The Human Swarm: How Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall


Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:00pm


Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Free Public Lecture and Book Signing

Mark W. Moffett, Author and Photographer

Based on his new book, The Human Swarm: How Societies Arise, Thriveand Fall (Basic Books, April 2019), Moffett will discuss the social adaptations that bind societies and distinguish humans from other animal species. Drawing on findings in psychology, sociology, and anthropology, he explores how human society evolved from intimate chimp communities into sprawling civilizations of unrivaled complexity–and will address what is required to sustain them.

Free event parking at the 52 Oxford Street Garage

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