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Heather Swanson

2017.11.07 | Arkæologi

Centre for Environmental Humanities receives International Network Programme grant

Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education supports the Aarhus-Cape Town Environmental Humanities Partnership with 272.197 DKK. These funds will strengthen collaborations between researchers in the Global North and Global South and support the next generations of environmental humanities scholars.

2017.11.01 | CAS, Arkæologi, Materials, Culture and Heritage, Globale Studier, Historie og Klassiske Studier

Introduction of Sine Grove Saxkjær

Postdoc in the excavation project "Caesar's Forum in Rome" project

2017.09.06 | Arkæologi

Anastasia Brozou - new Phd at the Department of Archeaology and Heritage Management

Anastasia Brozou joins CAS with the projcet: ¨Leprosy in Medieval Denmark: an enigmatic disease under investigation¨.

2017.08.30 | Arkæologi

David Harvey - New Associate Professor at the Department of Archeaology and Heritage Studies

As of July 1st, we are happy to welcome David Harvey as a member of staff at CAS, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies.

2017.08.22 | Arkæologi

Luisa Radohs - New PhD at the department for Archeaology and Heritage Studies

As of 1 September Luisa is enrolled at CAS as PhD with the project: "The formation of power structures in medieval towns – an investigation of urban nobility and the rise of civic elites in the southern Baltic Sea area (12th-14th centuries)”

The Borgring fortress had four gateways, oriented towards the principal points of the compass. The North Gateway, which was destroyed in a violent conflagration, is currently being excavated (Photo: The Museum of South East Denmark / bo47nielsen).
The carved oak timber object recently found in peat layers just outside the south gateway of the fortress. The piece has been cut and sampled for dendrochronological sampling (left). The function of the piece is unknown, but it may be a part of a door or building (Photo: The Museum of South East Denmark / Nanna Holm).

2017.07.04 | Arkæologi

Breakthrough in Dating Viking Fortress

In 2014, archaeologists from the Museum of South East Denmark and Aarhus University discovered the previously unknown Viking fortess at Borgring south of Copenhagen. Since then, a search has been taking place to uncover the life, function, destruction and, not least, the precise dating of the Viking fortress. Now, a new find has resulted in a…

2017.04.04 | Arkæologi

Nick Shepherd – New Associate Professor in Archaeology and Heritage Studies

As of March 1st, we are happy to welcome Nick Shepherd as a member of staff at CAS, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

2017.02.07 | Arkæologi

Prize to Ph.D. Trine Kellberg Nielsen from the Department of Archaeology, Aarhus University

Ph.D. Trine Kellberg Nielsen from Aarhus University is the winner of this year’s Price for research into Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology at the University of Tübingen in Germany.

2017.02.01 | Arkæologi

James Dodd – New PhD Student at The Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

James commences 1 February 2017 as a PhD student at The School of Culture & Society, with the project: “Transforming Terminology: Dividing Southern Tradition Prehistoric Art”.

Photo: Mette Lovschal (private).

2017.01.24 | Arkæologi, CAS, Research

Researcher: Unique ecosystem in East Africa could collapse

The Greater Mara is a 668,500-hectare natural area in south-western Kenya which is home to a unique variety of wildlife. But it is also home to the famous Masai tribe. New research shows that the area is gravely threatened by manmade changes, and that fences are being erected in unprecedented numbers and at great speed.

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