Public Outreach

New publication: Pastoral dairying in rural Mongolia: Microbes as heritage.

Reichhardt B. (2021) Pastoral dairying in rural Mongolia: microbes as heritage. Archaeology of Food and Foodways 1.1. https://journal.equinoxpub.com/AFF/article/view/15577 Abstract:In this photo essay, I illustrate ethnographic encounters with dairying practices and dairy microbes in various regions of Mongolia. Drawing on fieldwork conducted during two consecutive summers this essay focuses on the sociocultural role of microbial starter cultures … Read more

New publication: Evidence for the early dispersal of Near Eastern domesticates into high mountain Central Asia

Taylor W, Pruvost M, Posth C, Rendu W, Krajcarz M, Brancaleoni G, Spengler R, Hermes T, Schiavinato S, Hodgins G, Stahl R, Abdykanova A, Saltanat A, Fedorowicz S, Orlando L, Douka K, Krivoshapkin A, Jeong C, Warinner C, Shnaider S. (2021) Evidence for the early dispersal of Near Eastern domesticates into high mountain Central Asia. … Read more

Publication: A Dynamic 6,000-Year Genetic History of Eurasia’s Eastern Steppe

A Dynamic 6,000-Year Genetic History of Eurasia’s Eastern Steppe Jeong, C., Wang, K., Wilkin, S., Taylor, W.T.T., Miller, B.K., Bemmann, J.H., Stahl, R., Chiovelli, C., Knolle, F., Ulziibayar, S., Khatanbaatar, D., Erdenebaatar, D., Erdenebat, U., Ochir, A., Ankhsanaa, G., Vanchigdash, C., Ochir, B., Munkhbayar, C., Tumen, D., Kovalev, A., Kradin, N., Bazarov, B.A., Miyagashev, D.A., … Read more

Dairy pastoralism sustained eastern Eurasian steppe populations for 5,000 years

Dairy pastoralism sustained eastern Eurasian steppe populations for 5,000 years Shevan Wilkin, Alicia Ventresca Miller, William T. T. Taylor, Bryan K. Miller, Richard W. Hagan, Madeleine Bleasdale, Ashley Scott, Sumiya Gankhuyg, Abigail Ramsøe, S. Uliziibayar, Christian Trachsel, Paolo Nanni, Jonas Grossmann, Ludovic Orlando, Mark Horton, Philipp W. Stockhammer, Erdene Myagmar, Nicole Boivin, Christina Warinner & … Read more

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

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 … Read more