[agade] zLECTURES: Hominin occupations in Arabia over the last 500 millennia (April 3) [29 March 2024]


From Maria Pia Maiorano <mp.maiorano27@gmail.com>:linebreak=======================linebreaklinebreakARWA – The International Association for Archaeological Research in Western &amp; Central Asia has the pleasure to invite you to the following AAA online lecture of the Arabian Peninsula region:linebreaklinebreakEarly Pioneers: What we know about hominin occupations in Arabia over the last 500,000 yearslinebreakProf. Michael Petraglia, Australian research centre for human Evolution, Griffith Universitylinebreaklinebreak3rd April 2024linebreaklinebreak12.00 CET (Rome, Paris, Berlin / GMT+2)linebreak13.00 (İstanbul, Athens / GMT+3)linebreak06.00 (New York / GMT-4)linebreaklinebreakThe first and earliest known human occupations of Arabia extend back to 500,000 years ago.linebreakInterdisciplinary archaeological research in the last fifteen years by the Green Arabia team havelinebreakidentified human occupations across the peninsula, particularly in wet periods, which would havelinebreakturned arid zones into savannahs and grasslands and led to the formation of river networks andlinebreakwetlands and lakes. Cycles of aridity over time would have led to population contractions andlinebreakregional abandonments. It was in the Holocene that people created ingenious solutions tolinebreakwithstand environmental pressures, of relevance to us today given the effects of climate change onlinebreakhuman societies.linebreaklinebreakTo participate in this online lecture please follow this Zoom link:linebreakhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/83540923776?pwd=SFl1R0ZZalFDSmVsNk53dGgvenFwUT09linebreakMeeting ID: 835 4092 3776linebreakPasscode: 073941linebreaklinebreakThe lecture will be recorded and posted on the ARWA dedicated channel a few days later:linebreakhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCToebiQ52IVrZXGQEjtMJmA/playlistslinebreakArwa website: https://arwa-international.orglinebreaklinebreak--- linebreakYou are currently subscribed to agade as: agadearchive@gmail.com. linebreakTo unsubscribe click here: https://lists.unc.edu/u?id=102258416.1d094c3baef6a44abe6637b960afab23&n=T&l=agade&o=44272477 or linebreaksend a blank email to leave-44272477-102258416.1d094c3baef6a44abe6637b960afab23@listserv.unc.edu