Posts Tagged ‘Romania’

  • HAEMUS lectures at Buzău County Museum, Romania

    on Dec 10, 15 • in Archaeology, Conference, Lecturing, Management, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Romania • with Comments Off


    On 26.11 and 27.11.2015, an international conferences in collaboration between HAEMUS and the Buzău County Museum as a host institution, was organized at the amphitheater of the Buzău County Museum. The topics such as “Managing the heritage somewhere between an archaeology and Indiana Jones?” and ’How cultural institutions from 21st century can involve the teenagers in management of the heritage: education, promotion and values”, were address both, to young people and teachers. The lectures intended to present the ways of managing the archaeological heritage in particular and cultural heritage in general. The conferences draw a

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  • HAEMUS and the First World War in the Balkans (exhibition)

    on Dec 7, 15 • in Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Education, Exhibition, History, Modern history, Museum, Our Activity, Photo, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, WW I • with Comments Off


    On November 25, 2015, the exhibition dedicated to the First World War in the Balkans was opened at the Muzeul Judetean Buzau/ Buzau County Museum. The exhibition was organized in collaboration with the French Embassy in Romania, 2nd Infantry Division Getica, French Cultural Institute of the Republic of Macedonia, Marshal Alexandru Averescu Foundation, French Cultural Centre of Buzau and HAEMUS – Center for scientific research and promotion of the culture (Republic of Macedonia). Along with the reception by the French Embassy representatives, a mini-recital performed by students Hair Valley Secondary School took place at this

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  • HAEMUS members will give an open public lectures at the Buzău County Museum (Romania)

    on Nov 18, 15 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, Culture, Education, Exhibition, History, Lecturing, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Romania • with Comments Off


    Buzău County Museum, cultural institution under the Buzau County Council jurisdiction, announced a new cultural-educational and scientific manifestation on the occasion of the National Day of Romania. The events are dedicated to the students, teachers and all those passionate about the historical past, museum activities and cultural heritage protection. On this occasion during the period 25 November-1 December 2015 a series of activities with national and international impact will be held at the headquarter of the institution including the open public lectures by HAEMUS members. Please find the following schedule: 1. November 25, 2015, 12:30,

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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

    HAEMUS presentation-Vidin

               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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  • Timisoara – An ancient Ottoman capital surfaces

    on May 13, 15 • in Archaeology, History, News, Ottoman period, Romania, Tourism • with Comments Off

    Turkish bath - Liberty Square - Timisoara

    Little did I know that one my favourite piazzas in Romania was hiding a secret beneath its modern European facade. I’d heard rumours that Piata Libertati (Liberty Square) in the city of Timisoara was the site of a magnificent Turkish bath during the Ottoman era (1552-1716). But I’d never seen any sign of that world other than a small plaque with Arabic writing on the wall of a nearby building. Then in September 2014 I returned to the city on Romania’s western frontier and discovered something exciting: archaeologists had unearthed the 400-year-old bathhouse known as the

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  • Romanian cave holds some of the oldest human footprints

    on Jul 22, 14 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, News, Paleolithic, Prehistory, Romania • with Comments Off

    GOOD IMPRESSION  Human footprints such as this, found in a Romanian cave almost 50 years ago, are much older than originally thought, dating to around 36,500 years ago, a new study finds.

    Preserved Stone Age impressions were made about 20,000 years earlier than thought Human footprints found in Romania’s Ciur-Izbuc Cave represent the oldest such impressions in Europe, and perhaps the world, researchers say. About 400 footprints were first discovered in the cave in 1965. Scientists initially attributed the impressions to a man, woman and child who lived 10,000 to 15,000 years ago. But radiocarbon measurements of two cave bear bones excavated just below the footprints now indicate that Homo sapiens made these tracks around 36,500 years ago, say anthropologist David Webb of Kutztown University in Pennsylvania

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