Monthly Archives: August 2011

National Geographic covers David Stuart and Palenque

Anyone who didn’t find his way to the YouTube-Video of National Geographic Live! – “Palenque and the Ancient Maya World” definitely needs to go there right now. It’s a 40-minute video with lectures of George and David Stuart. You might … Continue reading

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Stunning pictures of indigenous beauty queens of Guatemala

Rodrigo Abd, Argentinian photoprapher for Associated Press, recently went to Guatemala and took pictures there of candidates for the title of National Indigenous Queen of Guatemala. Myles Little of Time Magazine has a very interesting short article about it. The … Continue reading

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Poor Cuitláhuac…

We come to a very poor figure in later Aztec history. Poor, because of his situation as Aztec ruler. Poorer, because of what the modern distribution of information made of him. It’s about the person called Cuitláhuac. He was the … Continue reading

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Wissenschaftlicher Artikel anlässlich der “Bild”-Schatzsuche – und TCMAM ist dabei

(This is the German version of the last article about the citation of TCMAM in a scientific article. For the English version, have a look here.) Ich freue mich sehr, berichten zu können, dass die THIG-Berichterstattung über die Maya-Schatzsuche der … Continue reading

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TCMAM was cited in a scientific article regarding the BILD treasure hunt

I’m very excited to tell, that the THIG-report of TCMAM has been covered in a scientific article about the BILD treasure hunt earlier this year and the need for a social media strategy of scientific bodies. The article was written … Continue reading

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What do anthropologists think about the 2012-phenomena?

I came across an interesting interview with John W. Hoopes, anthropologist at the University of Kansas. In it, he approaches the 2012 phenomena from the anthropologic point of view. You can find the whole interview here. However, I want to … Continue reading

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