Vibrant Pasts in Museum Drawers
A new article from the NEXUS-team! Andrzej Antczak, Ma Magdalena Antczak, and Catarina Guzzo Falci recently published a new article in the Museum History Journal.
Building Caribbean Ties!
This week, on the 4th of May, the first Caribbean Ties exhibition will open in the Centro Cultural Eduardo León Jimenes in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic!
Caribbean Ties, connected people then and now - opening schedule
Announcing the international opening of Caribbean Ties, connected people then and now. This exhibition will open soon in 12 countries across the Caribbean and Europe. Find the schedule for the opening below! For more information about individual events, contact the local hosts.
We hope to welcome you at one of our openings!
Out Now! Material Encounters and Indigenous Transformations in the Early Colonial Americas
This book, edited by Corinne Hofman and Floris Keehnen, is the ninth volume in the series 'The Early Americas: History and Culture', published by Brill in Leiden.
Ruud Stelten in de Mare
Ter ere van zijn promotie werd Caribisch archeoloog Ruud Stelten geïnterviewd door het Leids Universitair Weekblad de Mare over zijn onderzoek naar het 'maritieme cultuurlandschap' van St. Eustatius.
Más Allá del Oro - El Tesoro del Legado Indígena en la Cultura e Identidad Caribeñas
Dr. Roberto Valcárcel Rojas and Dr. Ulloa Hung, together with their colleague Daryelin Torres Rodríguez, are featured in a four-page article spread in the magazine INTEC Hacia el Futuro (vol. 42 no. 1). The article focusses on their research into the persistance of indigenous legacies in Cuba and the Dominican Republic today.
Save the date: Caribbean Ties opens May 2019
We are proud to announce that the exhibition "Caribbean Ties, connected people then and now" is opening at several locations in the Caribbean and The Netherlands in May 2019. "Caribbean Ties" has been developed in broad collaboration with local partners in the Caribbean, and features the results of the latest scientific research undertaken by the NEXUS1492 project. Combining local, regional, and global perspectives, the exhibition focuses on the connections between past and present indigenous cultures and our current multi-ethnic communities, exploring in this way the living and current impact of indigenous heritage.
Out Now: Power, Political Economy, and Historical Landscapes of the Modern World: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
The chapters in this volume reveal how the expanding world-system entangled the non-Western world in global economies, yet did so in ways that were locally articulated, varied, and, often, non-European in their expression. This volume is edited by Christopher DeCorse (Syracuse University).
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.