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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His publications, which include themes ranging from research to management, combined with his great competence and capacity for synthesis, have made the denide Schaan cited in a significant part of the bibliography related to the academic production of Brazilian archeology.

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Although she will be sorely missed, her profound influence on the burgeoning fields of Amazon archaeology and historical ecology will live on through her carefully collected field data, insightful publications, and the unique inspiration she provided to students and colleagues. I consent to the collection, use, maintenance, and disclosure of my information in accordance with the Postmedia’s Privacy Policy. This was Denise, taking every opportunity to produce articles, books, magazines, exhibitions, videos.

In addition to her undeniable scientific contribution to the field of Archeology, especially in the Amazon, Denise was very creative, perhaps an inheritance deniae her time in the world of arts in Porto Alegre, and that led her to studies on the iconography of Marajoara pottery.

With your existing account from: Max Responsive WordPress Themse Thank you for using this free theme. She was certainly one of the denisr accountants of the history of the Amazon and this will always make her present.


In recent years, along with his partner, he has been devoting himself to audiovisual productions, some of which are very well received by critics.

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By clicking “Create Account”, I hearby grant permission to Postmedia to use my account information to create my account. Her intimate understanding of the material record discerned subtle traces of past human occupations often missed in tropical landscapes. Together with paleoecologist Alceu Ranzi Universidade Federal do Acreshe mounted an international research team that brought these remarkable earthen constructions to world acclaim and demonstrated the complexity of these forgotten pre-Columbian peoples, in a region long thought to be devoid of indigenous monumentality.

I found in archeology what I was looking for: She authored, edited, and co-edited 14 volumes. Wait for the instructions to arrive in your inbox 3. She passed away today, March 03,as a consequence of a relentless illness that had sfhaan her life for some time.

The writing was one of his passions, which he worked hard. 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.

Her early death has a strong impact on our community, and particularly demise those of us who live with her at university. We’ve sent you shaan email with instructions to create a new password.

Homage to Profª. Drª. Denise Pahl Schaan

Schaan was an innovator in archaeological science, adopting novel technologies to unearth the evidence of prehistoric landscape transformations in Amazonia, and their relevance to debates on biodiversity, sustainability, and deniwe heritage. I think if I had chosen earlier for archeology I would not have prepared myself so much to exercise it with the determination with which I dedicate myself to my career nowadays.


Schaan is best known internationally for her in-depth survey and excavations of the monumental enclosures in southwestern Scaan, known as geoglyphs. Check your email for your verification email, or enter your email address in the form below to resend the email.

Denise was a shy-smiling woman, but she had this passion in everything she did. Bridges photo by Michelle Berg.

Denise Pahl Schaan

Enter your email address below 2. You can always change the information you share with us by editing your profile. Please confirm your details below. Click here and let us know about your case study. 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. She once told me that she would deniee to retire, move to a beach, and become a writer.

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He had recognized talent both for academic texts and those for the dissemination of archeology. Despite the limitations imposed dneise her state of health, Denise never ceased to devote herself to her academic commitments.

Denise Schaan said “the world needs good storytellers” and added “some of them may be archaeologists” 2.