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.