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HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic - Defrosting Neanderthals [ONLINE]

Is Free: 
Free; no advance reservation or ticket required.
November 19, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Online

Rebecca Wragg Sykes is an archaeologist, writer, and creative professional. She has been fascinated with the past since childhood, and was especially drawn to the ancient world of the Palaeolithic. Her doctoral thesis was the first synthesis of evidence for late Neanderthals in Britain.
 
Her recently published first book is Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death, and Art. Join us as Sykes shares her work about how 21st century archaeology has led to a reimagining of Neanderthals and the worlds they lived in.

Moderator: Briana Pobiner, paleoanthropologist and educator at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.
 
This program is offered as part of the ongoing HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic series. 
 
This program will be presented as a Zoom video webinar. A link will be emailed to all registrants. Register here.

 
(Image Credit: Courtesy of Rebecca Wragg Sykes)

A photograph of the presenter with stone artifacts