Author Archives: Scopes & Scrolls

In Pursuit of Plague: Developing a Senior Thesis with SoHP

In my last blog post, I described my decision to concentrate in Human Evolutionary Biology while remaining closely connected to my historical interests through SoHP. In particular, I was able to study pathogens and their impact on human migration patterns, … Continue reading

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Finding a concentration, with SoHP – by Sonja K. Eliason (Harvard College ’19)

I remember walking into Professor McCormick’s office hours in the fall of my sophomore year, more than a bit distressed, to tell him that I could not decide between majoring in History or Human Evolutionary Biology.  To most people, that … Continue reading

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My experience with SoHP

by Santiago Pardo, Harvard College ’16 (History) I first experienced the initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard through the Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilization (DARMC). I joined the team through the invitation of, my … Continue reading

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A Capstone to my Harvard education: Discovering the Buried Capital of Visigothic Spain without a Shovel in the Summer of 2015

By: Richard Rush, Eliot House, College ‘ 15. Freshman fall when I stepped into a Sever Hall classroom during shopping period, I had no idea that in four years I would be helping create new historical data with that energetic … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Scopes & Scrolls, the blog written by the community of undergraduate, graduate and professional archaeologists, classicists, historians, medievalists and scientists involved with the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard. Following on the success of our inaugural … Continue reading

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