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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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New season of experimental cultivations!

The experimental cultivations in Thermi, at the facilities of Hellenic Agricultural Organization-DEMETER, near Thessaloniki (Greece), have started again! This time, in the framework of the new I+D project ‘DarkAegean’ led by Dr Alexandra Livarda in collaboration with the agronomers Dr Ioannis Mylonas (Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources) and Dr Elisa Ninou (International Hellenic…
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Cultur-Monts: in favor of knowledge transfer for sustainable development in southwestern Europe

The European project Cultur-Monts, led by GIAP (ICAC-CERCA) with a consortium of ten beneficiary partners from Spain, France, and Portugal, has been approved in the 1st call of the Interreg VI-B Sudoe program (2021-27). The project has a total budget of €1,689,340 and will be implemented over the next 3 years (2024-2026). The Cultur-Monts project, entitled “Valorización de…
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Open Access! Integrating Legacy Survey Data into GIS-based Analysis

Our latest article in Archaeological Prospection is reshaping our understanding of ancient human settlements by revisiting legacy survey data from the Mediterranean region. Archaeological exploration in the region has long relied on surface surveys, some of which were only recorded manually. Now, through innovative computational methods, researchers are breathing new life into these archives. In the Grevena…
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Open call for papers! LAC2024

Submit an abstract to the session we are co-organising in LAC2024! The conference will take place in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) on the 10-14th of June 2024. Deadline extended to 1st March. Submit your abstracts here: https://lac2024.com/call-for-abstracts/ Bridging historical landscape ecology and landscape archaeology: common questions and challenges in a rapidly changing world A…
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A Journey of Restoration and Musealization

Recently, Vallès Oriental TV paid a visit to Aiguafreda de Dalt to broadcast an interview in light of the ongoing restoration and musealization efforts at the archaeological complex, led by the Aiguafreda town council in collaboration with GIAP (ICAC-CERCA). In early 2014, the Aiguafreda town council, in agreement with the parish of Santa Maria and…
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GIAP joins the AccessCat Network to promote accessible science!

We are thrilled to announce the exciting addition of GIAP (ICAC-CERCA) to the the AccessCat Network to work on accessibility in archaeology. The AccessCat Network (Catalonia’s Accessibility Innovation Network: Media, Education, and Culture) is an initiative of the Generalitat de Catalunya aimed at promoting accessibility to information and communication, bridging the gap between the research world and…
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Ancient Skies, Modern Tools: Charting the course of Archaeoastronomy and Cultural Astronomy in the Digital Age

On January 30 and 31, the ICAC-CERCA hosts the research seminar ‘Ancient Skies, Modern Tools: Charting the course of Archaeoastronomy and Cultural Astronomy in the Digital Age,’ organized by MSCA researcher Efrosyni Boutsikas within the framework of the STAR-AGESS research project. Ancient Skies, Modern Tools: Charting the course of Archaeoastronomy and Cultural Astronomy in the Digital…
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Surveying the Montane Landscapes of Ancient Macedonia

To the fellows based in Oxford, our PhD candidate Giannis Apostolou has been invited to deliver a seminar for the Greek Archaeology Group & Prehistoric and Early Greece Graduate Seminars (GAG-PEGGS) at the Institute of Classical Archaeology of the University of Oxford this Thursday, the 25th of January at 13.00. Giannis’ paper will about ongoing work in…
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