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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 […]

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Book Presentation: Konstantinopel – Samos – Berlin. Verpfändung, Fundteilung und heimliche Ausfuhr von Antiken am Vorabend des Ersten Weltkrieges

On the occasion of the 4th Day of Provenance Research, the Berlin Antikensammlung of the State Museums invites to the book presentation “Konstantinopel – Samos – Berlin. Verpfändung, Fundteilung und heimliche Ausfuhr von Antiken am Vorabend des Ersten Weltkrieges” on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 18:00. The book presentation will take place online on Webex. […]

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Lecture Announcement: ZWISCHEN ANSPRUCH UND NOTWENDIGKEIT: DIE HISPANO-RÖMISCHE KLEINSTADT MUNIGUA IN DER BAETICA

With the conquest of large parts of Europe, Rome was confronted with administrative problems. This task was assigned to the cities. At places where cities were lacking, as in the western, northern, and African provinces, sometimes they had to be established. The building requirements were always the same. Each city had to manage the task […]

Archaeological Research More Than Digging

Zooarchaeology: The Stories Bones Tell

Zooarchaeology is the study of archaeological animal remains, which include materials like bones, teeth, and shells. Unlike biology or paleontology, zooarchaeology focuses on human-animal interactions and the impacts of those interactions on human culture, the environment, and the animals themselves. As one of the most abundant categories of artifact recovered during excavation, animal remains allow […]

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Travelling Scholarship by the Ernst-Kirsten-Gesellschaft

The ERNST-KIRSTEN-GESELLSCHAFT. Internationale Gesellschaft für historische Geographie der alten Welt will award in 2022 two scholarships of € 1000 to young scholars to enable them to undertake research trips motivated by historical geography. Young scholars, especially Master’s students and doctoral candidates, will be taken into consideration. The deadline for applications is 15 April 2022. Please […]

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Lecture Announcement: URBAN COMPLEXITY AND HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS IN BRONZE AGE TO HELLENISTIC ANATOLIA

Of all the challenges facing humanity today, rapid urbanisation and its impact on the natural environment is one of the most fundamental. Over 55% of the global population currently lives in urban areas, and this is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. Urban development is associated with negative features such as overcrowding, pollution, and […]