Category: Dissemination

GIAP on the radio waves! Alexandra Livarda presents our experimental cultivations

Alexandra Livarda presents an update on our experimental cultivations in Greece, in the new ‘Toquem Pedra‘, the section about archaeology in Tarragona Ràdio‘s ‘Què de qué‘ programme. The scientific dissemination program ‘Toquem Pedra’ has been broadcast since 2021, and is broadcast live on the third Wednesday of each month, at 11:40 am. “What do you…
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The highest Roman site discovered so far in Catalonia: GIAP plans new archaeological works at Coll de Molleres

ICAC’s archaeological surveys in the area (carried out since 2018) raised the possibility of a military settlement at an altitude of 2,500 m. Meranges City Council and the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC) have reached an agreement to reactivate this summer the archaeological works at Coll de Molleres site (Cerdanya), the highest Roman site discovered so…
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Last 2022 GIAP Seminar: ‘Model-based Mediterraneans’

Join us in the last 2022 GIAP Seminar! May 26th 2022, 18-19h CET ‘Model-based Mediterraneans’ Prof. Andrew BevanProfessor of Spatial and Comparative Archaeology, University College London (UCL, UK) Keywords: Computational models, spatial analysis, material culture, Mediterranean archaeology, human settlement, landscape ecology Access the webinar here: https://bit.ly/JoinGIAPseminarNo registration required. Hosted in Microsoft Teams (no Microsoft/Teams account…
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Bringing heritage education and mediation to the Pyrenees: ArqueoPirenaia, a new FECYT knowledge transfer project

The 2022 FECYT call for knowledge transfer projects has awarded a grant to a proposal by GIAP (ICAC), to boost the high mountain cultural landscape in the Núria Valley (Eastern Pyrenees). Featured: general view of the Font Negra archaeological site. Photo: ICAC. The project ‘ArqueoPirenaia. Social transfer, didactics and mediation of heritage in a high…
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New publication: Plant gathering and people-environment interactions at Epipalaeolithic Kharaneh IV, Jordan

New publication by researchers Leslie J. K. Bode (University of Nottingham), Alexandra Livarda GIAP (ICAC) & Matthew D. Jones (University of Nottingham) in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. Abstract: This paper presents the first archaeobotanical results on plant macroremains other than charcoal from the Early and Middle Epipalaeolithic site of Kharaneh IV in the Azraq basin, one…
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An unknown settlement revealed: a Greek newspaper echoes our Grevena project results

Picture of a Late Antiquity cist grave in Grevena. Picture by Merkouris Georgiadis (GIAP). The international Greek newspaper Kathimeriní recently published an article echoing the first results of the five-year research program in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Grevena and GIAP-ICAC, entitled “Archaeological Program of Grevena”, which began in 2021. From GIAP-ICAC’s side, the project is…
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Giving life to Roman cattle through multidisciplinary research. First step: skull reconstruction

Dr. Lídia Colominas and Anna Montemayor (Àbac S.L.) reconstructing the skull. Do you remember the paper “What Happened in That Pit? An Archaeozoological and GIS Approach to Study an Accumulation of Animal Carcasses at the Roman Villa of Vilauba (Catalonia)” published by Dr. Lídia Colominas (GIAP-ICAC) and the team of Museu de Banyoles on July 2021? In…
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New publication! ‘From Villae to Early Medieval Communities in Tarraconensis region: Changes and Continuities in Herding Practices​’

GIAP-ICAC researchers Abel Gallego-Valle, Lídia Colominas and Josep Maria Palet recently published their latest results in the Journal of Environmental Archaeology (Association for Environmental Archaeology). “From Villae to Early Medieval Communities in Tarraconensis region (northeast of the Iberian Peninsula): Changes and Continuities in Herding Practices​” Abstract In recent years, archaeology involved itself in solving one…
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Next GIAP Seminar : ‘Continuities and Innovations in Agriculture and Plant Processing in NW Mediterranean during the 1st millennium BC’

Join us in the third 2022 GIAP Seminar! April 28th 2022, 18-19h CET ‘Continuities and Innovations in Agriculture and Plant Processing in NW Mediterranean during the 1st millennium BC’ Prof. Natalia Alonso MartínezProfessor of Prehistory at University of Lleida Keywords: Agriculture, Archaeobotany, Iron Age, Iberian Culture, Technological innovations Access the webinar here: https://bit.ly/JoinGIAPseminarNo registration required.…
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Archaeozoology thesis defence: Abel Gallego-Valle

As part of the interuniversity doctoral program in Classical Archeology (URV-ICAC-UAB), we are pleased to invite you to the public reading of the doctoral thesis of GIAP predoctoral researcher Abel Gallego, which has been co-directed by Dr. Lídia Colominas, Ramón i Cajal researcher at the Catalan Institute of Classical Archeology (ICAC), and Dr. Josep Maria…
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