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03 June 2007 (Borneo Bulletin) – For interested readers in Brunei, Dr Pathamanathan Ragavan will be giving a talk about human evolution, particularly of the evolution of anatomically advanced humans on Wednesday, 6 June 2007.

Medical talk on Human Evolution at UBD

The Institute of Medicine of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) will be holding a medical lecture entitled “Human Evolution Origin of Anatomically Advanced Humans: Who Is Related To Whom” on June 6 at 7.30pm.

The talk, which will be held at the Senate Room, 1st floor of Chancellor Hall, will be facilitated by Prof Pathamanathan Ragavan, a visiting scientist from the School of Archaeology & Anthropology, Australian National University.

This topic surveys the opinions expressed in the recent literature on the origins of anatomically modern homo sapiens, and reviews the evidence from skeletal – biological or cranial – and dental morphology argued by proponents of the opposing views.

The lecture is CME and CNE accredited and registration is free.Members of the public and health professionals are welcome to attend the talk. For more information, contact Siti Rohaiza binti Ahmad at 2463001 (extension 1906/1960) or e-mail

Read the full notice about Dr Pathamanathan Ragavan’s talk on human evolution.

Related Books on the evolution of humankind:
Bioarchaeology of Southeast Asia (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology) by M. Oxenham
Human Origins : The Fossil Record by C. S. Larsen
Guide to Fossil Man by M. H. Day

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