Welcome to AAPA's new socially-distanced community event! Mid-month, starting on August 17th, we will be hosting a 1 to 1.5 hour long webinar focused around a current issue in biological anthropology. The formats will differ from month-to-month, as will the date and time.

Be sure to check back with this page regularly for more details as they are confirmed.

Many thanks to the new Virtual Program Committee, a sub-committee of the Program Committee, for their tremendous effort to develop these, following on the fantastic covid-19 support series. Questions? Comments? Please email our Program Chair Leslea Hlusko.

The evolution and history of human diseases: from the archaic hominins to the Black Death and Sars-Cov-2

Organizer: Eduardo Amorim ( Department of Computational Biology, University of Lausanne)


  • the history of past epidemics: Monica H. Green (independent scholar)
  • pathogen-driven human evolution: Lluis Quintana-Murci (Institute Pasteur and Collège de France)
  • the evolution of Sars-Cov-2 and other pathogens: Lucy van Dorp (University College London)

Date & Time: 24 August 2020, 12:00-1:00pm EST

Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/650712280600040974

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