Tag: history

Detecting the European arrival in the Caribbean

The second of our discussion papers for the “Amsterdam Palaeoecology Club”: Detecting the European arrival in the Caribbean By Mick Bönnen (currently studying for MSc Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolution track at the University of Amsterdam) The paper we discussed was “Columbus’ footprint in…

AFQUA 2018 – day 5

AFQUA: The African Quaternary environments, ecology and humans 2ndInternational Conference and Workshops 14-22 July 2018-07-15 National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya Day 5 The fifth day of the AFQUA conference started with the second session on “Archaeological Landscapes”. Talks included: (i) a tribute to the work…

Population health in the Anthropocene

McMichael, AJ. 2014. Population health in the Anthropocene: Gains, losses and emerging trends. The Anthropocene Review, vol. 1, 1: pp. 44-56. Last week we changed our regular lab meeting, when we all normally discuss a particular paper, to each presenting a general view on the…