Human Evolution & Anthropology Conferences

Human Behavior and Evolution Society

HBESHuman Behavior and Evolution Society
29th Annual Conference : May 31- June 3, 2017
Boise, Idaho
HBES is a society devoted to the study of the evolution of human behavior. This year's meeting will feature talks from anthropologists Valerie Curtis, Rebecca Bliege Bird, Peter Gray, and Rebecca Sear; zoologist Rufus Johnstone; psychologists Martie Haselton and Cristine Legare; and primatologist Michael Tomasello. 
Abstracts due by March 17
Early registration ends on April 21
Register here.


Cultural Evolution Society

CESCultural Evolution Society
Inaugural Conference: September 13-15, 2017
Jena, Germany
The Cultural Evolution Society is a new, interdisciplinary society that aims to study "cultural change from a modern evolutionary perspective, both inside and outside the Ivory Tower."  They are hosting their inauguralconference this fall. 
Abstracts due by June 1
For more information, see here.

American Anthropological Association

AAAAmerican Anthropological Association
Annual Meeting:  November 29 - December 3, 2017
Washington, D.C.
The 2017 AAA Annual Meeting will focus on why Anthropology Matters! With more than 750 sensational sessions, the Annual Meeting will surely provide unique opportunities to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the advancement of anthropology.
Call for papers registration ends on April 14
Pre-registration is open from April 15- October 31
Register here.

Psychology & Cognitive Science Conferences

Society for Personality & Social Psychology

SPSPSociety for Personality & Social Psychology
Annual Convention : March 1- 3, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Society for Personality & Social Psychology (SPSP) is the largest organization for social psychologists and personality psychologists. Their annual conference features preconferences, talks, workshops, and more. The Society offers $500 graduate student travel awards to attend the annual convention. For more information, see here.
Program submission from July 5-25, 2017
Early registration from August 16, 2017- January 15, 2018
For information on graduate student conference travel funding, see here. Open for submission July 5-25, 2017.
More information here.


Cognitive Science Society

Cognitive Science SocietyCognitive Science Society
39th Annual Meeting: July 26-29, 2017
London, England
The theme of this year's Cognitive Science Society conference is Computational Foundations of Cognition. The conference will provide an opportunity to reinforce the importance of computation in Cognitive Science research but, as always, will also reflect the full breadth of the discipline and of the society’s membership. The conference will include a workshop titled Computational Foundations of Religious Cognition.
Early registration ends on June 26
Register here.

Association for Psychological Science

APSAssociation for Psychological Science
29th Annual Convention: May 25-28, 2017
Boston, MA
The APS Annual Convention features talks, pre-conferences, workshops, & poster sessions from across the psychological sciences. This year's convention will include a panel about using experimental methods in the psychology of religion.
Early registration ends on April 5
Register here.

Other Conferences

American Academy of Religion

AARAmerican Academy of Religion
Annual Meetings: November 18–21, 2017
Boston, MA
The Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion is the world's largest gathering of scholars interested in the study of religion. Academic sessions, workshops, meetings, receptions, and tours … more than 1,000 events take place during the Annual Meetings. The Cognitive Science of Religion Unit is calling for papers on the topic of "Current theories and applications of the cognitive science of religion."
Call for papers deadline is March 1
Early registration ends June 29
For more information, see here.