It is remarkable how one fossil can embody so much of what PAST stands for and how it came to be. Such is the case with the 3.67 million-year-old pre-human fossil skeleton nicknamed Little Foot from South Africa’s Sterkfontein Caves. In July, PAST used a short visit of Little Foot’s
The award-winning Walking Tall Educational Theatre Project is heading to Mozambique for the first time, to mark International Museum Day on May 18th.
The project uses physical theatre and science workshops to tell the inspirational and educational story of our shared origins and is a programme of the Johannesburg-based Palaeontological
PAST’s new Walking Tall corporate theatre show drew an emotional response during its premiere performance in the Women’s Gaol at Constitution Hill last week.
Sitting beneath the upper walkway of a building that once imprisoned Winnie Mandela and Albertina Sisulu, the audience was visibly moved by the powerful messages of
Johannesburg, South Africa, PAST’s award-winning Walking Tall Educational Theatre Project is affirming its standing as a uniquely powerful transformational tool with the launch of its new corporate theatre show, I See You.
The newly launched two-person, 20-minute production has been especially created as a powerful tool for transformation in business
A Message from our CEO
No year at PAST is ever ordinary. How can it be when we’re in the extraordinary business of helping discover, protect and share millions-year-old fossils – ancient objects that provide us with the evidence for our key messaging of helping to end discrimination and the
PAST funding has played a vital role in allowing researchers to verify a fossil and early archaeological locality in Kenya.
A palaeoanthropological group is currently working on the extinct volcano of Kilombe on the equator following a renewed survey by the British Academy links programme with National Museums of Kenya
An important element of the newly announced gigantic new species of dinosaur are the illustrations that bring to life the scientific research. Wits MSc student (Palaeontology) Viktor Radermacher is the person behind the breathtaking visuals that accompanied the global announcement on September 29th—and he is fast becoming recognised
PAST support has helped fund a new booklet for the Kariandusi Museum in Kenya.
The short guide was produced for the Kariandusi Museum working group, with the aid of the National Museums of Kenya, PAST and the British Academy’s Links and Mobility project. It will play an important part in
An international team led by University of the Witwatersrand palaeontologist Prof Jonah Choiniere has described a gigantic new species of dinosaur in the journal Current Biology.
The find, named Ledumahadi mafube, weighed 12 tonnes and stood about 4 m high at the hips. It was the largest plant-eating land
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