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

Homo Luzonensis
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Prof. 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.

In this lecture, Prof. 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.

This presentation is sponsored by the Embassy of the Philippines, Canberra.

Conference registration is through Evenbrite: bit.ly/public_lecture_Homo_luzonensis 

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Date & time

Mon 01 Jul 2019, 6–9pm


Cultural Centre, Kambri


Prof. Armand Mijares - University of he Philippines
Prof. Philip Piper - Australian National University


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