Scripta Varia

Who was who and who did what, where and when?

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Proceedings of the Workshop
Who Was Who and Who Did What, Where and When? New fossils, new artefacts, new techniques, new datings, new questions
12-13 April 2019
Y. Coppens (editor)
Scripta Varia 145, Vatican City, 2019
E-Pub ahead of print  

Opening
H.E. Msgr. Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo
Prof. Joachim von Braun
Prof. Yves Coppens

1st session: The early Prehumans

Toumaï (7my, Chad), the Earliest known Member of the Human Family
Prof. Michel Brunet

Discussion

Who was Orrorin?
Prof. Brigitte Senut

Discussion

2nd session: The middle Prehumans and the earliest artefacts

The world’s first near-complete Australopithecus skeleton from the Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa
Prof. Ronald Clarke

Discussion

Middle Pliocene Hominid diversity: new fossil evidence from the Woranso-Mille, Central Afar, Ethiopia
Dr Yohannes Hailé-Sélassié

Discussion

The significance of the Dikika cut marks; beyond the cuts!
Prof. Zeray Alemseged

Discussion

Becoming Humans: the legacy of tool making 3.3 million years ago
Prof. Sonia Harmand

Discussion

3rd session: The late Prehumans and the early Humans

Robust and gracile Homininae, two answers to a climatic change
Prof. Yves Coppens

Discussion

Patterns of Hominin species changes near Pliocene-Pleistocene boundary of South Africa: evidence from Kromdraai
Prof. José Braga

Discussion

Homo naledi and Australopithecus sediba; assessing the impact of two new fossil Hominid species on our understanding of human origins
Prof. Lee Berger

Discussion

4th session: The early Humans out of Africa

Hominin activities in the sub-Himalayan oodplain during the late Pliocene
Dr Anne Dambricourt-Malassé

Discussion

Who and when were the first Hominins outside Africa
Prof. Robin Dennell

Discussion

Early Humans conquest of Southeast Asian Archipelagos, at the crossroads of nature and culture: mechanisms, adaptation, drives
Prof. François Semah

Discussion

First expansions outside Africa; what can we learn from Turkey and surroundings
Dr Amélie Vialet

Discussion

The earliest occupations in Europe. An overview of the archaeological data from 1my to 500ky
Dr Marie-Hélène Moncel

Discussion

5th session: The middle Humans

The origin of Homo sapiens
Prof. Jean-Jacques Hublin

Discussion

What the recently discovered fossils from the Levant tell us about Neandertal origin
Prof. Israël Hershkovitz

Discussion

Tam Pa Ling Cave and the quest of Human origins in Northeast Laos
Dr Fabrice Demeter

Discussion

6th session: The late Humans

The presence of Humans of the Extreme North of Siberia connected with the remains of animals during the Late Pleistocene
Prof. Alexei Tikhonov

Discussion

New ages for old paintings. U-TH dating reveals Neanderthal cave paintings
Prof. Dirk Hoffmann

Discussion and conclusions

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