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Araceli Rojas Martínez Gracida studied Anthropology and Archaeology in Mexico. In 2007, she won a position to conduct a PhD research hosted by the University of Leiden, the Netherlands.
Christiane Clados is Research Associate at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at Philipps University Marburg where she has been teaching since 2012.
Karolina Juszczyk – a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Modern Languages at the University of Warsaw. Graduated Archaeology at the University of Warsaw.
Ernst Halbmayer is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Institute for Social Anthropology and the Study of Religions, University of Marburg, Germany since 2008.
Anne Goletz is a PhD candidate at the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology at the Philipps-Universität Marburg. In her doctoral project she studies the ways how people in Sokorpa, a Yukpa territory in the Serranía de Perijá in Northern Colombia, communicate (or avoid communicating) with their other-than-human surroundings.
Katarzyna Mikulska works as associate professor at the Institute for Iberian and Iberoamerican Studies, Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Warsaw. Her research interests are: theory of writing, native American and non-European scripts, pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican divinatory codices, pre-Hispanic religion of Central Mexico, divinatory systems and practices.
Justyna Kowalczyk-Kądziela is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Warsaw. Graduate of the Institute of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies where she obtained a master’s degree with a dissertation on the symbolism and ritual usage of the plant called malinalli in the pre-Hispanic Central Mexico.
Codicological examination of the Mixtec codex Nuttall
From 9 to 10 January 2023 Justyna Kowalczyk-Kądziela and Katarzyna Mikulska visited the British Museum in London, as part of the Subproject 1 on Mixtec visual narrative. They examined an original Mixtec codex Nuttall (Am1902,0308.1). The codex is a pre-Hispanic manuscript kept at the British Museum since the beginning of the 20th century. It has […]
Graphic Communication Beyond “Writing”
Lecture series organized by the members of Amergraph team Social and Cultural Anthropology Today is a lecture series at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology in Marburg. It comprises various lectures that cover current issues and research activities in contemporary social and cultural anthropology. This winter semester edition titled Graphic Communication Beyond “Writing” is […]
Depot work at the Museum of World Cultures in Gothenburg
From 20 to 23 October 2022 Ernst Halbmayer and Anne Goletz worked in the depot of the Museum of World Cultures (Världskulturmuseet) in Gothenburg, Sweden, as part of SP-3 on Yukpa Graphic Communication systems in Tio-tio writing and material culture. They examined and documented graphic elements on several hundred objects collected between 1914 and 1968 by Gustaf Bolinder and Lars […]