Pavel Tarasov gave a public lecture within the framework of the BAP at the Institute of Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Siberian Branch) in the Akademgorodok of Irkutsk on March 21st, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.

The title of his lecture was “Environments during the spread of anatomically modern humans across Asia: What do we know and what would we like to know?”

The 60 minute lecture was presented in Russian in the conference hall of the Institute of Geochemistry (all seats were occupied) and gathered an audience representing different research institutions of the Akademgorodok. It was followed by an active discussion, which showed the audience’s great interest in the problems of reconstructing past environments, using pollen analysis as a part of multi-disciplinary approach, and its application in the Lake Baikal Region.