Speakers

Shankar Aswani

Rhodes University, South Africa

Roviana Women's Intermediate Disturbance of Shell Beds: Do they Enhance Harvesting Returns?

Michel Bermudes

Pacific Community, New Caledonia

The Opportunities and Challenges for a Transition from the Gleaning to the Farming of Shellfish in the Pacific Islands Region

Ariadna Burgos

Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, France

Ethnomalacology in the Asia-Pacific Region: Local Knowledge, Gathering Behaviours and Shellfish Management

Catherine Dupont

Université de Rennes, France

Do Not Mix Up Shells with Seashells: a Concept Applied from Prehistory

Jorge L. Gutiérrez

Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina

Structural Modification of Aquatic Environments by Shells: Implications for Human-Mollusc Interactions

Sylvie Lapègue

Ifremer, France

Ecological and Socio-Economic Implications of Environmental Change on French Shellfisheries

Jacqueline Lau

James Cook University, Australia

Identity and Molluscs: How Gender, Ethnicity, and Class Shape Mangrove Oyster Harvesting in The Gambia

Soizick F. Le Guyader & Jacques Le Pendu

Ifremer & Université de Nantes, France

Selection of Human Viruses by Oyster: When Specific Ligands Come Into Play

Cathy Moser Marlett

SIL International, U.S.A.

"The Giants Ate Them”: Changes in Mollusc Consumption by the Seris of Sonora, Mexico, During their Transition from Nomadic to Sedentary Life in the Twentieth Century

Roland Nespoulet

Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle

Perception of the Atlantic Moroccan Coastal Occupation by Prehistoric Populations: Contribution of Current Mussel Gatherer Ethnographic Observations

Vincent Nijman

Oxford Brookes University, England

Monitoring Trade in Large Marine Shells In and From Indonesia

Georges Remoissenet

Direction des ressources marines et minières, French Polynesia

Sustainability in Mollusc Exploitation in French Polynesia: from Traditional Uses to Fisheries and Aquaculture

Ivan Scales

Cambridge University, England

Molluscs in a Globalising World: Experiences From the Mangrove Forests of Southwestern Madagascar

Anthony Sturbois

Réserve Naturelle de la Baie de Saint-Brieuc, France

Modelling Fishing Grounds of Cerastoderma edule L. for Sustainable Clam harvesting in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc

Kat Szabó

University of Wollongong, Australia

Fit for purpose: shells as tools in early Homo sapiens history

Frank R. Thomas

University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Sustainable Extractive Strategies in the Pre-European Contact Pacific: Evidence from Mollusc Resources

Marian Vanhaeren & Wulf Schiefenhövel

Université de Bordeaux, France & Max Planck Institute, Germany 

On the Use of Natural, Experimental and Ethnographical Malacological Reference Collections for the Interpretation of Prehistoric Shell Beads

Sebastian Villasante

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Social Adaptation to Climate Change in Galician (Northwest Spain) Shellfisheries

Barbara Voorhies and Natalia Martínez Tagüeña

University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A & Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico

The Marsh Clam Almejeros of Costa Rica: An Ethnoarchaeological Study of a Costa Rican Artisanal Clam Fishery

Marshall I. Weisler & Ashleigh Rogers

University of Queensland

Marine Molluscs Indicate Sustainable Harvesting, Food Choice, and Trade in Pacific Islands Prehistory