Posts Tagged "ancestry"


EUROTAST fellow Sarah Abel is conducting her PhD at CIRESC (Centre international de recherches sur les esclavages) under the supervision of Professor Myriam Cottias. She is a Sociocultural Anthropologist who examines the impact of ancestry genetics tests on understandings of heritage and identity in the United States and Brazil. In this video Sarah describes the questions and concerns with this research.

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February 2015: The Genomic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in the Yungas Valley of Bolivia

The EUROTAST fellows will be presenting the findings of their research at the upcoming Genetics/Heritage conference, 23-25 April at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool. Deadline for submission has been extended to March 15. To submit a paper or to attend the conference, visit the Genetics/Heritage website. There are some fantastic projects involved and we will…

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