Talk - The Evolution of War

Monday 9th May - 07:20 PM BST

Talk - The Evolution of War

Is war in our blood?

Evolutionary biologists argue, the story of human warfare begins with the legacy of our distant ancestry and past. Anthropologists Jane Goodall and John Mitani have observed chimps committing what we would now call war crimes: torture, cannibalism, rape, and even genocide. With this propensity for war in our blood, in our DNA, is warfare unavoidable?

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Bonaventura Majolo

Bonaventura Majolo is a Professor of Social Evolution at the University of Lincoln and has  led pioneering research into altruism, competition, aggression and warfare amongst primate species.