On Tuesday the 4th of February 2020 Cameron Gill successfully defended his dissertation titled 'Brimstone Sea and Sand: The Historical Archaeology of the Port of Sandy Point and its Anchorage, St. Kitts, West Indies'!
This article, by Catarina Guzzo Falci, Annelou van Gijn, Alice Knaf, Gareth Davies, and Corinne Hofman, was published today in Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. Read the abstract below!
This article, by Roberto Valcárcel Rojas, Jason Laffoon, Darlene Weston, Menno Hoogland, and Corinne Hofman, was recently published online in the International Journal of Historical Archaeology!
Are you interested in conducting field research in the Americas? The Caribbean Research Group at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, has another fantastic field school lined up for next summer! Research will be taking us back to the Dominican Republic to continue excavations and surveys at a precolonial site in the northern Valverde region.
On the 4th of December, the Sabarc opened Caribbean Ties at the Saba Heritage Center!
We are very happy to announce that the Academic Cooperation Agreement between the National Archaeological Museum Aruba and the Faculty of Archaeology has been renewed!
On the 20th of November, Corinne Hofman and Tibisay Sankatsing Nava were invited by the Dutch Womens Club to talk about NEXUS1492 and Caribbean Ties at their monthly lunch and lecture in Amsterdam.
On the 25th of November the Museon in The Hague hosted the symposium "Gedeeld Caribisch erfgoed; gedeelde toekomst?" [Shared Caribbean heritage; shared future?]. Corinne Hofman, Tibisay Sankatsing Nava, and partners Suzy Boekhoudt (NAMA) and Fred van Keulen (SECAR) discussed their work in the Caribbean.
Dr. Jorge Ulloa Hung has been recognized for his outstanding publication record by the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo during INTEC's second Week of Science.
On November 16th, former Kalinago chief Irvince Auguiste was honoured by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dominica with the "Community Service Award". The award was presented to Irvince during the Fourth Annual UWI Alumni & Friends Dinner & Dance.