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Connecting palaeoscientists in eastern Africa and the wider world

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Since its inception, the East African Association for Palaeoanthropology and Palaeontology has brought together scholars and researchers who conduct research in palaeoanthropology, archaeology and palaeontology, creating a balanced forum for the study of human heritage in Africa.

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EAAPP’s conference sponsors are Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Palaeontological Scientific Trust, (PAST), ROCEEH Senckenberg and M and W. Hearst.

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  1. Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

    • Zeresenay Alemseged
  2. Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

    • Jackson Njau
  3. Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA

    • Briana Pobiner
  4. Department of Earth Sciences, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

    • Emmanuel Ndiema


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