Standing on the shoulders of giants
20th international rock art IFRAO 2018
29 August – 2 September 2018, Valcamonica, Darfo Boario Terme (BS) Italia
The Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici (CCSP) and the Società Cooperativa Archeologica “Le Orme dell’Uomo”(Footsteps of Man Archaeological Cooperative Society) have the pleasure to invite you to the 20th International Rock Art Congress which will be held in Valcamonica (Italy) from 29th of August to the 2nd of September 2018.
This major event takes place 50 years after the first “Valcamonica Symposium”, marking 30 years since the foundation of IFRAO and the 30th anniversary of the Footsteps of Man Archaeological Cooperative Society.
The congress will cover a range of topics relevant to rock art, archaeology, culture and society, from its first appearance to current forms. During five days, leading experts in the field, researchers along with young scholars and enthusiasts, will gather and present the latest results and studies on rock art, rupestrian archaeology and other relevant research fields on Palaeolithic and Post-palaeolithic art of all over the world. More than 30 sessions, workshops, key lectures, exhibitions, visits with live streaming of certain events are being planned. Excursions before and after the congress in Valcamonica and to others areas of the Alps are also being programmed.
The organizers invite session proposals, each led by at least 2 and a maximum of 4 people from at least two organizations. The accepted sessions will be chaired by at least two people attending the congress. The chairpersons of each of the sessions will be asked to promote, invite speakers, coordinate the presentation of papers and edit the session proceedings.
Session proposals should reach the congress secretariat by January 15 2017. The scientific committee will meet on January 31 and the list of chosen sessions will be published.
In the name of the organizing committee will hope to see you in Valcamonica,
Angelo Fossati – General Secretary
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