Aarhus University Seal / Aarhus Universitets segl

News and events

2020.05.01 | Grants

SSHRC Grant for New Investigations at UNESCO World Heritage site L’Anse aux Meadows

Assistant Professor Thomas Birch is a member of the core team.

2020.04.30 | Media coverage

Palmyra Portræt Projektet og Caesars Forum Projektet indgår som led i digitalt kursus med over 2.300 deltagere verden over

Professor i klassisk arkæologi ved Aarhus Universitet Rubina Raja har sammen med forskere fra fem andre europæiske universiteter været med til at skabe rammerne for et stort online kursus om græske og romerske byer.

2020.04.27 | History and archaeology

Supporting Open Data policies: 3D model of the so-called tomb of Ḥairan

By Rubina Raja and Olympia Bobou.

Drawing: Jonathan Westin; Design: Florent Alias.

2020.04.23 | Course, History and archaeology

More than 2.300 people have joined the second run of MOOC on ancient cities

On 2 April, the second run of the massive open online course “Discovering Greek & Roman Cities” kicked off. The course on ancient urbanism and urbanity is a collaboration between Aarhus University and five other European universities.

2020.04.21 | Publication, History and archaeology

Full publication list from the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project published on FigShare

Several years of fieldwork in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash has resulted in many publications. Now a full list of the publications stemming from the UrbNet-related project can be found on FigShare.

2020.04.21 | Research news, History and archaeology

Supporting Open Data Policies – The Jerash Silver Scroll

New Digital Data published on FigShare by the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project and colleagues from the Zuse Institute Berlin and Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung in Berlin.

Fig. 1. Two Empire-wide digital models of Roman roads (top © ORBIS; middle © Ancient World Mapping Centre), but a highly detailed model representative of current knowledge is missing (bottom © MERCATOR-e) (illustration: © Tom Brughmans).
Fig. 2. Geographical representation of ORBIS transport model (© ORBIS). Node size and colour represent increasing physical distance over the network away from Rome. Edge colours represent edge type: red = sea, green = river, grey = road (illustration: © Tom Brughmans; background: © Openstreetmap).
Fig. 3. Topological representation of ORBIS transport model (© ORBIS). See figure 2 for legend (illustration: © Tom Brughmans).

2020.04.20 | Research news, History and archaeology

Digitizing the Roman Imperial road network

Associate Professor Tom Brughmans discusses the need to digitally aggregate evidence of roads throughout the Roman Empire, and shows how computational network techniques can be used as a Google Maps for the ancient world.

2020.04.08 | Publication, History and archaeology

Die Stadtgrabung in Doliche Zu den Ergebnissen der Feldarbeiten 2015 – 2018

New publication by Michael Blömer (former assistant professor at UrbNet).

2020.04.08 | Publication, History and archaeology

Review of: Krag, Signe and Rubina Raja (ed.). Women, children and the family in Palmyra

By Leonardo Gregoratti, Durham University.

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).

Showing results 51 to 60 of 915

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next