CR of XVIII° UISPP World Congress in Paris

 Under the High Patronage of Mr Emmanuel MACRON

 Président of the French Republic




You are welcome to participate in the 18th IUPPS world congress that will be held in  Paris, France,

from 4th to 9th June 2018

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 12 place du Panthéon,

Paris 5th district


Welcome ceremony & opening at 9:30

Venue :


RER B - Station Luxembourg
Bus : Ligne 21, 27, 38, 82, 84, 85, 89


The general theme selected for the congress is :



Additional themes will be developped by the various IUPPS commissions, which will propose one or several sessions (see complete sessions list on the right). 

The session's schedule and the list of accepted communications are now available.

Programs > Detailed schedule and program of the sessions

The length of the communications is limited to 15-20 min, inclusive of questions.

Poster proposals should be presented in electronic form only and will be published on the website.

They can be the subject of a short presentation in the sessions, depending on the decision of the organisers.

Contact :


 Visits of Wednesday June 6th PM


To reach the Musée de l’Homme and the MAN (National Museum of archaeology) on Wednesday, 6,


For the Musée de l’Homme: subway lines 6 or 9 station Trocadéro

for the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - National Natural History Museum):

Subway Line 5 Gare d’Austerlitz - Line 7 Censier Daubenton - Ligne 10 Jussieu or Gare d’Austerlitz
RER C Gare d’Austerlitz

for the Musée d’Archéologie Nationale (MAN): RER A Terminus Saint-Germain-en-Laye


Do not forget your badge!

The visit is free and visits limited for the room Piette to the MAN will be organized on the spot.


Into the Musée de l'Homme - you can visit the exhibition Néandertal:








Opening speech

Selct this link to see the opening conference


Publication of the proceedings of the XVIII UISPP world congress

To all editors of volumes of proceedings from the XVIII° UISPP World Congress, Paris, 2018

Please read this document

Poster of the Congress

Congress Calendar

  • Official announcement 09/10/2016
  • Launch of the website 15/09/2016
  • Call for sessions 01/10/2016
  • End of call for sessions 31/03/2017
  • Call for communications 01/06/2017
  • End of call for communications 30/11/2017 at midnight


    119 accepted sessions, detailed schedule published

    Registration closed on May 31th midnight

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