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CALL FOR PAPERS: City and Micro-region in the Ancient Mediterranean (and Beyond)

Next year, the Istanbul and Madrid departments of the German Archaeological Institute will organize two joint conferences on “City and Micro-region in the Ancient Mediterranean (and Beyond)”. Madrid Conference German Archaeological Institute in Madrid, 21st – 23rd May 2025 “City & Micro-Region Configurations” Themes City & micro-region configurations as complex socio-ecological systems Temporal scales and […]

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Call for Papers: Amphoras and the Archaeology of Ancient Economies (8th through 1st centuries BC). Mobilizing Knowledge in a New Generation

Research on transport amphoras is a major subject of interest in the field of pottery studies due to their role in ancient trade and economy. In recent decades, their production, distribution, and consumption throughout the Mediterranean have drawn considerable attention, leading to new research questions prompted by the increasing number of publications. The forthcoming conference, […]

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Spring Tour 2024: Von Handel und Wandel: Eminönü und Karaköy als Traditionelle Wirtschaftszentren Istanbuls

Our spring tours go on! This Saturday, Prof. Dr. Felix Pirson will talk about “Handel und Wandel – Eminönü und Karaköy als traditionelle Wirtschaftszentren Istanbuls”. Graphic: M. Kinzel The tour will take place on Saturday, 04 May at 15:00 in German. The meeting point is at Belediye Çay Bahçesi (between Mısır Çarşısı and Hatice Turhan […]

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Lecture: PAST AND PRESENT RESEARCH ON THE LATE BRONZE AGE AND EARLY IRON AGE IN NORTHWESTERN AZERBAIJAN

In the mid-19th century, economic interests in the Lesser Caucasus laid the foundations for archaeological research into the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age of north-western Azerbaijan, also known as the Xocalı-Gədəbəy culture. Since then, research into this period has continued through annual archaeological expeditions and individual scholars’ initiatives. Large-scale excavations have been conducted […]

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Lecture: TSUNAMIS, VOLCANIC ASHES AND A VICTIM OF LATE BRONZE AGE THERA ERUPTION DISCOVERED AT ÇEŞME – BAĞLARARASI (TÜRKİYE)

Disasters, whether natural or anthropogenic, can be drivers of landscape and cultural change. The Late Bronze Age Thera eruption was one of the largest natural disasters witnessed in human history. Its impact, consequences, and timing, have dominated the discourse of ancient Mediterranean studies for nearly a century. A well-preserved volcanic ash layer and chaotic destruction […]