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2019.07.08 | History and archaeology

Introduction of Michela De Felicibus

Visiting PhD student, July-September 2019.

2019.07.04 | History and archaeology

Official teaser for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "Discovering Greek & Roman Cities"

In the MOOC "Disovering Greek & Roman Cities", part of the Erasmus+ project "Ancient Cities", an international team of experts from six different universities will explore the many facets of Greek and Roman cities. From UrbNet, Professor Rubina Raja and Assistant professor Michael Blömer have contributed. The official teaser is now available.

Group photo of the survey team at Doliche (Photo: Sebastian Whybrew).

2019.07.03 | History and archaeology

Research stay at UrbNet 2019

by former Visiting PhD student Sebastian Whybrew (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).

2019.07.02 | Publication

The Chalcis treasure: A 14th-15th century hoard from Euboea, Greece. First thoughts and preliminary results

New publication co-authored by former UrbNet postdoc Vana Orfanou.

2019.07.01 | Publication, History and archaeology

Dating earthwork fortifications: Integrating five dating methods in Viking-age Ribe, Denmark

New publication by Assistant professor Sarah Croix, PhD student Olav Elias Gundersen, Associate professor Søren M. Kristiansen, Associate professor Jesper Olsen, Professor MSO Søren M. Sindbæk and Morten Søvsø (Museum of Southwest Jutland).

2019.06.30 | Media coverage, History and archaeology

Data from the ancient “golden river” in Jordanian city of Jerash can help improve today’s sustainability

In the ancient Jordanian city of Gerasa new research has revealed that a so-called “golden river” enabled the city’s population to exploit the hinterland, which increased productivity and created more robust social and economic networks. The sustainable administration of ancient land can be an inspiration for ways to master sustainability today.

2019.06.28 | Media coverage, History and archaeology

Oldtidsbyen Jerash var miljømæssig bæredygtig

Ny forskning viser, at indbyggerne i oldtidsbyen Jerash i Jordan forvaltede og kontrollerede det omkringliggende opland og landbrugsressourcer på en sådan måde, at byen i lange perioder var miljømæssig bæredygtig.

Selection of glazed ceramic samples from Jerash included in the study (Photo: Carmen Ting and the Danish–Germain Jerash Northwest Quarter Project).

2019.06.28 | Publication, History and archaeology

The technology and production of glazed ceramics from Middle Islamic Jerash

New publication by Professor Rubina Raja, Professor Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster) and Carmen Ting (University of Cyprus).

2019.06.28 | PhD defence, History and archaeology

Former visiting PhD student Lina Diers (University of Vienna) receives her PhD degree.

Congratulations, Lina Diers!

2019.06.26 | Calls, History and archaeology

Associate Professorship in Urban Archaeology

The Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) and the School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, invite applications for an associate professorship (tenured position) in the archaeology of urban societies.

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