Human Evolution – From Fossils to Ancient and Modern Genomes (Virtual Conference)

Two skulls side by side
2 November, 2021 - 4 November, 2021

General Information

Understanding of human evolution and history is being reshaped by recent archaeological and palaeontological discoveries, and the application of genomic analysis.

This virtual event will highlight emerging archaeological discoveries and advances in genetic tools that are transforming the field.

The focus of this year’s conference will be human demography, genetic admixture and adaptation, human evolution and disease, as well as population structure. Palaeoanthropology, linguistic ancient DNA methods, languages and culture will also be discussed.

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Meeting organisers:

Wellcome Connecting Science



Anna Di Rienzo, University of Chicago, USA
Jean-Jacques Hublin, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany