Frozen Pasts

Frozen Pasts 6 to be held in Quito, Equador in 2025

Antisana Volcano – Ecuador. Photo © Jorge Anhalzer

The Pontifical Catholic University in Quito - Ecuador (PUCE-Q) is honored to host Frozen Pasts Conference 6 (FP6) in Quito, Equator, July 7 – 12, 2025.

Please find the official conference website here.

Preliminary Conference Program:

July 7:  Inaugural Museum Exhibition Opening: Past and present of gelid (extremely cold) cultural contexts at Chimborazo Volcano – Ecuador. Pontifical Catholic University Cultural Center.

July 8-11:  Conference presentations and posters.

July 12:  Field excursion to the volcano Antisana (Protected Area of Antisana).

Chimborazo Volcano – Ecuador

Details regarding lodging and registration will be forthcoming.  For additional information contact:

Alden Yépez
Profesor Agregado 3
Carrera de Arqueología
Facultad de Ciencias Humanas
[email protected]


Lililya Harutyunnyan
Profesora Auxiliar
Carrera Lenguas Globales
Facultad de Lingüística y Literatura
[email protected]