Cultures of Fermentation – A Wenner-Gren Symposium

From October 11 to 17, we will be at the ‘Cultures of Fermentation’ symposium in Sintra, Portugal. The event is funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and organized by Mark Aldenderfer (UC-Merced), Christina Warinner (Harvard University & MPI-SHH), Jessica Hendy (University of York), and Matthäus Rest (MPI-SHH). Excerpt: Fermentation is a practice in which complex communities … Read more

Microbes on the Move – A Traveling Conference

We are delighted to introduce you to the conference Microbes on the Move: Dairying Diversity and Food Sovereignty on the Eurasian Steppes. Co-organized by the Mongolian University of Science and Technology/ Mongolian Dietetics Association, Bio-KG Kyrgyzstan/ Kyrgyz National Agrarian University, and the Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, this will be a unique … Read more

Bronze Age population dynamics and the rise of dairy pastoralism on the eastern Eurasian steppe

Choongwon Jeong, Shevan Wilkin, Tsend Amgalantugs, Abigail S. Bouwman, William Timothy Treal Taylor, Richard W. Hagan, Sabri Bromage, Soninkhishig Tsolmon, Christian Trachsel, Jonas Grossmann, Judith Littleton, Cheryl A. Makarewicz, John Krigbaum, Marta Burri, Ashley Scott, Ganmaa Davaasambuu, Joshua Wright, Franziska Irmer, Erdene Myagmar, Nicole Boivin, Martine Robbeets, Frank J. Rühli, Johannes Krause, Bruno Frohlich, Jessica Hendy, and Christina Warinner (2018):Bronze Age population dynamics and the rise of dairy pastoralism on the eastern Eurasian steppe. Proceedings of the National Academy of … Read more