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.


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