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  • THE BALKANS IN PREHISTORY

    on Dec 12, 13 • in Albania, Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, Bulgaria, Cultural heritage, Greece, Prehistory, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on THE BALKANS IN PREHISTORY

    This volume contains texts based on the lectures which took place in the NHRF’s Amphitheatre “Leonidas Zervas” during the period between October 23rd and November20th, 2000, under the title “The Balkans in Prehistory”. The guest lecturers are part of an elite of experts and established archaeologists, as well as directors of Archaeological Institutes or Museums from the regions of the Balkan Peninsula. THE BALKANS IN PREHISTORY by

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  • Book: The Roman Danube: An Archaeological Survey

    on Oct 6, 13 • in Archaeology, Book, Bulgaria, Croatia, History, News, Roman period, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on Book: The Roman Danube: An Archaeological Survey

    The purpose of this book is to present in summary form the present state of knowledge of the Roman Danube in the light of recent research and archaeological discoveries. The river itself is the core, as it was for the Roman presence in Central and Eastern Europe from early in the first century A.D. to the last decades of the fourth century. In its long course from its confluence with the Inn at Passau, the point from which it assumes its dominant role, to its delta on the Black Sea, Europe’s greatest river impinges on

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  • Exhibition: Balkan history – testing imagination

    on Sep 23, 13 • in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Culture, Exhibition, Greece, History, Montenegro, News, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Exhibition: Balkan history – testing imagination

    Is it possible to build a shared narrative of the Balkans, overcoming the conflicts between national historiographies? The travelling exhibition “Imagining the Balkans”, these days in Belgrade, tries to do so On September 9th, the exhibition “Imagining the Balkans”, devoted to the formation of identity and memories in the communities of south-eastern Europe during the 19th century, was inaugurated in Belgrade. The title of the exhibition will be familiar to those interested in the Balkan region – it was chosen after the famous book in which Bulgarian scholar Maria Todorova criticizes Western culture’s tendency to

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  • CfP: Conference – Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube

    on Aug 28, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Education, History, Management, Museum, News, Romania, Tourism • with Comments Off on CfP: Conference – Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube

    The international session “Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube” (East and West Sixteenth Edition) will take place from October 14-17th at the Muzeul Dunării de Jos – Călărași (Romania). Calarasi-Razgrad, Ruse 2013 The abstracts should be sent in a foreign language with summary in Romanian, until September 10th and the articles will be included in the museum’s publication: “Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube” (volumes XXX-XXXI). Official language of the conference is English, French and German. The following thematic sessions are part of the conference: – Lower Danube between the Balkans and Carpathians. Identities and cultural

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  • True Love: Ancient Romeo And Juliet Found In Romania

    on Apr 30, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, News, Romania • with Comments Off on True Love: Ancient Romeo And Juliet Found In Romania

    Archaeologists investigating a Dominican monastery courtyard found, as media refers to them, Romanian Romeo and Juliet. The skeletons found belong to a young couple who was buried holding hands. Experts from the Institute of Archaeology of Cluj-Napoca are currently investigating the site, which was presumably used as a cemetery, but their attention is primarily drawn to two skeletons, because the double burials in this period have been extremely rare. ‘This is a mystery and a rarity. We see that the man suffered a serious hip injury from which he probably died, and we assume that

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  • Farming Arrived in Europe with Asian Migrants, Isotopic Study Reveals

    on Feb 24, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Mesolithic, Neolithic, News, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on Farming Arrived in Europe with Asian Migrants, Isotopic Study Reveals

    Strontium isotope data from the Danube Gorges in the north-central Balkan show Europe’s first farmers were immigrants. “One of the big questions in European archaeology has been whether farming was brought or borrowed from the Near East,” said Dr Douglas Price of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who co-authored a paper published in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr Price with colleague Dr Dusan Boric of Cardiff University, the UK, measured strontium isotopes in the teeth of 153 humans from Neolithic burials (6,200 B.C.) in an area known as the Danube Gorges

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