Launching interdisciplinary platform to unravel mysteries of human past

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Notably, breakthroughs in molecular biology and ancient DNA have enabled new scientific methods to map prehistoric relationships and migration patterns. The book “Indo-European Interfaces” aims to unite various academic perspectives on the Indo-European language family and its speakers.

Jenny Larsson, co-author & CHP Principal Investigator, 2024

Photograph: Magnus Bergström

What has happened in recent years, and has made a dramatic difference to the subject area, is that we can get lots of DNA from people who lived many thousands of years ago. It gives us a new opportunity to investigate human evolution and prehistory.

Mattias Jakobsson, Wallenberg Scholar & CHP Project Leader, 2022