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Urban Network Evolutions

News

2020.04.03 | Publication

From Synagogue to Church. The Appropriation of the Synagogue of Gerasa/Jerash under Justinian

New publication by Professor and Centre Director Rubina Raja and Professor Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).

2020.04.03 | Publication

Come and dine with us: Invitations to ritual dining as part of social strategies in sacred spaces in Palmyra

New publication by Professor and Centre Director Rubina Raja.

2020.04.03 | Publication

Lived Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World: Approaching Religious Transformations from Archaeology, History and Classics

New publication by Professor and Centre director Rubina Raja, Valentino Gasparini (University of Madrid), Maik Patzelt (University of Osnabrück), Anna-Katharina Rieger (University of Graz), Jörg Rüpke and Emiliano Rubens Urciuoli (both University of Erfurt).

2020.03.31 | Publication

The Bronze and Iron Age habitation on Timpone della Motta in the light of recent research

New publication by Jan Kindberg Jacobsen, Sine Grove Saxkjær and colleagues

2020.03.30 | PhD defence

PhD degree awarded

Congratulations, Julia!

Events

Sat 18 Apr
09:00-12:00 | Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Split, Croatia.
The Identification of Domestic Architecture in Archaic Rome Beyond Tufa and Tiles
AS A PREVENTIVE MEASURE AGAINST THE SPREADING OF COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS UNFORTUNATELY BEEN CANCELLED. Lecture at Roman Archaeology Conference 2020 by PhD student Nikoline Sauer.
Tue 21 Apr
13:00-14:00 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark, Building 4230-232.
POSTPONED: Stations, stops, and connecting places in the urban networks of Central Asia (8th-13th centuries CE)
AS A PREVENTIVE MEASURE AGAINST THE SPREADING OF COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS UNFORTUNATELY BEEN POSTPONED. Lecture by Research Fellow Paul Wordsworth, University of Oxford.
Wed 06 May
10:00-16:00 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet), Aarhus University, Moesgård Allé 20, 8270 Højbjerg, Denmark (Building 4230-232).
Archaeocartography: The Challenges and Possibilities of Archaeological Distribution Mapping
PhD Course organised by Professor Søren Sindbæk and Postdoc Pieterjan Deckers.
Fri 15 May
14:00-14:30 | Lund University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History
The Danish-Italian excavations on Caesar’s Forum
Lecture by Postdoc Sine G. Saxkjær at the workshop "The Forum Romanum – Architecture, space and politics".
Tue 26 May
12:00-14:00 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark, Building 4230-232
Small data - Big challenges: Facilitating quantitative research of the ancient world
Seminar by Associate Professor Adéla Sobotkova, Postdoc Petra Hermankova, Postdoc Vojtech Kase and Postdoc Antonio Rivero Ostoic (Aarhus University).

Current and upcoming visitors

  • Michael Blömer (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)
    11-14 May 2020
  • Nora Farber (University of Oxford)
    18-22 May 2020
  • Scott Ortman (University of Colorado Boulder)
    25 May-12 June 2020
  • Roland Fletcher (University of Sydney)
    27 May-8 June 2020
  • Andrew Cabaniss (University of Michigan)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Gabriel Zuchtriegel (Parco Archeologico Paestum, Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Gary M. Feinman (Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago)
    28-29 May 2020
  • John Hanson (University of Reading)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Kevin S. Lee  (University of Texas at Austin)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Kirstine Haase (Odense City Museums)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Linda M. Nicholas (Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Manuel Fernández-Götz (University of Edinburgh)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Michael E. Smith (Arizona State University)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Philip Parton (Australian National University)
    28-29 May 2020
  • René Ohlrau (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Tom Moore (Durham University)
    28-29 May 2020
  • Elizabeth Murphy (Florida State University)
    1 September-15 December 2020