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20 years of Classical Archaeology from Tarragona!

The ICAC celebrates its first 20 years, since its creation, in the fall of 2002. This fall will mark the 20th anniversary since the ICAC started its research activity. In 2002, the Institute began its first projects under the direction of Josep Guitart, located in a temporary classroom donated by the URV. The current headquarters, in…
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Work with us! Open call for technician for archaeobiology lab

Open call at the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology with three positions as technologists and one position as a technician, to work in different units of the Institute, within the framework of the Investigo program. The Investigo program (Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca) aims to fund programs for hiring of young people (under 30…
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The GIAP team gets bigger! Meet our new MSCA postdoctoral fellows

We are glad to finally be able to welcome our new team members to Tarragona! Three brilliant postdoctoral researchers joined GIAP (ICAC) this September. Skyscapes, religion, plants and ancient irrigation are some of the themes to be investigated by the three successful postdoctoral MSCA fellows.  STAR-AGESS: Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Ritual and Ancient Greek Experience of Sacred Spaces (H2020-MSCA-IF-2020-101026674) Efrosyni Boutsikas Dr. Boutsikas is an…
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Giannis Apostolou awarded Onassis Foundation Scholarship!

We celebrate that GIAP (ICAC) PhD candidate Giannis Apostolou has been awarded an Onassis Foundation Scholarship, which will provide research funds to carry on with his research until autumn 2024. Congratulations Giannis!  Onassis Foundation offers up to 60 annual scholarships for postgraduate and doctoral studies in countries worldwide (countries other than Greece) and up to 10 scholarships for postgraduate studies in Greece.…
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We welcome a new postdoc in GIAP! Navjot Kour

This past June, postdoctoral researcher Navjot Kour joined GIAP (ICAC) for the two-year project RIVERINE: Mapping archaeological mounds and long-term socio-ecological transformations in riverine monsoonal plains (Agencia Estatal de Investigación PCI2021-122026-2B). The project revolves around the interactions between the hydrological resources of the Jammu and Kashmir regions, in northwestern India, and the exploitation of the…
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5 MSCA postdoc grants awarded to GIAP-ICAC!

Today we’re celebrating the remarkable success of our MSCAs applications for the 2021 call, the results of which have just been announced. GIAP-ICAC is proud to welcome 5 new MSCA postdoctoral fellows (and possibly one more waiting in the reserve list), expanding research in the forthcoming years and providing research funds for a total value…
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In support of Ukranian researchers

At GIAP-ICAC we adhere to the declaration of CERCA condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine: “The CERCA system of research centers in Catalonia, currently consists of 42 research centers where almost 12,000 people work. It is currently one of the leading European organisms in research and innovation excellence. The CERCA system is positioned against any…
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Postdoc call! Archaeological site detection based on multispectral satellite imagery

We are searching for excellent candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Remote Sensing or a similar field interested in conducting research in archaeological sites detection based on applying machine learning techniques on multispectral aerial images. Contract duration: 22 months The context of this project is an ongoing collaboration between the Catalan Institute of Classical…
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Happy International Women’s Day! GIAP joins ICAC’s Gender-Balance Committee

In GIAP-ICAC we’re committed to achieving gender balance and equality at all levels. We are glad to inform you that the ICAC has renewed the Gender Balance Committee, which 2 GIAP-ICAC researchers recently joined. From left to right in the picture: Alfredo Mayoral Pascual, GIAP-ICAC (representative of the research staff)Lídia Colominas Barberà, GIAP-ICAC (representative of…
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Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

The ICAC joined, for a fourth year in a row, the commemoration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11th). On the occasion, the City Council of Santa Perpètua de Mogoda (Barcelona) and the ICAC Committee for Gender Equality have been organizing different dissemination actions, from 8 to 14 February 2022. 11F celebration aims to…
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