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Job vacancy

The Commission for Archaeology of non-European Cultures (KAAK) of the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, DAI) is seeking to recruit a Research assistant (m/f/d) (reference no. 11/2021) for the German Research Foundation (DFG) funded Coordination project of the Priority Program (SPP) 2143 “Entangled Africa”, starting June 1st, 2021....

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‘Entangled Africa’ Coordinator co-organizes EAA session 402

Environmental change either as a result of human impact or climate change has a long history in the Nile valley. From the much discussed Old Kingdom collapse to a variety of apparently catastrophic events and more nuanced incremental change, the archaeological record, with unique information from organic remains, resulting from optimal preservation, provides a...

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Publication: Fired brick élite locations in Kanem, Chad

One of the most intriguing problems concerning the Kanem-Borno sultanate of the central Sahel between the eighth and nineteenth centuries AD concerns its early intra-African connections. Apart from historically documented linkages with North and parts of West Africa, were there trade and other contacts with eastern regions such as Darfur, the Middle Nile Valley...

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The young scientists of the SPP ‘Entangled Africa’

They are entrusted with routine work or are working on their academic degrees; you can find them in laboratories, on excavations and in the library: the young scientists of the SPP “Entangled Africa” are an essential part of the projects. The program offers them the opportunity to gain insight into methods of the diverse...

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