Position: Professor of Global Archaeology Address: Institute for Archaeology and Ancient History Uppsala Universitet Box 626 751 26 Uppsala Sweden Email: email@example.com Website: Uppsala University website Role in REAL Paul Lane is the project coordinator and supervises the work of Nik Petek and Anna Shoemaker.
The 15th Congress of PanAfrican Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies (PanAf) Rabat, Morocco, between 10-14 September, 2018 Abstracts of papers may be submitted to one of the thematic sessions proposed and accepted available on the site http://panaf18.fsoujda.org/en/accepted-sessions/ PANEL SESSION: Patterns of anthropogenic and climate-induced land cover change: Integrating archaeological, historical and palaeoenvironmental datasets […]
The original article is available here: https://www.magd.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-appoints-first-professor-of-the-deep-history-and-archaeology-of-africa 16 Jan 2018 FELLOWS First professor of the Deep History and Archaeology of Africa Professor Paul Lane has been appointed as the inaugural Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Professor of the Deep History and Archaeology of Africa. “Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of the Jonathan and Jennifer Oppenheimer Foundation we […]
Welcome to AARD 2017 We are pleased to invite you to the 2017 African Archaeology Research Day (AARD) meeting, which will be hosted on Saturday 25 November at the Department of Archaeology, University of York. The African Archaeology Research Day has been an annual event in the UK since 2002 and the first meeting held […]
Tackling climate and environmental changes The aim of this grant is to allow researchers the freedom to identify the research idea, methods and implementation steps, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. This call is jointly funded by the Swedish Research Council and Sida through the development aid funds […]
Kimana wetlands in Kenya near the Tanzanian border that have been recently converted to agricultural use. The Vetenskapsrådet (VR, Swedish Research Council) in association with Sida and Formas has funded a multiyear project titled ‘Adaptation & Resilience to Climate Change‘ that runs parallel and has overlapping focal areas to the REAL project. The grant forms […]
Landscape Transformations and Sustainable Trajectories in East Africa– Past, Present and Future On 11 -12 July 2017, the Resilience in East African Landscapes (REAL) ITN hosted its final conference “Landscape Transformations and Sustainable Trajectories in East Africa – Past, Present, Future” at Uhuru Hotel and Conference Centre in Moshi, Tanzania. The conference provided a forum […]
On 13 May 2017 the Alliance Francaise in Nairobi, in collaboration with IFRA, the REAL ITN, CNRS and the French Embassy, organized a mini film festival to explore the diversity of scientific documentary films. Part of the film screening was a preview of parts of the REAL web documentary that traces different ways of exploring […]
Colin Courtney Mustaphi attended the PAGES Past Global Changes open science meeting in Zaragoza, Spain, May 9-13. This included giving a talk on the LandCover6k project efforts to bring together palaeoenvironmental and archaeological data from the East Africa region. A poster on the collaboration of multiple ESRs and project partners was also presented that shows […]
How can archaeology contribute to an ecologically sustainable future? In a paper published in the open access journal PLOS ONE titled Anthropological contributions to historical ecology: 50 questions, infinite prospects REAL project members Anna Shoemaker, Nik Petek and Paul Lane explore this issue. The paper presents the result of crowd-sourcing hundreds of key questions for historical ecology from researchers […]
New Article by Nik Petek and Paul Lane REAL researchers Nik Petek and Paul Lane have recently published an article on the ethnogenesis of the Ilchamus and the food production capacity of the irrigation system in Baringo. Have a look: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/2Xs9p5pQFKSrMS5Y3tEu/full
REAL had a stream of three panels on the temporal, spatial and social dynamics of human-landscape interactions in East Africa at the African Studies Association of the UK 2016 conference at University of Cambridge in September 2016. The panels were themed ‘past’, ‘present’ and ‘future’, providing different temporal frames for the REAL ESRs to present […]
Warwick July 2016 On 7 July 2016 the REAL ITN management and advisory board met at the University of Warwick.