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Urban Network Evolutions


2016.09.21 | People

Introduction of Genevieve Holdridge

UrbNet postdoc

2016.09.12 | Publication

New book: Danmarks Byer i Middelalderen

by Hans Krongaard Kristensen og Bjørn Poulsen.

2016.08.30 | Calls

UrbNet PhD scholarships - open calls

UrbNet still has three open calls for PhD scholarships. Deadline: 1 October 2016.

2016.08.30 | Conference

Towns as meeting places: Exploring urban encounters, networks and people in northern Europe 1000-1700 AD

Conference hosted by the research project Urban Encounters: Mobility, Migration and Networks in Pre- and Early Modern Scandinavia and Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet).

Jerash by night (Photo: Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project).

2016.08.24 | History and archaeology

Second update from Jerash

by students Mette Normann Pedersen, Mie Egelund Lind and Line Egelund.


Mon 03 Oct
09:00-17:00 | Studenterhus Aarhus, Frederik Nielsens Vej 2-4, 8000 Aarhus C, Richard Mortensen Stuen
Representations of women and children in Roman period Palmyra
Conference within the framework of the Palmyra Portrait Project - PART 1.
Tue 04 Oct
12:00-13:00 | UrbNet, Moesgård Allé 20,8270 Højbjerg, 4230-232
Iron in high definition –exploring past urban networks and societies through study of iron working
Lecture by PhD students Hanna Dahlström and Ema Bauzyte, UrbNet, Aarhus University.
Tue 04 Oct
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
On the Palmyrene Table. Epigraphic Sources and Iconography of Food at Palmyra
by Dr Eleonora Cussini, Università Ca’Foscari, Venice. Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series.
Tue 11 Oct
12:00-13:00 | UrbNet, Moesgård Allé 20,8270 Højbjerg, 4230-232
Early 12th century secular brickwork in Lübeck
Lecture by Dr. Dirk Rieger, Hansestadt Lübeck.
Wed 12 Oct
09:00-17:00 | AU Conference Centre, Frederik Nielsens Vej 2-4, 8000 Aarhus C, Richard Mortensen Stuen
Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa’s pottery finds from Byzantine to Umayyad times in Context
Conference organised by Professor Achim Lichtenberger (University of Münster), Assistant professor Heike Möller (Aarhus University) and Professor Rubina Raja (Aarhus University).

Current and upcoming visitors

  • Lina Diers (Universität Wien)
    12 September - 11 December 2016 (Visiting PhD student)
  • James Barrett (University of Cambridge)
    19-21 September 2016
  • Lars Holger Pilø (Kulturarv, Oppland Fylkeskommune, Norway)
    20-21 September 2016
  • Julia Steding (Universität zu Köln)
    20-23 September 2016
  • Ioanna Alexaki (Aalborg University)
    1 September-10 December 2016 (Student internship)
  • Julia Steding (Universität zu Köln)
    20-22 September 2016
  • Dirk Rieger (Hansestadt Lübeck)
    11-12 October 2016
  • Carl Knappett (University of Toronto)
    31 October-2 November 2016

UrbNet report Jan 2015- Jun 2016

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