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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

  • 02/12/2014: Meeting and project talks of MPWC co-directors Prof. Jean-Jacques Hublin (Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig) and Prof. Steve Weiner (Kimmel Center for Archaeological Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot) with the two track leaders Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto (Track 1: Timing of Cultural Change at the WIS) and Dr. Kornelius Kupczik (Track 2: Physical Anthropology Through Bone/Tooth Structure-Function Studies at the MPI EVA).
  • 28/10/2014: Dr. Stefan Schlager from the University of Freiburg is our guest presenting his current research in a talk on "Statistical shape models, surface registration and their application in an anthropological context".
  • 15/10/2014: Dr Adam van Casteren co-authored a new paper on the remarkably high toughness of otter teeth and how this may relate to enamel microstructure  
  • 13/09/2014: Stefan Curth presents work from his PhD at the annual meeting of the German Zoological Society in a poster entitled "Covariation of skull and dentition in domestic dogs - a geometric morphometric study". 
  • 02/09/2014: Dr Ellen Schulz-Kornas co-authored a talk presented at the annual meeting of the German Society for Mammalian Biology entitled "Characterisation of functional traits in the carnassials of the wolf (Canis lupus) using 3D surface texture analysis".

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