR (published by Archaeopress).

Articles should be around 5000-10.000 words long. More details to follow. Get in touch with us ( if you’re interested in submitting your paper for this publication.


Call for papers deadline: October 31st

October 12, 2010

The deadline for the CAHO10 symposium is approaching. This symposium is aimed at celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins (CAHO) and will take place at the University of Southampton on January 28-29 2011.

We would like to thank all of you who have already submitted an abstract for doing so and like to remind the rest of you to please do so before October 31st 2010.

We welcome both posters (A0 size) and papers (15-20min long) and the symposium will be based around four main themes:

–        Lithic Analyses (incl. microwear)

–        Palaeoclimate and Human Ecology

–        Social Approaches to the Palaeolithic

–        Bio-anthropological Approaches to the Palaeolithic (incl. genetics)

Please send your proposed title and abstract (ca. 200 words) to by October 31st.

10 years of CAHO: Announcement and Call for Papers

June 19, 2010

  To highlight the past achievements, current strengths, and future perspectives of CAHO, we would like to announce an open symposium at the

University of Southampton,
28 – 29 January 2011.

The symposium is aimed at bringing together past and present CAHO staff and students, whilst also strengthening links with other human origins institutions at home and abroad. Papers on any aspect of Palaeolithic research, ranging from lithic analyses to anthropological assessments to social interpretations are welcomed.

Please send paper or poster proposals (ca. 200 words) to: by October 31st 2010

Keynote talks will be given by the Centre’s
founder, Prof. Clive Gamble, and its
current director, Dr. John McNabb.