UDEM News 04/16/2018

Surviving climate change, then and now



About "Human adaptations to climatic change in Liguria across the Middle–Upper Paleolithic transition," by Julien Riel‐Salvatore and  Fabio Negrino, published April 3, 2018 in the Journal of Quaternary Science.


83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA), Washington, DC (April 11 - 15, 2018)

April 28, 2018. Session 219.



(Sponsored by Hominin Dispersals Research Group).

Room: Marriott Salon 1
Time: 1:00 PM–4:30 PM
Chairs: Dario Guiducci, Simon Paquin and Colin Wren

1:00 Julien Riel-Salvatore —Discussant
1:15 Michelle Drapeau and Jesseca Paquette—Habitat Preferences in Early
Hominins and the Origin of the Human Lineage
1:30 Michael Bisson—Uses and Limitations of the “Sangoan” for Understanding
Hominin Mobility and Dispersals: An Example from Northeastern Zambia
1:45 Simon Paquin and Ariane Burke—Evaluating the Impact of Climatic and
Environmental Conditions on AMH Initial Dispersal into Western Europe
2:00 Genevieve Pothier Bouchard, Fabio Negrino, Julien Riel-Salvatore and Pascale
Tremblay—Zooarchaeological insights into modern human mobility at Riparo
2:15 C. Michael Barton and Julien Riel-Salvatore—You’re Going to Carry That Weight
a Long Time
2:30 Questions and Answers
2:45 Dario Guiducci and Ariane Burke—A GIS Approach to Landscape Legibility and
Its Role in Late Pleistocene Hominin Dispersals
3:00 Luc Doyon—Aurignacian Projectile Points Do Not Represent a Proxy for the
Initial Dispersal of Homo sapiens into Europe: Insights from Geometric
3:15 Colin Wren and Ariane Burke—Landscape Connectivity, Habitat Suitability and
Cultural Transmission during the Last Glacial Maximum in Western Europe
3:30 Rhiannon Stevens, Hazel Reade, Sophy Charlton and Jennifer Tripp—The
UpNorth Project: Environment Context of Late and Final Palaeolithic Dispersals
3:45 Jennifer Bracewell—A GIS Approach to Understanding Post-sedentary Hunter-
Gatherers: A Case from Northern Finland
4:00 Andre Costopoulos—The Impact on Mobility of Regional Variability in Rates of
Environmental Change: An Agent-Based Simulation Approach
4:15 William Davies—Discussant