European Society for the study of Human Evolution

The society promotes research into human biological and cultural evolution, by stimulating communication and cooperation between scientists, and raising public awareness and understanding. We host an annual meeting open to registered participants, and we publish the proceedings of these meetings as a series.

6th Annual ESHE Meeting - 14-18 September, 2016 - Madrid, Spain

The 6th Annual ESHE meeting will take place at the Museo Arquelógico Regional in Alcalá de Henares in Madrid, Spain from 15-17th September, 2016. The meeting will be followed by an excursion to the Pinilla del Valle site on Sunday the 18th of September with a picnic lunch and transport provided. The ESHE meeting is proudly hosted by the Museo Arquelógico Regional. Many thanks to the local organisers: Juan Luis Arsuaga, Enriqué Baquedano Perez and Belén Marquez Mora.


Tuesday, 13 September
  • Symposium: The Evolutionary History of the Human Face, hosted by Fundación Ramón Areces
  • For more information, download the flyer

    Wednesday, 14 September

  • Early registration from 5pm
  • Keynote lecture and official opening TBA. More information to come soon.

    Thursday, 15 September

  • Registration
  • Conference Day 1
  • Evening Poster Session
    Friday, 16th September
  • Conference Day 2
  • Interactive Q&A session and clinic with the Editors of the Journal of Human Evolution
    Saturday, 17th September
  • Conference Day 3
  • Closing Party - This year's closing party will take place in the stunning main hall at the Muséo Arquelógico Regional.
    Sunday, 18th September
  • Excursion: Pinilla del Valle archaeological site. Price per person: 10€
  • This year's excursion will take place at the Pinilla del Valle archaeological site, located approximately 1.5 hours outside of Madrid. The excursion includes a coach to and from the site as well as a picnic lunch and refreshments.

    Registration is now open.


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