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2017.02.28 | Ceremony / Opening, History and archaeology

Glimpses from the Jerash exhibition

On Friday 24 February, a new exhibition opened at the Museum of Ancient Art in Aarhus.

2017.02.27 | Calls, History and archaeology

5 studentermedhjælpere

Studentermedhjælperne skal hjælpe Professor Rubina Raja i de kollektive forskningsprojekter "Palmyra Portræt Projektet" og "Keramik i Kontekst".

2017.02.26 | History and archaeology, Media coverage

Datidens immigranter: 20.000-35.000 danske vikinger bosatte sig i England

Nyt studie fastslår, at mange af de danske vikinger slog sig ned i England. Ifølge ekspert kan det hjælpe os med at forstå strømmen af flygtninge til Europa.

2017.02.26 | History and archaeology

Danish Vikings could have been economic migrants to Britain

The Viking invasion of Britain in the ninth century may have been the result of economic migration, a study has found.

2017.02.25 | History and archaeology

Archaeologists and historians clash with geneticists over UK Viking study

A large DNA study has received criticism from archaeologists who think that geneticists have gotten the wrong end of the stick and misunderstood the Viking occupation of England.

2017.02.24 | History and archaeology

Were Denmark's Vikings economic migrants to the UK?

As many as 35,000 Danish Vikings moved to England to start a new life between 800AD and 900AD, a new study has estimated, with the researcher likening them to economic migrants today.

2017.02.24 | History and archaeology

DNA og arkæologi

P1 Eftermiddag with Professor MSO Søren M. Sindbæk (interview starts at 15:02).

2017.02.21 | History and archaeology

Nyt studie ripper op i strid om danske vikinger i England

Der er ikke klar genetisk evidens for danske vikingers besættelse af England, konkluderer et stort DNA-studie. Konklusionen får nu hård kritik af arkæologer, som mener, at titusindvis af danske vikinger flyttede til England.

2017.02.20 | Conference, History and archaeology

Representations of Women and Children in Roman Period Palmyra: The Religious Life of Women, Children and the Family

Summary of conference: Aarhus, 6th of February 2017, by PhD student Sara Ringsborg.

2017.02.20 | History and archaeology

New study reignites debate over Viking settlements in England

A large DNA study in 2015 concluded there is “no clear genetic evidence” of the Danish Viking occupation of England. But thousands of Vikings moved to England, say archaeologists.

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