Organised by Dr Rhiannon Stevens and Professor Martin Jones
The Upper Palaeolithic archaeological record suggests novel ecological relationships enabled Anatomically Modern Humans to adapt to climatic regimes hitherto beyond the hominid range. Early AMH thrived under highly variable climatic conditions and made significant cultural and technological developments, demonstrating their modernity. This meeting will explore whether Homo sapiens sapiens are intrinsically adapted to climatic complexity rather than climatic stability.
Biographies and audio recordings are available below.