· On 22 February 2012 IGCP will celebrate its 40th
Anniversary at the UNESCO
Headquarters in Paris. Two of our co-leaders will actively participate
at this meeting. Iain Stewart (University of Plymouth, U.K.) will focus
on the importance of Geosciences for Society and moderate a debate on
the prospective vision for the future of IGCP. Manuel Sintubin
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) will reflect on the role of
IGCP in geohazard mitigation based on the success of IGCP567.
·At the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of
America (17-19 April, 2012,
San Diego, California): Earthquakes and Tsunamis at Caostal
Archaeological Sites. You find details in the following announcement
). Abstract submission deadline is 11 January
·At the 34th International Geological
Congress (IGC), from 2 to 10
August 2012 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia a special session is
convened by Patrick Nunn (Australia), Bruce McFadgen (New Zealand), Iain
Stewart (U.K.) and Manuel Sintubin (Belgium) on Natural Hazards and
Abstract submission deadline is 17 February 2012.
·In November 2012 we are furthermore planning an international workshop
Shakin’ them off? Interdisciplinary perspectives on Minoan
Earthquakes, convened by Simon Jusseret (Université Catholique de
Louvain, Belgium) and Manuel Sintubin (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
Belgium), which will take place in Leuven (Belgium).
For both conferences IGCP567 will most probably (depending on our
funding) be able to offer travel grants.
·At the EGU meeting (20-24 April
2012, Vienna, Austria) Matthieu Ferry (Géosciences Montpellier, France)
and Kris Vanneste (ROB, Belgium) convene a session on Earthquake
Abstract submission deadline is 17 January 2012.
·The 3rd Workshop on Paleoseismology and
will be held in Morelia, Mexico from 1 to 8 November 2012.
More information will follow soon on the
Following our 2nd INQUA-IGCP567 International Workshop on
Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and
held from 18 to 24 September 2011 in Corinth, Greece, Andreas Vött
(University of Mainz, Germany) is preparing a special volume on in the
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. This is a peer-review ISI-indexed
journal and hosted up to now three special volumes on tsunamis. If you
are interested to contribute to this volume, please contact Andreas Vött
International Geoscience Programme
IGCP 567 Earthquake Archaeology