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Student Development Conference 2021 Lecture 12: Exploring the taphonomic modifications on large faunal remains from Oldupai in Tanzania with Pamela Akuku.Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists Southern African Archaeological Student Council @past_africa#tanzaniaarchaeology #SDC2021 #asapa #saass #SAASC #fauna #past #archaeology #taphonomywww.facebook.com/581457011928483/posts/5659219524152181/?substory_index=0Student Development Conference 2021⁠Lecture Session 12 - Exploring the taphononomic modifications on large faunal remains from Oldupai in Tanzania with Pamela Akuku.⁠My name is Pamela Akuku and I am a Zoo archaeologist who studies large mammal fauna with a focus on Taphonomy. I obtained my B.A in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and I have a MSc in Archaeology from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Currently I am pursuing my PhD in Tarragona, Spain based at the Universitat Rovira I Virgili and affiliated with the Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES-CERCA). I have previously worked in sites such as Koobi Fora in Kenya as well as Gondolin and Klasies River Site in South Africa. My current research is based in Olduvai Gorge studying the Pleistocene fauna from beds I-IV to understand hominin-fauna relations as a part of the Olduvai Gorge Stone tools Diet and Sociality project.⁠www.saassarchaeology.com/The #SAASC #SAASS want to thank @past_africa⁠@PastAfrica for their continued support during this years #sdc2021 ⁠@officialasapa⁠ #past #asapa #sdc2021 #saass #saasc ... See MoreSee Less
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Student Development Conference 2021 Lecture 11: An introduction to archaeozoology with Karin Scott.Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists Southern African Archaeological Student Council @past_africa#archaeozoology #zooarchaeology #fauna #SDC2021 #asapa #asapasc #saass #SAASC #past #heritageworxwww.facebook.com/581457011928483/posts/5655040127903454/?substory_index=0Student Development Conference 2021⁠Lecture Session 11 - An introduction to archaeozoology with Karin ScottKarin Scott completed her BA in Archaeology and Anthropology and her Hons in Archaeology with specialisation in Archaeozoology at UNISA. She is currently busy with her Masters in Archaeology with specialisation in comparative animal skeletal anatomy. Karin began her career in 1995 at the then Transvaal Museum (now Ditsong National Museum of Natural History) as the collections manager in the department of Archaeozoology. She was appointed the Transvaal Museums Public Communications Co-ordinator in 2000 and from there expanded her PR and marketing roll for all the eight national museums in the north of the country. During this time Karin represented the Northern Flagship (now Ditsong National Museums of the North) on ministerial and mayoral advisory committees, tourism forums and external and internal exhibitions and shows. In 2003 Karin started a private archaeozoological consultancy and has since worked on various projects ranging from Paleontological, Stone Age, Iron Age and Historical faunal assemblages that originated throughout sub-Saharan Africa.www.saassarchaeology.com/The #SAASC #SAASS want to thank @past_africa⁠@PastAfrica for their continued support during this years #sdc2021 ⁠@officialasapa⁠ #past #asapa #sdc2021 #saass #saasc ⁠#heritageworx ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is Democracy Day in Nigeria. This holiday commemorates the annulled democratic presidential election that took place on the 12th June 1993. ... See MoreSee Less
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Student Development Conference 2021 Lecture 10: Underwater Cultural Heritage in Mozambique: Current Research, Potential Opportunities and Management challenges with Cézar Mahumane.Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists Southern African Archaeological Student Council @Past_Africa#marinearchaeology #underwaterculture #Mozambique #UnderwaterHeritage #asapa #SDC2021 #saass #SAASC #past #archaeology #heritage #africawww.facebook.com/581457011928483/posts/5650137268393740/?substory_index=0Student Development Conference 2021⁠Lecture Session 10 - Underwater Cultural Heritage in Mozambique: Current Research, Potentials Opportunities and Management Challenges with Cézar Mahumane.⁠Cézar Mahumane, is a Mozambican archaeologist graduated by Eduardo Mondlane University-Maputo in 2014. From that year, he has been specializing in Maritime and Underwater archaeology, and participated in different levels of trainings in Biscayne National Park-USA, in Mombasa-Kenya and Cape Town-South Africa in underwater archaeology. These trainings allowed him to join the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at Eduardo Mondlane University, where he is based now. ⁠Cezar has been involved in some projects as the Slave wrecks project, researching the history of slave trade in Mozambique and worldwide from the shipwreck perspective. The Ambassadors’ Grant which is monitoring endangered shipwreck at Mozambique Island and raising public awareness about the importance of Maritime and Underwater Heritage. The Digital Innovation in Public Access to Mozambican Maritime Heritage to produce materials for the visualization of submerged heritage. And the Biocultural heritage in Mozambique researching different uses of heritage by the community.⁠Cezar is now a Master candidate at the University of Cape Town and his project devoted in developing monitoring and stabilization methodologies for endangered wooden shipwrecks at Mozambique Island⁠www.saassarchaeology.com/The #SAASC #SAASS want to thank @past_africa⁠@PastAfrica for their continued support during this years #sdc2021 ⁠@officialasapa⁠ #past #asapa #sdc2021 #saass #saasc ⁠ ... See MoreSee Less
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Student Development Conference Lecture 9: The Paleoanthropological and Archaeological potential of Ethiopia presented by Seminew Asrat.Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists Southern African Archaeological Student Council @Past_Africa #ethiopianarchaeology #paleoanthropology #SDC2021 #saass #SAASC #asapa #past www.facebook.com/581457011928483/posts/5645535715520562/?substory_index=0Student Development Conference 2021⁠Lecture Session 9 - Paleoanthropological and archaeological potential of Ethiopia with Seminew AsratSeminew Asrat is an archaeologist from Ethiopia. He has a BA in Archaeology and Heritage Management from Addis Ababa University. He is a founding member of the Addis Ababa University Heritage Club. He has a double MSc in Archaeological material science from the three joint European Universities (University of Evora in Portugal, Aristotle University in Greece and La Sapienza University in Italy). He is currently pursuing his third Masters qualification which focuses on prehistoric archaeology at Addis Ababa University. He has experience as an assistant museum curator at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies and he is currently employed as a researcher concentrating on the conservation of archaeological resources.www.saassarchaeology.com/The #SAASC #SAASS want to thank @past_africa⁠@PastAfrica for their continued support during this years #sdc2021 @officialasapa⁠ #past #asapa #sdc2021 #saass #saasc ⁠ ... See MoreSee Less
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