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On Stage: Ice Age Cemeteries


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Maastricht Science Programme – Maastricht University
Paul-Henri Spaaklaan 1
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The WPZ (Dutch Association for the Study of Pleistocene Mammals) celebrates its 40th anniversary and invites all who are interested to participate in our international symposium with public activities. Saturday is all about the ice age megafauna of North, Middle and South America. Not only do we offer lectures by famous palaeontologists, and a fair with books and fossils, but you may also participate in a live interview with palaeo-artists Kennis & Kennis, learn how to make prehistoric bone tools, meet children’s book author Tialda Hoogeveen and make mammoth textile prints, and vote in the election of Dutch National Ice Age Mammal!

On Sunday we will unveil the very first life-sized and lifelike model of a new Dutch ice age icon: the giant beaver, Trogontherium. We will give it…

The WPZ (Dutch Association for the Study of Pleistocene Mammals) celebrates its 40th anniversary and invites all who are interested to participate in our international symposium with public activities. Saturday is all about the ice age megafauna of North, Middle and South America. Not only do we offer lectures by famous palaeontologists, and a fair with books and fossils, but you may also participate in a live interview with palaeo-artists Kennis & Kennis, learn how to make prehistoric bone tools, meet children’s book author Tialda Hoogeveen and make mammoth textile prints, and vote in the election of Dutch National Ice Age Mammal!

On Sunday we will unveil the very first life-sized and lifelike model of a new Dutch ice age icon: the giant beaver, Trogontherium. We will give it a pet name and you can take a selfie with famous Dutch puppet brothers Ed and Willem Beaver (known from the Fabeltjeskrant) in Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht!

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  • Complete lecture program: 95 Euro
    Lecture program without dinner: 75 Euro
    Saturday activities program: FREE

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