History of the Foundation

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Symp 145 Participants
Participants at Wenner-Gren Symposium #145, "Alternative Pathways to Complexity," at Haringe Slott Palace in Stockholm, Sweden
The Wenner-Gren Foundation has administered five symposia thus far in the second decade of the 21st Century, held at different conference sites in Brazil, Portugal, and Sweden.

Included among the most significant of these Foundation-sponsored meetings are "The Biological Anthropology of Modern Human Populations" (organized by Ricardo Ventura Santos and Susan Lindee), "Human Biology and the Origins of Homo" (organized by the Foundation's President Leslie Aiello and Susan Anton), and "The Anthropology of Potentiality" (organized by Karen-Sue Taussig and Klaus Hoeyer).