Dr. Benoît Bérard

Benoît Bérard is currently an associate professor of Caribean Archaeology at the Université des Antilles et de la Guyane in Martinique campus where he is head of the history department and Vice-director of the “Archéologie industrielle, histoire et patrimoine de la Caraïbe” EA 929 laboratory.

He received his Ph.D from Paris 1 Panthéon-La Sorbonne university in 2003. He also served for everal years as an invited professor at the Ecole Normale supérieure in Haïti. He has conducted excavations and research programs in different islands of the Lesser Antilles. He has edited or co-edited several books and published numerous books chapters and journal publications about the Caribbean early ceramic occupation, the pre-Columbian navigation techniques, Amerindian/European contact period in the West Indies and the integration of the amerindian part of their heritage by the contemporaneous West Indian French creole populations.

Bérard was chairman of 24th Congress of the International Association of Caribbean Archaeology (IACA) which was held in Martinique in July 2011. He is currently IACA vice-president.


Books by Benoît Bérard

Archéologie Caraïbe

Edited by Benoît Bérard & Catherine Losier | 2014

La notion d’« espace » est un concept clé de la disciple archéologique. Les vestiges mobiliers ou immobiliers trouvés en fouille sont les reflets matériels des aspects politiques, sociaux, économiques et culturels des populations étudiées. De fait, l’espace archéologique est...


Bitasion

Archéologie des habitations-plantations des Petites Antilles - Lesser Antilles Plantation Archaeology

Edited by Kenneth Kelly & Benoit Bérard | 2014

Les habitations-plantations constituent le creuset historique et symbolique où fut fondu l’alliage original que sont les cultures antillaises. Elles sont le berceau des sociétés créoles...


Martinique, terre amérindienne

Une approche pluridisciplinaire

Benoît Bérard (ed.) | 2013

Aujourd’hui, les traces de la présence amérindienne en Martinique constituent, en dehors des pétroglyphes de la forêt de Montravail et des pièces exposées dans les...








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