Category: MSCA

Towards a Cognitive Understanding of ancient Greek Ritual

Today, Efrosyni Boutsikas (MSCA researcher at ICAC & senior lecturer at University of Kent) is offering a seminar at the at the Department of the Study of Religion of Aarhus University. Towards a Cognitive Understanding of ancient Greek Ritual: Immersive reconstructions of Sanctuaries and Rituals in Space and TimeEfrosyni BoutsikasWednesday 21/02/24 at at 12h About the…
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MSCA results are out! 4 new postdoctoral fellowships for GIAP

Great news for GIAP (ICAC-CERCA) in the 2023 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) call from the European Union. We were awarded 4 new postdoctoral fellows to join us, one of which is Faidon Moudopoulos, who we celebrate will be able to extend his stay with us for another 2 years! The computational team will expand on mountain environments, pastoralism…
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Scopes of working in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley Using a Combined Remote Sensing and Geoarchaoelogical Approach

Sayantani Neogi will be in Glasgow tomorrow to present in the 2024 BANEA Annual Meeting, hosted by The University of Glasgow on the 3-5 January 2024. Organised around “Archaeological and heritage practice in Southwest Asia: towards equitable futures”, the conference will foreground archaeology’s role and responsibilities in climate change discourse; the discipline’s colonial inheritances and legacies, and…
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Open call for papers EAA2024! GIAP co-organises 5 sessions

The call for papers for the EAA Annual Meeting is open! The EAA2024 will take place in Rome, Italy, on the 28-31 August 2024. GIAP (ICAC-CERCA) will co-organise 5 sessions: EXTENDED DEADLINE! 8th 12th of February 2024.Submit your papers here: https://submissions.e-a-a.org/eaa2024/ ABSTRACTS: Title: Machine learning methods in archaeological research: new approaches, barriers and standardization Theme:…
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The team grows bigger! We welcome 2 new researchers and a technician

This December, we are glad to welcome 3 new team members to GIAP (ICAC-CERCA): Andrew McLeanMSCA postdoctoral fellow Andrew McLean finished his PhD at Edinburgh last year. His thesis analyzed the economy of the Roman Adriatic with a focus on modeling mobility and movement. He then looked at wine and oil production and patterns of…
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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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Meet our new MSCA fellow to research the ancient landscapes of Lebanon

Last August, the research group welcomed Dr. Sayantani Neogi, who will be with us for the next two years to work on her MSCA-IF project SIGNATURE (HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF-01-101067100). Sayantani completed her PhD in Geoarchaeology at the University of Cambridge (2014) while working on Indus archaeological contexts. Primarily trained as a geomorphologist, she has a  long-standing interest in…
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Call for papers CAA2024! S9: Computational methods to study ancient societies, landscapes and riverine systems straddling Asia and Africa

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to our session in the 51st CAA International conference (CAA2024), which will take place in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland (New Zealand) from 8 – 12 April 2024. The deadline for papers is 19th of October 2023. EXTENDED DEADLINE to 26th October 2023!Submit your paper here: https://2024.caaconference.org/call-for-papers-and-posters-now-open/ S9: Between the…
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Prominent representation of GIAP (ICAC) in the EAA2023!

Yesterday started the 29th EAA Annual Meeting, which is taking place in Belfast (Ireland) from the 30th of August to the 2nd of September. This year’s themes incorporate the diversity and multidimensionality of archaeological practice, including archaeological interpretation, heritage management and politics of the past and present. GIAP (ICAC) has 12 contributions to the conference,…
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Open access! New study reveals unprecedented detail of historical hydrological networks and new archaeological sites

In a new groundbreaking study, multiple computational methods are integrated for the first time in a single research to map historical hydrological networks and identify new archaeological sites in the Indus River basin, achieving unprecedented detail. Alluvial floodplains have played a significant role in the development and transformation of urban agrarian-based societies. The interaction between human…
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