Conference Report: The Interplay of Cultures and Technology
In the week of 14 to 18 January the workshop 'Intersecting Worlds. The Interplay of Cultures and Technology' was hosted at the Lorentz Center in Leiden.
Precolonial/early colonial human burials from the site of White Marl, Jamaica: New findings from recent rescue excavations
A short report about the rescue excavation of three human burials at the White Marl site on Jamaica was recently published in the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. This report is the result of a joint collaboration between Hayley L. Mickleburgh, Jason E. Laffoon, Jaime R. Pagán-Jiménez, Angus A.A. Mol, Selvenious Walters, Zachary J.M. Beier, and Corinne L. Hofman.
Veertig Leidse wetenschappers ‘herschrijven’ Caribische geschiedenis
Corinne Hofman werd geïnterviewd over het project NEXUS1492. Zowel het verloop van het project sinds 2012 als de plannen voor de toekomst kwamen aan bod. De Universiteit Leiden plaatste er een artikel over op de website.
Recently Dr. Lewis Borck published a new article entitled "Constructing the Future History: Prefiguration as Historical Epistemology and the Chronopolitics of Archaeology" in the Journal of Contemporary Archaeology. Read the abstract below!
Congratulations Jana Pešoutová!
Last week Wednesday, the 23rd of January, Jana Pešoutová successfully defended het PhD dissertation at the Academiegebouw of Leiden University. Congratulations with this achievement!
Positive reviews for seminar and new book Roberto Valcárcel Rojas and Jorge Ulloa Hung
In November 2018, Jorge Ulloa Hung and Roberto Valcárcel Rojas hosted a seminar at INTEC, Santo Domingo, to celebrate the publication of their new book 'De La Desaparición A La Permanencia. Indígenas e indios en la reinvención del Caribe.' Now, the journal Ciencia y Sociedad has published stellar reviews for both the seminar and the book.
The workshop has kicked off!
Yesterday, the workshop Intersecting Worlds: The Interplay of Cultures and Technology kicked off with some fantastic keynote addresses! The day concluded with an interesting discussion on the position of researchers across disciplines within their focus of study. After, participants and speakers met for drinks in the common room. Below are some photos from the first day.
The workshop Intersecting Worlds. The Interplay of Cultures and Technology is coming up!
Next week (14-18 January) the Nexus1492 team and colleagues from around the world will spend a week at the Lorentz Center to discuss and develop comparative approaches between indigenous societies that were transformed during colonialism in the Caribbean, Africa, and Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
From Hell’s Gate to the Promised Land: Perspectives on Poverty in Saba, Dutch Caribbean, 1780 to the Mid-Twentieth Century
Ryan Espersen published this new article at the end of last year in the journal Historical Archaeology!
New feature of the Nexus website: Student Theses!
The NEXUS1492 website has a new feature: student theses! On this new page you can find all records and links to the BA, MA, and RMA theses written by students in the context of the project since 2014!