Describing the conference experience in Frankfurt. In and beyond the conference room.
Some SPP members talk about their experiences on and alongside the 16th PAA Congress in Zanzibar.
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.
The archaeobotanical reference collection in Frankfurt is of central importance worldwide for archaeological research on cultivated plants
Visit of the InterLINK project at the University of Frankfurt for scientific exchange.
The 8th annual meeting of TANA, held in Ghana from February the 22nd to the 24th, 2022, was also attended by researchers from the SPP.
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.
On August 24, 2021, the time had finally come: During the 25th conference of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, the virtual session "Entangled Africa: Interactions, relations and networks within Africa" organized by Alexa Höhn and Friederike Jesse took place. There was a lively discussion and exchange about prehistoric depictions of herdsmen up to the copper trade of the 19th century.
On Aug. 24, 2021, the 'Entangled Africa' research symposium "Interactions, relations and networks within Africa" will be held as part of SAfA 2021. From prehistoric pastoral representations in the Sahara to the 19th century copper trade, a wide range of topics will be discussed.
The remains of firewood, which was used at a daily basis in archaeological settlements, are indicators of the environment of a site and its changes due to climate and human impact. The first batch of SEM images of charcoal from Mege, Nigeria, was recently published in the webservice iDAI.objects. The open access images and data serve as a reference for colleagues and provide an introduction to charcoal research for young international scientists.