Denise Pahl Schaan. A beloved colleague and friend has left us, but we will continue to build upon her lasting legacy on Amazonian Archaeology. It is with deep sadness that we received the news of the death of our companion Denise Pahl Schaan, of the Federal University of Pará. Denise Pahl Schaan, 55, a major figure in Amazonian archaeology and professor in the graduate anthropology program at the Universidade.

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Your existing password has not been changed. Schaan was an extremely productive scholar, whose prolific field research and publications were key in current debates on cultural development and anthropogenic influence on the tropical forests of lowland South America. Share Adjust Comment Print.

Wait for the instructions to arrive in your inbox 3. Schaan was a prolific writer and authored over 80 articles and book chapters in scientific and public venues, including PNAS, Journal of Archaeological Science, and Antiquity. Denise had an impressive ability to work, which is notorious in the face of her voluminous academic output. The writing was one of his passions, which he worked hard. It is housed at Uppsala University in Sweden.

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Habilis editor, She was a tireless researcher, obstinate, disciplined, and always concerned with excellence.


I could write pages about her titles, production, creativity, her contribution to our field, the enormous gap that remains with her death, but interestingly, Denise Pahl Schaan never wanted to be an archaeologist, she said, “I never sdhaan of being an archaeologist and I can say that I became an archaeologist by chance We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create deise new password.

You can always change the information you share with us by editing your profile. Denise revolutionized Amazonian archeology, in which she wrote 14 books, more than 40 articles in major scientific journals, some 40 chapters of books, and other academic productions.

Sorry, we could not verify your email address. Despite the limitations imposed by her state of health, Denise never ceased to devote herself to her academic commitments. Accounting for its production is a task, and it produced an extraordinary volume for those who were just over 50 years old.

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Schaan was an innovator in denize science, adopting novel technologies to unearth the evidence of prehistoric landscape transformations in Amazonia, and their relevance to debates on biodiversity, sustainability, and cultural heritage. Your account has been reactivated.

These materials arrived in distant places of Amazonia and for that reason, the name Schaan was heard in several places of the region, especially, that one that made it enter the archeology: Something that surprised us all, who have followed their challenges in recent months.


In addition to her undeniable scientific contribution to the field of Archeology, especially in the Amazon, Denise was very creative, perhaps an inheritance from her time in the world of arts in Porto Alegre, and that denize her to studies on the iconography of Marajoara pottery. Please enter your email below, and we’ll resend the instructions for email verification.

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Schaan is best known internationally for her in-depth survey and excavations of the monumental enclosures in southwestern Amazonia, known as geoglyphs. I could write pages about her titles, production, creativity, schan contribution to our field, the enormous gap that remains with her death, but interestingly, Denise Pahl Schaan never wanted to be an archaeologist, she said.

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Sign in to complete account merge. By clicking “Create Account”, I hearby grant permission to Postmedia to use my account information to create my account. Denise Schaan said “the world needs good storytellers” and added “some of them may be archaeologists” 2.

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