Sex and evolution of modern humans

Open seminar at the House of Literature

The event is also announced at the web pages of the House of Literature and Forskningsdagene.


PROGRAM

13:00 – 13:10 Introduction
Professor Jan T. Lifjeld, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo

13:10 – 13:55 "Wild sex: Lessons from the animal kingdom"
Associate professor Patricia L. R. Brennan, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

14:00 – 14:45 "Why your grandmother matters: sex differences in evolutionary potential and selection on longevity in Finland"
Dr. Virpi Lummaa, University of Sheffield, UK

15:00 – 15:45 "The evolution of women's dual sexuality: estrus and extended sexuality"
Professor Randy Thornhill, University of New Mexico, USA

16:00 – 16:30 Panel discussion and questions
Professor Nils Christian Stenseth, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo

Co-organised with The Natural History Museum (NHM) in Oslo as part of NHM 200.

Published Sep. 24, 2014 8:24 AM - Last modified Nov. 23, 2017 9:53 AM