Presentations

2017

Sara Ringsborg, “Representations of children in Palmyrene funerary sculpture from the first to the third century CE”, 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Toronto, Canada, January 8 2017.

Rubina Raja, “Funerary sculpture in Palmyra: The Palmyra Portrait”, 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Toronto, Canada, January 8 2017.

Rubina Raja, “Palmyrene priests: Positions or professions?”, 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Toronto, Canada, January 8 2017.

Rubina Raja and Maura Heyn, “The function of attributes in Palmyrene portraiture”, 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Toronto, Canada, January 8 2017.

Signe Krag, “Portrayal of women in Palmyrene sarcophagi and banquet reliefs”, 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Toronto, Canada, January 8 2017.

Rubina Raja, “New Archaeological Research in Ancient Gerasa (Jerash): The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project”, 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Toronto, Canada, January 8 2017. 

Søren M. Sindbæk, "Network Evolutions: Introduction", conference: Network evolutions. 2nd Conceptual Conference of Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 18 January 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Network Evolutions", Network Evolutions, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 18-20 January 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Antiocheia-on-the-Chrysorrhoas-formerly-called-Gerasa – new archaeological research", University of Oxford, Oxford, England, 20 January 2017. 

Rubina Raja, "Laokoön - en romersk skulpturgruppe?", Ældresagen, Aarhus, Denmark, 22 January 2017.

Rubina Raja, “It stays in the family: Palmyrene priests and their iconography”. conference: Representations of Women and Children in Roman Period Palmyra, Part II, Aarhus, Denmark, 6 February 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Laokoön - en romersk skulpturgruppe", the Danish University Extension (Folkeuniversitetet), Aarhus, Denmark, 23 February 2017.

Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger "New Research in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash and its Impact on Roman Gerasa", conference: Regional Networks. Technological Transfers? Production and consumption patterns in Roman Pottery of the Decapolis, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 March 2017.

Georg Kalaitzoglou & Heike Möller "Roman Gerasa - New Results from the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project - Contexts and Finds", conference: Regional Networks. Technological Transfers? Production and consumption patterns in Roman Pottery of the Decapolis, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 March 2017. 

Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger "Archaeological Research in Jerash and the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project 2011-2016", conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash. 110 Years of Excavations, The Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2017.

Sara Ringsborg, “Children in Palmyrene Funerary Epigraphy”, The Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 7 March 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Laokoön - en romersk skulpturgruppe", the Danish University Extension (Folkeuniversitetet), Herning, Denmark, 8 March 2017.

Søren M. Sindbæk, "Anomalocivitas On urban evolutions", Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 8 March 2017.

Søren M. Sindbæk, "Communities on the edge: piecing together the North Sea emporia", conference: Communautés maritimes et insulaires du premier Moyen Âge, Centre Universitaire du Musée, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, 10 March 2017. 

Søren M. Sindbæk, "The Northern Emporium project", workshop: Urban Field Methods, Museum of Southwest Jutland, Ribe, Denmark, 13 March 2017.

Rubina Raja, "RUIN" (Dialogue evening with Bjørn Nørgaard and Rubina Raja arranged by Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, the Carlsberg Foundation, the Ny Carlsberg Foundation and Carlsberg Laboratories), Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 March 2017.

Søren M. Sindbæk, "Anomalocivitas: On urban evolutions", the Danish Institute at Athens (DIA), Athens, Greece, 21 March 2017. 

Rubina Raja & Søren M. Sindbæk, "Forsvundne byer. Arkæologiens store fortællinger", the Danish University Extension (Folkeuniversitetet), Copenhagen, Denmark, 18 April 2017.

Søren M. Sindbæk, "The Northern Emporium project", workshop: BIOBINOCULARS on urban archaeology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 27 April 2017. 

Søren M. Sindbæk, "Vikingernes Ribe", the Danish University Extension (Folkeuniversitetet), Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 May 2017.

2016

Michael Blömer, Forschungen in Doliche 2016. Lecture, Forschungsstelle Asia Minor, Asia Minor Abend, University of Münster, Münster, Germany, 20 December 2016.

Federica Sulas & Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Activity markers and household space in Swahili urban contexts: An integrated geoarchaeological approach. Conference: The XII Nordic Conference on the Application of Scientific Methods in Archaeology SMIA XII, Aarhus University, Denmark, 14-15 December 2016.

Federica Sulas, Innocent Pikirayi & Elton M. Sagiya, Geoarchaeology of water management at Great Zimbabwe. Conference: The XII Nordic Conference on the Application of Scientific Methods in Archaeology SMIA XII, Aarhus University, Denmark, 14-15 December 2016.

Kristine Thomsen, Urbanism in Gerasa, Jordan, through the lens of geochemistry. Seminar: CAH: Classical Antiquity and its Heritage, Aarhus, Denmark, 7 December 2016.

Kristine Thomsen, Gerasa: Mortar. Seminar: ToRS-Saxo 4th Annual Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 December 2016.

Olav Gundersen, Medieval attitudes to money: Why William Marshal was morally obliged to rob a monk. Lecture: Leding, riddere og penge, Aarhus University, Denmark, 29 November 2016.

Lina Diers, Grasping urbanization and defining urbanity in Roman Moesia: The case of Viminacium. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016.

Vana Orfanou, Material people in a material world, part II: Workshops, organization and identity. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016.

Ema Bauzyte, East-African pyro-technological processes and networks in 7th-10th centuries AD. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016.

Genevieve Holdridge, Urban geoarchaeology of Jerash. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Olav Gundersen, Urbanisation and commercialisation in the far north. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Tom Birch, Material people in a material world, part I: Provenance and connected materials. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016.  

Neeke Hammers, Trade, import, and urban development in Medieval Denamark. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Federica Sulas, Geoarchaeology of African urban landscapes. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Alex Peterson, Ceramics in Context: Pottery of a Middle Islamic hamlet in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Hanna Dahlström, Towards the making of a town: A study of urbanity as practice and lifeform in medieval Copenhagen. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016.

Luise Ørsted Brandt, Fur and skin trade in Viking and Medieval Denmark. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Kirstine Haase, An urban way of life: Urban practices, networks and identities in Odense, 1100-1500 CE. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Heike Möller, Ceramics in Context 2.0: Reviews and new perspectives. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016.

Kristine Thomsen, Gerasa: Mortars matter! UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Michael Blömer, The Doliche Urban Excavation project: State of affairs and future prospects. UrbNet Centre Day, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 November 2016. 

Signe Krag, Funerary buildings and Portaiture in Roman Period Palmyra. Conference: Porträt als Massenphänomen, Universität zu Köln, Morphomata and École Pratique des Hautes Études, Germany, 18 November 2016.

Luise Ø. Brandt, News on the Old Tunic from Møgelmose, Jutland (AD 1-550). Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research's 10th anniversary, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 11 November 2016.

Alex Peterson, Middle Islamic Ceramics from the Northwest Quarter Project. Conference: Society of Medieval Archaeology, Brussels, Belgium, 3 November 2016.

Rubina Raja, Conflict archaeology and preserving cultural heritage: The case of the funerary portraits from Palmyra. Guest lecture, Classics, University of Texas Austin, USA, 28 October 2016.

Rubina Raja, The Palmyra Portrait Project: Preserving Cultural Heritage in a Time of Conflict. Public lecture at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Villa, Los Angeles, USA, 22 October 2016.

Rubina Raja, Palmyrene funerary portraits. A Roman period portrait habit. Guest lecture at the Deparment of History of Art, Berkeley University, USA, 20 October 2016.

Hanna Dahlström, Towards the making of a town: Exploring the role of social encounters in the development of urbanity. Conference: Towns as Meeting Places: Exploring Urban Encounters, Networks and People in Northern Europe 1000-1700 AD, Aarhus University, Denmark, 13-14 October 2016. 

Kirstine Haase & Hanna Dahlström, An urban way of life: And how to approach towns as meeting places. Conference: Towns as Meeting Places: Exploring Urban Encounters, Networks and People in Northern Europe 1000-1700 AD, Aarhus University, Denmark, 13-14 October 2016.

Heike Möller, Continuity versus discontinuity: New results on Umayyad finds of a residence-like edifice on the Eastern Terrace. Conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Gry Barfod, Pigments: More than meets the eye. Conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, Byzantine and Umayyad Gerasa: Results and findings from the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project. Conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Ema Bauzyte & Hanna Dahlstrom, Iron in high definition: Exploring past urban networks and societies through study of rron working. UrbNet lecture series, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 4 October 2016.

Sara Ringsborg, Palmyrene funerary representations of children in family constellations. Conference: Representations of Women and Children in Roman Period Palmyra, Part I, Aarhus, Denmark, 3 October 2016.

Signe Krag, Palmyrene funerary buildings and family burial patterns. Conference: Representations of Women and Children in Roman Period Palmyra, Part I, Aarhus, Denmark, 3 October 2016.

Rubina Raja, Vidensbrunch om Palmyra. Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark, 28 September 2016.

Rubina Raja, Arkæologisk forskning i Krisezoner: AU’s klassisk arkæologiske forskningsprojekter i Mellemøsten. Det lærde Selskab, Aarhus, Denmark, 27 September 2016.

Rubina Raja, Palmyra i den syriske ørken. Lecture in Ældresagen, Aarhus, Denmark, 26 September 2016.

Sara Ringsborg, Palmyra og Palmyra Portræt Projektet. Guided tour at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 September 2016.

Luise Ørsted Brandt, Cecilie Brøns, Jesper V. Olsen & Enrico Cappellini, Paleoproteomics and Polychromy: The identification of peptides from paint binders from the Palace of Apries, Egypt. ISBA-7. Oxford, United Kingdom, 14-16 September 2016.

Ema Bauzyte, Regional variations in iron smelting slag in 7-10th century East Africa. 22nd Annual Meeting of the EAA (European Association of Archaeologists), Vilnius, Lithuania, 1 September 2016. 

Hanna Dahlström, A town in the making: Exploring early urbanity of Copenhagen through the study of social practices. 22nd Annual Meeting of the EAA (European Association of Archaeologists), Vilnius, Lithuania, 31 August-4 September 2016.

Kirstine Haase, An Agrarian town? Understanding the earliest phase of the medieval town Odense in Denmark. 22nd Annual Meeting of the EAA (European Association of Archaeologists), Vilnius, Lithuania, 31 August-4 September 2016.

Rubina Raja, Temple - monument - lieu de mémoire. The Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome, The Danish Institute in Rome, The Egyptian Institute in Rome, Italy, 25 June 2016.  

Rubina Raja & Michael Blömer, Urban religion in Antiocheia-on-the-Orontes: Lost in the hinterland? Creating images of the metropolis through religious strategies. Conference: Lived Religion in Metropoleis: A Comparative View, Erfurt, Germany, 21-23 June 2016.

Luise Ørsted Brandt, The implementation of the natural sciences in the study of ancient polychromy. The Danish Institute in Athens, Athens, Greece, 14 June 2016.

Heike Möller, Interpreting Middle-Islamic finds "out of context": The northwest quarter evidence. Conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

Alex Peterson, Middle-Islamic ceramics in context from the NW quarter of Jerash. Conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, Middle-Islamic Jerash: New evidence and perspectives. Conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

Bjørn Poulsen, Writing a history of Danish medieval towns: Possibilities and problems. UrbNet lecture series, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 7 June 2016.

Michael Blömer, The religious life in Southeast Anatolia in the Roman period. Religious change in Central- and South-East Anatolia, Bochum, Germany, 3 June 2016.

Luise Ørsted Brandt, DNA og proteiner afslører forhistoriske tekstiler, skind og antik bemaling. The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 June 2016.

Rubina Raja & Jörg Rüpke, Limits to the “Augustan epoch”: Urban complexity and religion in Rome and the realm of Herod the GreatAccademia d’Egitto, Rome, Italy, 26 May 2016.

Olav Elias Gundersen, Medieval money in Ribe: Towns versus country. UrbNet lecture series, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 24 May 2016.

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, New evidence for Byzantine and Islamic Jerash in the light of research of the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project. Conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 24 May 2016.

Rubina Raja, Palmyrene funerary portraiture: Individualization and group identity. Conference: Palmyra: Mirage in the Desert, New York, USA, 23 May 2016. 

Heike Möller & Annette Højen Sørensen, Roman and Early-Byzantine ceramic finds: New results on micro- and macro-regional patterns in Jerash’s Northwest Quarter. Conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 23 May 2016.

Signe Bruun Kristensen, Production patterns of Late-Roman-Byzantine locally produced Reddish Ware. Conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 23 May 2016.

Ditte Maria Damsgaard Hiort: The power of an archaeology of alters: Quantity, locality, visitbility and expressibity. Conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 23 May 2016.

Alex Peterson, Ayyubid-Mamluk Evidence from the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project. IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 22 May 2016.

Sara Ringsborg, Børneportrætter fra Palmyra, The Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 3 May 2016. 

Neeke Hammers, Trade, import, and urban development: An archaeobotanical approach to the study of north European cities in medieval times. 29. Byarkæologiske Møde: Byarkæologi - Før, Nu og i Fremtiden, Ribe, Denmark, 3 May 2016. 

Søren M. Sindbæk, UrbNet og byarkæologiens fremtid. 29. Byarkæologiske Møde: Byarkæologi - Før, Nu og i Fremtiden, Ribe, Denmark, 2 May 2016.

Hanna Dahlström, Urbana möten och människor i arkeologisk backspegel. 29. Byarkæologiske Møde: Byarkæologi - Før, Nu og i Fremtiden, Ribe, Denmark, 2 May 2016. 

Jacob Tue Christensen & Kirstine Haase, Den antikvariatiske tradition i middelalderbyen Odense. 29. Byarkæologiske Møde: Byarkæologi - Før, Nu og i Fremtiden, Ribe, Denmark, 2 May 2016. 

Søren M. Sindbæk, A complex beadwork: Stringing together early medieval exchange. Conference: Entangled Worlds. Network analysis and complexity theory in historical and archaeological research, Institut für Mittelalterforschung & Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria, 14 April 2016.

Kirstine Haase, Livet i byen: Et forskningsprojekt. Forskningens Døgn, Odense City Museums, Odense, Denmark, 29 April 2016.

Neeke Hammers,  Trade, import and urban development: An archaebotanical approach to the study of north European cities in medieval times. DNRF follow-up meeting, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 April 2016. 

Michael Blömer, The Doliche Excavation Project. DNRF follow-up meeting, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 April 2016.

Ema Bauzyte, East African pyro-technological processes and networks in 7th-10th century AD. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016.

Olav Elias Gundersen, Urbanisation and commercialisation in medieval Scandinavia. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016. 

Kristine Thomsen, Understanding complex urban space and development through geochemistry: The case of Jerash in Jordan. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016. 

Kirstine Haase, An urban way of life: Urban practices, networks and identities in Odense, 11-1500 CE. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016.

Hanna Dahlström, Towards the making of a town and its inhabitants: A study of urbanity as practice and lifeform in early and high medieval Copenhagen. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016. 

Neeke Hammers, Trade, import and urban development: An archaebotanical approach to the study of north European cities in medieval times. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016. 

Søren M. Sindbæk, UrbNet: The resources. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016. 

Rubina Raja, Introduction to UrbNet. Visit by Rector, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 April 2016.

Rubina Raja, Palmyra, archaeology, history, the Danish connection and the current situation. All day course at the Danish University Extension, Emdrup, Denmark, 9 April 2016.

Rubina Raja, Palmyra, archaeology, history, the Danish connection and the current situation. All day course on Aarhus Folkeuniversitet, Aarhus, Denmark, 2 April 2016.

Rubina Raja, The creation of an epoch: Octavian, Herod and epochalisation seen from the East. Workshop: Epochalisation and Religious Innovations in Pre-Augustan and Augustan Rome, Aarhus, Denmark, 6 April 2016. 

Rubina Raja, Palmyrenske portrætter mellem krig og kunstmarked. Gammel Testamente Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 April 2016.

Rubina Raja, The gardeners of the upper valley: The importance of water to urban (religious) life in Gerasa. Workshop: Water and Religious Life in the Roman and Late Antique Near East, Durham University, Durham, UK, 22 March 2016.

Heike Möller, Simitthus/Chimtou: Some insights into local/regional produced pottery in Roman times. Conference: 12th Roman Archaeology Conference, Rome, Italy, 16-19 March 2016.

Rubina Raja, New archaeological research in Jerash: The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project. Lecture at the American Centre for Oriental Research, Amman, Jordan, 9 March 2016.

Michael Blömer, Berggötter und göttliche Berge in römischer Zeit. Workshop: Natur und Kult in Anatolien 5. Adressaten: Numen oder Gottheit, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-5 March 2016.

Rubina Raja, Oplæg omkring ekspertpanels arbejde med report om kvalitetssikring af forskning, peer-review og impact. Forelæsning i Videnskabernes Selskab, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2016.

Signe Krag, Kvinder og børn i palmyrensk gravskulptur. The Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 1 March 2016.   

Michael Blömer, Exploring the city of Doliche: Opportunities and challenges of a new urban excavation project at the Turkish-Syrian border. UrbNet lecture series, Aarhus, Denmark, 1 March 2016.

Rubina Raja, Tale til EliteForsk conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 February 2016.

Rubina Raja, Christen, Juden und Soldaten im Gerasa des 6. Jh.s., Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik, Lecture, Munich, Germany, 22 February 2016.

Rubina Raja, Meddelelse, Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Copenhagen, Denmark, 18 February 2016.

Rubina Raja, Palmyra: History and heritage of a lost and found city. Lecture at Uppsala University, Campus Gotland, Visby, Sweden, 16 February 2016.

Rubina Raja, Networks, nodes and high definition archaeology: The case of Gerasa in the Decapolis. Lecture at Uppsala University, Stockholm, Sweden, 15 February 2016.

Rubina Raja, Le Tombeau des trois freres a Palmyre. Lecture at Ecole normale supérieure, Paris, France, 3 Februrary 2016.

Rubina Raja, Palmyra Portrait Project, Conference: Danish archaeology in a globalised and politicised world, Carlsberg Akademi, Copenhagen, Denmark, 27 January 2016.

Michael Blömer, Urban archaeology in Northern Syria and the new Doliche City Project. Conference: Biographies of Place, Aarhus, Denmark, 19 January 2016.

Søren M. Sindbæk, Urban biographies as network dynamics: Re-defining the archaeology of urbanism. Conference: Biographies of Place, Aarhus, Denmark, 20 January 2016.

Rubina Raja, Biographies of cities and rivers: The case of the Golden river at Gerasa in the Decapolis, Conference: Biographies of Place, Aarhus, Denmark, 19 January 2016.

Rubina Raja, Tracking urban networks through high-definition archaeology: The case of Jerash in the Decapolis. Seminar, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 15 January 2016.

Rubina Raja, Untold palmyrene stories: Unravelling palmyrene funerary portraits. Public lecture, Stockholm, Sweden, 14 January 2016.

Rubina Raja, Network urbanism and high-definition archaeology: Examples from the field. Biocomplexity seminar, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 12 January 2016.

2015

Rubina Raja, New archaeological research in Gerasa. The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project New archaeological research in Gerasa. The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project, Guest lecture, Institute for Classical Archaeology, Univeristy of Vienna, Austria, 4 Dec 2015.

Rubina Raja, Networking beyond death: Social networks in Palmyra: The funerary evidence, Sinews of Empire. Networks and regional interaction in the Roman Near East and beyond, 4 Dec 2015. 

Rubina Raja, The virtual market for cultural heritage objects – the case of objects from Palmyra, Nordisk Fagkonferanse om Ulovlig Handel med Kulturgjenstander, 2-3 Dec 2015.

Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Swahili population history of the last 2,000 years, Africa: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Inferring Human History, Uppsala University, Sweden, 3 December 2015.

Rubina Raja, The History and Current Situation of World Heritage Sites in Syria with Special Attention to Palmyra, Cultural Heritage at Risk: The Role of Museums in War and Conflict, Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden, 26 Nov 2015.

Rubina Raja, Turning urbanism upside down: The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project, Jordan, UrbNet open house, 18 Nov 2015.

Rubina Raja, The Palmyra Portrait Project – Digitizing Archives and Digging in Diaries, Archive Archaeology – Archiving and collecting the past, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 16 November 2015.

Rubina Raja, Family matters. Family constellations in Palmyrene funerary portraiture, Actahyperborea, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 12 Nov 2015. 

Rubina Raja, Applying for a Centre of Excellence. The Danish National Research Foundation's information meeting at Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. 4 Nov 2015.

Søren M. Sindbæk, Borgring, Trelleborgene og Harald Blåtands Ribe. Lecture at Det Antikvariatiske Selskab, Ribe, Denmark, 3 Nov 2015.

Rubina Raja, The impact of humanities in a changing world: The Palmyra Portrait Project. Lecture, Aarhus, Denmark. 30 Oct 2015.

Rubina Raja, Er tidlig kristen billeddannelse et storbyfænomen? Lecture, Løgumkloster, Denmark. 28 Oct 2015.

Rubina Raja, Den antikke storby som kulturel og religiøs smeltedigel. Lecture, Løgumkloster, Denmark. 28 Oct 2015.

Rubina Raja, Unravelling urbanism through a “High Definition Archaeology” approach. A 3D historiography of concepts of the ancient city. Max Planck Society Distinguished Lecture, Berlin, Germany. 22 Oct 2015.

Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Objects and interaction: Exploring Indian Ocean connections on the Swahili coast of East Africa. Seminar, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala, Sweden, 8 October 2015.

Rubina Raja, Portraits between corpus and conflict - the Palmyra Portrait Project. Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series, Aarhus, Denmark. 6 Oct 2015.

Rubina Raja, Marketing illicitly exported cultural heritage objects. The case of Palmyra. Conference: Fighting the looting of Syria's cultural heritage, Sofia, Bulgaria. 16 Sep 2015.

Rubina Raja, Palmyra Portræt Projektet - portrætter mellem krig og kunstmarked. Annual meeting of the Carlsberg Foundation, Moesgaard, Denmark. 15 Sep 2015.

Søren M. Sindbæk, Concluding remarks for the session "Urban identities in the early-medieval of towns of Europe: Architecture, social space and sense of place". European Association of Archaeology Conference, Glasgow, UK, 3 Sep 2015.

Rubina Raja, A silver scroll from Jerash. Department of Antiquities, Amman, Jordan. 30 Aug 2015.

Rubina Raja, Lived Ancient Religion – Banquetting and tesserae from Palmyra, The world congress of the international association for the history of religion, Erfurt, Germany, 23-29 August 2015.

Rubina Raja, Cult, topography and perception. Guest lecture at Max Weber Kolleg, Werkstattbericht, Germany, 8 Jul 2015.

Rubina Raja, Imported cult statues in the Roman Near East, Conference: Seeing the Gods, Bonn, Germany, 2-5 Jul 2015.

Rubina Raja, Palmyra: Den seneste udvikling. Guest lecture at Aarhus University, Dept. of Culture and Society, Aarhus, 24 Jun 2015.

Stephanie Wynne-Jones, The Swahili and the sea. Museums, Coastlines and Sea. University of East Anglia, 20-22 May 2015.

Søren M. Sindbæk, Arktisk udmark og byernes netværk. Ribekammagerens netværk. Byernes Netværk: 28. Byarkæologiske Møde. Ribe, Denmark, 11-12 May 2015.

Rubina Raja, Defining sactuaries - the Roman period. Workshop: Sanctuaries - A Comparative Approach, Erfurt, Germany, 27-28 Apr 2015.

Rubina Raja, Redefining the urban picture: Gerasa in Jordan seen through the lens of High Definition Archaeology. Guest lecture, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Providence, USA, 21 Apr 2015.

Rubina Raja, Changing the urban picture through High Definition Archaeology: Urban development in Jerash (Jordan) from the Roman to the Mamluk Period. Guest lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, 17 Apr 2015.

Søren M. Sindbæk, Dragons of the Northern Seas. Lecture at Suzhou Museum, China, 28 Mar 2015.

Søren M. Sindbæk, Aggersborg og Borgring. Lecture at the Danish University Extension, Hobro, Denmark, 16 Mar 2015.

Rubina Raja, Palmyrene funerary portraiture in the Roman period. Guest lecture at Durham University, Dept. of Classics, Durham, UK, 10 Mar 2015.

Rubina Raja, Depicting the dead - reflecting the living: Palmyrene funerary portraiture. Roman Art Seminar, London, UK, 9 Mar 2015.

Rubina Raja, Heritage, archaeology and conflict. Cultural Heritage course, Stirling, UK, 5 Mar 2015.

Rubina Raja, Portrait habit in Roman Palmyra. Guest lecture at University of Edinburgh, Dept. of Classics, Edinburgh, UK, 5 Mar 2015.

Rubina Raja, High Definition Archaeology: The example of Gerasa in the Decapolis. Geoscience seminar, Stirling, UK, 3 Mar 2015.

Rubina Raja, Presentation of Centre for Urban Network Evolutions. Seminar, Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 27 Feb 2015.

Rubina Raja, Theoretical and methodological stand of Classical Archaeology, Humanomics seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 27 feb 2015.

Søren M. Sindbæk, Discovering Borgring: A Viking fortress reveals its secrets. Highlight lecture at Jorvik Viking Festival, York, UK, 19 Feb 2015.

Rubina Raja, Neue Forschung in Gerasa. Rotary Club Meeting, Erfurt, Germany, 3 Feb 2015.

Rubina Raja, Die Tesserae von Palmyra. Morphomata, Cologne, Germany, 1 Feb 2015.

Rubina Raja, The Palmyrene banquetting tesserae and the greco-roman influence. Palmyra and the Mediterranean, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, 26-27 Jan 2015.

Rubina Raja, You can leave your hat on: The Palmyrene priestly modius. Beyond Duty: Interacting with Religious Professionals and Appropiating Tradition in the Imperial Era. International Conference of the ERC research project "Lived Ancient Religion: Questioning 'cults' and 'polis religion'", Erfurt, Germany 14-16 Jan 2015.