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Lunch-Colloquium with Eudald Carbonell and Jordi Serrallonga
The origin and evolution of humanity
Tuesday, 14 September 13:30
* Private and exclusive events for members of the Círculo del Liceo


The Círculo del Liceo hosted the Lunch-Colloquium "The origin and evolution of humanity" with Dr. Eudald Carbonell and Prof. Jordi Serrallonga.

Where is our species evolving? Where is scientific research evolving about our origins? Eudald Carbonell and Jordi Serrallonga discussed all this, and much more. Both have worked on some of the oldest archaeological and paleontological sites on the African and European continents. Student and teacher met again to discuss the origin and evolution of Humanity.

Eudald Carbonell holds a PhD in Quaternary Geology and a PhD in Geography and History. He has carried out numerous excavations in European and African sites, and is the founding patron and vice-president of the Atapuerca Foundation. He is the author of the article A Hominid from the Lower Pleistocene of Atapuerca, Spain: Possible Ancestor to Neanderthals and Modern Humans, published in the Science magazine. He has received the Prince of Asturias Award on behalf of the Atapuerca team, the Narcís Monturiol Medal for Scientific Merit and the National Culture Award.

Jordi Serrallonga is an archaeologist, naturalist and explorer. Professor of Anthropology and Human Evolution at the UOC-URV and of Primatology at the UdG, he alternates teaching with his expeditions and research. Collaborator of the Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, ​​he has directed and participated in several archaeological projects in Africa, America, Asia, Oceania and Europe, and has received a Research Award from the Spanish Geographical Society. Among other books, he has published Dioses con Pies de Barro (2020) and Mito, Vida y Extinción. Animales Invisibles (2021).
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