Homo luzonensis: A new species of hominin from the Late Pleistocene of northern Luzon, Philippines.

Presented by ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences

In this lecture, Professor Mijares and Prof. Philip Piper of the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU will outline the archaeological context of the discovery of this new species of human, and discuss the significance of Homo luzonensis in our understanding of hominin evolution in Southeast Asia.

Professor Armand Mijares of the Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines, Diliman led an international team of researchers that discovered the remains of a new species of Homo at Callao Cave, northern Luzon Philippines, which they named Homo luzonensis.

Event sponsored by the Embassy of the Philippines.