Report on the Annual Meeting 2024 of the SPP which took place at the University of Cologne in mid January.
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our colleague and friend Tilman Lenssen-Erz. He died on November 10, 2023 surrounded by his family after a serious illness.
Short report on the presentations held by the FAIR.rdm project at the CCA .DE 2023
The Congo Basin hosts the largest tropical peat bog complex in the world. Within the framework of the SPP, a sediment sequence of about 2 m depth was sampled and investigated.
The SPP project DeGree participated in July 2023 with two lecture in the 21st INQUA in Rome.
The Working Group (In)visible Women presented their results at the SÄK in Cologne.
Detailed report about the SPP’s contriubutions at the 2023 SAfA in Houston.
In March 2023, members of the 07 „Routes of Interaction“ project were on site in Djibouti for the first time to undertake archaeological explorations.
The FAIR.rdm project group presented the current situation of research data management at the CAA in Amsterdam.
Report about an archaeozoological workshop held in Khartoum in February 2023.
Report from Alexa Höhn of P05 „Cultivated Landscapes“ regarding the international Anthracology Meeting in Nice in Mid of Decembre 2022
Describing the conference experience in Frankfurt. In and beyond the conference room.
At the 15th Conference for Nubian Studies, members of some SPP projects presented their current research on Kordofan and Kanem-Bornu.
The SPP invited the Egyptian researcher E.A.E. Attia in October to analyse and compare phytoliths from Elephantine (Egypt) and Mezber (Ethiopia).
The project „The Lake Chad Region as a Crossroads“ presents new research on the history of the Kanem-Borno Empire starting in December 2024 at the Musée National du Chad.