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Excavations in Jerash, Jordan (The Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project).

2021.04.16 | Research, History and archaeology

UrbNet and Cambridge University Press collaborate on new book series

The new peer-reviewed book series Urban Archaeological Pasts presents new approaches and syntheses in the archaeology and ancient history of urban societies across the world. It is based on, among other things, the lecture series given by residential scholars at UrbNet.

From excavation to archive: Ingholt recording the excavation of the tomb of Malkû. Image © Palmyra Portrait Project and Ingholt Archive, courtesy of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

2021.04.16 | Course, History and archaeology

New Perspectives on Archive Archaeology - PhD Course

Summary by PhD Student Rhiannon Garth Jones.

View of the Nymphaeum on the main street in Gerasa (Jerash, Jordan). Photo: Rubina Raja.

2021.04.16 | Course, History and archaeology

Urban resilience in the ancient world – PhD course

Summary by PhD Student Rhiannon Garth Jones.

2021.04.15 | History and archaeology

Premiere of the documentary 'Les visages oubliés de Palmyre'

24 April 2021, the French documentary 'Les visages oubliés de Palmyre' will premiere on television. The film is about the oasis city of Palmyra and takes as one of its points of departure the research conducted in the Palmyra Portrait Project.

2021.04.12 | Publication

Managing the Middle Ground: Priests in Palmyra and their iconographies

New publication by Professor Rubina Raja.

2021.04.09 | Media coverage

Anden udgravningsfase på Cæsars Forum i Rom

I marts måned blev anden fase af de dansk-italienske udgravninger af Cæsars Forum i Rom indledt. Selvom udgravningen stadig er på et tidligt stadie, er der allerede gjort væsentlige fund, som kaster nyt lys over Alessandrino-kvarterets historie i 1900-tallet.

One of the colourless Roman glass sherds from Jerash, Jordan, analysed in this study. Purple splashes are iridescence due to weathering. Photo: Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project.

2021.04.08 | Publication, History and archaeology

Paper about origin of Roman glass in the top 100 downloaded earth science papers in 2020

The paper is written by researchers from Aarhus Geochemistry and Isotope Research Platform (AGiR), Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) and the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project.

2021.04.08 | History and archaeology

Live online interview with Rubina Raja before the premiere of Les visages oubliés de Palmyre

On 23 April 2021, Rubina Raja will be interviewed live in connection with the coming premiere of the documentary Les visages oubliés de Palmyre.

2021.04.08 | Publication

Caesar’s Past and Posterity’s Caesar

New publication by Postdoc Trine Arlund Hass and Professor Rubina Raja.

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