Václav Hrnčíř

Evolutionary anthropologist


My name is Václav Hrnčíř [ˈvaːtslaf ˈɦr̩nt͡ʃiːr̝̊] and I'm a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. I received my Ph.D. in archaeology from Charles University in 2020. Previously I worked at the Institute of Archaeology, Prague.I specialize in using cross-cultural methods to address questions about the human past. My research interests include cultural evolution, prehistory, hunter-gatherers, human mobility, intoxicants, and social complexity.

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