We are delighted to announce a very exciting QUESTIONS IN HUMAN EVOLUTION: Biological Anthropology Summer Lectures event that will take place in the first two weeks of June 2014.
We will welcome the following four speakers to address a number of topics in human evolution, such as the concept of multiple co-fathers, the recent discovery of 800,000-year-old human footprints in Happisburgh (Norfolk), chimpanzee culture, and hybridisation in baboons.
WEDNESDAY 4 JUNE, 3 - 5 pm
Dr Robert Walker
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri
Multiple fathers in Lowland South America
THURSDAY 5 JUNE, 6 - 8 pm
Dr Isabelle De Groote
Senior Lecturer, Research Centre in Evolutionary Anthropology and Palaeoecology, Liverpool John Moores University
Tracking the first people in Britain
WEDNESDAY 11 JUNE, 3 - 5 pm
Dr Claudio Tennie
Research Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham
Chimpanzees may not imitate because their cultures are not opaque
THURSDAY 12 JUNE, 3 - 5 pm
Prof Susan Alberts
Bass Fellow and Professor, Department of Biology, Duke University
Life history and behaviour in a primate hybrid zone
The talks are open to ALL and will take place in Grimond Lecture Theatre 2 (GLT2) at the University's Canterbury campus. Refreshments will be served after the afternoon talks and before Dr De Groote's evening talk.
This year's BABAO Conference will be held at Durham University, and take place in September 2014.
More information can be found here: https://www.dur.ac.uk/archaeology/conferences/current/babao2014/
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My School (Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent) is seeking to appoint three biological anthropologists:
Position Title: Lecturer (x2) / Senior Lecturer (x1) in Biological Anthropology
School / Department: School of Anthropology and Conservation
Contract Type: Open Ended
Grade: Grade 9
Application Closing Date: 05 Jun 2014
Please click on the link below for further details of this vacancy, and to apply: