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The exhibit titled, “Georgia: Building the Future on a Vibrant Past,” will open at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in SDSU’s Love Library, Room 108. The exhibit titled, “Georgia: Building the Future on a Vibrant Past,” will open at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in SDSU’s Love Library, Room 108.
 


Renowned Paleontologist to Speak at SDSU

The director of the Georgian National Museum will speak at SDSU on Wednesday, April 26.
By SDSU News Team
 

Professor David Lordkipanidze, the director of the Georgian National Museum will speak at San Diego State University on Wednesday, April 26 in SDSU’s Love Library, Room 108. An internationally prominent scientist and paleontologist, Lordkipanidze will speak about his work in the Republic of Georgia’s city of Dmanisi where he led the discovery, archaeological excavation and analysis of the earliest human found outside of Africa.

The lecture will be preceded by an exhibit titled, “Georgia: Building the Future on a Vibrant Past,” featuring images and history from the Republic of Georgia, including that of the Dmanisi Hominins dated 1.8 million years ago.

The exhibit will open at 1:30 p.m. with the lecture from 2-3:30 p.m., followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public.

SDSU has a campus in Georgia as part of a joint partnership between SDSU, the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Georgian government.