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Max Planck Weizmann Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Postal address:
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig, Germany

phone: +49 (0)341 3550 860
fax: +49 (0)341 3550 119

e-mail: mpwcsec@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Welcome

The Max Planck Weizmann Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology (MPWC) is an interdisciplinary cooperation between the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany, and the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Rehovot, Israel. View more ...

News

  • 19/04-22/04/2017: Kornelius Kupczik, Ellen Schulz-Kornas, Michael Berthaume and Edwin Dickinson present the latest research of the MPWC and its collaborators at the 86th Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) in New Orleans contributing with three posters and two podium presentations. The contributions will deal with dental microwear signatures, the structure-function relationship in macaque jaw muscles, jaw kinematics in South African Plio-Pleistocene hominins, dietary abrasiveness and chewing efficiency in chimpanzees, and the mechanical properties of chimpanzee food.
  • 30/01-01/02/2017: We are excited to have Prof. Carol Ward and Dr Emily Middleton from the University of Missouri. Many thanks for holding a talk on "The shape of hominin origins"!
  • 04/10-06/10/2016: Prof. Dr Thomas M. Kaiser from the Centrum für Naturkunde (CeNak) at the University of Hamburg is our guest.
  • 30/10-04/11/2016: Kornelius Kupczik, Michael Berthaume and Julia Stuhlträger had the chance to work at Ditsong National Museum of Natural History in Pretoria, South Africa, where they studied the museum's collection of Plio-Pleistocene hominin fossils.

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