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Urban Network Evolutions

News

2017.09.15 | History and archaeology

Krig og kulturarv

Weekendavisen Ideer, 15 Sep 2017

2017.09.13 | History and archaeology

Skeleton ignites debate over whether women were viking warriors

DNA analysis of bones buried with full battle gear identified as female

2017.09.12 | Media coverage

Arkæologer om kvindelig vikingekriger: Slå koldt vand i blodet!

Historien om, at forskere har fundet DNA fra en kvinde i en vikingekrigergrav, har trukket overskrifter i hele verden. Måske lidt forhastet, mener flere arkæologer.

A Roman seal impression with Iuppiter Dolichenus shaking hand with a Roman emperor after its discovery (Photo: Peter Jülich).
Cleaning of a mosaic floor in a Roman bath complex (Photo: Peter Jülich).
Clearing a Hellenistic wall in a test trench (Photo: Peter Jülich).
Entering the cistern which belongs to an Ealy byzantine residential complex (Photo: Forschungsstelle Asia Minor).
Removing the soil above an early Byzantine mosaic (Photo: Peter Jülich).
The floor of the cistern is covered with pottery and fallen down hydraulic mortar (Photo: Forschungsstelle Asia Minor).

2017.09.11 | History and archaeology

From the Trenches: Excavating Doliche

Field report by Assistant Professor Michael Blömer.

(pictures by Kirstine Haase)

2017.09.08 | Conference

UrbNet at the EAA 2017: The 23rd Annual Conference of the European Association of Archaeologist in Maastricht

From 30 August to 3 September 2017, the 23rd Annual Conference of the European Association of Archaeologist was held in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Events

Tue 26 Sep
12:00-13:00 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark Building 4230-232
Economy in Early Medieval Europe 400-1100 AD - An archaeological perspective
Lecture by Hajnalka Herold (University of Exeter).
Mon 02 Oct
13:15-14:15 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark Building 4230-232
Lecture 1/5: Urban networks in the Roman Near East: Lines of enquiry
UrbNet Residential Scholar (Autumn 2017): Rubina Raja. Lecture series: The dynamics of urban networks in the Near East, 1st century CE–8th century CE.
Tue 03 Oct
12:00-12:00 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark Building 4230-232
Capital considerations: Winchester and the Birth of Urban
Lecture by Professor Martin Biddle (Hertford College).
Tue 03 Oct
19:00-20:00 | The Danish Institute at Athens (DIA), Herefondos 14, Athens, Greece
Water and urban resilience: Geoarchaeology of African early towns
Urban Network Evolutions lecture by Assistant Professor Federica Sulas
Thu 05 Oct
08:45-17:45 | Jens Chr. Skous Vej 5, 8000 Aarhus C (Nobelparken, 1461-516)
Production Economy
Conference organised by PhD student Julia Steding (Aarhus University) and Professor Rubina Raja (Aarhus University).

Current and upcoming visitors

  • Per Kristian Madsen (National Museum of Denmark)
    19 September 2017
  • Eivind Heldaas Seland (University of Bergen)
    20-22 September 2017
  • Alexandra Kubiak-Schneider (University of Warsaw)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Annie Sartre-Fauriat (Université d'Artois / HiSoMa)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino (University of Warsaw)
    20-23 September 2017  
  • Eleonora Cussini (Università Ca'Foscari Venezia)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Jean-Baptiste Yon (Laboratoire HiSoMa)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Jørgen Christian Meyer (University of Bergen)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Lucinda Dirven (University of Amsterdam)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Maura Heyn (University of North Carolina - Greensboro)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Maurice Sartre (Université Francois-Rabelais, Tours)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Nathanael Andrade (University of Binghampton)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Rory McInnes-Gibbons (University of Durham)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Sanne Klaver (University of Amsterdam)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Ted Kaizer (University of Durham)
    20-23 September 2017
  • Tommaso Gnoli (Università di Bologna)
    20-22 September 2017
  • Ann-Christine Sander (University of Oldenburg)
    21-22 September 2017
  • Hajnalka Herold (University of Exeter
    24-27 September 2017
  • Sam Nixon (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)
    1-31 October 2017
  • Martin Biddle (Hertford College)
    2-3 October 2017
  • Clarissa Blume (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
    4-6 October 2017
  • Jeanine Abdul Massih (Lebanese University)
    4-6 October 2017
  • Will Wootton (King's College London)
    4-6 October 2017
  • Amanda Claridge (Royal Holloway, University of London)
    4-7 October 2017
  • Iza Romanowska (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, CASE)
    9-12 October 2017
  • Simon Carrignon (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, CASE)
    9-12 October 2017
  • Tom Brughmans (University of Oxford)
    9-13 October 2017
  • Marie Louise Schjellerup Jørskov (University of Copenhagen)
    10-11 October 2017
  • Pernille Bangsgaard (Natural History Museum of Denmark)
    10-12 October 2017
  • Christoph Eger (Freie Universität Berlin)
    10-12 October 2017
  • Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)
    10-13 October 2017
  • Philip Ebeling (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)
    10-13 October 2017
  • Alexandra Uscatescu (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
    10-13 October 2017
  • Margit Pedersen (Viborg Museum)
    11 October 2017
  • Agnes Vokaer (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
    11-13 October 2017
  • Anne-Michèle Rasson-Seigne (Université François-Rabelais Tours)
    11-13 October 2017
  • Jacques Seigne  (Université François-Rabelais Tours)
    11-13 October 2017
  • Helle Horsnæs (National Museum of Denmark)
    23-24 October 2017
  • Christoph Kilger (Uppsala University)
    23-25 October 2017
  • Martin Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge)
    23-25 October 2017
  • Silke Hahn (Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main)
    23-25 October 2017
  • Svein Harald Gullbekk (Kulturhistorisk Museum, University of Oslo)
    23-25 October 2017
  • Monica Smith (UCLA)
    26 October 2017
  • Richard Hodges (American University of Rome)
    26 October 2017
  • Roberta Gilchrist (University of Reading)
    26 October 2017
  • Mats Roslund (Lund University)
    7 November 2017
  • Eske Willerslev (Centre for Geogenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark)
    15 November 2017
  • Alex Bayliss (University of Stirling)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Axel Christophersen (Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology/NTNU)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Ian Freestone (UCL)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Jessica Hendy (University of York)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Martin Pitts (University of Exeter)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Mikkel Winther Pedersen (Centre for Geogenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Shadreck Chikure (University of Cape Town)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Steve Ashby (University of York)
    15-17 November 2017
  • Nirvana Silnovic (Central European University) (Visiting PhD student)
    2018 (details TBC)