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Second year of successful harvesting in our experimental cultivations in Greece

The team of dedicated IHU and trainee agronomy students that made harvest and threshing possible. ‘Twiggy’ the car also deserves a mention, as the silent hero of the project. A long, hard, and yet particularly rewarding stage comes to its end; the end of the second successful harvest and threshing of our experimental cultivations in…
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Supplying the Roman army? Animal production and consumption in the countryside of north-eastern Iberia  (Can Rubió, la Garrotxa)

New article in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, led by GIAP (ICAC) researcher Lídia Colominas in collaboration with Oriol Olesti (Departament de Ciències de l’Antiguitat i de l’Edat Mitjana. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain), Jordi Guàrdia (Professional Archaeologist, Spain) and Karin Harzbecher (Institut d’Estudis del Próxim Orient Antic, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain). Access…
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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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Mediterranean Colonial Landscapes: Princeton Athens Center Workshop

Princeton University, in collaboration with GIAP (ICAC), is organizing the ‘Princeton Athens Center Workshop. Mediterranean Colonial Landscapes‘, to be held at the Princeton Athens Center for Research and Hellenic Studies in Athens, Greece on July 13-14 2022, with sponsorship from the Princeton International Fund (IF) and the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies. Dates: 13/07/2022 – 14/07/2022Location: Princeton Athens…
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Data management and processing in archaeology

Today, PhD Candidate Giannis Apostolou is in Strasbourg (France), to participate in the summer school “MOSAICdata: data management and processing in archaeology“, taking place from the 11th to 16th July 2022. MOSAICdata: data management and processing in archaeology Archaeology is a discipline that produces more and more data in many forms, whether from fieldwork or…
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GIAP starts a new survey campaign in the Mongolian steppes

GIAP researchers Francesc C. Conesa and Arnau Carbonell-Puigventós are currently in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital, to set up the final preparations for their field survey season starting in Züünkhangai sum, Uvs province in the north-western part of the country (featured picture by OAK stories).    This summer Francesc and Arnau are joining an international team together with Natalia Égüez (University of…
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GIAP participates at the 25th International Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art… in Barcelona! 

From Monday to Friday this week, GIAP (ICAC)’s ongoing research will be well represented at the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art (EASAA), starting today at the Ciutadella Campus of the University Pompeu Fabra at the very heart of Barcelona.  EASAA is one of those must-attend conferences for many of us! It has been organized…
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Farewell Rosa and Mar!

After a few months in GIAP (ICAC), Mar and Rosa will say farewell to the archaeozoology team this July. Supervised by Lídia Colominas, she introduced them to the laboratory practices and methodologies in archaeozoology. Mar Jornet is a master’s degree student at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), focusing on Ancient Mediterranean. She joined us in the context of…
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Let the harvest begin! Second year of experimental cultivations in Greece

The students of International Hellenic University (IHU), Solon Samiotis and Nektarios Theophanous, collecting barley heads for further analysis. After a long month of meticulous and detailed measurements and observations at our experimental cultivations in Thermi Thessalonikis, the time has finally arrived to commence the critical stage of the harvest. The harvest started in early June,…
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Centuriated Landscapes in Italy and the Iberian Peninsula

Josep Maria Palet Martínez and Maria Jesús Ortega will be presenting today in the workshop: ‘Centuriated Landscapes in Italy and the Iberian Peninsula‘, organised by the Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut Rome and University of Groningen , and sponsored by the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds. The workshop is hosted at the KNIR in Rome on 28th and 29th…
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