ARCC project members Paul Lane, Anneli Ekblom, and Anna Shoemaker recently attended the international conference on human diversity (May 22-25), hosted by the Schlebusch Lab, Uppsala University. Africa, the Cradle of Human Diversity Conference was dedicated to exploring diversity in relation to crucial chapters of past and recent African history from a cross-disciplinary perspective. The conference covered an […]
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 part of the VR/Sida/Formas Sustainability and resilience – Tackling climate and environmental change research programme. The […]
On 23-24 September, the Nordic Africa Days, arranged by the Nordic Africa Institute, took place in Uppsala. REAL participated with an exhibition – “Changes, People & Land in East Africa” – that displayed a trailer of the web documentary we are currently working on as well as posters featuring various aspects of the ongoing research. […]
Position Postdoctoral researcher Address McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research University of Cambridge Cambridge Zero Maxwell Centre University of Cambridge Biography Nik was an Early Stage Researcher at Uppsala University and part of the Resilience in East African Landscapes (REAL) Innovative Training Network. His PhD research focused on the human-environment relationships of the Ilchamus community in […]
The Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Uppsala hosted a kick-off party from 19-23 November, 2013, giving all the members of the REAL Initial Training Network a chance to meet and discuss their ongoing and upcoming projects.