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Biological Anthropology Seminar Series

TUESDAYS 16:30 -18:00
DARYLL FORDE SEMINAR ROOM (Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton St, off Gordon Sq)
Informal get-together with the speakers after the talks


Autumn 2017

3 October Emily Emmott (Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education)
Children and families policy and practice in the UK: A Role for Evolutionary Anthropology?

10 October Deniz Salali (Department of Anthropology, University College London)
Plant knowledge in BaYaka hunter-gatherers and its implications on cultural evolution

17 October Victoria Reyes Garcia (Social and Behavioural Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
The adaptive nature of culture. A cross-cultural analysis of the returns of Local Environmental Knowledge in three indigenous societies

24 October Gottfried Hohmann (Department of Primatology, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig)
Growing apart? Ontogenetic development in bonobos and chimpanzee

31 October Ignacio de la Torre (Department of Archaeology, University College London)
The origins of the Acheulean at Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania)

7 November Reading Week **NO SEMINAR**

** "Departmental Seminars" (Wednesday, 11:00-13:00) replace the sectional seminars during the second half of term 1

Contact Gul Deniz Salali (guldeniz.salali@ucl.ac.uk) for any further information