Published On: Wed, Aug 27th, 2014

Cozumel hosts Archaeoastronomy World Conference, 27 – 29 August 2014.

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National and international experts on Astrology and Archaeology will share research on the Mayan World in Cozumel this week.  Specialists from around the world will exchange ideas, insights and advances in research of the Mayan worldview, at the “The Role of Archaeoastronomy in the Maya World: The Case of Cozumel Island.”

This international meeting, to be held from the 27th to the 29th of August, is organized by the Government of the state of Quintana Roo, the City of Cozumel, and the Mexico Office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), reports NOTIMEX (State of Mexico News Agency).

According to information released by the organizers, this three-day meeting will provide various conferences and presentations, which will address, namely: Archaeoastronomy, communication systems between the island and the mainland throughout earth history, and the exchange between Cozumel and the Mayan world.

San Gervasio Mayan ruins in Cozumel

San Gervasio Mayan ruins in Cozumel

After the inauguration, which will be conducted by  state government officials and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), this international meeting will begin with a lecture “Megalithic Circle Odry, Poland”, by Stanislaw Iwaniszewski a specialist from the National School of Anthropology and History (ENAH).

In addition to national experts, experts from France, South Africa, Puerto Rico and Peru, such as Michel Cotte, Jarita Holbrook, Angel Rodriguez and Ivan Ghezzi, will participate.

Source: http://www.thecozumelsun.com/

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