Call for Papers

March, 30th – April, 1st 2022

On the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the discovery of the archaeo-palaeontological site of Casal de' Pazzi, Roma Culture, Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali and the Soprintendenza Speciale Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio di Roma will jointly hold a multidisciplinary and international conference from March, 30 to April, 1 2022 to take stock of the current knowledge and research perspectives on the Eurasian Pleistocene. The conference also seeks to revamp the studies and possible future developments of the site-museum of Casal de' Pazzi, La Polledrara di Cecanibbio and beyond.

The conference consists of four thematic sessions:
1.    Casal de’ Pazzi 40 years after its discovery: research history and perspectives
2.    The world at the time of Neanderthals: an overview of the Eurasian Pleistocene sites
3.    New research frontiers in Pleistocene studies: theories, methods and disciplines
4.    Communicating the Pleistocene: experiments and innovation in Italy and around the world

Paper/poster proposals in Italian or English must be submitted by the 15th of February 2022 to the email address
Acceptance of proposals will be notified by the 21st of February.
Further details can be found in the attached flyer.