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Anthropology Unit

Anthropology Unit | University of Geneva

Sylvain Ozainne

Collaborateur externe

Archéologist, member of the international project Peuplement humain et évolution paléoclimatique en Afrique de l'Ouest".


In the framework of the "Human Settlement and paleoenvironment in West Africa" project in Dogon Country (Mali), my field research relates to the Late Neolithic/Later Stone Age and the transition to the Early Iron Age (2500-500 BC), and to the establishment of a chronostratigraphic framework of a settlement mound of the pre-Dogon period (700-1300 AD). I also work on a synoptic approach of cultural phenomena that accompany the spread of herding and agriculture in West Africa. I participate in the teaching at the laboratory Archaeology and Settlement of Africa. Since 2008, I have also been coordinating the [website of the research project in Mali.] (Http://

Sylvain Ozainne
Sylvain Ozainne
University of Geneva
Dpt. of Genetic & Evolution
Anthropology Unit
Quai Ernest-Ansermet 30
1205 Genève
Ph +41 22 379 69 67
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