On Tuesday (June 13th 2017) International Office held a Guest Lecture with a topic “The first humans out of Africa; The early Humans of Dmanisi, Georgia”.
The lecture is about a set of casts of skulls of the fossilized remains of human found in Georgia, together with fossils of extinct animals and stone tools that early humans made and used.
The Guest Lecture were opened by Prof. Melda Kamil Ariadno, S. H. LL. M, Ph. D, Head of the International Office UI. Also attending the lecture were Dr. Adrianus L.G. Waworuntu, M.A., Dean of faculty of Humanities and Dr. Ninny Soesanti Tedjowasono M.Hum, Head of the Archaeology Department as well as
Mr. H. E. Zurab Aleksidze, Ambassador of Georgia embassy in Jakarta.
The guest speaker was Mrs. Mylene Lising, archaeologist and project director of The Traveling Museum PH.
The presentation was about Homo erectus, sometimes referred to as Homo erectus georgicus that was identified as much older than Sangiran fossil, founded by the team of researchers led by Dr David Lordkipanidze, the scientific head of the Dmanisi expedition and the director general of the Georgian National Museum.