Self-Domestication and the Origin of Homo Sapiens - Live Talk and Q&A with Richard Wrangham

  • Date: Nov 5, 2020
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Speaker: Richard Wrangham
  • Location: Zoom
  • Host: Department of Archaeology
  • Contact: richardson@shh.mpg.de
Self-Domestication and the Origin of Homo Sapiens - Online Lecture and Q&A with Richard Wrangham
Richard Wrangham is a Research Professor at Harvard University, where he taught from 1989 to 2020. His major interests are chimpanzee and human evolutionary ecology, the evolutionary dynamics of violence and self-domestication, and ape conservation. Since 1987 he has studied wild chimpanzee behavior in Kibale National Park, Uganda. His latest book is The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (2019).


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