SPEAK 2 A SCIENTIST

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre provides this tremendous platform for public and scientists to engage around current, controversial and ground breaking scientific affairs. Giving our public a behind the scenes first-class pass to current scientific research topics. These engaging evening talks are set to inspire rigorous scientific discussions amongst the audience.

 

 

 

 

15 MAY | 18:00 for 18:30

Camille Bourdier (Université Jean-Jaurès – UMR Traces)

Origins Centre

Cold Animals, Vibrant Images. Lascaux and Stone Age Rock Art in Europe

 

16 MAY | 18:00 for 18:30

Ancila Nhamo (University of Zimbabwe )

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

To be or not to be: A look at the place of Zimbabwean rock art in Southern Africa

 

23 MAY | 18:00 for 18:30

David Lewis-Williams (RARI/Wits University  )

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

Lascaux: The epitome of art. Why a cave became famous.

 

14 JUNE | 18:00 for 18:30

Décio Muianga (Universidade Eduardo Mondlane)

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

100 years of Rock Art Research in Mozambique: Challenges for the Interpretation of Southern African Prehistory

 

28 JUNE | 18:00 for 18:30

Sam Challis | RARI/Wits University

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

Title (tbc)

 

3 JULY | 18:00 for 18:30

Iris Guillemard & Karim Sadr (Université Paris Nanterre (AnTET) & Wits University)

School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies

Hunter gatherers in SA

 

 

 

 

17 JULY | 18:00 for 18:30

Jessie Cauliez (CNRS – UMR Traces)

Origins Centre

Geoarchaeoloy of Ethiopian potery

 

19 JULY | 18:00 for 18:30

Lyn Wadley (RARI/Wits University)

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

On the origins of modern cognition and symbolic thinking - roots in the Middle Stone Age

 

26 JULY  | 18:00 for 18:30

Catherine Namomo (Wits)

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

Rock art in Uganda

 

2 AUGUST | 18:00 for 18:30

David Pearce (RARI/Wits University)

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

San religion and rock art

 

6 SEPTEMBER| 18:00 for 18:30

Jeremy Hollmann (Wits)

Sci-Bono Speak2AScientist

The cutting edge: Khoe-San rock-markings at the Gestoptefontein-Driekuil engraving complex, North West Province, South Africa

 

DECEMBER (tbc) | 18:00 for 18:30

Adelphine Bonneau & David Pearce (University Laval & Wits University)

Origins Centre

Datation rock art in Drakensberg

 

 

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