Animal fat on ancient pottery reveals a nearly catastrophic period of human prehistory By Michael Price Aug. 13, 2018 , 3:05 PM, Sciencemag.org Read article: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/08/animal-fat-ancient-pottery-shards-reveals-nearly-catastrophic-period-human-prehistory
Professor John Marston, undergraduate student, Sydney Hunter, and a few other students are in the field in Uzbekistan this summer.
Professor John Marston’s CAS AR280, Eating and Drinking in the Ancient World participated in a pickling session in the Grad Lounge learning how ancients preserved food by pickling using Kohlrabi, Golden Beets, and making sauerkraut from Red Cabbage.
Professor Marston received an award of $5,000 from the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) for his upcoming summer fieldwork. The project is entitled “Empire and Environment in Late Bronze and Iron Age Anatolia”. Congratulations!
The Young Society Leaders, an arm of the American Turkish Society, gathered at Istanbul’s Sabancı Center on June 20. American Turkish Society leader Murat Köprülü and Natixis Senior Country Manager Rıza Kadılar attended the debut meeting, and Joshua Walker, Sedef Koktenturk, Melek Pulatkonak, Christina Luke, Christopher Roosevelt, Aslı Ay, Didem Altop and Şebnem Kalemli Özcan […]
Professor Marston announces the formation of the Northeast Environmental Archaeology Network (NEEAN)
The formation of a new regional professional organization for environmental archaeologists and other scholars interested in the history of human-environmental interactions, the Northeast Environmental Archaeology Network (NEEAN). A new regional professional organization of environmental archaeologists and other scholars interested in the history of human-environmental interactions worldwide. While it is based in the Northeastern US, the organization is […]
The Boston University Environmental Archaeology Lab is devoted to the study of human interactions with past environments, focusing on the analysis of archaeological plant and animal remains from sites worldwide spanning the Paleolithic to the recent historical period. Click here to go to the site and check it out.
Each year, Boston University has the pleasure of recognizing a handful of talented junior educators emerging as future leaders within their respective fields through the award of Career Development Professorships. Made possible through the generous support of BU Trustees Peter Paul, Stuart Pratt and his wife Elizabeth, Richard Reidy and his wife Minda, and the […]