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Department of Archaeology


The Biological Anthropology Seminar Series aims to discuss key topics in human evolutionary studies. Speakers from the UK and overseas institutions are invited to talk about their research in biological anthropology.

Contact name: 
Dr Mark Dyble
Event location: 
Henry Wellcome Building Seminar Room, Fitzwilliam Street. Wednesdays 4:30–5:30pm

Events In This Series For This Academic Year

Session Name Date Event speaker
Do Neandertal and Modern Human Neanderthal craniofacial differences reflect contrasting sexual selection for vocal pitch? Wednesday, 11 October, 2023 - 16:30 to 17:30 Prof. Stanley Ambrose
The links between primate socio-ecology, human-primate interactions, and microbial ecology: insights from macaques Wednesday, 25 October, 2023 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Krishna Balasubramaniam
Human-wildlife cooperation: Honeyguides et al. Wednesday, 1 November, 2023 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Dominic Cram
The myth of archaic introgression into humans: 3 more telling vignettes! Wednesday, 8 November, 2023 - 16:30 to 17:30 Prof William Amos
Scribbles and archaeological pareidolia, or technaesthetic explorations? Considering Neanderthal material engagements Wednesday, 15 November, 2023 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Rebecca Wragg Sykes
Why be a monk? Monday, 27 November, 2023 - 16:00 to 17:00 Prof Ruth Mace, University College London
PhD and post-doc speed talks Wednesday, 29 November, 2023 - 16:30 to 17:30 Various