Corinne Hofman Reading the earth like a book

Corinne Hofman Reading the earth like a book

Digging up the history of the Caribbean

When Columbus sailed the ocean over 500 years ago, in search of the New World, the first place he stepped ashore was the Caribbean. How did its Indian population live? Was there interaction between the islands? And how was this first meeting of the Old World and the New? For over 20 years, archaeologist Corinne Hofman has been searching for answers in the Caribbean earth.

Academy Merian Prize
The Academy Merian Prize was established to draw attention to female researchers and to encourage more women in the Netherlands to pursue scientific and scholarly careers. The prize is made possible by the SNS REAAL Fund.