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Matariki Lecture Series 2021: #HumanEvolution

March 16, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join speakers from Tübingen, Uppsala, Dartmouth and Durham for a series of short presentations on human evolution, followed by a live Q&A panel session – “Is human evolution more complicated than we first thought?”

The event will take place 15:00-17:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 16th March:

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Speaker information

Prof. Madelaine Böhme (University of Tübingen, Germany) – Danuvius guggenmosi and the positional behaviour of the last common ancestor of great apes and humans.”

Prof. Per Ahlberg (Uppsala University, Sweden) – “The Trachilos footprints: what are they and what do they tell us about early hominins?”

Prof. Jerry DeSilva (Dartmouth College, USA) – “All Walks of Life. Bipedal diversity in Australopithecus.”

Prof. Sarah Elton (Durham University, UK) – “Did it happen by chance? Neutral models in primate evolution.”


Join us live and get ready to pose the burning questions you’ve always wanted to ask about this fascinating subject. This is the first in a number of special Matariki Lecture Series events; designed to bring the network closer together and to encourage conversation and collaboration across borders. We hope to see you there!


Human evolution lecture poster


March 16, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm