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Researching pixels and pollen

Climate models from baobab trees (figure © T. Razafimanantsoa) Researching pixels and pollen Africa is an adaptable continent that has always been subject to strong climatic and economic changes – and still is today. From an archaeological perspective, Africa is a hotspot for research into environmental and human history. Estelle Razanatsoa is from Madagascar....

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The young scientists of the SPP “Entangled Africa”

The young scientists of the SPP “Entangled Africa” above: Archaeological research in home office © Photo: Tim Karberg. 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...

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Entangled Africa and climate change in the past

Aerial view of Lake Yoa in Chad. Photo © George Steinmetz. Entangled Africa and climate change in the past Global climate change has been a central topic of worldwide politics and public opinion in recent years. The “Fridays for Future” movement brings the younger generation onto the streets to underline the issue. The current...

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SPP “Entangled Africa” and iDAI.world – A digital connection of time and space

SPP “Entangled Africa” and iDAI.world – A digital connection of time and space Where have the same or similar types of tools, vessels and technologies been discovered? To which cultural phases can they be assigned, and were the phases contemporaneous with each other? Which sites belong to a cultural group? How were the inhabitants...

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