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Event Announcement! Archaeo-Informatics: Challenges in Digital Archaeology

Modern archaeology is increasingly reliant on digital technology, from the documentation of finds and features through subsequent analyses and up to the resulting publications. This is, of course, quite wonderful, but this trend also presents archaeologists with previously unexpected challenges. Under the title “Archaeo-Informatics: Challenges in Digital Archaeology”, the Istanbul Department of the German Archaeological […]

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Workshop “Earthen Architecture Design and Construction Sustainability Practice”

Second NOS-HS Workshop on “Earthen architecture design and construction sustainability practice” hold in Lund, Sweden, 20th and 21st June 2022. In the framework of the NENA Initiative and the Research cooperation on earthen architecture “Earthen Architecture in Nordic research: Historic knowledge, Social Impact and Sustainability” (https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/projects/earthen-architecture-in-nordic-research-historic-knowledge-social) funded by the Nordic Research Council the second NOS-HS […]

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New Website Miletus Excavation

The Miletus Excavation (www.miletgrabung.uni-hamburg.de) has a new website that provides information about the ruins of Miletus, its landscape, and its history. Miletus was one of the most important cities of classical antiquity. Photo: Miletus Excavation, University Hamburg The first excavations took place more than 130 years ago. Since 2018, they have been carried out by […]

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The Many “Lives” of Ancient Buildings. Aspects of Continuity, Maintenance, Upkeep, Abandonment, Demolition, and Rebuilding

The 4th seminar of the 6th Research Network „Building, Building Economy and Building Sites“ was held online on April 1st and 2nd, 2022. It focused on the “lifecycle” of ancient buildings (Fig. 1). In this context, we asked for models for upkeep, repair and reuse. Another point was the relationship between continuity and change as […]

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Lecture Announcement: PATARA. DIE URBANISTISCHE ENTWICKLUNG EINER METROPOLE. ZUM GEDENKEN AN PROF. DR. HALUK ABBASOĞLU

The Lycian city of Patara has one of the most important ports of the eastern Mediterranean. Due to the increasing commercial and military importance of its well-protected harbour, which was an emporium, Patara achieved the designation “caput gentis Lyciae”. The settlement structures of the city were also determined by the natural features of this harbour […]