Boden, G.; Fehn, A.-M. (Eds.): The World of the Khwe Bushmen in Southern Africa / Die Welt der Kxoé-Buschleute im südlichen Afrika: Eine Selbstdarstellung in ihrer eigenen Sprache. Dietrich Reimer Verlag, Berlin (2018), 700 pp.
Hanks, B.; Ventresca Miller, A. R.; Judd, M.; Epimakhov, A.; Razhev, D.; Privat, K.: Bronze Age diet and economy: New stable isotope data from the Central Eurasian steppes (2100-1700 BC). Journal of Archaeological Science 97, pp. 14 - 25 (2018)
Molle, G.; Hermann, A.: Pitcairn before the mutineers: Revisiting the isolation of a Polynesian Island. In: The Bounty from the beach: Cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary essays, pp. 67 - 94 (Ed. Largeaud-Ortega, S.). ANU Press, Canberra (2018)
Prendergast, M. E.; Janzen, A.; Buckley, M.; Grillo, K. M.: Sorting the sheep from the goats in the Pastoral Neolithic: morphological and biomolecular approaches at Luxmanda, Tanzania. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences (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]
Appointments to the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Patrick Roberts was awarded the prize for the best up-and-coming researcher by the Beutenberg Canpus e.V. as part of the "Noble Gespräche" event series. A Laudatio was held by 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.
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.