Professor Casana talked with BBC Radio about archeology and looting in Syria, and his work with villagers who are now internally displaced, living in a camp on the border with Turkey. The interview is an episode in a BBC series called The Museum of Lost Objects.
New evidence of early human activity in the Siberian Arctic suggests that humans may have migrated to North America far earlier than scientists first postulated! Archaeologist Vladimir Pitulko will be on campus to describe the incredible discoveries in Arctic Siberia.
Professor Sergei Kan’s book A Russian American Photographer in Tlingit Country: Vincent Soboleff in Alaska recently won the Joan Paterson Kerr Award for the best illustrated book on the American West by the Western History Association.
“One objective for Dartmouth is to walk our walk in terms of being multidisciplinary, spanning boundaries, and getting a full representation of disciplines and approaches to the problem of disaster relief and redevelopment,” says Kenneth Bauer about the upcoming Nepal Earthquake Summit.
Dr. Luca M. Olivieri, Director of the Italian Archaeo- logical Mission in Pakistan will guest lecture in ANTH 12.17 and follow up with a public lecture to report on the different scientific themes and fieldwork issues touched by the Mission's ACT project.
Prompted by a question from his 4-year-old daughter, Professor of Anthropology Nathaniel Dominy wrote a paper about the properties of reindeer eyes and how they might explain the advantage of a reindeer having a bright red nose like the famous Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
"It is quite evident that overall incidents of looting are much higher in Kurdish and opposition-held areas than in either Syrian regime or ISIL areas," says Assoc. Professor of Anthropology Jesse Casana in a National Geographic story about the destruction of Syria's ancient sites.
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Prof. Lee R. Berger, University of the Witwatersrand, will present his team's startling discovery in the Cradle of Humankind.