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NEXUS1492 - Transformations of Amerindian Cultures Across the Historical Divide

New World Encounters in a Globalizing World

NEXUS logoThe ambition of NEXUS1492 is to rewrite a crucial and neglected chapter in global history by focusing on transformations of indigenous, Amerindian cultures and societies across the historical divide of 1492. It investigates the impacts of colonial encounters in the Caribbean, the nexus of the first interactions between the New and the Old World.

Research Objective


26 Sep


26-27 September 2016 The closing meeting of the HERA-CARIB Project, entitled "Caribbean Connections...
PhD Debate Session: Pre/Post-Colonialism in Archaeology
29 Sep

PhD Debate Session: Pre/Post-Colonialism in Archaeology

29 September 2016 A PhD debate session is organized at Leiden University. The aim is to examine the...