CALL for PAPERS – IFRAO2018 (english version)

The Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici(CCSP) and the Società Cooperativa Archeologica“Le Orme dell’Uomo”(Footsteps of Man Archaeological Cooperative Society) have thepleasure to invite you to the 20th International Rock Art Congress which will be held in Valcamonica (Italy) from 29th of August to the 2nd of September 2018.
This major event takes place 50 years after the first “Valcamonica Symposium”, marking30 years since the foundation of IFRAO and the 30th anniversary of the Footsteps of Man Archaeological Cooperative Society.
The congress will cover a range of topics relevant to rock art, archaeology, culture and society, from its first appearance to current forms. During five days, leading experts in the field, researchers along with young scholars and enthusiasts, will gather and present the latest results and studies on rock art, rupestrian archaeology and other relevant research fields on Paleolithic and Post-Paleolithic art from all over the world.
More than 40 sessions (the complete list of the sessions approved by the scientifc committee is available on the back of this poster and on the website:, workshops, key lectures, exhibitions, visits with live streaming of certain events are being planned. Excursions before and after the congress in Valcamonica and to others areas of the Alps are also being programmed.
The organizing committee is glad to announce the call for papers for IFRAO2018 Abstracts should be sent to our email: or submitting it here.
Including the following:
► The title of communication, the name of author, affiliation, session of interest
► An abstract in English with a maximum length of 200 words and 5-6 key-words
► Two images in .jpeg or .tiff format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi
Deadline: 30th of November 2017