Engaging Caribbean Island Communities with Indigenous Heritage and Archaeology Research
Written by Tibisay Sankatsing Nava and Corinne L. Hofman, this article is recently appeared in the Journal of Science Communication!
The efficacy of whole human genome capture on ancient dental calculus and dentin
This article was recently published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. It is the result of a collaboration between Kirsten A. Ziesemer, Jasmín Ramos-Madrigal, Allison E. Mann, Bernd W. Brandt, Krithivasan Sankaranarayanan, Andrew T. Ozga, Menno L.P. Hoogland, Courtney A. Hofman, Domingo C. Salazar-García, Bruno Frohlich, George R. Milner, Anne C. Stone, Mark Aldenderfer, Cecil M. Lewis Jr., Corinne L. Hofman, Christina Warinner, and Hannes Schroeder.
Happy New Year!
NEXUS1492 wishes everyone a Happy New Year!
Save the Date! Crossroads of Healing Landscapes: contrasting colonial discourse with the cultural memory
On Monday the 21st of January a Symposium will be organized in honour of Jana Pesoutova's upcoming PhD defense!
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.