Call for Papers

Deadline CLOSED

Come and share your research and learn about the most exciting areas of Palaeolithic and Mesolithic archaeology being undertaken at national and international scales. The conference will be hosted at the University of Southampton Avenue Campus from the 31st of March to the 2nd of April 2023. There are no restrictions on topics, so please feel free to submit abstracts on any topic relating to Palaeolithic or Mesolithic archaeology. We particularly encourage abstract submissions for talks from masters students, Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs/PhDs) and Early Career Researchers (ECRs).

To submit an abstract of between 250-300 words, please download the application form from the ‘Conference downloads‘ page and email the completed form to 

Up-to-date conference information can be found on the ‘Unravelling the Palaeolithic 2023‘ conference page and you can also follow updates on our Facebook page or on our Twitter and Instagram (@UnravelPalaeo), using the hashtag #Unravelling2023.

If you have any questions regarding abstract submission or general conference enquiries, please drop us an email at the address above.

We look forward to welcoming you all to Southampton in 2023!