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Symposium: The African Human Fossil Record

by Ed Hagen last modified Apr 04, 2014 03:59 PM
Since 90 years now, when a nonhuman representative of the hominin lineage was firstly discovered at Taung, in South Africa, we know that Darwin’s prediction of an African emergence of the genus Homo was correct. Since, following the discovery in 1960s of the “early Man” at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, the human fossil record from African localities chronologically covering nearly the last 2.5 million years has remarkably increased in raw amount and preservation quality of the paleontological and cultural assemblages, anatomical diversity, morphodimensional variation, sex- and age-related individual representativeness of the remains, resolution of the reconstructed geochronological, paleoenvironmental, paleoecological and technocultural contexts.


Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to invite you to consider the following link ( announcing the organization of the symposium The African Human Fossil Record to be held at Toulouse on 26-27 September 2014.

We sincerely hope this scientific event will receive your interest and wait to meet you in Toulouse!

The Scientific Organizers

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