Gustav Heinrich Ralph von Koenigswald 1937 in Bandung, Indonesia. In front of him on the table is, among other things, the Sangiran II skull (right next to his left hand).

Palaeoanthropology

von Koenigswald-Lecture


The 20th GHR v Koenigswald Lecture will take place on November 17, 2021.
 
Origin and diversity of humankind: 6-part YouTube series online!  History and Future of palaeoanthropological research
 
The annual G.H.R. von Koenigswald Lecture 2020 is replaced by a series of 6 videos. You can find the 6 episodes on the Senckenberg Youtube Channel or here on this site!

Windows into Human Diversity

The new video series is based on the story of Gustav Heinrich Ralph von Koenigswald, the German-Dutch palaeoanthropologist who discovered early human fossils on Java in the first half of the last century.

In honour of GHR v Koenigswald, more than 40 colleagues from all over the world outline in homemade videos their research activities to decipher the early history of humankind until today, and explain how palaeoanthropological research contributes to our understanding of evolution and the biocultural diversity of humans living today.

EpisodeTopic
1Hominin Expansions into South East Asia: The search for the cradle of humankind and the hominin site Sangiran on Java.
2Origins and life history of Homo erectus: How early humans lived out of Africa
3The largest hominid that ever lived (Gigantopithecus): Big Foot, Yeti & co
4Hominin and Hominid Diversity in South East Asia (Meganthropus): humans, apes and robust teeth
5Hominin Expansions across South East Asia: The arrival of modern humans
6The future of the of the GHR v Koenigswald Collection in Frankfurt: Exploring human biocultural diversity
Episode 1: Hominin Expansions into South East Asia: The search for the cradle of humankind and the hominin site Sangiran on Java
Episode 2: Origins and Life History of Homo erectus: How early Humans lived out of Africa
Episode 3: The largest hominid that ever lived (Gigantopithecus): Big Foot, Yeti & co.
Episode 4: Dominien and Hominid Diversity in South East Asia (Meganthropus): humans, apes and robust teeth
Episode 5: Hominin Expansions across South East Asia: the arrival of modern humans
Episode 6: The future of the of the GHR v Koenigswald Collection in Frankfurt: Exploring human biocultural diversity

Featuring: Debbie Argue (Canberra) * Tim Bromage (New York) * Russell Ciochon (Iowa City) * Christopher Dean (London) * Fabrice Demeter (Paris & Copenhagen) * Birgit Denkel-Oswalt (Frankfurt) * Florent Détroit (Paris) * Miriam Haidle (Frankfurt) * Christine Hemm (Frankfurt) * Christine Hertler (Frankfurt) * Ericson Hölzchen (Frankfurt) * Nina Jablonski (State College) * Renaud Joannes-Boyau (Lismore) * Don Johanson (Tempe) * Yousuke Kaifu (Tokyo) * Albrecht Graf von Kalnein (Bad Homburg) * Susanne Krüger (Frankfurt) * Jülide  Kubat (Paris) * Ottmar Kullmer (Frankfurt) * Anke Kuper (Frankfurt) * Mylene Lising (Manila) * Juliën Lubeek (Sydney) * Elke Pantak-Wein (Frankfurt) * Mika Puspaningrum (Bandung) * Lisa Schisanowski (Frankfurt) * Friedemann Schrenk (Frankfurt) * Lauren Schroeder (Toronto) * Laura Shackelford (Urbana) * Pat Shipman (State College) * Paul Storm (Leiden) * Chris Stringer (London) * Rebekka Volmer (Manila) * John de Vos (Leiden) * Wei Wang (Shandong) * Nicole Webb (Tübingen) * Frido Welker (Copenhagen) * Kira Westaway (Sydney) * Harry Widianto (Jakarta) * Yahid Zaim (Bandung) * Clément Zanolli (Bordeaux) * Yingqi Zhang (Beijing) * Lingxia Zhao (Beijing)

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