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17.09.2014 News

EAGLE 2014 International Conference

The application of ICT in the fields of epigraphy and edition of texts are the main topics of the EAGLE 2014 International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in Ancient World. The event is organized by EAGLE, the Europen network aiming at creating an...
16.09.2014 News

15th Afro-Asiatic Meeting

The Afro-Asiatic Meetings are a fruitful opportunity of debate for scholars who deal with this wide linguistic groups of languages spanning over Africa and Asia, from the 3rd Millennium BC to our days. Over the years they have been promoting discussion and debate on the synchronic, diachronic or...
2.09.2014 News

Oman: Faces and Places

When Aida Al Rowas came to the Sultanate of Oman in November 1977, it was a quite different country. Invited with a group of journalists for the Seventh National Day to Muscat, she ventured into the hearthland, capturing with her camera "places and faces" met along her way. The result of this...
26.08.2014 News

Applications invited at KCHR

The Kerala Council for Historical Research is an autonoumous research centre of the University of Kerala having bilateral academic and exchange agreements with various universities and research institutes in India and abroad. For the year 2014-'15 the KCHR offers several positions: -...
30.06.2014 News

DASI workshop on geographic data

The next workshop organized within the project DASI wil focus on geographic information about the archaeological sites of South Arabia. Dr. Jérémie Schiettecatte from CNRS Mondes Sémitiques – UMR 8167 will present the tool of spatial modeling (GIS) he has developed in order to study the...
16.06.2014 News

Bilqis: the 4th issue is now online

A great part of this issue is dedicate to the Hadramawt region. Indeed the ancient port of Qani' is located in this region. The underwater exploration in the bay north of the Husn-al-Gurab, conducted in the 90s by the Missione Archeologica Italiana dell’Istituto per l’Africa e l’Oriente, revealed...
28.05.2014 News

18èmes Rencontres Sabéennes

The 18th edition of the annual conference Rencontres Sabéennes will be held in St. Petersburg on June 4th – 7th. The Institute of Oriental Manuscripts and the State Hermitage will host the conference dedicated to Piotr Griavnevich et Avraam G. Lundin on the occasion of their 85th anniversary. ...
13.05.2014 News

40th International Symposium on Archaeometry

The 2014 edition of the International Symposium on Archaeometry will be hosted by the Getty Conservation Institute and the University of California Los Angeles on May, 19th-23th. Examples and best practices from interdisciplinary research at the interface between the natural sciences, engineering...
25.03.2014 News

Scrittura, documenti e pratiche scrittorie in Arabia meridionale prima dell’Islam

The Southern Arabian, known in the ancient world as wealthy manufacturers of incense and other aromatic substances, were also skilled manufacturers of monumental works and, above all, of written documents. Their huge epigraphic corpus, which has more than 11,000 entries, is the largest collection...

14.03.2014 News

A port in Arabia between Rome and India

The Italian Mission to Oman began its excavation of the site of Sumhuram (in the area of Khor Rori in the Omani Dhofar) in 1997. The work of IMTO soon showed that the port had a much longer and more complex history than was previously thought. Sumhuram was founded at the end of the 3rd century BC...
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