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HYBRID - Great Lecture: World Heritage in South Africa’s Cradle of Humankind

January 11, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States


South Africa’s Cradle of Humankind has long been a hotbed of discovery for human ancestor fossils. Just 45 minutes north of Johannesburg, this protected region must balance multiple interests in research, development, and human rights. This talk will discuss on-going research and the efforts to continue to educate and engage the public, while emphasizing the need for continued protection.

Speaker: George Leader, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania; Consulting Scholar, Mutter Research Institute, College of Physicians of Philadelphia; Honorary Research Associate, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Date:
January 11, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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Website:
https://www.penn.museum/calendar/1342/world-heritage-in-south-africa-s-cradle-of-humankind

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Tena Thomason
Phone:
215-898-4000
Email:
tenat@upenn.edu
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Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Phone:
215-898-4000
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