New article: Exploraciones arqueológicas en la Fortaleza de Santo Tomás de Jánico: nuevos aportes a su comprensión histórica
Jorge Ulloa Hung and Till Sonneman recently published a new article in Ciencia y Sociedad (published by the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo) entitled "Exploraciones arqueológicas en la Fortaleza de Santo Tomás de Jánico: nuevos aportes a su comprensión histórica" Read the abstract below!
New article: Semi-Automatic Detection of Indigenous Settlement Features on Hispaniola through Remote Sensing Data
Till F. Sonnemann, Douglas C. Comer, Jesse L. Patsolic, William P. Megarry, Eduardo Herrera Malatesta and Corinne L. Hofman have published a new article in Geosciences entitled "Semi-Automatic Detection of Indigenous Settlement Features on Hispaniola through Remote Sensing Data". Read the abstract below!
The Road Goes On Forever and the Research Never Ends
Archaeologists are, for the most part, restricted to studying material culture to understand the past. This means that an important archaeological question is whether the meaning archaeologists attribute to artefacts corresponds to the meaning it had to the people who produced it.
First Dutch National Post-Doc Prize Awarded to Dr. Hayley Mickleburgh
The first Dutch National Post-Doc Prize was awarded to Dr. Hayley Mickleburgh, postdoctoral researcher in the field of funerary archaeology with ERC-Synergy NEXUS1492 at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University.
Teaching Indigenous History and Heritage: Educational Guide Released!
Now teachers and educators can use the Teaching Indigenous History and Heritage guide to introduce these topics in and outside the classroom.
Understanding the Carib Speaking Peoples Through Ceramic Technology
Meliam Vigano Gaspar is currently collaborating with NEXUS1492 on the research for her PhD project entitled "Archaeology and History of Carib Speaking Peoples: A Study of the Ceramic Technology". She shares her work with us in this blog post.
Keeping an Eye on the Volcano: Archaeology Research on Montserrat
Dr. Krysta Ryzewski visited Leiden University last week, where she gave a lecture “Survey and Landscape Archaeology on Montserrat: Recent findings from research across the Columbian divide”. After her lecture Dr. Ryzewski took some time to answer a few questions.
New article: TIMS analysis of neodymium isotopes in human tooth enamel using 1013 Ω amplifiers
E. Plomp, I. von Holstein, J. Koornneef, R. Smeets, L. Font, J. Baart, T. Forouzanfar, and G. Davies recently published a new article entitled "TIMS analysis of neodymium isotopes in human tooth enamel using 1013 Ω amplifiers". This article was published in the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. Read the abstract below!
New Article in Journal of Archaeological Science: Indigenous technologies and the production of early colonial ceramics in Dominican Republic
Carmen Ting, Jorge Ulloa Hung, Corinne L. Hofman, and Patrick Degryse will be publishing the article entitled 'Indigenous technologies and the production of early colonial ceramics in Dominican Republic' in the 17th volume of the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports in February 2018.
Conferencia - Las Sociedades Precolombinas y el Encuentro de Culturas de 1492
On the 13th of October the opening ceremony for the exhibition 'Tesoros del Arte Taíno' took place at the Centro León in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Prof. Dr. Corinne Hofman, dean of the Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden University, took part in the ceremony and gave a lecture on Precolumbian societies and the encounter of cultures in 1492.