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Forthcoming event: International Conference Harbours as objects of interdisciplinary research – Archaeology + History + Geosciences

Forthcoming event: Kiel (Germany) 30th of September – 3rd of October 2015 International Conference Harbours as objects of interdisciplinary research – Archaeology + History + Geosciences Organised by: DFG Priority Programme 1630 „Harbours from the Roman Period to the Middle Ages“   See the program by following the link below: Tagungsprogramm SPP... Continue reading →

Ports and Geographical Contexts

Details of the Portuslimen workshop in Oxford: Ports and Geographical Contexts Friday 12th June 2015, All Souls College, Wharton Room, 2pm. 2.00-2.20. S. Keay, Approaches to the study of ports and their geographical contexts  2.20-2.40. P. Arnaud, Harbour-design: geographical determinism, geo-politics and economic models  2.40-3.00 N. Purcell, Port-geography and managed landscapes: theory and practice.  3.00-3.20 F. Continue reading →

Trip to western Turkey

We are just returning from a very stimulating and productive trip to western Turkey, where we have met several of our project partners. Between the 28th April and the 2nd May, we were guests of Dr. Felix Pirson Director of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut and Director of the Pergamon Excavation, and Dr. Sabine Ladstätter Director of the Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut (OAI) and the OAI project at Ephesos. Continue reading →

A reappraisal of the Roman Adriatic ports in their Mediterranean context: a new reading of their scales, scopes and identities.

Portus Limen Seminar Series 19th may 2015 5:00 pm University of Southampton, Sara Champion room, building 65a, Avenue Campus   A reappraisal of the Roman Adriatic ports in their Mediterranean context: a new reading of their scales, scopes and identities. By Federico Ugolini – King's College London. Classics Department – federico.ugolini@kcl.ac. Continue reading →

Multidisciplinary approach on ancient ports studies

I’am Nicolas Carayon, I’am French and I’ve just integrated the team of the Portus Limen Project as research fellow. Since my Masters degree at the University of Strasbourg (France), my research looks at the study of ancient Mediterranean harbours, with particular reference to the Phoenician and the Punic periods. I successfully defended a PhD entitled “Phoenicians and Punics ports. Geomorphology and Infrastructures” in 2008. Continue reading →