Vine-growing and winemaking in the Roman world

A 3-day hybrid event in honor of Jean-Pierre Brun to discuss new data, trends and approaches to Roman viticulture and wine production. Read more

Update from the field

Despite the brewing thunderstorm in which I write this update, the KNIR Molise field school ‘Exploring Mountain Society in Ancient Samnium’ comes towards the end of another successful year.  Following a COVID-induced break, we finally returned to Jelsi in 2021 with a new batch of students, fresh faced and ready to tramp the fields in...

New position: Head of Ancient Studies KNIR

As from 1 January 2022, we need a new Head of Ancient Studies. We are looking for a driven and inspiring colleague for the position of Head of Ancient Studies. Together with the Head of History, Head of Art History, and the academic Director, the candidate will develop the research and training programme of the...

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The Royal Netherlands Institute Rome is the oldest and largest of the Dutch Scientific Institutes abroad. We serve as an important bridge between the Dutch and Italian academic community and the extensive international academic community present in Rome.

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The Royal Netherlands Institute Rome is the centre of an active, inspiring and challenging academic community. The academic staff, students and researchers in Rome are associated with a large group of fellow academics and alumni in the Netherlands, Italy and worldwide. What binds them is the common scientific interest in the wealth and diversity of the Mediterranean world, in particular Rome and Italy, from the Bronze Age to the present.