A FULL DAY DEDICATED TO THE ORIGINS OF HUMANS

Yesterday the ShanghaiTech Summer School hosted a full day dedicated to the origin of human beings. A series of lectures together with Prof. Francesco d’Errico from the University of Bordeaux with its talk on the “Origin of Symbolic Thinking in the Palaeolithic Times”, Prof. Guido Barbuiani, who gave an overview in the “Genetics in the Study of Human Evolution”, Giorgio Manzi with a lecture examining the topic of “Ape-like Ancestors and Extinct Humans of the Deep Time” and Prof. Claudio Tuniz discussed “New Clocks and Microscopes to Reconstruct Human History”. The intense day ended with a glance at the future with Prof. Giuseppe O. Longo and his lecture on “Cultural Evolution: Towards the Post-Human Homo Technologicus Comes of Age”.

 

 

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