October 2018

Visit to Australia by leading French archaeologist Jean-Michel Geneste

KFA will host distinguished French archaeologist, Jean Michel Geneste to give a talk in Melbourne in October 2018.

Details of this event will be posted as soon as they are confirmed.  To register your interest in attending please email:  admin@kimberleyfoundation.org.au

Professor Jean-Michel Geneste was the General Curator of Heritage and Director of the Centre National de la Prehistoire, the only laboratory in France devoted exclusively to the scientific study of rock art sites.  Formerly the conservation director and then research director of the cave of Lascaux, he has been attached to the archaeological study of ornate caves for more than two decades.  He directs the multidisciplinary study program of the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc cave which brings together more than 50 researchers from different countries.

Geneste has coordinated numerous archaeological research programs in France, Ukraine, South Africa, Papua New Guinea and is currently working in Siberia. He is also a member of the Kimberley Foundation’s research team working in Australia on the history of human chronology (Visions and Dating projects).


Date: 24 October

Time: TBA


State Library Of Victoria
328 Swanston Street

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