The Shala Valley Project, Northern Albania: Collaborative, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Isolation and Interaction
Chaired by Michael L. Galaty, Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Millsaps College
The international and interdisciplinary Shala Valley Project is investigating culture change in the frontier zone of northern Albania as an example of a resilient socio-ecological system.
March 10–11, 2010
New Archaeological Research at Pueblo Bonito: Reopening National Geographic Society Excavations
Co-chaired by Patricia L. Crown, Distinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico and W. H. Wills, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico
This National Science Foundation team short seminar supported the synthesis of two separately funded research projects involving the archaeological record at Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.
Historical Ecology in the Pre-Columbian Caribbean
Chaired by Peter Siegel, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Montclair State University
Participants in this seminar are working together to understand the origins and dispersal of agriculture among prehistoric Caribbean societies.
November 9–10, 2010
Indigenous Socio-Economic Change, Health and Well-Being in the Amazon
Co-chaired by Flora Lu, Assistant Professor, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz and Mark Sorensen, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
This collaborative team of US and Ecuadorian researchers is examining the health impacts of market economies on the indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon.