The "Out-Of-Africa" Model. Illustration from Raritan Valley Community CollegeWell all that is fine and dandy. We were even told that the "Multiregional" Model is pretty much not accepted in academia nowadays. However, this dude begs to differ.
The "Multiregional" Model. Illustration from Wikipedia.
Akhil Bakshi, an Indian "explorer" led a multidisciplinary Gondwanaland Expedition across the 17 countries of South Asia, West Asia and Africa. He questions the "Out-Of-Africa" Model and in favor of the notion that anatomically modern humans were the byproduct of interbreeding between archaic Homo sapiens across different regions. He is actually in favor of the "Multiregional" Model.
Read his article here (text or .pdf). What do you think?