Food Globalisation in Prehistory


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We would like to thank all of our project partners for their invaluable contributions - click here for a link to our project partners page

We are grateful to the following individuals for their advice and assistance:

Wang Changsui, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Li Shuicheng, Peking University
Zhou Liping, Peking University

Our group's research is made possible by generous financial support from the following:

European Research Council
Leverhulme Trust
Darwin College Fellowship Scheme
British Academy
D. M. McDonald Grants and Awards
The Royal Society
Gerda Henkel Stiftung

And institutional support from:

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
National Institute of Agricultural Botany
Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (with whom we have a memorandum)
Godwin Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens
School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University (with whom we have a memorandum)

We are also grateful to the following plant germplasm collections:

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Gatersleben, Germany
National Small Grains Collection, USA Department of Agriculture, USA
Nordic Genetic Resource Center, Alnarp, Sweden
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Aleppo, Syria
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Japan
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Hyderabad, India
Plant Gene Resources of Canada, Saskatoon, Canada

And the following herbarium collections:

N.I.Vavilov All-Russian Research Institute of Plant Industry, St Petersburg, Russia
Natural History Museum, London, UK

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Last updated: 29/01/13