Independent and Externally-Funded Research Groups and Projects

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History hosts independent and externally-funded research groups and projects on a variety of topics.

Independent and Externally-Funded Research Groups

The CALC Research Group is funded by an ERC Starting Grant, titled “Computer-Assisted Language Comparison: Reconciling Computational and Classical Approaches in Historical Linguistics,” started in April 2017. The group is headed by Johann-Mattis List.

CALC

The CALC Research Group is funded by an ERC Starting Grant, titled “Computer-Assisted Language Comparison: Reconciling Computational and Classical Approaches in Historical Linguistics,” started in April 2017. The group is headed by Johann-Mattis List.

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The Eurasia3angle Research Group is funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant titled, “Millet and beans, language and genes. The origin and dispersal of the Transeurasian family,” started in September 2015. The group is headed by Martine Robeets.

Eurasia3angle

The Eurasia3angle Research Group is funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant titled, “Millet and beans, language and genes. The origin and dispersal of the Transeurasian family,” started in September 2015. The group is headed by Martine Robeets.

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The FINDER Research Group is funded by an ERC Starting Grant, titled “Fossil Fingerprinting and Identification of New Denisovan Remains from Pleistocene Asia,” started in June 2017. The group is headed by Katerina Douka.

FINDER

The FINDER Research Group is funded by an ERC Starting Grant, titled “Fossil Fingerprinting and Identification of New Denisovan Remains from Pleistocene Asia,” started in June 2017. The group is headed by Katerina Douka. [more]
The PALEoRIDER Research Group is funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant titled “Human health and migration in prehistory,” started in 2018. The group is headed by Wolfgang Haak.

PALEoRIDER

The PALEoRIDER Research Group is funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant titled “Human health and migration in prehistory,” started in 2018. The group is headed by Wolfgang Haak. [more]
The Minds and Traditions Research Group (the Mint) is a Max Planck Independent Research Group started in February 2016. The group explores the origins and evolution of graphic codes through cognitive science, linguistic anthropology and quantitative cultural history. The group is headed by Olivier Morin.

The Mint

The Minds and Traditions Research Group (the Mint) is a Max Planck Independent Research Group started in February 2016. The group explores the origins and evolution of graphic codes through cognitive science, linguistic anthropology and quantitative cultural history. The group is headed by Olivier Morin. [more]
The Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) is a Max Planck Independent Research Group started in April 2018. The group is headed by Denise Kühnert.

TIDE

The Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) is a Max Planck Independent Research Group started in April 2018. The group is headed by Denise Kühnert.

The Waves Research Group is funded by an ERC Starting Grant, titled “Waves of history in the South Pacific: A gene-culture coevolutionary approach,” started in January 2018. The group is headed by Adam Powell.

Waves

The Waves Research Group is funded by an ERC Starting Grant, titled “Waves of history in the South Pacific: A gene-culture coevolutionary approach,” started in January 2018. The group is headed by Adam Powell. [more]

Independent and Externally-Funded Research Projects

The Heirloom Microbes Project is funded by the Max Planck Society Supporting Members and started in 2017. The project investigates the history and legacy of ancient dairying bacteria. The project is headed by Christina Warinner and Jessica Hendy.

Heirloom Microbes

The Heirloom Microbes Project is funded by the Max Planck Society Supporting Members and started in 2017. The project investigates the history and legacy of ancient dairying bacteria. The project is headed by Christina Warinner and Jessica Hendy. [more]

Former Groups and Projects

APGRIED – The APGREID Research Group was funded by an ERC Starting Grant, titled “Ancient Pathogen Genomics of Re-emerging Infectious Disease,” and concluded in December 2017. The group was headed by Johannes Krause.

 
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