A public day of lectures and discussion on the Palaeolithic of Europe, the arrival of the first modern humans and the extinction of Neanderthals. 16 April 2011, Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Oxford.
Prof Martin Richards from University of Leeds talks about Archaeogenetics and the Palaeolithic.
Dr William Davies delivers the fourth talk of this public day entitled "Living on a climatic rollercoaster: Climate, environment and humans in the last Ice Age".
In this audio file I conclude the public day with a talk on the end of the Neanderthals and the transition to the Upper Palaeolithic in terms of radiocarbon dating.