East African Association of Palaeoanthropology and Palaeontology

EAAPP Mission

The mission of the East African Association for Palaeoanthropology and Palaeontology (EAAPP) is to strengthen prehistory research in eastern Africa through uniting palaeoanthropologists and palaeontologists and other relevant scholars in prehistory studies within the region.


Nairobi, Kenya

 AUGUST 1ST – 4TH, 2019

On behalf of the EAAPP Secretariat we wish to announce the upcoming seventh EAAPP conference in Nairobi, Kenya from August 1st-4th 2019. The aim of this conference is to bring East African, other African, and international researchers, scientists, museum curators, and cultural resources managers together in a forum to present current research findings, exchange scientific information and discuss current research development, museum ethics, policy, and practice.

Please note the following important dates:

November 1, 2018: abstract submission opens
February 1, 2019: abstract submission closes
March 1, 2019: abstract decisions announced
May 1, 2019: preliminary schedule announced

Abstract submission is now open! Abstract submission is via google forms, using this link: http://bit.ly/2019EAAPPabstract 

Abstract submission rules:
Abstracts are limited to 300 words.
No one can be first author on more than one abstract.
The abstract submission deadline is Feb 1, 2019.
Email notifications about abstract decisions will be communicated to the first author on March 1, 2019.

Please circulate this information to any individuals or institutions (academic or other) that may benefit from attendance at this conference. Inquiries can be sent to eaapp.committee@gmail.com.

Conference information will be updated regularly on this page of our website.