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Meeting Call for Papers Announcement
RELOCATING HUMAN ORIGINS - WHAT IF ADAM LIVED IN THE FOREST?
Sponsor: University of Cambridge
Contact Information
Alexander Moerseburg
Email: bioanth-conference2013-abstracts@lists.cam.ac.uk
URL http://relocatingorigin.soc.srcf.net
Description
LOCATION: University of Cambridge ORGANIZERS: Doctoral Students, Division of Biological Anthropology DATE: July 5, 2013 NOW ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS FOR: " 15 Minute Oral Presentations Live at Conference Remotely Webcast Pre-Recorded and Archived on Conference Website " Posters THEME: Conventional scientific wisdom holds that modern humans evolved in the East African savannah. But what if the cradle of human evolution was actually the Central African forest, as hinted by new Y-chromosome results? How might this change our understanding of human evolution? This conference explores the implications of a forest origin for human population genetics, disease ecology, social systems, and cultural evolution. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Prof Mark Thomas, University College London: Genetics of Forest Ancestry Dr Corey Fincher, University of Glasgow: Origins of cultural and biological diversity Dr Tom Currie, University College London: Habitat Productivity & Ethnolinguistic Diversity Dr Peter Walsh, University of Cambridge: Disease, Social Complexity & Innovation Can't make it to Cambridge? The entire conference will be webcast.
Keywords: Biological Anthropology | Human Origins | Forest
This announcement will be displayed until: 07/06/2013
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