Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (German: Max-Planck-Institut für Menschheitsgeschichte) performs basic research into archaeological science.[1] The institute is one of 80+ research institutes of the Max Planck Society and is located in Jena, Germany.

Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
The old building at the MPI for Economics in Jena
AbbreviationSHH
Formation1993; 29 years ago (1993)
TypeScientific institute
PurposeResearch in archaeogenetics, evolutionary linguistics and archaeology
HeadquartersJena, Germany
Key people
Johannes Krause Russell Gray Nicole Boivin
Parent organization
Max Planck Society
Website(in English)
(in German)
Formerly called
Max Planck Institute for Research into Economic Systems
Max Planck Institute for Economics

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