Please join faculty members of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology and of the Greek Professorship for a year-end presentation:
“Pathways to Animal Domestication”
by Melinda Zeder, Ph.D.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 527 Clark Hall
12 p.m. – buffet-style lunch
12:30 p.m. – presentation
Melinda Zeder is Senior Research Scientist and Curator of Old World Archaeology, Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Sciences. Her research interests include the domestication of animals, the social and environmental implications of early agriculture in Greece and the Near East, and the development of specialized subsistence economies in early complex societies. She is also interested in the intersection of archaeology and genetics in documenting the domestication of plant and animal species.
For more information, please contact Prof. Michael Cosmopoulos at (314) 516-6241.
Sponsored by: The Hellenic Government-Karakas Family Foundation Professorship in Greek Studies, The Karakas Family Foundation Alliance for the Advancement of Hellenic Studies, The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, and International Studies and Programs, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
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