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The origins of modern man: Q and A with Stephen Oppenheimer

By Brian Semple  

Where did the modern human race originate? And how did we disperse throughout the globe? These questions form the basis for the BBC series The Incredible Human Journey, which this weekend features genetics expert and Prospect contributor Stephen Oppenheimer. Indeed, much of the series draws upon Oppenheimer’s 2003 work, Out of Eden: the peopling of the world, previously featured in Prospect.

To coincide with Sunday’s programme, Oppenheimer has agreed to address a limited number of…

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