HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic - Homo floresiensis: the "hobbits" of human evolution [ONLINE] March 18, 2021 11:30AM - 12:30PM Free; no advance reservation or ticket required. Location: Online Almost 20 years ago, the discovery of a human skeleton with a chimp-sized brain and short stature (~1 meter) in a cave on a remote Indonesian island shocked scientists and the general public alike from around the world. Dr. Matt Tocheri, the Canada Research Chair in Human Origins at Lakehead University and a Research Associate in the Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program, shares his knowledge about Homo floresiensis, the enigmatic "hobbits' of human evolution.Moderator: Dr. Briana Pobiner, paleoanthropologist and educator at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. This Zoom webinar with Dr. Matt Tocheri aired March 18, 2021, as part of the "HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic" series. Watch a recording here.