Category: Dissemination

The forgotten battle of the Spanish Civil War: recovering the archaeology of the fight at Turó del Balís 

A new study, led by the Landscape Archaeology Research Group (GIAP) of the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC-CERCA), unveils new details about the battlefield of Turó del Balís, one of the last Republican resistance episodes in Maresme (Catalonia) at the end of the Spanish Civil War, and proposes the preservation of the archaeological site.…
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Open Access! A city against the current: A reconstruction of Holocene sea-level changes and the evolution of coastal landscapes in ancient Abdera (Thrace, Gr.)

New paper unveils the Northern Aegean’s history and geography with unprecedented detail. The study presents the first comprehensive Relative Mean Sea-Level curve for the region, exposing Neolithic drowned landscapes along the coast. Alfredo Mayoral, Ana Ejarque, Arnau Garcia-Molsosa, Mercourios Georgiadis, Giannis Apostolou, Vincent Gaertner, Constantina Kallintzi, Eurydice Kefalidou, Hèctor Orengo. A city against the current:…
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Limited free access! Food in Ancient China (Elements in the Archaeology of Food)

DOWNLOAD NOW! Get a FREE download of the book until the 18th of December: Food in Ancient China (cambridge.org) The series “Elements in the Archaeology of Food”, published by Cambridge University Press, has published its first volume! Jaffe, Y. (2023). Food in Ancient China (Elements in the Archaeology of Food). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. December 2023. ISSN…
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Plants, seeds and fire: an archaeobotany dissemination weekend

This weekend, Alexandra Kriti and Alexandra Livarda will participate in two events, presenting the preliminary results on the experimental pyres, real-life charring experiments that took place in Crete a few months ago, in the context of Kriti’s PhD thesis and the DarkRevisited project. First, Alexandra Kriti presented in a two-day workshop in the context of…
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Semi-nomadic pastoralism and the origins of the Indus Civilization

Dr. Francesc C. Conesa was invited to give a seminar in the Spanish National Archaeological Museum (MAN) to present the latest developments and forthcoming plans of the project “Kachchh Archaeological Project: trade, pastoralism and the origins of the Indus Civilisation” (Palarq Foundation): Semi-nomadic pastoralism and the origins of the Indus Civilization 14th November 18h CET. Open…
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Reconstructing the past from below and above

In the heart of Delhi, on November 9th, 2023, the illustrious Shiv Nadar University hosted an event featuring Navjot Kour. Ms. Kour disseminated her ongoing work RIVERINE, unveiling the rich archaeological heritage of the plains of Jammu. Her audience consisted of undergraduates, postgraduates and faculty members. The Genesis of RIVERINE At the heart of Ms. Kour’s…
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Roman foodways and diet in ICORB2023

Today marks the start of the International Congress on Roman Bioarchaeology (ICORB2023), which is taking place from the 26-28th October 2023. Theoni Baniou and Federica Riso from GIAP (ICAC-CERCA) ware presenting their research and results: Cooking and eating in the Roman west: new insights into the foodways of the inhabitants of Iesso and Puig Castellar…
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Joining forces to protect the cultural heritage of non-timber forest products

On October 3rd, the first meeting of the Management Committee for the ongoing COST Action CA22155, “Network for forest by-products charcoal, resin, tar, potash (EU-PoTaRCh),” took place. During the committee meeting, representatives from 26 European countries selected the Grant Holder Institution, which is the Poznan University of Life Sciences. Currently, the Action unites 130 members from…
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Archaeology of Mountain Landscapes: Interdisciplinary Research Strategies of Agro-Pastoralism in Upland Regions

SUNY Press publishes a new book, edited by Ramón y Cajal researcher Dr. Arnau Garcia-Molsosa, a result of The Tenth IEMA Visiting Scholar Conference, which counts with contributions by Hèctor A. Orengo, Josep Maria Palet, Merkouris Georgiadis (ICAC), José Alejandro Beltrán Caballero and Ricardo Mar (URV). Garcia-Molsosa, A. (ed.) 2023. Archaeology of Mountain Landscapes: Interdisciplinary Research Strategies…
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Preliminary programme available for the AEA2023Tgn

The preliminary programme of the 43rd Conference of the Association for Environmental Archaeology (AEA2023Tgn) has been published in the conference’s website: Preliminary programme Registrations will remain open until the 31st October 23:59h CET at this link: https://bit.ly/RegistrationAEA2023 Check all the information about the conference, social events, how to reach Tarragona, accommodation, and more in the…
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