Human Evolution & Anthropology Conferences

Human Behavior and Evolution Society

HBESHuman Behavior and Evolution Society
Annual Conference : May 29 - June 1, 2019
Boston, MA
HBES is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to using evolutionary theory to enrich our understanding of human behavior. 
The deadline to submit abstracts for consideration is February 22nd.
Register before February 28th for early bird pricing.
For more information, see here.

Cultural Evolution Society

Cultural Evolution Society
Second Annual Meeting: October 22-24, 2018
Tempe, Arizona

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."  The second annual CES conference will be hosted by the Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative at Arizona State University.

Abstracts due by June 15, 2018

For more information, see here.

American Anthropological Association

AAAAmerican Anthropological Association
Annual Meeting:  November 20 - 24, 2019
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Abstract Submission Proposal Deadline: April 10
Early registration ends on April 17, Standard registration ends on October 31.
Register here.


Biennial Meeting: April 16-19, 2018
Torun, Poland
The Evolang conference series provides the major meeting for researchers worldwide in the origins and evolution of language. The Evolang conferences are interdisciplinary, with contributions from disciplines including, but not limited to: anthropology, archeology, artificial life, biology, cognitive science, genetics, linguistics, modeling, paleontology, physiology, primatology, and psychology. Typically, about 300 delegates attend, with representatives from all these disciplines.
Early registration closes January 20, 2018
For more information, see here.

Psychology & Cognitive Science Conferences

Society for Personality & Social Psychology

SPSPSociety for Personality & Social Psychology
Annual Convention : February 7-9, 2019
Portland, Oregon
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 9-24, 2018
Registration opens August 16, 2018
For information on graduate student conference travel funding, see here. Open for submission July 9-24 2018.
More information here.


Cognitive Science Society

Cognitive Science SocietyCognitive Science Society
41st Annual Meeting: July 24-27, 2019
Montreal, Canada
This year's theme will be Creativity + Cognition + Computation.
For important dates and more information, see here.

Association for Psychological Science

APSAssociation for Psychological Science
31st Annual Convention: May 23-26, 2019
Washington, D.C.
The APS Annual Convention features talks, pre-conferences, workshops, & poster sessions from across the psychological sciences.  For more information about the conference, see here.
Poster submission due by Thursday, January 31, 2019.
Register here.

Other Conferences

American Academy of Religion

AARAmerican Academy of Religion
Annual Meetings: November 17–20, 2018
Denver, Colorado
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.
Call for papers deadline is March 1
Registration is open from May 24-November 15
For more information, see here.