Research highlight: Looking at what Darwin knew about primate relationships
I provide a context for Darwin's ideas about human and primate relationships and update Descent of Man with today's knowledge.
Presentation on species concepts and the hominin fossil record
On a visit to Charles Darwin's home, I share some perspectives on how paleoanthropologists think about species.
Darwin witnessing the plagues of European colonization
He described the destruction of Indigenous peoples as the result of a “mysterious agency” but saw the evidence of infectious disease firsthand.