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Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History / Max-Planck-Institut für Menschheitsgeschichte
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 13
Did you know "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" was declared a piece of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO? Enjoy this intangible piece of holiday cheer from all of us at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History🌲🤶🎅🌲
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 11
Replying to @ANU_Press
And between chapters, enjoy this video detailing the recent work by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History exploring the Evolution of Cultural Diversity in Vanuatu
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 11
Now available: Debating Lapita - Distribution, Chronology, Society and Subsistence. This 23-chapter volume from edited by Stuart Bedford of the is available for purchase or free download here:
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 11
Is your four-legged friend a frequent barker? 🐶 🔊 🔂 Dr. Juliane Bräuer of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History explains why - and what you can do about it - in :
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Dr. Ebeth Sawchuk Dec 10
Great write up of 's & my recent paper in . Bringing the beads to the people!
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 10
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And definitely don’t miss how discovered a medieval female scribe by analyzing the expensive pigment in centuries old dental plaque:
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 10
Then be sure to read about ‘s work uncovering the origins of the apple:
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 10
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History claim 2 (two!) of ’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2019. Check out the full list here:
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 10
As part of the process, Dr. Stephan Schiffels () and Joscha Gretzinger () of the Department of Archaeogenetics got to help address injustice using the science of human history. Read more about the story here:
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Monica H Green Dec 5
For those who teach the "longue durée" of history, this interesting preview of on-going research by at will be of interest: . There are lots of mysteries about the Late Neolithic/Bronze Age plague, esp. mode of dissemination.
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Mary Prendergast Dec 5
Final version our paper on in led by is out and for the next 50 days:
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MPI-SHH Jena Dec 4
Researchers now have a clearer picture of the first plague pandemic, the . Using diverse data sets, scientists find that the effects of the Justinianic Plague may have been overestimated. Read more abt the study out now in here:
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QuickTake by Bloomberg Dec 3
This archaeologist is racing to save Mongolia's history before it is lost to climate change forever 🎥:
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ANU CHL Dec 1
Don’t miss the next episode of SYNAPSE Trans-Disciplinary Approaches to the Past seminar audio series. This week’s episode features Russell Gray – Words & Genes As Windows On Our Past
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MPI-SHH Jena Nov 28
Check out this article written by for our about this year's discovery of ancient use as part of mortuary rituals in the Pamir Mountains.
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MPI-SHH Jena Nov 27
New archeological analysis published today in challenges long-standing hypotheses abt ostrich eggshell beads & the spread of pastoralism in Africa. Read more about the study by Dr. Jennifer Miller & Dr. Elizabeth Sawchuk :
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Max Planck Society Nov 26
Winged ink: Catalonian photographer Xavi Bou has captured the breathtaking beauty of , where hundreds of thousands of gather in massive flocks, forming huge swirling patterns across the sky via
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MPI-SHH Jena Nov 26
In a ceremony at , skulls taken from present day Sri Lanka during British were repatriated by the Wanniyalaeto with the assistance of and from the Department of Archaeology. To read more click here:
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MPI-SHH Jena Nov 25
There was some very fridge-worthy science going on last Friday at the . Share your favorite photos and projects from the night with us!
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NatureHumanBehaviour Nov 25
Our latest research highlight covers the work of & colleagues, who combined evidence from archaeology and genetics to uncover structural inequalities in Bronze Age households
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