Thank you to Dr. Pavel Tarasov for sharing the following BHAP/BAP news!: The Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese national newspaper with a 140-year history and a daily readership of more than 9 million copies every morning, recently published an article about ancient barley seeds excavated from the Hamanaka 2 site [...]
The Baikal Archaeology Project (BAP) is an international and multi-disciplinary team of scholars investigating Middle Holocene hunter-gatherer culture dynamics in two Russian regions: Baikal in Siberia (8,300–3,500 years ago) and Karelia in European Russia (8,700–8,000 years ago).
Project headquarters are based in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta.
Our research is primarily supported by the Partnership Grants program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, as well as through generous contributions from the sponsors and collaborating institutions listed below.
If you are interested in our previous research in the Baikal Region and Hokkaido, Japan, please visit our archived websites:
Dr. Andrzej Weber is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta and Director of the Baikal Archaeology Project (BAP). His research interests include archaeology of individual life histories; carbon, nitrogen, and strontium isotope analyses; mobility…