Welcome to AAPA's new socially-distanced community event! Every month we host an hour(ish) long webinar on current issues in biological anthropology. The formats will vary slightly depending on the topic.

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

Please visit our Past Webinars page to see the topics and access videos of those events.


Tuesday October 13th, 8-9 PM Eastern Time

Voices from Down Under: Biological Anthropology in Australia and New Zealand

Organizer: Tanya Smith, Griffith University 


  • Rebecca Kinaston, University of Otago, Recent bioarchaeological research from Indonesia
  • Cyril Grueter, University of Western Australia, Secondary sexual traits and complex sociality in primates
  • Clare McFadden, Australian National University, Situating bioarchaeology in multidisciplinary approaches to palaeodemography and palaeoepidemiology
  • Andy Herries, La Trobe University, New hominin fossil discoveries from Drimolen Cave, South Africa, and their relevance to the evolution of Paranthropus and Homo erectus 

Co-sponsored by The Australasian Society for Human Biology (ASHB) www.australasianhumanbiology.com

Questions? Comments? Please email our Program Chair Leslea Hlusko.

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