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Digital Humanities Research Project and Interactive Digital Rock-Art Gallery.
Analysis and evaluation of bronze axe hoards during the Late Bronze Age - Iron Age transition. The project investigates provenance, chronology, technological and cultural aspects of bronze deposition of the European Atlantic region.
Investigating the changing social landscape of the southern Danish island of Als from the Neolithic to the Viking period.
The aim of the ERC project Beasts to Craft (B2C) is to document the biological and craft records in parchment in order to reveal the entangled histories of improvement and parchment production in Europe from 500-1900 AD.
Excavation and survey in southern Aspromonte.
A multidisciplinary project investigating the interrelations between crop plants, insect pollinators, and human management in prehistory.
Cultural Heritage of Dictatorship in Albania.
Excavation in the cemetery area of the ancient Latin town of Crustumerium, Rome.
Divergent Meanings: understanding the postmortem fate of human bodies found in Neolithic settlements from the Balkan area in light of interdisciplinary data.
Food globalisation in prehistory (FOGLIP) project employs archaeobotany, genetics, stable isotope analyses and ethno-archaeology to establish when and how early globalisation of staple foodstuffs occurred.
The last decades have witnessed marked achievements of STEM in understanding the remains of humans, animals, and plants from the past by analyzing different materials, both inorganic and organic. These developments have opened-up the great potential for increasing our understanding of cultural...
This project regards the application and development of novel techniques of landscape archaeology in central Tyrrhenian, Italy.
A large-scale multi-disciplinary study of pre-Roman iron technology in the Iberian Peninsula.
The excavation of a WWII forced labour camp in order to explore the daily life of internment under German occupation.
Taking as its starting point the radically new perspective offered by recent archaeological discoveries at Rendlesham in SE Suffolk, and with the East Anglian kingdom as the primary case study, this interdisciplinary project (running 2017-2020) aims to establish a new understanding of pathways to...
MendTheGap - Smart Integration of Genetics with Sciences of the Past in Croatia.
The project focuses on the models of circulation of raw materials during the Iberian Late Prehistory, as well as the use and social value given to the different materials, with special attention to metals and amber.
The Must Farm project is the first landscape scale archaeological investigation of deep Fenland, with its complex geological history.
A project investigating Modern human dispersal into Eurasia and its relation to Neanderthal extinction during the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition.
Excavations and survey work at the ancient town of Nepi carried out during the early 1990s under the umbrella of the Tiber valley project of the British School at Rome .
Quantitative meta-analysis of f ish bones recovered from archaeological excavations with the aim of tracing human use of marine resources over the last 2000 years.
The PROCON project explores the role of textile production and consumption in the formation of early states, using the example of Mediterranean Europe during 1000-500 BCE.
Caractérisation du comportement et adaptation des Néandertals et les hommes modernes pendant la transition entre le Paléolithique moyen et supérieur.
Caracterización del comportamiento y adaptación de los neandertales y humanos modernos durante la transición entre el Paleolítico medio y superior.
Changing Paleoenvironments and Hunter-Gatherer Strategies in the Northern Adriatic Basin.
Recording, analysing and interpreting the art of prehistoric fisher-gatherer-hunters in Southeastern Scandinavia.
A study of the Roman pottery of the Nepi Survey Project in 2007.
This five-year project funded by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance seeks to write European heritage guidelines for Holocaust and Roma genocide sites in order to safeguard them for the future.
This project aims to identify sites at risk – such as through demolition, inappropriate reuse or threats to site integrity - and develop concrete ways of risk mitigation to safeguard the record for the future.
A series of inter-related projects are enhancing knowledge of the South (east) Etruria area north of Rome.
A Bronze Age fortified tell settlement on the right bank of the river Danube 30km south of Budapest.
Excavations at the Brough of Deerness, an enigmatic Viking Age site in Orkney.
Researching how and where broomcorn millet was first domesticated and why it appears on opposite sides of Asia at a similar time, 8,000 years ago.
Investigating unsolved problems of the fourth and third millennium BC in Malta.
Bioarchaeological analysis of early cold-climate human ecology.
This project will challenge the extant model on the beginning and spread of Islamic glazes, which asserts that they were all derived from the Middle East and spread with Arab expansion, and that new technologies were adopted passively by conquered societies. It will include a variety of glazed ware types dating to the 9th to 13th centuries CE from different regions of Central Asia.
Visual Perception and Cognition in the Rock Carvings of Northern Russia.
Характеристика поведения и адаптации неандертальцев и современных людей к условиям МИС 3, включая условия перехода от среднего к верхнему палеолиту.