Readers in Canberra may be interested in this talk by Dr Armand Mijares on the recent homo luzonensis find.
Prof. Armand Mijares of the Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines, Diliman led an international team of researchers that discovered the remains of a new species of Homoat Callao Cave, northern Luzon Philippines, which they named Homo luzonensis.
In this lecture, Prof. Mijares and Prof. Philip Piper of the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU will outline the archaeological context of the discovery of this new species of human, and discuss the significance of Homo luzonensis in our understanding of hominin evolution in Southeast Asia.
This presentation is sponsored by the Embassy of the Philippines, Canberra.
Conference registration is through Evenbrite: bit.ly/public_lecture_Homo_luzonensis