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2020.05.19 | Arkæologi

The logics of enclosure: deep‐time trajectories in the spread of land tenure boundaries in late prehistoric northern Europe

Mette Løvschal publishes article with the prestigious journal JRAI

2020.02.05 | Arkæologi

David Matzig - New PhD Student at the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

David will be working on the CLIOARCH project headed by Professor Felix Riede.

2020.01.23 | Arkæologi

Pardis Zahedi - New PhD at the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

Pardis has a background in Caribbean archaeology and will be joining the EMoC research team as a PhD student from 1 February 2020.

2019.09.23 | Arkæologi

Shumon Tobias Hussain - New Assistant Professor at the Department of Archeaology and Heritage Studies

Shumon Tobias Hussain will join CAS on 1 October 2019 where he will be affiliated the new ERC project “CLIOdynamic ARCHaeology: Computational approaches to Final Palaeolithic/earliest Mesolithic archaeology and climate change.

2019.06.18 | Arkæologi

Professor Helle Vandkilde appointed honorary doctor

Helle Vandkilde was in May appointed honorary doctor at Lund University for her important and lasting contributions to European archaeological research.

The bodies in the grave were placed neatly side by side and with gifts for their last journey. But all of the corpses bare marks on their skulls, that they were killed brutally. Now the mystery is solved. Reconstruction: Michał Podsiadło (polish artist).

2019.05.10 | Research, Arkæologi, Arts

Uncovering a 5000-year-old family tragedy

DNA-SCIENCE: An international team, lead by researchers from the universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus, has shed light on a mysterious 5000-year-old mass grave in Poland. Despite being killed brutally, the victims were buried carefully, flanked by gifts, in a mass grave. Ancient DNA has revealed the mass murder to be that of a large family. The…

Black painted handprints decorate a boarded up colonial building in Christiansted, St Croix (Photo: Laura McAtackney).
The derelict Faengslet (or Richmond Penitentiary) is situated in the Richmond district of Christiansted, St Croix. It was the first prison built in the Danish West Indies (1834) and was the state penitentiary for the islands until the 1960s. It is still officially designated as 'Faengslet' on the St Croix maps (photo: Laura McAtackney)

2019.05.09 | Arkæologi

The Legacy of Caribbean Colonialism

Laura McAtackney has received a grant of DKK 5.7 million from the Independent Research Fund Denmark to study the experience, legacy and memory of Danish colonialism in the Caribbean.

Assistant Professor Thomas Birch (Photo: Michael Johansen, Foto & Medielab, Moesgård Museum).

2019.03.07 | Arkæologi

Exploring Sardinia's unique development

Assistant Professor Thomas Birch is part of an international project that has received funding from The Arts and Humanities Research Council to study medieval Sardinia.

2019.03.01 | Arkæologi

Prehistoric Society Research Grant

Christian Steven Hoggard (Assistant Professor) and Felix Riede (Professor MSO) have been awarded a Prehistoric Society Research Grant

Photo: Colourbox.com

2019.02.19 | Research, Arkæologi

Archaeology at Aarhus University and Moesgaard Museum part of major HORIZON 2020 digital cultural heritage initiative

On 11-14 February, the ARIADNEplus project was launched, which is the world’s largest digital network and research infrastructure in the fields of archaeology and cultural heritage, officially based in Florence. Aarhus University and Moesgaard Museum have been invited to join the ARIADNE collaboration owing to the strong research environment in…

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