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Darwin 1809-2009

CULTURE , SEX AND SELECTION In addition to publishing his fundamental ideas on natural selection, Charles Darwin also introduced the concept of sexual selection and the role of sex differences in the evolutionary process, as well as writing extensively on how human behaviour itself could have evolved. this series will explore how far Darwin’s insights are still being explored.

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Saba and Aksum: Irrigation in the Histories of Adjacent Arabian and African Empires

UserDr. M. Harrower, University of California, Los Angeles.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

The state of the art, and future, of ancient DNA

UserTom Gilbert, University of Copenhagen.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockFriday 07 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Diet and adaptation in Pliocene hominins

UserProf. Frederick E. Grine.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2007, 17:00-18:00

Hofmeyr and modern human origins.

UserProf. Frederick E. Grine.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2007, 17:00-18:00

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UserDr Melissa Hines Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Buildingm Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2007, 17:00-18:00

Handedness: The Other Uniquely Human Trait?

UserDr William McGrew Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Buildingm Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2007, 17:00-18:00

Diffusing Culture, Migrating Genes: Milking the Origins of Europeans

UserDr Mark Thomas Department of Biology, University College London.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Buildingm Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 28 February 2007, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Climate Change in Arabia: Implications for the Timing of Human Migration and Expansion

UserDr Adrian Parker Department of Geography, School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Buildingm Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2007, 17:00-18:00

Neanderthal Genomics

Joint Lecture with Zoology

UserProfessor Svante Pääbo Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Buildingm Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 14 February 2007, 17:00-18:00

The Origins of Conflict and War: Anthropological Models and Archaeological Evidence

UserDr Nick Thorpe, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Winchester.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Buildingm Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 07 February 2007, 17:00-18:00

Human Evolution in the Garden of Eden

UserProfessor Mark Maslin (UCL Environment Institute).

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Buildingm Fitzwilliam Street.

ClockWednesday 31 January 2007, 17:00-18:00

Primate brain evolution: brain size, neural systems and behaviour

UserRobert Barton, Department of Anthropology, University of Durham.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room,.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2006, 17:00-18:00

Human obesity: insights from extreme phenotypes

UserStephen ORahilly, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room,.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2006, 17:00-18:00

Between Africa and Asia: palaeoanthropological research across the Red Sea

UserRoberto Macchiarelli, Geosciences, University of Poitiers and CNRS.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room,.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2006, 17:00-18:00

Growth and development during hominid evolution

UserFernando Ramirez Rozzi, Laboratoire Dynamique de l'Evolution Humaine, CNRS, France.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room,.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2006, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and adaptation of HIV virulence

UserChristophe Fraser, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room,.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2006, 17:00-18:00

The evolutionary neuroscience of tool use

UserDietrich Stout, Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

HouseLCHES Seminar Room,.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2006, 17:00-18:00

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