Investigating the transition from foraging to farming in southwestern Amazonia: 10,000 years of peopling and landscape anthropization
More than fifty years of archaeological research carried out throughout the Amazon basin confirmed that the territory that currently houses the largest tropical forest in the world has been inhabited by prehistoric societies for millennia before...
IPG - Developing and Testing an Integrated Paleoscape Model for the early Middle and Late Pleistocene of the South Coast of South Africa
This research examines the coupled response of people and the environment in the Cape Floral Region on the south coast of Africa to major fluctuations in global climate during the time of the origins of the modern human lineage.
MoMArq - Modelado y Simulación de Marcadores de Actividad Antrópicas: de lo etnográfico al arqueológico
This project explores the spatial structure of domestic activities related to food production and consumption, in semi-arid areas. Models based on ethnographic informetion are tested through computational modelling and simulation.
NiCOSS - Niche Construction and Subsistence Shifts: Modelling coevolutionary dynamics between hunter-gathers and vegetation communities
This project will model, explore, and ultimately seek to understand the evolutionary feedback mechanisms between human societies and their surrounding environment during episodes of shifts in subsistence economy through case studies in India and...
SimulPast - Simulating the Past to Understand Human Behaviour
The project brings together specialists from the Social Sciences and Humanities and the Formal Sciences to develop an innovative and interdisciplinary methodological framework to model and simulate ancient societies and their relationship with...