Theoretical Responses to Bioarchaeological Studies and Identity Issues

03.11.2015 um 09:30 bis 07.11.2015 um 14:45

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut in Madrid (DAI), Calle Serano 159

A joint workshop of 

The Nordic Graduate School in Archaeology, the Graduate School Kiel “Human Development in Landscapes” and the German Archaeological Institute Madrid

The creation of ethnicity in our modern societies follows a perception of social relations that exist at places where we live. However, racism and fascism try to construct national and ethnic boundaries linked to origins (“Herkunft”), often rooted in history. In recent political discussions, the responsibility of archaeology and history cannot be underestimated. This is even more the case as simple interpretations of aDNA and isotope data led to a Kossina-like renaissance with interpretations of “ethnic groups” in prehistoric worlds.


Program as PDF

Diesen Termin meinem iCal-Kalender hinzufügen