Kurtén Club 28.4., special events

Dear All,

tomorrow, Bernard Wood will give a talk about

Can developmental biology help recover phylogeny?

Time & Loc.:
16.00, 28.4.2015, C108 Physicum, Kumpula

Interested in human evolution, development, phylogeny, or conservation? Please consider three quite exceptional events in the near future:

– April 29, 9:00-15:00. Symposium on Understanding Humans in their Early Context. Speakers include Bernard Wood, Jukka Jernvall, Fred Karlsson, Lars Werdelin, Petri Pellikka and Mikael Fortelius. House of the Estates (Säätytalo), Snellmaninkatu 9-11.
Please register at: http://survey.tsv.fi/index.php/survey/index/sid/345372/lang/en

– May 6, 18:00. Yrjö Reenpää Lecture by legendary needs-no-introduction palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey, Kenya: “50 years of African origins as both researcher and observer”. University of Helsinki Great Hall (main building, Unioninkatu 34).

And finally, a very special and rare treat:

– May 7, 14:15. Legendary palaeoanthropologist Meave Leakey, Kenya: “Surprises from the Past”. First-hand account by the scientist who has been coordinating the research in the Kenyan Turkana Basin for the last several decades. Björn Kurtén Club, Physicum D101, Kumpula Campus.


Allu & Mikael