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The International Congress of Prehistoric Anthropology and Archaeology and German Archaeology

Sommer, U; (2009) The International Congress of Prehistoric Anthropology and Archaeology and German Archaeology. In: Kaeser, M-A and Babeş, M, (eds.) Archaeologists without Boundaries:Towards a History of International Archaeological Congresses (1866-2006). (pp. 17-31). Archaeopress: Oxford.

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Abstract: Traditionally, the influence of international Congresses (CIAAP) on the development of German archaeology has been seen as negligible. The conference never met in Germany, but quite a number of influential German archaeologists took an active part at CIAAP, and the foundation of the German Society for Anthropology, Ethnology and Prehistory can be directly linked to the influence of CIAAP. The international congresses were also influential on a more regional level, as can be shown by the example of the Hans Bruno Geinitz and the foundation of the Museum of Prehistory in Dresden (Saxony). Résumé: On considère généralement que les Congrès internationaux de préhistoire (CIAAP) n’ont exercé qu’une influence négligeable sur le développement de l’archéologie allemande. Pourtant, si CIAAP n’a jamais tenu de session en Allemagne, de nombreux savants allemands ont néanmoins joué un rôle important dans cette institution. La fondation de la Société allemande d’anthropologie, d’ethnologie et de préhistoire peut d’ailleurs être mise en relation avec le modèle du Congrès international de préhistoire, qui a également connu un impact notable sur un plan

Type: Book chapter
Title: The International Congress of Prehistoric Anthropology and Archaeology and German Archaeology
ISBN-13: 978 1 4073 0622 3
Keywords: History of archaeology, Congrès International d’Anthropologie et d’archéologie préhistoriques – International, History of archaeology, Congrès International d’Anthropologie et d’archéologie préhistoriques – International
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of SandHS > Institute of Archaeology
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of SandHS > Institute of Archaeology > Institute of Archaeology Gordon Square
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/50686
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