Category: Dissemination

Landscape footprints of peopling and colonisation in the coastal hinterland of Emporion-Emporiae, NE Iberia

GIAP-ICAC researchers Dr. Josep Maria Palet and Dr. Hèctor A. Orengo recently published, in The Holocene, the latest results on the coastal hinterland of Emporion–Emporiae (NE, Iberia). A collaboration with: Ana Ejarque1, 2, Ramon Julià3, Pere Castanyer4 & Santiago Riera31ISEM, Univ Montpellier, CNRS, IRD, France2GEOLAB, CNRS, Université Clermont Auvergne, France3Seminary of Prehistoric Studies and Research, Section of Prehistory and…
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Call For Abstracts EAA 2022 – Session #230

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to the session #230 in the 2022 international meeting of the EAA (European Association of Archaeologists) that will be held from 31 Aug to 3 Sept in Budapest. This session is entitled: “Sediment and soil archives to decipher human-environment interactions in wetland landscapes from the Neolithic to…
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Heritage at risk: remote and ground monitoring of endangered heritage in La Palma volcano eruption

During the past two months, a research team coordinated by Francesc C. Conesa (GIAP-ICAC) and Nuria Álvarez (Benahoarita Archaeological Museum) have been closely monitoring the ongoing volcano eruption at La Palma island in the Canary Islands. They have accessed and surveyed the exclusion area next to the lava flows to map and document Cultural Heritage…
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What Can Faunal Remains Explain about Household Economies in Antiquity?

Dr. Lídia Colominas will present her latest research in the workshop OIKONOMIA ‘The Management of Ancient Domestic Economies: Comparing Textual and Material Approaches’, on 16th December 2021, organised by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). The entire event can be followed in streaming through the following link: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/69f2791c2de64691950d083af3081b16 12: 45 h What Can Faunal Remains Explain about Household…
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Types of inequality, trade networks and measuring materials

GIAP-ICAC researcher Toby C. Wilkinson is participating in the conference “Inequalities in Supra-Regional Eurasian Exchange Networks (8000 – 2000 BP)“, taking place from Dec 2nd to 4th 2021, organised by the ROOTS Cluster of Excellence of Kiel University. As stated in the organiser’s website: “Exchange networks structure and development are essential for explaining social and…
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Food and economy of provincial Rome: Katie Tardio returns to ICAC after the pandemic halt

During this month, we were happy to receive the visit of an old friend from the United States. Katie Tardio, who works on her PhD thesis at the Departament of Classics de la University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, EE. UU., stayed with Lídia Colominas (GIAP-ICAC) this October to analyse unfinished samples after the…
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We expand on remote sensing and geoarchaeology! GIAP awarded two more postdoctoral grants

In the picture: Francesc C. Conesa (left) and Alfredo Mayoral (right). Great news for our remote sensing and geoarchaeology lines of research! We celebrate that Francesc C. Conesa and Alfredo Mayoral have recently been awarded a Beatriu de Pinós (MSCA Cofund-Generalitat de Catalunya) and a Juan de la Cierva-Incorporación (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación) postdoctoral grants respectively. We are thrilled…
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“Food and culture: stories of the past” – a review of 2 new publications

This year the ‘archaeology of food’ field has been enriched by several new publications. Dr Alexandra Livarda, co-editor with Dr Katheryn Twiss (Stony Brook University, New York) of the Elements Series ‘Archaeology of Food’ (Cambridge University Press), was invited to review two of these: Robyn E. Cutright. 2021. The story of food in the human past: how what we ate made us…
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Involving high-school students in archaeology in the context of The European Researchers Night

Science will once again fill the streets, markets, and educational centers. The fourth edition of the European Research Night recovers the face-to-face activities in an edition still marked by the restrictions derived from the pandemic. While most of our researchers are still in the field, we didn’t want to miss this great opportunity to promote science to…
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Presenting the latest research on the Gallic Oppidum of Gergovie

Illustration by Yoann Bit Monnot for Museé Gergovie. Virtual conference “Gergovie: new geoarchaeological and paleoenvironmental research”. Presented by Alfredo Mayoral, geoarchaeologist at GIAP (ICAC) and Geolab (UMR 6042 UCA-CNRS).Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.On the Facebook page – Musée de GergovieStay informed by subscribing to the facebook event.  The fame of the Gallic oppidum of Gergovia is…
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