Videos and Audios

Mtoto: The Sleeping Child

The National Research Center on Human Evolution (CENIEH) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and the National Museums of Kenya, co-leads a study on the oldest human burial in Africa, dating back to 78,000 years old

The Power of Prejudice

Feb 25, 2021 - Video in German

Archaeology During the Anthropocene

Jan. 2021 - Director Nicole Boivin discussed on Deutschlandfunk how studying the past can help us shape the future. (In German)

ArchaeoChats Episode 3: Dr. Julio Mercader

Dec. 10, 2020

scobel: Geheimnis DNA - was sie über uns verrät

Dec. 3, 2020. Johannes Krause in an interview with Gert Scobel (ZDF).

HR2 Kultur - Interview with Juliane Bräuer

Auf den Hund gekommen - Juliane Bräuer and Alf Haubitz discuss Juliane's new book "Was Hunde wissen" (What dogs know). Broadcast date 11/24/2020, audio in German

What Sort of Past Does the Future Need?

Video seminar series from the MPI for the Science of Human History, the Center for Historical Research in Berlin and the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Latest Publications

Almeida, J.; Fehn, A.-M.; Ferreira, M.; Machado, T.; Hagemeijer, T.; Rocha, J.; Gayà-Vidal, M.: The genes of freedom: genome-wide insights into marronage, admixture and ethnogenesis in the Gulf of Guinea. Genes 12 (6), 12060833 (2021)
Janzen, A.; Richter, K. K.; Mwebi, O.; Brown, S.; Onduso, V.; Gatwiri, F.; Ndiema, E.; Katongo, M.; Goldstein, S. T.; Douka, K. et al.; Boivin, N.: Distinguishing African bovids using Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry (ZooMS): new peptide markers and insights into Iron Age economies in Zambia. PLoS One 16 (5), e0251061 (2021)

Álvarez-Fernández, E.; Pardo, J.; F, J.; Arias, P.; Bécares, J.; Martín-Jarque, S.; Portero, R.; Teira, L.; Douka, K.: Radiocarbon dates for the late Pleistocene and Early Holocene occupations of Cova Rosa (Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain). Radiocarbon, 2021.18 (2021)
Ciesielska, J. A.; Stark, R. J.; Obłuski, A.; Boivin, N.; Roberts, P.: Multi-isotope analysis of dietary variation among the early Christian communities of northern Sudan. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 37, 103016 (2021)

Luelmo-Lautenschlaeger, R.; Izdebski, A.; Blanco-González, A.; Pérez-Díaz, S.; López-Sáez, J. A.: La peste negra bajomedieval (1348-1351 AD) en el valle del Tiétar (sierra de Gredos, Ávila): aspectos económicos y paleoambientales. Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles 89, 3089 (2021)
Immel, A.; Key, F. M.; Szolek, A.; Barquera, R.; Robinson, M. K.; Harrison, G. F.; Palmer, W. H.; Spyrou, M. A.; Susat, J.; Krause-Kyora, B. et al.; Bos, K. I.; Forrest, S.; Hernández-Zaragoza, D. I.; Sauter, J.; Solloch, U.; Schmidt, A. H.; Schuenemann, V. J.; Reiter, E.; Kairies, M. S.; Weiß, R.; Arnold, S.; Wahl, J.; Hollenbach, J. A.; Kohlbacher, O.; Herbig, A.; Norman, P. J.; Krause, J.: Analysis of genomic DNA from medieval plague victims suggests long-term effect of Yersinia pestis on human immunity genes. (2021)

Bochaton, C.; Paradis, E.; Bailon, S.; Grouard, S.; Ineich, I.; Lenoble, A.; Lorvelec, O.; Tresset, A.; Boivin, N.: Large-scale reptile extinctions following European colonization of the Guadeloupe Islands. Science Advances 7 (21), eabg2111 (2021)
Lentfer, C. J.; Crowther, A.; Green, R. C.: The question of Early Lapita settlements in Remote Oceania and reliance on horticulture revisited: new evidence from plant microfossil studies at Reef/Santa Cruz, south-east Solomon Islands. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum 34, 1745, pp. 87 - 106 (2021)
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