Saturday 13th May 2.00pm
Moordown Community Centre, Coronation Avenue, Moordown Bournemouth BH9 1TW
With Emeritus Professor of Genetics Norman Maclean
Beginning with an account of early human evolution from ape-like ancestors, the proliferation of many hominid species in Africa, and the eventual move out of Africa by Homo Sapiens and other hominids. Norman will examine many unsolved mysteries such as what happened to the Neanderthals, how the "Hobbit" people evolved on the island of Flores, how humans lost their body hair but became very clever, and what brought about the demise of the Indus Valley culture. A range of Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Indus Valley artefacts will be available to view.
Norman Maclean is an Emeritus Professor of Genetics at Southampton University, a BHA eminent humanist, Chair of South Hants Humanists, and author of many popular nature books including "Silent Summer" and "A Less Green and Pleasant Land".
“Join us for a fascinating afternoon exploring some of the mysteries of human evolution”
Free entry (donations appreciated). Everyone welcome!
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