19 October 2019 - 2 November 2019

 
 

Dates

Monday 22 October 2018 at 8:00 PM

Venue

Shirley Hall

Tickets

£16.50 (Students £12.50) (all ticket prices include a Marlowe per tickets booking fee of £1.25)

 

For hundreds of thousands of years our ancestors depended on wild plants and animals for survival.

Then a revolution occurred – our ancestors’ interaction with other species changed. They began to tame them. The human population boomed; civilisation began.

Anthropologist, writer and broadcaster Alice Roberts has presented the BBC series Origins of Us, Coast and The Celts. Here she uncovers the deep history of familiar species – with a focus on dogs – and how becoming part of our world changed them, and they  in turn became essential to the survival and success  of our own species.

Enlightening, wide-ranging and endlessly fascinating, Roberts’ talk encompasses thousands of years of history and archaeology alongside cutting-edge genetics and anthropology.

 

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Shirley Hall

Address:
Shirley Hall The King's School through Mintyard Gate The Borough Canterbury CT1 2EZ

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