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The Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies (ISPQS) was established in 1977 by members of the erstwhile Indian Prehistoric Society to promote and organize interdisciplinary studies of Prehistory and Quaternary Sciences, and to provide a common platform for archaeologists, geomorphologists, geologists, environmentalists, anthropologists and other scientists.  The Society has more than 500 Life Members spread all over the world.

The Society has three main objectives: (a) Organize an Annual Conference, and also from time to time arrange seminars, workshops, conferences, lectures, and discussion meetings for academic purposes; (b) Undertake a programme of publications of academic and general nature; and (c) Encourage and organize research related to Prehistoric and Quaternary studies.

The Society publishes its Journal Man and Environment and a series of monographs. It works in close cooperation with other such professional organizations to promote excellence in research in Prehistoric and Quaternary studies in particular and archaeology in general.

Latest News from Society 

  • Volume 42(2)- December 2017 is released and was posted in January second week
  • Articles are being considered for June/December 2018 issue.
  • LAST UPDATED:  25th January 2018

Society Activities and Conference News

Joint Annual Conference of 2017 was successfully held at BHU from 4 to 6 November.  See glimpses

Volume for V.N. Misra is released DOWNLOAD PART I