We are investigating the cognitive abilities of dogs, and we are looking for participants. All studies are done in a playful way.
Sznycer, D.; Xygalatas, D.; Agey, E.; Alami, S.; An, X.-F.; Ananyeva, K. I.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Broitman, B. R.; Conte, T. J.; Flores, C.et al.; Fukushima, S.; Hitokoto, H.; Kharitonov, A. N.; Onyishi, C. N.; Onyishi, I. E.; Romero, P. P.; Schrock, J. M.; Snodgrass, J. J.; Sugiyama, L. S.; Takemura, K.; Townsend, C.; Zhuang, J.-Y.; Aktipis, C. A.; Cronk, L.; Cosmides, L.; Tooby, J.: Cross-cultural invariances in the architecture of shame. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2018)
Murphy, C.; Weisskopf, A.; Bohingamuwa, W.; Adikari, G.; Perera, N.; Blinkhorn, J.; Horton, M.; Fuller, D. Q.; Boivin, N.: Early agriculture in Sri Lanka: New archaeobotanical analyses and radiocarbon dates from the early historic sites of Kirinda and Kantharodai (Kandarodai). Archaeological Research in Asia (2018)
The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH) in Jena was founded in 2014 to target fundamental questions of human history and evolution since the Paleolithic. From the vantage point of three interdisciplinary research departments – the Department of Archaeogenetics (Director Johannes Krause), the Department of Archaeology (Director Nicole Boivin), and the Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution (Director Russell Gray) – the MPI-SHH pursues an integrative approach to the study of human history that bridges the traditional divide between the natural sciences and the humanities. [more]
October 23, 2018. Joint one-day workshop between the Department of Archaeology and the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences. Organised by Shixia Yang and Michael Petraglia.
MHAAM is holding a Symposium at Harvard University on Friday, November 2, 2018. Students will present cross-disciplinary research utilizing modern scientific tools and knowledge to illuminate the history of humanity. Abstracts due October 18, 2018.
Analysis of proteins preserved in bowls and jars from this prehistoric site in central Anatolia shows the foodstuffs inside its inhabitants’ pottery vessels in unprecedented spectrum and resolution.
The 8th International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology (ISBA) will take place from 18–21 September 2018 at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany. It is organized by members of the Department of Archaeogenetics of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
Previously it was thought that this bacterium mainly infected humans – this new research reveals the possibility of a disease reservoir in wild primates and offers insights into the evolution of the bacterium.
The Stable Isotope Research Group of the Department of Archaeology is hosting a workshop on recent developments and future avenues of isotope research in archaeology. Date: Sep 17, 2018 Room: Villa V14 Host: Department of Archaeology[more]
Congratulations to Ricardo Fernandes from the Department of Archaology for winning the Max Planck Day ‘Science Slam!’ hosted at Max Planck headquarters in Munich on Friday the 14th of September.