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Talk: New Findings in the Atapuerca Archaelogical Sites

Hosted by a member of the Dublin Culturally Active People Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 13 Nov 18:00 - 19:30

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The talk will be in English. This talk is free but booking is required. Please email Protected content (please mention internations in your email)

After years of intense work, the tenacity of a scientific group is eventually deciphering the secrets of a very obscure period in History. Due to the lack of fossil remains, Human Evolution for the past million years is great mystery. 300,000 years ago, a group of 33 individuals died in still enigmatic circumstances… Presentation about Human Evolution and new discoveries in the Atapuerca Mountain's Archeological Site by co-director of the excavation Juan Luis Arsuaga.

Juan Luis Arsuaga Ferreras (Madrid, Protected content a PhD in Biology from the Complutense University of Madrid where he is also a Paleontology professor. On 8th April Protected content the cover of Nature magazine due to his article about the discovery of the best conserved cranium in history of Humankind. He is codirector of the excavations in the Atapuerca Mountains (Burgos), Cueva del Conde (Asturias) and Pinilla del Valle (Madrid). He has written more than 80 publications for scientific journals, such as the above mentioned Nature, Science and PNAS. He has authored nine books, including both novels and popular science accounts, among them The Chosen Species (La especie elegida), The Neandertal’s Necklace (El collar del neandertal) and The Riddle of the Sphinx (El enigma de la esfinge). He has offered talks in the Universities of London, Cambridge, Zurich, Rome, Arizona, Philadelphia, Berkeley, New York y Tel Aviv.

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Tuesday 13th of November at 6pm

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