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Denise Pahl Schaan. A beloved colleague and friend has left us, but we will continue to build upon her lasting legacy on Amazonian Archaeology. It is with deep sadness that we received the news of the death of our companion Denise Pahl Schaan, of the Federal University of Pará. Denise Pahl Schaan, 55, a major figure in Amazonian archaeology and professor in the graduate anthropology program at the Universidade.

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Schaan was an extremely productive scholar, whose prolific field research schaxn publications were key in current debates on cultural development and anthropogenic influence on the tropical forests of lowland South America. Your account has been reactivated. She authored, edited, and co-edited 14 volumes. Create a new password. Sign In Create Account.

I think if I had chosen earlier for archeology I would not have prepared myself so much to exercise it with the determination with which I dedicate myself to my career nowadays. She was certainly one of the great accountants of the history of the Amazon and this will always make her present.

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Max Magazine Theme was created by. Wait for the instructions denisr arrive in your inbox 3. Schaan was an innovator in archaeological science, adopting novel technologies to unearth the evidence of prehistoric landscape transformations in Amazonia, and their relevance to debates on biodiversity, sustainability, and cultural heritage. Max Responsive WordPress Themse Thank you for using this denisw theme.

Enter your email address below 2. These materials arrived in distant places of Amazonia and for that reason, the name Schaan was heard in several places of the region, especially, that one dfnise made it enter the archeology: Her early death has a strong impact on our community, and particularly on those of us who live with her at university. Her intimate understanding of the material record discerned subtle traces of past human occupations often missed in tropical landscapes.


You can always change the information you share with us xchaan editing your profile. Please confirm your details below. I could write pages about her titles, production, creativity, her contribution to our field, the enormous gap that remains with her death, but interestingly, Denise Pahl Schaan never wanted to be an archaeologist, she said.

Although she will be sorely missed, her profound influence on the burgeoning fields of Amazon archaeology and historical ecology will live on through her carefully collected field data, insightful publications, and the unique inspiration she provided to students and colleagues.

This was Denise, taking every opportunity to produce articles, schwan, magazines, exhibitions, videos.

Schaan is best known internationally for her in-depth survey and excavations of the monumental enclosures in southwestern Amazonia, known as geoglyphs. She passed away today, March 03,as a consequence of a relentless illness that had affected her life for some time.

Your existing password has not been changed. We have not yet been able to measure her loss, but I know that she has eternalized for her production, so vast for such a young man.

I consent to the collection, use, maintenance, and disclosure of my information in accordance with the Postmedia’s Privacy Policy. Together with paleoecologist Alceu Ranzi Universidade Federal do Acreshe mounted an international research team that brought these remarkable earthen constructions to world acclaim and demonstrated the complexity of these forgotten pre-Columbian peoples, in a region long thought to be devoid of indigenous monumentality.

We’ve sent an email with instructions to denlse a new password. I could write pages about her titles, production, creativity, her contribution to our field, the enormous gap that remains with her death, but interestingly, Denise Pahl Schaan never wanted to be an archaeologist, she said, “I never thought of being an archaeologist and I can say that I became an archaeologist by chance Something that surprised us all, who have followed their challenges in recent months.


Denise Pahl Schaan

Close is a division of Postmedia inc. We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create a new password. Check your email for your verification email, or enter your email address in the form below to resend the email. His publications, which include themes ranging from research to management, combined with deenise great competence and capacity for synthesis, have made the name Schaan cited in a significant part of the bibliography related to the academic production of Brazilian archeology.

Video “35 years of SAB”. Despite the limitations imposed by her state of health, Denise never ceased to devote herself to her academic commitments.

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Denise Schaan said “the world needs good storytellers” and added “some of them may be archaeologists” 2. Sorry, we could not verify your email address. Sign in to complete account merge. Schaan was sschaan prolific writer and authored over 80 articles and book chapters in scientific and public venues, including PNAS, Journal of Archaeological Science, and Antiquity.

She once told me that she would like to retire, move to a beach, and become a writer. Denise was a shy-smiling woman, but she had this passion in everything she did.

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