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

Spring 2017 

17 January Amanda Williams (Department of Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology, University College London)
Pain – what do we know and what are the gaps?

24 January Jamie Tehrani (Department of Anthropology, University of Durham)
Languages, genes and folktales – the plot thickens

31 January Emily Saunders (Biosciences Department, University of Birmingham)
Reconstructing the evolution of bipedalism: the problem of variation

7 February Marina Mosquera Martinez (IPHES, Rovira i Virgili University, Catalonia)
Cognitive technology: learning, hand laterality, and technological behaviour in humans and chimpanzees

14 February Reading Week  **NO SEMINAR**

21 February  Robin Dennell (Archaeology, University of Exeter)
Invasion biology and the expansion of Homo sapiens across Asia

28 February Fiona Jordan (School of Arts, University of Bristol)
Family and food in comparative perspective: Introducing a new database for cross-cultural anthropology

7 March Guy Cowlishaw (Institute of Zoology, London)
Understanding social information use in wild primates

14 March Andrew Meade (School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading)
Modelling heterogeneous evolutionary processes

Autumn 2016

Oct 4 Lydia Luncz (University of Oxford)
Cultural diversity in neighboring chimpanzee groups

Oct 11 Abigail Page (UCL Anthropology)
Life history and health in modern-day hunter-gatherers: implications of anthropological research in the Agta foragers

Oct 18 Cat Hobaiter (University of St Andrews)
Leaf cultures: social transmission in great apes

Oct 25 Emmanuel Gilissen (Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium)
Brain structures and functions: some examples in primates and beyond

Nov 1 Ana Guinote (Experimental Psychology, UCL)
Effects of Social Hierarchy on Social Behaviour

Nov 8 Reading week **NO SEMINAR**

Contact Lucio Vinicius (l.vinicius@ucl.ac.uk) for any further information