PhD student Annet Nieuwhof has conducted research which included studying a number of remarkable prehistoric skulls. In her thesis, she presents an entirely new view of the rituals, including the burial culture, in the terp dwelling era. According to Nieuwhof people did not cremate their dead but kept or buried the skulls and bones in their houses after their excarnation (defleshing), all of which was part of ancestral worship.
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NWO research grant for Prof. Marcel Broersma, dr. Joëlle Swart and dr. Anna van Cauwenberge (Centre for Media and Journalism Studies) to study how citizens develop competences for and understanding of digital technologies and which factors promote...