• Healing Landscapes in Cuba and Dominican Republic
    Recently, Cuban news reported that a Ceiba tree was removed from the center of Havana. Why did this event become a headline?
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  • Peer Coaching for NEXUS Researchers
    On a very early morning, Pauline Kulstad joined the NEXUS1492 group through Skype from Santo Domingo to discuss her chapter on spatial patterning at Concepcion de la Vega.
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  • Film: Living on Heritage - Amerindian Presence in Haiti
    How do local Haitians see their connection with the heritage they live upon? By Till Sonnemann and Joseph Sony Jean
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  • Film: La Ruta de Colón - Historic Importance and Heritage
    In Till Sonnemann's documentary Jorge Ulloa explains how the indigenous people influenced Columbus' entry into Hispaniola, while the El Flaco excavations are seen from a Dominican perspective.
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  • Sustainable Land Management: An Integrated Approach
    In the Caribbean, landscape changes are nothing new. Throughout history, the region has been one that exemplifies man-made changes to landscape, beginning with Amerindians.
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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

Upcoming

Landscape Values: Place and Praxis
29 Jun

Landscape Values: Place and Praxis

29 June - 2 July 2016. This conference explores the values associated with places. 95 papers from 1...
Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference
3 Jul

Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference

3 - 7 July 2016. SMBE 2016 will be held in conjunction with the Genetics Society of Australia (GSA)...
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