Prof. Chris Stringer: “The Ancient Human Occupation of Britain”

Friday 9th May, the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar and the Björn Kurtén Club proudly present:

Prof. Chris Stringer, Earth Sciences Department, Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology, Natural History Museum:

“The Ancient Human Occupation of Britain”

Prof. Stringer is a world leader in the study of human evolution and prehistory. He is visiting Finland on the occasion of the publication in Finnish by Gaudeamus of his recent book Lone Survivor (Vain yksi jäi).

Place & time:

Viikki B-building, Lecture hall 2

9.5., coffee served 09:00- and the talk starts 09:30.

​Prof. Stringer will also speak about the topic of his book in a public lecture on Thursday in Porthania:

Thursday 8th of May Chris Stringer: Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth

Chris Stringer (Natural History Museum, London), the author of the book Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth, will be in Helsinki and lecture about the early days of Homo sapiens. Where did we come from? How did we evolve? Chris Stringer will take a fascinating look at where, when, and how our species, Homo sapiens, evolved.

Time: Thursday 8th of May at 16.30 – about 17.45
Place: Porthania PIII, Yliopistonkatu 3.
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