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The first C-Limes article was published last week in the Journal of Archaeological Science written by Lisette Kootker and Stijn Heeren. The article, titled “A triple isotope approach (SR-O-C_ to assess human mobility dynamics in the Lower Germanic limes borderscape (40-470 CE)“, highlights the relationship between political-military instability and increased human mobility during the Late…

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Our first PAN-event proved to be a success!

On Saturday May 21st we welcomed approx. 40 voluntary archaeologists and metaldetector seekers from the province of Utrecht at our Limes Lab. They brought the most beautiful Roman finds to enter them in the national database of finds PAN (Portable Antiquities of the Netherlands), and of course also to show them to their peers and…

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Lecture 30 June by Prof. Kristian Kristiansen

On 30 June Prof. Kristian Kristiansen (University of Gothenburg) will give a lecture titled: “Towards a new European prehistory: genes, archaeology and language” at Kromme Nieuwegracht 80, Utrecht. The lecture will be live-streamed and takes place between 15.00-17.00 (CET). Before the lecture, Saskia Stevens will give an update on the project and our junior researchers will briefly introduce their research. You can find more info…

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NWO grant for archaeological research on Romans at the Rhine Estuary

The archaeology project ‘Romans at the Rijnmond’ has been selected for funding by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The NWO program Archaeological finds of (inter)national importance finances scientific research on recent archaeological finds in the Netherlands. The research project ‘Romans at the Rijnmond’ is led by Saskia Stevens and focuses on the archaeological…

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PAN-event 2022

On Saturday 21 May we are organising our first PAN-event with Landschap Erfgoed Utrecht. This event is for voluntary archaeologist and metaldetector seekers from the province of Utrecht. On this day everyone can bring their finds (specifically from Roman times) and we will enter them in the national database of finds PAN (Portable Antiquities of…

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Lecture by Suzie Thomas: Participatory Heritage Approaches at Contested Sites of Conflict

On Thursday March 24, New Discoveries Seminar, Erfgoed en Publieksgeschiedenis Lab and Constructing the Limes will host a lecture given by archaeologist and heritage scholar Suzie Thomas titled Participatory Heritage Approaches at Contested Sites of Conflict: Creating Space for Discussion. More information about the lecture can be found on the poster below.

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Podcast: De Limes Leeft

Podcast creator Debora d’Hont-Dieleman invited Saskia Stevens as a guest to talk about Constructing the Limes at her podcast De Limes Leeft. Listen to the podcast via this link. The podcast is spoken in Dutch.

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