7th session

Southern African diversity 

Grappling with diversity in livestock-related archaeology in southern Africa, from 2300 years ago. Thembi Russell (Senior Researcher, School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa).

A holistic approach towards understanding the past: the example of four women from Kwa-Zulu Natal (South Africa). Maryna Steyn (Head of School, School of Anatomical Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa).

The Okavango River Basin as a contact zone – a linguistic perspective. Anne-Maria Fehn (Researcher, Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, CIBIO-InBIO, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal).

Tracing invisible footsteps: the genetic and linguistic legacy of pre-Bantu peoples in southwestern Angola. Jorge Rocha (Assistant Professor, Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, CIBIO-InBIO, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal).