Virtual Wednesday Nite @ The Lab
"Plumbing Nebulous Depths: Violence and Warfare in Humanity’s Past" Nam Kim, Anthropology
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
"Are we an inherently violent species? Has “warfare” always existed for humanity? This lecture highlights anthropological research regarding the antiquity and earliest cultural expressions of organized violence. It highlights various methods used by researchers to identify and consider practices related to violence and warfare in the remote past, and how such behaviors may have been profoundly tied to both biological and cultural changes in human history.