Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic
The book Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic offers a comprehensive coverage of the most recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the early human settling of the Caribbean islands. Edited by Corinne L. Hofman and Andrzej T. Antczak, the book contains contributions by a wide range of scholars from around the world and covers topics ranging from environmental challenges and subsistence strategies, to local developments and regional entanglements, to mobility and exchange.
Fieldschools in the Americas 2019
Are you interested in conducting field research in the Americas? The Caribbean Research Group at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, has three fantastic field schools lined up for next summer. Research will be taking us to the US Southwest, the Andes, and the Dominican Republic!
Intersecting Worlds: The Interplay of Cultures and Technology
From January 14th to 18th the workshop Intersecting Worlds: The Interplay of Cultures and Technology is organized by Corinne Hofman (Leiden University, Distinguished Lorentz Fellow), Christopher DeCorse (Syracuse University), and Ian Lilley (University of Queensland) in collaboration with the Lorentz Center.
Dr. Jorge Ulloa Hung one of the best researchers at INTEC
Last week, Wednesday 14th November, Dr. Jorge Ulloa Hung received an award from his university, Instituto Technológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), for being one of the best researchers! Congratulations!
Tercer Seminario "Arqueología, Antropología e Historia en el espacio del primer encuentro colonial en Las Americas"
Today, on the 16th of November, El Aréa de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades and the Grupo de Investigación Arqueología y Cultures del Caribe from INTEC (Santo Domingo) are organizing the third seminar "Arqueología, Antropología e Historia en el espacio del primer encuentro colonial en Las Américas". At this seminar, the new book by Roberto Valcárcel Rojas and Jorge Ulloa Hung, entitled 'De La Desaparición A La Permanencia. Indígenas e indios en la reinvención del Caribe', will also be presented.
Hannes Schroeder keynote speaker at the 15th ALAB congress in Puerto Rico
On the 1st of November Hannes Schroeder gave the opening keynote at the 15th Congress of the Latin American Association of Biological Anthropology in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
Kennislink: Cacao bewijs van complexe cultuur Ecuador
Jaime Pagán-Jiménez is geinterviewed door NEMO Kennislink over het pas verschenen werk van zijn collega Sonia Zarrillo. Dit onderzoek gaat over de vroegste domesticatie van cacao in Ecuador.
De La Desaparición A La Permanencia. Indígenas e indios en la reinvención del Caribe
A new book entitled 'De la desaparición a la permanencia. Indígenas e indios en la reinvención del Caribe', edited by Roberto Valcárcel Rojas and Jorge Ulloa Hung, was recently published! This book forms the second volume in the series Los Indígenas Más Allá de Colón, edited by the same authors.
Congratulations Csilla Ariese-Vandemeulebroucke!
Congratulations to Csilla Ariese-Vandemeulebroucke, for succesfully defending her PhD dissertation entitled "The Social Museum in the Caribbean: Grassroots Heritage Initiatives and Community Engagement" on the 27th of September!
Corinne Hofman awarded Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship Award
Corinne Hofman was awarded the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship on the 25th of September 2018. Here are some photos of the ceremony!