Tue, 25 Jan | Dorfman Center

Chris Stringer: Human Evolution: Some Recent Discoveries and Their Implications

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Chris Stringer: Human Evolution: Some Recent Discoveries and Their Implications

Time & Location

25 Jan, 17:00
Dorfman Center, New Inn Hall St, Oxford OX1 2DL, UK

About the event

Professor Chris Stringer is the Research Leader in Human Origins at the London Natural History Museum. His early research was on the relationship of Neanderthals and early modern humans in Europe, but through his work on the ‘Recent African Origin’ model for modern human origins, collaborating with archaeologists, dating specialists, and geneticists, he works on reconstructing the evolution of modern humans globally.

He’s excavated at sites in Britain and abroad, directed the Ancient Human Occupation of Britain project from 2001 to 2013, and is currently co-directing the Pathways to Ancient Britain project. He has published over 250 scientific papers and his recent books include The Complete World of Human Evolution (2011, with Peter Andrews), The Origin of Our Species (2011), and Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story (2014, with Rob Dinnis), and Our Human Story (2018, with Louise Humphrey).

Join us on 25th January for his talk “Human Evolution: Some Recent Discoveries and their Implications”

The talk will be held over zoom from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

A link for the zoom meeting will be sent by email to those registered for the talk. To register, please fill out the google form: https://forms.gle/yP5ngGUNmbqbZC187

Tickets are free for members and £2 for non-members. If you are not a member of the OAS, you can purchase a ticket via PayPal by sending the fee to Admin@oxfordarchaeologicalsociety.com.

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