Paleoanthropology

Paleoanthropology

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): asist. dr. Zdešar Kotnik Katja, red. prof. dr. Golja Petra

Content

Lectures:
- Primatology (key characteristics, similarities and differences between primates, human as a primate).
- The evolution of humans (time scale, hominization, bipedalism, ancestral species, the theories of origin and development of Homo sapiens species).
- Mechanisms of evolution and the view on human evolution on human in the modern world.

Laboratory tutorial
- Human osteology