Professor Chris Stringer

Some current issues in Middle-Late Pleistocene human evolution (Professor Chris Stringer, Natural History Museum)

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Thursday 15th October 2020
Type: Webinar / Category: Department
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Many of the supposed certainties of later Pleistocene human evolution have been swept away in the last decade. In this talk, Chris will look at some of the outstanding current issues including the nature and timing of the last common ancestor of modern humans and Neanderthals, the evolution and taxonomic status of Neanderthals, Denisovans and Homo sapiens, and how we came to be the only humans left on Earth.