Archive for the ‘Serbia’ Category

  • SCVPINI ROMANI – Upcoming International Festival of Ancient Roman Culture by HAEMUS

    on Sep 18, 16 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Art, Cuisine, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Exhibition, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Serbia, Technology, Tourism • with Comments Off on SCVPINI ROMANI – Upcoming International Festival of Ancient Roman Culture by HAEMUS

    Event date: Sunday, 06 November, 2016 Location: Oreov Lad complex, Skopje Organised by: HAEMUS – center for scientific research and the promotion of culture (MKD), in cooperation with the Archaeological Park “Viminacium” (SRB) and in partnership with EXARC (NL) Country: Republic of Macedonia Era(s): Roman Era Kind of Event: for Public SCUPINI ROMANI is a brand of HAEMUS a center for scientific research and the promotion of culture based in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. It consists of plenty portable exhibits (pottery, clothing, jewelry, knitted items, souvenirs) which are specially designed for this purpose and handmade by artists, artisans and craftsmen, inspired

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  • Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    on Aug 11, 16 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Archaic period, Architecture, Art, Coins, Excavation, History, News, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off on Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    Archaeologists are trying to decipher magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver that they found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago. “The alphabet is Greek, that much we know. The language is Aramaic – it’s a Middle Eastern mystery to us,” Miomir Korac, chief archaeologist at the site in eastern Serbia, told Reuters. The skeletons were found at the foot of a massive coal-fired power station where searches are being carried out before another unit of the electricity plant is built on the site of an ancient Roman city

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  • Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    on Jul 17, 16 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Middle Ages, Montenegro, News, Serbia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Stećci, a type of Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia) are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. This serial property combines 30 sites, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, western Serbia, western Montenegro and central and southern Croatia, representing these cemeteries and regionally distinctive medieval tombstones, or stećci. The cemeteries, which date from the 12th to 16th centuries CE, are laid out in rows, as was the common custom in Europe from the Middle Ages. The stećci are mostly carved from limestone. They feature a wide range of decorative motifs and inscriptions that represent iconographic

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  • Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans exhibition by HAEMUS

    on Mar 17, 16 • in Bulgaria, Cultural heritage, Culture, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Tradition, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans exhibition by HAEMUS

    The exhibition “Grandma March Day – cultural practices on the Balkans” was opened between 01.03.-09.03.2016 in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. The event took place at the “Skopje City Mall”, with a presence of the organizers, public, representatives of several embassies (Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova) and Macedonian media at the official opining on March 1, 2016 at 12 pm.The official opening was followed by the speech of prof. Ljupcho Risteski (Institute of ethnology and anthropology, University of Skopje) and prof. Nikos Chausidis (Institute of art history and archaeology, University of Skopje), as well as by Ms. Desislava Ivanova (Director of the

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  • Video: Clive Bonsall – Forager–farmer Interactions? The Iron Gates from 6300 to 5900 cal BC

    on Nov 13, 15 • in Archaeology, Conference, Mesolithic, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Serbia • with Comments Off on Video: Clive Bonsall – Forager–farmer Interactions? The Iron Gates from 6300 to 5900 cal BC

    Clive Bonsall (University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh) Forager–farmer Interactions? The Iron Gates from 6300 to 5900 cal BC          After millennia of a relatively stable fisher-hunter-gatherer adaptation in the Iron Gates section of the lower Danube valley, significant changes in the archaeological record occur between c. 6200 and 5950 cal BC. These changes include the appearance of lime plaster pyrotechnology and sculptured boulders at Lepenski Vir, ‘exotic’ raw materials (Balkan flint, obsidian and Spondylus shell), pottery, ground-edge tools, new burial practices, and archaeozoological and stable isotopic evidence of changing subsistence practices and population movements. This paper considers

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  • HAEMUS and new institutional cross-border partnership

    on Oct 15, 15 • in Bulgaria, Cultural heritage, Culture, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS and new institutional cross-border partnership

               On 13-14.11.2015, the members of HAEMUS were guests at the conference organized by the “Regional library “Mihalaki Georgiev“, celebrating 145 years of the library science in Vidin, Bulgaria. On 13.10.2015, Ms. Vasilka Dimitrovska, director of HAEMUS gave a speech about HAEMUS’s work and Open Educational Resources in the Republic of Macedonia in the last three years. The event was supplemented by a lot of presentations from librarians around Bulgaria, sharing their activities, ideas and perspective due to their work mostly with young people.  Conference poster for Vidin event (left) and Vasilka Dimitrovska, director of HAEMUS is giving a speech about

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