• 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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  • Kalinago Excavations: A Conversation With A La Poterie Landowner
    Cleopatrice Daniel Andrew visited Leiden University for presentations on the La Poterie excavations that were conducted earlier this year.
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  • Caribbean Collections Abroad: Museums, History, And Politics
    Mariana Francozo (NEXUS) and Paola Schiappacasse (University of Puerto Rico) organised a panel at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Orlando, Florida on 8 April 2016.
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  • The Cemetery of Santa Cruz 35: Initial Results
    Fifteen years ago, a grave site was discovered during construction in a residential area of Santa Cruz, Aruba. NEXUS 1492 and the National Archaeological Museum Aruba (NAMA) partnered to analyse the remains.
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NEXUS1492 - Transformations of Amerindian Cultures Across the Historical Divide

New World Encounters in a Globalizing World

The 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

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Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference
3 Jun

Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference

3 - 8 June 2016 What Does Heritage Change? From June 3rd to 8th 2016, the Canada Research Chair in...
48th Annual ACH Conference, Havana
5 Jun

48th Annual ACH Conference, Havana

June 5-9 2016 The Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH) is an independent, non-profit, profes...
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