NS_Event_Logo_horizontal_medium_2-1Ratio_259x130New Scientist Events asks:

How did an upright ape conquer the world and all its rivals?  Discoveries made over the past few years are re-writing the story of human evolution – and it is far more intriguing than we ever imagined.

It is organising a one-day masterclass with six leading experts guide you through the discoveries that are re-writing the story of our origins including:

  • What our early ancestors were doing in Eurasia
  • How our species conquered the world and its rivals
  • How language evolved and sparked a revolution
  • What’s so special about the human mind

Speakers include:

  • Chris Stringer
    Merit researcher at the Natural History Museum
  • Maria Martinon-Torres
    Lecturer in paleoanthropology at University College London
  • Andrea Manica
    University reader in evolutionary ecology at the University of Cambridge
  • Mark Pagel
    Professor and head of the evolutionary biology group at the University of Reading
  • Penny Spikins
    Senior lecturer in the archaeology of human origins at the University of York

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Saturday 28 October 2017, 10am – 5pm (doors at 9:15am)  Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB