Our way to Europe: Research for a better understanding of human dispersal

Frank SCHÄBITZ and the CRC806 team


The Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 806, a big research project titled "Our way to Europe" organised by Universities of Cologne, Bonn and Aachen (Germany), aims in understanding the complex interplay between climate, the environment and the socio-cultural context influencing the spread of anatomically modern humans (AMH) from their source region in East Africa to one of their sinks: Central Europe. Localisation of individual research sites on the main pathways out of Africa, the methods used and first results will be presented with a special focus on the Balkans.

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