As part of its work, the “Environmental changes and societies in the past” Work-Package of the LabEx DynamiTe invites Mr Rafael COBOS for a period of three months, from January 11 2016.
During his stay, Rafael COBOS will take part in the research carried out by the Work-Package, dealing with archaeological and environmental perspectives in the New World and the Old World. He will also give conferences and classes on this topic.
Rafael COBOS is a Professor at the Autonomous University of Yucatan in Merida (Mexico). He is also a member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (Mexican government agency for the promotion and evaluation of professional research). His research interests are centered on climate change, Classic period settlements of the Yucatan peninsula, Belize, and El Salvador and issues of social complexity, urbanism and cities, trade and exchange, and economic specialization.