Future of the Past

Discover our in-house video series: Future of the Past.

Future of the Past - Origins of the Biblical Philistines
An international team, led by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, retrieved and analysed, for the first time, genome-wide data from 10 Bronze and Iron Age individuals (~3,600-2,800 years old) excavated by the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon. more
Future of the Past - The genetic heritage of the Paleo-Eskimos
700 years ago, the cultural evidence of the Paleo-Eskimos seemingly disappeared. Join our researchers in a quest to retrace it. more
Future of the Past - Sino-Tibetan languages
Follow our scientists from the Department of Linguistics and Cultural Evolution to learn more about the relatively little studied Sino-Tibetan language group. more
Future of the Past - First farmers in ancient Anatolia
Intersted in the history of agriculture? We are as well! Come along with our archaeologists to discover more about their latest research trip to Anatolia. more
Future of the Past - Monkey Hunters
Follow our archaeologists to learn more about the early human history of Sri Lanka and their way of hunting. more
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