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History / Archeology - Politics - 25.01.2023

Architecture - History / Archeology - 25.01.2023
Sleeping together: Examining dormitories as architectural types
Sleeping together: Examining dormitories as architectural types
A recent publication explores the unique history of dormitories from the Middle Ages to present day.

History / Archeology - 23.01.2023
University of Glasgow experts reveal fascinating new insight into Robert Burns domestic life
University of Glasgow experts reveal fascinating new insight into Robert Burns domestic life
An astonishing discovery found at a 13 century Scottish castle has shed new light on the day-to-day domestic life of Robert Burns and his family, academics at the University of Glasgow have revealed.

Environment - History / Archeology - 19.01.2023
Archaeologists shed light on the lives of Stone Age hunter-gatherers in Britain
A team of archaeologists from the Universities of Chester and Manchester has made discoveries which shed new light on the communities who inhabited Britain after the end of the last Ice Age. Excavations carried out by the team at a site in North Yorkshire have uncovered the exceptionally well-preserved remains of a small settlement inhabited by groups of hunter-gatherers around ten and a half thousand years ago.

Physics - History / Archeology - 17.01.2023
Swimming Against the Current
Swimming Against the Current
In 1986, UZH physicist and IBM Fellow K. Alex Müller and his colleague J. Georg Bednorz revolutionized solid-state physics with the discovery of the first high-temperature superconductor.

History / Archeology - 16.01.2023
A history of how Indigenous Americans discovered Europe
A new book from a University of Sheffield academic flips the script on the accepted narrative that modern global history began when the 'Old World' encountered the 'New' On Savage Shores highlights t

Administration - History / Archeology - 12.01.2023

Earth Sciences - History / Archeology - 11.01.2023
Mainz University contributes to recent discovery of the temple of Poseidon located at the Kleidi site near Samikon in Greece
Mainz University contributes to recent discovery of the temple of Poseidon located at the Kleidi site near Samikon in Greece
Natural Hazard Research and Geoarchaeology team of JGU is investigating coastal developments in Western Greece over the last 11,600 years The ancient Greek historian Strabo referred to the presence of an important shrine located on the west coast of the Peloponnese some 2,000 years ago. Remains of such an Archaic temple have now been uncovered at the Kleidi site near Samikon, which presumably once formed part of the sanctuary of Poseidon.

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 09.01.2023

History / Archeology - Architecture - 09.01.2023
Living the history of Cairo
Living the history of Cairo
Nasser Rabbat's new book explores the life and legacy of al-Maqrizi, Egypt's most influential historian.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 04.01.2023

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 04.01.2023
Community-engaged archaeology project advances reconciliation on Xwe'etay/Lasqueti Island
Community-engaged archaeology project advances reconciliation on Xwe’etay/Lasqueti Island
Members of the Xwe-etay/Lasqueti Island Archaeology Project (XLAP), including SFU researchers Dana Lepofsky and Sean Markey, Coast Salish Nations, and Xwe-etay (Lasqueti) residents have been working

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 23.12.2022
Humans spread fascioliasis since the Neolithic and caused its genetic variation
Humans spread fascioliasis since the Neolithic and caused its genetic variation
A multidisciplinary analysis led by Santiago Mas-Coma, emeritus full professor of Parasitology at the University of Valencia (UV) and published in Clinical Microbiology Reviews , reveals the strategie

Campus - History / Archeology - 21.12.2022

History / Archeology - 20.12.2022
Gender Archaeology and the Women’s Movement in Iran
We usually imagine archaeology as investigating historical finds. But you devote yourself to the contemporary past and modern material culture.

Computer Science - History / Archeology - 20.12.2022

Materials Science - History / Archeology - 16.12.2022
Emeritus Robert Balluffi, multifaceted materials scientist, dies at 98
Researcher with broad expertise in an interdisciplinary field saw combat in World War II. Robert W. Balluffi, professor emeritus in the MIT Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE), died Dec.

History / Archeology - Environment - 15.12.2022
Drought encouraged Attila's Huns to attack the Roman empire, tree rings suggest
Drought encouraged Attila’s Huns to attack the Roman empire, tree rings suggest
Hunnic peoples migrated westward across Eurasia, switched between farming and herding, and became violent raiders in response to severe drought in the Danube frontier provinces of the Roman empire, a new study argues. People respond to climate stress in complex and unpredictable ways Susanne Hakenbeck Hungary has just experienced its driest summer since meteorological measurements began, devastating the country's usually productive farmland.

History / Archeology - 09.12.2022
’Cultural History of Youth in Antiquity’ amplifies unheard voices
A new volume edited by Professor of Ancient History at The University of Manchester Christian Laes gives a voice to young people who do not ordinarily feature widely in the history books.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 07.12.2022
Chalets provide insight into our relationship with mountains
Chalets provide insight into our relationship with mountains
Chalets have been widely adopted as the standard form of architecture for mountain homes - but according to Patrick Giromini, an architect and lecturer at EPFL, it's worth taking a close look at why.

Campus - History / Archeology - 06.12.2022
Käthe Leichter Forum to be Opened: New Centre for Doctoral Students
Named after a student of Max Weber who earned her doctorate at Heidelberg University and was murdered by the National Socialists in 1942 Käthe Leichter (1895-1942), who did her doctorate with the emi

History / Archeology - 06.12.2022
Q&A: Pouya Alimagham on the protest movement in Iran
Women and girls are at the forefront of the uprising, which is rooted in Iranians' long struggle for freedom, notes the MIT historian.

History / Archeology - Religions - 05.12.2022
Translations trace the path of knowledge
Translations trace the path of knowledge
Philip Bockholt researches the history of the Turkish-Persian world using historical manuscripts When historians devote their attention to translations, they are not primarily concerned with the language.

History / Archeology - 29.11.2022
Over twenty UU historians contributed to this extensive new publication
Over twenty UU historians contributed to this extensive new publication
In total, more than a hundred authors contributed to 'Nog meer wereldgeschiedenis van Nederland' ('Even More Global History of the Netherlands'), editor Professor of Social and Economic History  Lex Heerma van Voss says.

History / Archeology - Art and Design - 24.11.2022
Major archaeological discovery in Peru
Major archaeological discovery in Peru
We had met him at the beginning of the year so that he speaks to us about his archaeological excavations in Peru.

History / Archeology - 24.11.2022
Bioarcheologist comes face-to-face with King Tut
Bioarcheologist comes face-to-face with King Tut
Renowned Western researcher Andrew Nelson studies bioarcheology, in part, because it allows him to understand how people lived thousands of years ago.

History / Archeology - Campus - 23.11.2022

History / Archeology - 23.11.2022
Ancient Roman coins reveal long-lost emperor
Ancient Roman coins reveal long-lost emperor
A gold coin long dismissed as a forgery appears to be authentic and depicts a long-lost Roman emperor named Sponsian, according to a new UCL-led study. The coin, housed at The Hunterian collection at the University of Glasgow, was among a handful of coins of the same design unearthed in Transylvania, in present-day Romania, in 1713.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 22.11.2022
Feature: Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
Feature: Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
A UCL-led team of archaeologists found spear tips and other stone tools that have been submerged under the English Channel since the last ice age, providing new clues about our Neanderthal past.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 22.11.2022
Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
Hunting for Neanderthal spear tips under the sea
A UCL-led team of archaeologists found spear tips and other stone tools that have been submerged under the English Channel since the last ice age, providing new clues about our Neanderthal past.

History / Archeology - 22.11.2022
U-M surveys reveals five patterns in consumer responses to inflation
People are scaling back their spending habits and changing attitudes toward saving and borrowing after a year and a half of high inflation, according to a special report from the University of Michigan's Surveys of Consumers. Consumers reported an all-time low of consumer sentiment this summer. By October 2022, year-ahead inflation expectations were 5% and long-run expectations were 2.

History / Archeology - 21.11.2022
Jesper Verhoef is the new ’Researcher-in-Residence’ at the KB with research on LGBTQI+ websites
The Royal Library (KB) in The Hague has selected historian and media scholar Jesper Verhoef as KB Researcher-in-Residence 2023 .

History / Archeology - Event - 21.11.2022
BB: Child-Animal Encounters in SEE literature
Präsenz-Veranstaltung 22. VeranstalterIn Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien & SOEGA Veranstaltungsort: Beethovenstraße 8, SR 111.

Campus - History / Archeology - 18.11.2022
Uncovering the rich connections between South Asia and MIT
Uncovering the rich connections between South Asia and MIT
Showcased in a new exhibit, student research explores the long history of South Asians at the Institute.

History / Archeology - 16.11.2022
Through the dust to the stone: A visit to an archaeological excavation in south-eastern Turkey
Every year, members of the Asia Minor Research Centre at Münster University spend several weeks in the summer in south-eastern Turkey to study the archaeological remains of the village of Doliche.

History / Archeology - Paleontology - 15.11.2022
Vulnerable Prehistoric Giants
Vulnerable Prehistoric Giants
The remains of glyptodonts, a group of extinct giant armadillos, indicate that humans spread to South America earlier than previously assumed. Found in northwestern Venezuela, the fractured skulls could represent evidence of hunting by humans, says UZH paleontologist Marcelo Sánchez. Skilled human hunters are also likely to have contributed to pushing the large, heavily armored animals over the brink.

Earth Sciences - History / Archeology - 14.11.2022
Nicolás Bodin, in 1739, who best shows the pre-industrial landscape of El Grau of Valencia among 16 historical maps and engravings
Nicolás Bodin, in 1739, who best shows the pre-industrial landscape of El Grau of Valencia among 16 historical maps and engravings
The full professor of Geography at the University of Valencia Josep Vicent Boira has studied what the landscape of El Grau of València was like in pre-industrial times through 16 engravings and maps by different authors.

History / Archeology - 14.11.2022
ISR, partners conduct first national study of public libraries’ Black History Month programming
Researchers from the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan have received a $750,000 research grant to conduct a survey of Black History Month programming in public libraries across the country.

Event - History / Archeology - 11.11.2022
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