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General Announcement
RELOCATING HUMAN ORIGINS - WHAT IF ADAM LIVED IN THE FOREST?
Sponsor: Division of Biological Anthropology, Cambridge University, UK
Contact Information
Charlotte Inchley
Email: cei23@cam.ac.uk
URL http://relocatingorigin.soc.srcf.net/
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Registration is now open for the conference RELOCATING HUMAN ORIGINS - WHAT IF ADAM LIVED IN THE FOREST? Homepage: http://relocatingorigin.soc.srcf.net/ Registration: http://relocatingorigin.soc.srcf.net/?page_id=95 Please note that the deadline for the call for papers has been extended till Sunday June 23rd. 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. PLEASE SEND YOUR ABSTRACTS TILL 23/06/2013 TO: bioanth-conference2013-abstracts@lists.cam.ac.uk
Keywords: conference | cambridge | origins
This announcement will be displayed until: 07/05/2013
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