Palaeodeserts Presentation at Red Sea Conference, Jeddah

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Michael Petraglia with colleagues from King Saud University, the Saudi Geological Survey and participants at the Workshop

Michael Petraglia gave a talk entitled “Green Arabia, Blue Arabia: Examining Human Colonisation and Dispersal Models”, at the 2nd Jeddah International Workshop on the Geological Setting, Oceanography and Environment of the Red Sea, organised by the Saudi Geological Survey.

Petraglia presented research on coastal versus interior zone models, situating archaeological sites into an over-arching framework to better understand the human population history of the Arabian Peninsula.  Springer Press will publish papers from this interdisciplinary conference.