Dennis C. Nieweg MA

Position:
  • PhD candidate


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1966
E-Mail: d.c.nieweg@arch.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Archeologie, World Archaeology, Archaeology of the Americas
Office Address: Van Steenis gebouw
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden
Room number FLEX


PhD Research

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Pre-colonial human exploitation of neotropical fauna in the circum-Caribbean region.

Dennis C. Nieweg finished his MA thesis in 2000 on “Shells in archaeology”. Currently he is working as a Curator of Natural History at Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede. His PhD research focuses on faunal assemblages from archaeological sites to determine the diachronic development of the pre-colonial cultural and natural environment in the circum-Caribbean region. Next to (zoo-)archaeological data, evidence from ecology, physiography, ethnohistory and ethnography will be used in a multi-disciplinary approach.  

 


Last Modified: 01-02-2016