History / Philosophy

Materials Science - History - Nov 13
Materials Science - History
In autumn 2017, the archaeological service of the Canton of Berne was amazed when two private individuals delivered a crusted lump of metal. The bronze hand of Prêles, decorated with a ribbon of gold, turned out to be the oldest bronze sculpture of a human body part in Central Europe. But where did the metals of the sensational find come from? Empa researchers were involved in the investigation.
History - Life Sciences - Nov 7
History - Life Sciences

Scholars have been all over Rome for hundreds of years, but it still holds some secrets - for instance, relatively little is known about where the city's denizens actually came from.

History - Life Sciences - Nov 7

Despite extensive records of the history of Rome, little is known about the city's population over time. A new genetic history of the Eternal City reveals a dynamic population shaped in part by political and historical events.

Life Sciences - History - Nov 5
Life Sciences - History

The genome of an ancient Egyptian wheat has been sequenced for the first time by a UCL-led team, revealing historical patterns of crop movement and domestication.

Social Sciences - History - Oct 25

Stephanie Jones-Rogers says this book project represents "10 years of pain, intermingled with pride.” But the slaves' stories of trauma compelled her to persevere.

History - Music - Nov 7

One of the ways that audiences can engage with the sights and sounds of the past is through new cinematic works, television shows and exhibition spaces that weave in and contextualize archival footage.

Social Sciences - History - Nov 6
Social Sciences - History

As Stanford prepares to celebrate the new Jane Stanford Way on Nov. 14, university archaeologist Laura Jones talks about the history of Native Americans in this area, the university's relationship with the Muwekma Ohlone and the decision to rename landmarks that once honored Junipero Serra.

Innovation - History - Oct 28

The way people lived their lives hundreds of years ago will be brought to life at a unique event being held at the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday 30 October 2019. Academics and specialists from cultural and creative industries will come together to showcase the tools and experiences they have created at the final public demonstration of the EMOTIVE project.

History - Oct 23
History

Nothing like the Roman Empire ever emerged again - which was a good thing, says Stanford historian Walter Scheidel.


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History/Archeology - 19.11
Juniorprofessur (W1) auf Zeit (3 Jahre) für Papyrologie (Uni) Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
History/Archeology - 07.11
Professur für ’Europäische Geschichte des Spätmittelalters’ Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
History/Archeology - 28.10
Teaching Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
History/Archeology - 27.09
Assistant Professor, Roman Material Culture University of Alberta
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