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2016.06.30 | Publication

Atargatis und Alexander der Große. Ikonographische Überlegungen zu einer Münze aus Manbij/Hierapolis

Article by UrbNet assistant professor Michael Blömer and Hans-Helge Nieswandt (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).

2016.06.29 | History and archaeology

Geoarchaeology of urban space in tropical island environments: Songo Mnara, Tanzania

New publication by Federica Sulas, Jeffrey Fleisher & Stephanie Wynne-Jones.

2016.06.23 | Media coverage

Nyt renrum ved Aarhus Universitet

Article in "Laboranten" 06-2016 by Lab director Charlotte Rasmussen and Assistant professor Gry Barfod

2016.06.20 | Media coverage


Nova FM interview with Assistant professor Luise Ørsted Brandt, 20 June 2016.

Photo: Max Weber (BAdW München).

2016.06.13 | Conference

Lived Religion in Metropoleis: A Comparative View

International comparative conference on Religion in Metropoleis. Workshop of the ERC Research Project "Lived Ancient Religion: Questioning 'Cults' and 'Polis Religion'"(organised by Professor Rubina Raja, AU, Professor Jörg Rüpke, Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt, Dr. Emiliano Urciuoli, Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt and Professor Benno Werlen, Universität Jena).


Wed 12 Oct
09:00-17:00 | AU Conference Centre, Frederik Nielsens Vej 2-4, 8000 Aarhus C, Meeting room 1
Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa’s pottery finds from Byzantine to Umayyad times in Context
Conference organised by Assistant professor Heike Möller (Aarhus University) and Professor Rubina Raja (Aarhus University.
Thu 13 Oct
10:00-15:00 | AU Campus Moesgaard, Moesgård Allé 20 8270 Højbjerg, Denmark, 4206-139
Towns as Meeting Places: Exploring Urban Encounters, Networks and People in Premodern Northern Europe
Joint conference between UrbNet, Odense City Museums and Museum of Copenhagen.
Mon 21 Nov
09:00-18:00 | UrbNet
UrbNet centre day
Presentations and discussion of ongoing projects and work.
Mon 12 Dec
08:00-18:00 | TBA
UrbNet retreat
2-day centre retreat with presentations, discussions and networking.

Current and upcoming visitors

  • Lina Diers (Universität Wien)
    12 September - 11 December 2016 (Visiting PhD student)
  • Ioanna Alexaki (Aalborg University)
    1 September-10 December 2016 (Student internship)

UrbNet report Jan 2015- Jun 2016

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