Session Date Topic Presenter Slides Materials
01 Oct 22, 2018 Introduction and Overview Sahle, Reyes-Centeno and Bentz slides01 outline
02 Oct 29, 2018 Archaeology at the dawn of modern humans Sahle slides02
03 Nov 5, 2018 The archaeology of modern humans Sahle slides03
04 Nov 12, 2018 The Out-of-Africa dispersal: An archaeological perspective Sahle slides04
05 Nov 19, 2018 The Middle-Late Pleistocene fossil record of Africa and Eurasia Reyes-Centeno slides05
06 Nov 26, 2018 Genomics of modern human origins and dispersals Reyes-Centeno slides06
07 Dec 3 Bio-cultural co-evolution and adaptations Reyes-Centeno
Dec 13-16, 2018 DFG Center Symposium "Ancient connections in Eurasia"
Dec 22 - Jan 6 Winter break
08 Jan 7, 2018 Adaptive and non-adaptive theories of language evolution Bentz
09 Jan 14, 2018 Preadaptations to language Bentz
10 Jan 21, 2018 Interfaces with archaeology and palaeoanthropology Bentz
11 Jan 26 Review and Discussion Sahle, Reyes-Centeno & Bentz
12 Feb 04, 2018 Exam