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2020.01.14 | History and archaeology

Oldtidens Palmyra gemmer på vigtig viden om bæredygtighed

Arkæologer skal i nyt projekt undersøge Syriens antikke magt- og handelscentrums cirkulære økonomi og se på, hvordan det kan inspirere os til at løse fremtidens udfordringer.

Fig. 1: Lake Paliastomi in the Rioni Delta (photo: Emanuele E. Intagliata).
Fig. 2: The river Rioni (Emanuele E. Intagliata).
Fig. 3: A local “Colchian Amphora” now on display at the Poti Museum of Colchian Culture (photo: Davit Naskidashvili).

2020.01.13 | Research news

Urban networks and exchange on the eastern Black Sea coast

Assistant Professor Emanuele E. Intagliata reflects on the results of his study season in Georgia in spring 2019.

2020.01.09 | Knowledge exchange

Symposium about Palmyra

On 18 January, the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek will host a symposium about Palmyra for all interested. The day will feature talks by leading experts on Palmyrene history and archaeology, and there will be an opportunity to join the speakers in the museum's special exhibition on Palmyra.

2020.01.08 | Media coverage

Cultural heritage in Iran

Kulturen på P1 with Centre Director Rubina Raja: Radio interview about cultural heritage in Iran in the wake of Trump's threats. Starts at 00:57:59.

2020.01.07 | Grants

The cultural heritage of Palmyra will be explored through the records of Ingholt in a new research project

Funded by ALIPH, a new research project about Palmyra’s damaged and lost cultural heritage is initiated this January. Archive material held at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek will be explored, and it will become possible to recontextualise and recreate artefact assemblages affected by the war in Syria.

Events

Mon 03 Feb
19:30-21:00 | The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, H.C. Andersens Boulevard 35 DK-1553 København V
Palmyra, ørkenens perle – én by, tusindevis af skæbner
Lecture by Professor and Centre Director Rubina Raja.
Tue 25 Feb
13:00-14:00 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark, Building 4230-232
Antiurban cities: Social agglomeration and egalitarianism in the Horn of Africa
Lecture by Alfredo González-Ruibal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
Mon 16 Mar
19:30-21:15 | AU Campus Emdrup Building D Room D166, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 København NV, Denmark.
De dansk-italienske udgravninger på Cæsars Forum
Cæsar og hans efterliv lecture at Danish University Extension by Jan Kindberg Jakobsen (Glyptoteket).
Tue 17 Mar
09:00-12:00 | Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) Aarhus University, Moesgård Allé 20, DK-8270 Højbjerg Denmark, Building 4230-232
PhD pre-defence Nikoline Sauer
Project: The Archaic Period on the Forum of Caesar: The Urbanisation of Early Rome, 7th-5th Century BC.
Mon 23 Mar
19:30-21:15 | AU Campus Emdrup Building D Room D166, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 København NV, Denmark.
Forfatteren Cæsar
Cæsar og hans efterliv lecture at Danish University Extension by Per Methner Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen).

Current and upcoming visitors

  • Stefan Larsson (Kulturen, Lund)
  • 15-16 January 2020
  • Adam Rogers (University of Leicester)
    16 January 2020
  • Lacey Wallace (University of Lincoln)
    16 January 2020
  • Louise Revell (University of Southampton)
    16 January 2020
  • Penelope Goodman (University of Leeds)
    16 January 2020
  • Richard Hingley (Durham University)
    16 January 2020
  • Simon Edmond Cleary (University of Birmingham)
    16 January 2020
  • Annie Sartre-Fauriat (Université de Tours)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Eivind Heldaas Seland (University of Bergen)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Grzegorz Majcherek (University of Warsaw)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Jean-Baptiste Yon (Laboratoire HiSoMa)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Kenneth Lapatin (J. Paul Getty Museum)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Maura Heyn (University of North Carolina - Greensboro)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Maurice Sartre (Université de Tours)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Ted Kaizer (Durham University)
    17-19 January 2020
  • Alfredo González-Ruibal (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)
  • 25 February 2020
  • Neil Price (Uppsala University)
    10 March 2020
  • Andrea Brock (University of St Andrews)
    16-18 March 2020
  • Paul Wordsworth (University of Oxford)
    21 April 2020 
  • Roland Fletcher (University of Sydney)
    27 May-8 June 2020
  • Scott Ortman (University of Colorado Boulder)
    25 May-12 June 2020
  • Elizabeth Murphy (Florida State University)
    1 September-15 December 2020