Fossil of the Year 2018

Lepidodendron was widespread in Europe and North America around 320 to 300 million years ago. Members of this genus can be found on nearly every coal dump. Remains of this extinct fossil plant, which belongs to the...[more]


Annual conference 2018 at the GeoBonn

The 89th annual conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft will take place September 2nd to 6th, 2018, at the University of Bonn. Information can be found here: www.geobonn2018.de.[more]


International Palaeontological Congress in Paris

The 5th International Palaeontological Congress will take place July 9th to 13th, 2018, in Paris. The IPC is organized every four years under the auspices of the International Palaeontological Association. The meeting...[more]


2nd Joint Conference of the Palaeontological Society of China & the Paläontologische Gesellschaft

October 10-13, 2017, a joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft with the Palaeontological Society of China is taking place in Yichang, China. The second circular is now available here.[more]


Fossil of the Year 2017

This year's Fossil of the Year is the Upper Cretaceous oyster Pycnodonte (Phygraea) vesiculare. This extinct oyster is one of over twenty species in the genus Pycnodonte, which lived in our oceans around 70 million...[more]

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To access the abstract volume and conference program from our conference in Dresden in September ...

To access the first circular to our conference in Münster in March 2017, click here.


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