The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

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Activity Report

  • Thursday, 18th Nov
  • 8:45 pm - 9:30 pm IST

A conversation about the natural history of human physical activity and inactivity with paleoanthropologist Daniel Lieberman who employs evolutionary and anthropological perspectives to demolish myths about exercise while reinforcing its importance on good health and longevity.


Daniel Lieberman

Daniel Lieberman is the Edwin M. Lerner II Professor of Biological Sciences in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. He studies and teaches how our evolutionary history affects health and disease. One of his key areas of research is the evolution of running and walking. His latest book published in 2021 is Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do is Healthy and Rewarding.


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Antoine Lewis

Antoine Lewis is a Food & Wine writer with  expertise in the histories and cultural practices that shape what people eat and why. He is a regular contributor to a variety of national and international newspapers, magazines and websites. 

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Books In The Session

Exercised: The Science of Physical Activity, Health and Rest

  • Daniel Lieberman


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