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Jorrit Kelder, Senior Research Grant Adviser at Luris with close associations with Faculty of Archeology Classical and Mediterranean research, has been invited to become Guest Scholar in a major research programme at the Getty Research Institute, exploring the relations between the Greek / Roman world and Egypt from the Bronze Age to Late Roman Times.
The Dutch Science Agenda will contain the themes that science will focus on in the coming years.
Edited by Tesse D. Stek and Jeremia Pelgrom , is one of the outcomes of the Landscapes of Early Roman Colonization project (Free Competition NWO, Dr. T.D. Stek)
Arjan Louwen (MA) will start a PhD research project on the social and ideological aspects of Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age cremation graves in continental Northwest Europe (1100-500 BC)
The Early Iron Age cemeteries of Oss-Paalgraven and –Vorstengraf ‘transformed’ into archeological monuments
Scientific research, heritage management and public outreach intertwined.
Book explores the authentic in contemporary ethnographic museums, as it persists in dialogues with stakeholders, and in the way museums portray themselves.
It is expected that in December the first applications can be submitted for the new EU research programme Horizon 2020, the successor to FP7. Researchers can start preparing themselves now through information meetings and training sessions.
Browzine gives rapid access to the majority of scientific e-journals in our collections on your tablet: full text and always up-to-date.
More than fifty researchers are working together to describe the colonisation of the Americas from the Amerindian perspective. In November they will be meeting for the first time, in Leiden. How is Corinne Hofman, Leiden Professor of Archaeology managing the international megaproject Nexus 1492?
In January 2014 the first season will take place of a new research project from the Faculty of Archaeology in Oman.
Olivier Nieuwenhuyse , member of the Faculty of Archaeology, was successful in receiving a grant from the Bijvanck Foundation for a first campaign of work at Tell Begum, northern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan). A small international team directed by Olivier Nieuwenhuyse in a joint effort with the Directorate General of Antiquities and Heritage shall be in the field a few weeks later this summer to explore the potential for a more substantial project at this intriguing prehistoric site and to develop local partnerships. The site lies within the area of the Shahrizor Survey Project .
Simone Lemmers has been awarded a Leverhume trust funded PhD Position at the University of Durham, UK in the field of Biological Anthropology supervised by Dr. Jo Setchell (Antropology, Durham University) and Dr Wendy Dirks (Newcastle University) starting October 2013.
NWO Humanities and the Humanities Regieorgaan have awarded a PhD grant to Andy Sorensen under the joint funding program PhDs in the Humanities. Andy will start his research on how long humans already have the ability to make fire on July 1st. 2013.
Why the indigenous people of the Caribbean exchanged gold for beads, bells and other baubles with Columbus and other Europeans
Dennis Braekmans receives funding from the Byvanckfonds for the research "Regional economy in the ancient Mediterranean: a materials approach to the exchange networks of Carthage (North Africa)."
In the context of the "Culture 2007-2013"-programme of the European Commission, a substantial grant has been awarded to the research network NEARCH under the direction of dr. M.H. van den Dries. The network, NEARCH, succeeds the ACE-network (Archaeology in Contemporary Europe: professional practices & public outreach) 2007-2012.
A Rubicon Grant is awarded to dr Quentin Bourgeois for his reserach project " Walking along Ancestral Lines. Prehistoric barrow alignments from the 3rd Millennium BC in North-Western and Central Europe ". For his research Quentin will be part of the research group of of Prof. Dr. Helle Vandkilde and Mads Holst at the University of Aarhus in Denmark for one year, starting in the summer of 2013.
Global Exploration Grant (National Geographic Society) awarded to Dr. Alexander Geurds for field research in Nicaragua
With the awarded Global Exploration Grant Dr. Alex Geurds will further investigate the Pre-Hispanic archaeological site Aguas Buenas in Nicaragua he recently documented. Partially completed differential-GPS mapping has revealed that this site consists of more than 500 stone and earthen mounds. Mapping, begun during the summer of 2012, has covered an estimated 40% of the site. Preliminary results from excavation confirms human occupation at Aguas Buenas during separate time periods.
LGI Seed funding awarded to project: From Corporate Paternalism to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Mining, History and Heritage
LGI is pleased to announce the most recent LGI Seed Money grantees: Dr. Sabine Luning (Anthropology), Dr. Alexander Geurds (Archaeology), and Dr. Jan-Bart Gewald (ASC) for their project that investigates corporate interventions in mining, history and heritage.