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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.

Registration essential - click on individual titles below for more information

Contact name: 
Ashleigh Wiseman and Edwin de Jager
Event location: 
Online via Zoom (sign up via the dedicated link for each talk)

Events In This Series For This Academic Year

Session Name Date Event speaker
Tracing the joint history of dogs and humans with ancient DNA Wednesday, 1 June, 2022 - 15:00 to 16:00 Professor Pontus Skoglund
Warfare and cooperation in chimpanzees Wednesday, 18 May, 2022 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Sylvain Lemoine
Arroyo del Vizcaíno: a site with megafauna and possible human presence in southern South America Monday, 25 April, 2022 - 16:00 to 17:00 Professor Richard Fariña
Footprints from the past: snap shots from the peopling of the Americas Wednesday, 23 February, 2022 - 16:30 to 17:30 Professor Matthew R Bennett
What connects a humerus and a hyoid? The applications of imaging and morphometrics in primate evolution, human ontogeny and biomedical sciences. Wednesday, 16 February, 2022 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Thomas O'Mahoney
The brain-bone connections shaping skeletal form and function: can we use bone structure to study neural development in human evolution? Wednesday, 9 February, 2022 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr Jaap Saers
The role of South-East Europe in human evolution: New research from the field and lab Wednesday, 10 November, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Professor Katerina Harvati
The earliest Acheulean in Western Europe: New data from Moulin Quignon, la Noira (France) and Notarchirico (Italy) Wednesday, 3 November, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr. Marie-Hélène Moncel
Evolution of human life history: subsistence, mating sex ratios, carnivore competition Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Professor James F. O’Connell and Professor Kristen Hawkes
Evolution of human life history: subsistence, mating sex ratios, carnivore competition Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Professor James F. O’Connell and Professor Kristen Hawkes
TBC Wednesday, 20 October, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr. Lily DeMars
Variation in human skeletal phenotype across a subsistence strategy transition Wednesday, 20 October, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Dr. Lily DeMars
The Goodness Paradox: How self-domestication contributes to explaining the uniquely human combination of good and evil Wednesday, 13 October, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30 Professor Richard Wrangham