Humans and environmental sustainability:
Lessons from the past ecosystems of Europe and Northern Africa

The conference will take place 26th – 28th February 2018 in Modena (Italy), at Complesso San Geminiano, headquarters of University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Organized by

LPP Laboratory of Palynology and Palaeobotany
Department of Life Science
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Main topics:

  • Interdisciplinary archaeological/botanical research
  • Focus on Northern Africa archaeo-environmental changes
  • From palaeoethnobotany to popular traditions
  • Environmental sustainability in a changing world: lessons from the past


Abstracts e-book:

Go to the ISBN e-book including the CEA2018 long abstracts by clicking on the cover below:


At the end of the conference, contributors will be invited to publish their papers on IANSA (, free open-access indexed journal and traditional collaborator of CEA conferences.

Moreover, a Special Issue on Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050, open-access indexed journal, is also planned, which is guest edited by Anna Maria Mercuri & Assunta Florenzano of Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia).

IANSA Call for Papers:  Please click here to download the pdf version of the Call for Papers.


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