8:00 am REGISTRATION 9:30 am WELCOME Richard Leakey, Stony Brook University 9:35 am OVERVIEW William Jungers, Stony Brook University 9:40 am Introduction of Speakers Fred Grine, Stony Brook University 9:45 am "Hobbits in context: life, times and death of Homo floresiensis" Michael J. Morwood, University of Wollongong, Australia 10:15 am "Digging up Hobbits: The Excavations [...]
TBI in the U.S.: Turkana Basin Institute Stony Brook University N507A Social & Behavioral Sciences Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364 email@example.com Phone: 631-632-5800 Fax: 631-632-5810 (Please direct general inquiries to Alicia DeRosalia, Senior Staff Assistant) TBI in Kenya: Turkana Basin Institute B21, Zamani Business Park Karen P.O. Box 24467 – 00502 Nairobi, Kenya Phone: (8AM [...]
The workshop examined several changes in human lifeways around Lake Turkana during the past 20,000 years.
Richard Leakey is Professor of Anthropology, Stony Brook University and Former Director of the Kenya National Museums and the Kenya Wildlife Service. Leakey's field work at Lake Natron on the Kenya-Tanzania Border, the Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia, and on the East shore of Lake Turkana produced a treasure trove of hominid fossils that [...]
8:30 am REGISTRATION 9:30 am WELCOME Provost Robert McGrath 9:40 am INTRODUCTION Richard Leakey, Stony Brook University 9:50 am INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKERS Fred Grine, Stony Brook University 10:00 am HOMO HABILIS–A PREMATURE DISCOVERY: REMEMBERED BY ONE OF ITS FOUNDING FATHERS, 42 YEARS LATER Phillip V. Tobias, University of the Witwatersrand 10:30 am COFFEE BREAK 11:00 [...]
The First Humans October 3, 2006 Stony Brook University This workshop examined the origins of the human lineage in Africa. Human-like fossils and archaeological artifacts can be traced back as far as some 2.5 million years ago in East and South Africa. These fossils and the archaeological traces are usually attributed to the earliest members [...]
Zeresenay Alemseged is a senior researcher in the Department of Human Evolution at the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. He is most interested in events surrounding the origin and diversification of early hominins and the underlying environmental factors that are responsible for these processes. His research program focuses on the discovery and interpretation of [...]
Events take place in the Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University Campus 8:00 am REGISTRATION 9:00 am WELCOME President Shirley Strum Kenny, Stony Brook University 9:10 am INTRODUCTION Richard Leakey, Stony Brook University 9:25 am INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKERS John Fleagle, Stony Brook University 9:30 am WHO IS AUSTRALOPITHECUS? Richard Leakey, Stony Brook [...]