International Workshop on the Importance of Salt-production in Antiquity

International experts from various disciplinary backgrounds are brought together to present and discuss the current state of research related to a diverse set of research topics concerning salt. Read more

Two PhD positions for the project “The impact of Roman imperialism in the West” (2.0 FTE) (222604-05)

Applications are invited for two fully funded, four-year PhD positions within the research project “The impact of Roman imperialism in the West: settlement dynamics and rural organization in Iron Age and Roman Portugal”, financed by the Regato Fund of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and coordinated by the PI, dr. Tesse D. Stek (GIA, KNIR).

Deadline: 28 October 2022

Practicum: Mining Library Treasures

Hidden in the basement of the KNIR is a treasure waiting to be explored: a collection of over 500 rare books, mostly from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries and covering a wide array of topics related mainly to Italy and Rome. In this KNIR-practicum, an intensive course for BA and (R)MA students in...

Deadline: 16 October 2022

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