UCL Anthropology


Evolutionary Anthropology Seminar Series

TUESDAYS 16:30 -18:00
DARYLL FORDE SEMINAR ROOM (Anthropology Department, 14 Taviton St, WC1H 0BW)
Informal get-together with the speakers after the talk
All Welcome

Spring 2020

14 January NO SEMINAR

21 January Alexandra Palmer (Oxford)
The red ape dilemma: Ethics in orangutan conservation.

28 January Kathleen Bryson (UCL Anthropology)
Infrahumanisation and speciesism applied to categorically ambiguous cognitive concepts: Apes, cyborgs, bisexuals.

4 February Alberto Micheletti (IAST Toulouse)
The demography of human warfare can drive sex differences in altruism.

11 February Emma Pomeroy (Cambridge)
New Neanderthal discoveries at Shanidar Cave and their implications for the evolution of mortuary behavior.

18 February Reading Week  **NO SEMINAR**

[Cancelled due to UCU strike action] 25 February Laura Brown (LSE)
Lactational layers and landscapes: Local environmental quality and breastfeeding in the UK

[Cancelled due to UCU strike action] 3 March Alberto Acerbi (Brunel)
The culture that wasn't?

[Cancelled due to UCU strike action] 10 March Volker Sommer (UCL Anthropology)
My life as a primate. And the turns of evolutionary anthropology...

[Cancelled due to UCU strike action] 17 March Mark Grabowski (LJMU)
Size and its consequences.

We usually adjourn for drinks in the Houseman Rooms after the talk. All welcome.

If you have questions, please email Aida Gomez-Robles at a.gomez-robles@ucl.ac.uk