In this interview for Nutcracker Man, Chris Stringer addresses some key recent discussions in the human evolution field, such as:
- The origin of the anatomically modern humans. The frontier between ‘archaic’ and ‘modern’ Homo sapiens.
- Reassessment of the Homo heidelbergensis species.
- Early and late dispersals of modern humans outside Africa.
- Behavioural modernity vs. Anatomical modernity.
Chris Stringer is one of the most important researchers in the field of human evolution. He is Research Leader in Human Origins at the Natural History Museum and previously director of the Ancient Human Occupation of Britain project. His work is searchable on the Museum’s website and you can follow him on twitter. [...] Nutcracker Man