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Panel Discussion "Religious Perspectives on the Science of Human Origins"
Following a summary of the current state of the science of human origins by Dr. Rick Potts, Director of the Smithsonian's Human Origins Initiative, five members of the Broader Social Impacts Committee (BSIC) from various religious backgrounds will offer brief reflections on the significance of human evolution for religious understandings of what it means to be human. A general discussion with the audience will follow involving all the members of the BSIC. The event will be moderated by Dr. Connie Bertka, co-chair of the BSIC.
Free; no advance reservation or ticket required.