History / Philosophy

History - Health - Aug 13
History - Health
Columbus brought syphilis to Europe - or did he? A recent study conducted at the University of Zurich now indicates that Europeans could already have been infected with this sexually transmitted disease before the 15th century. In addition, researchers have discovered a hitherto unknown pathogen causing a related disease. The predecessor of syphilis and its related diseases could be over 2,500 years old.
History - Earth Sciences - Aug 12
History - Earth Sciences

Radiocarbon dating, a technique widely used in archaeology and geoscience, is set to become more accurate than ever after an international team of scientists have shared much-anticipated new calibration curves based on data from ancient trees, lake and ocean sediments, cave deposits and more.

Social Sciences - History - Aug 12

A half-a-million-year-old internationally significant archaeological site in Sussex, England, offers unprecedented insights into the life of a poorly understood extinct human species, according to new UCL research.

History - Aug 6

An extremely rare piece of Wales' Black history has been published online for the first time.

History - Criminology - Jul 16
History - Criminology

As Confederate monuments and memorials are toppled across the United States, Stanford historian James T. Campbell says it is important to think historically not only about the past but also about our own time and what future generations might say about us.

Environment - History - Aug 12

Radiocarbon dating is set to become more accurate than ever after an international team of scientists improved the technique for assessing the age of historical objects. The team of researchers at the Universities of Belfast, Sheffield, Bristol, Glasgow, Oxford, St Andrews and Historic England, plus international colleagues, used measurements from almost 15,000 samples from objects dating back as far as 60,000 years ago, as part of a seven-year project.

Social Sciences - History - Aug 12
Social Sciences - History

ANU Archaeologists have found the earliest evidence of Indigenous communities cultivating bananas in Australia.

Environment - History - Jul 23
Environment - History

A major international research project led by TU Wien (Vienna) shows for the first time that flooding characteristics in recent decades are unlike those of previous centuries

History - Jul 9

For a long time, it was not possible to establish the precise origin of high-grade transparent glass from imperial Rome (3rd century CE) - glass which was used for example for vessels and as window glass.

Selected Jobs
History/Archeology - 13.07
Postdoc position in Neolithic archaeology at the section of Archaeology University of Copenhagen
History/Archeology - 25.06
Postdoc in Energy History KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
History/Archeology - 05.11.2013
Brückenprofessur für Geschichte und Theorie der Experimentalsysteme Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Social Sciences - 11.08
Postdoctoral Researcher on the ’Ritual Modes’ Project University of Oxford
History/Archeology - 06.08
Research Fellow in Archaeozoology (fixed term) University of Nottingham
History/Archeology - 06.08
Associate or Full Professor Rice University
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