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Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology unites scientists with various backgrounds (natural sciences and humanities) whose aim is to investigate the history of humankind from an interdisciplinary perspective with the help of comparative analyses of genes, cultures, cognitive abilities, languages and social systems of past and present human populations as well as those of primates closely related to human beings.

Lecture event and photo exhibition "Great apes - their destiny is ours"

01 June 2017 / 6:00 p.m.:

Lecture event and photo exhibition

"GREAT APES - THEIR DESTINY IS OURS”

by Dr. Johannes Refisch

with an introduction by Prof. Dr. Christophe Boesch, director at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Dr. Johannes Refisch leads the United Nation's Great Ape Program (GRASP, Great Apes Survival Partnership). He will talk about gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans and about the ongoing effort to protect them. He captured his research and conservation activities in pictures which are exhibited at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology from 22 May to 31 August 2017.

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International Max Planck Research School