Detailed report about the SPP’s contriubutions at the 2023 SAfA in Houston.
Describing the conference experience in Frankfurt. In and beyond the conference room.
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.
Lecture at EHESS in Paris on the current research results from project 04 „The Lake Chad Region as a Crossroads“.
At the SPP annual meeting held on Jan. 10, 2022, participants were able to enjoy the research results to date, along with exciting new findings.
Ceramic processing must be flexible, able to adapt to the conditions of excavation and object. At the same time, the records of those working on this find genre from different regions should be comparable. Done to speed up and standardize the ceramic recording on site, the elaboration of the catalogue was successfully completed. […]
Object of the discourse was the range of various forms of decoration and techniques that have been listed in the individual ceramic assortments of the projects. The projects of the scientists are located in Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia and in the area of the Middle Niger in West Africa. […]
Initiated and organized by Friederike Jesse (Project 1) and Ulrike Nowotnick (Project 2), numerous representatives of our projects met for the SPP2143 on June 4th via conference call to exchange information about ceramic finds, their sorting and documentation. […]
The DFG Priority Programme (SPP) 2143: Entangled Africa and the TransArea Network Africa (TANA) have set themselves the task of illuminating Africa’s history and integrating it into the knowledge network of the old world. […]
Ceramics is not only the most common type of find that most archaeological projects in the Priority Programme (SPP) 2143 ‚Entangled Africa‘ are concerned with. […]