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Associate Professorship in Urban Archaeology

2019.06.26The Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) and the School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, invite applications for an associate professorship (tenured position) in the archaeology of urban societies.

Examples of a minimus (top), a pre-reform Umayyad fals of Skythopolis imitating a Byzantine follis of Justin II and a purely epigraphic post-reform Umayyad fals of Jerash. Scale in cm (Photo: The Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project).

From nummi minimi to fulūs - small change and wider issues: characterising coinage from Gerasa/Jerash (Late Roman to Umayyad periods)

2019.06.26New publication by Assistant professor Thomas Birch, former Postdoc Vana Orfanou, Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster), Professor Rubina Raja, Assistant professor Gry Barfod, Professor Charles E. Lesher, Independent scholars Ingrid Schulze and Wolfgang Schulze.

Map of Jerash (Photo: The Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project).

Urban-Riverine Hinterland Synergies in Semi-Arid Environments: Millennial-Scale Change, Adaptations, and Environmental Responses at Gerasa/Jerash

2019.06.25New publication by Professor Rubina Raja, Professor Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster), Professor Eivind Seland (University of Bergen), Tim Kinnaird (University of St Andrews) and Professor Ian Simpson (University of Stirling).

German-Danish team unearth building in Jerash destroyed by earthquake in 749 AD

2019.06.03During excavation work carried out by the German-Danish team in Jerash, remains of a building constructed on the bedrock and destroyed by the earthquake in 749 AD were found.

PhD degree awarded

2019.04.05Alex Peterson defends his PhD thesis.

eLearning course about the importance of good research data management (RDM)

2019.02.20With a contribution by Professor Rubina Raja.

Mapping Gerasa: a new and open data map of the site

2019.02.19New publication by Professor and Centre director Rubina Raja, Professor Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster) and David Stott (Unit of Archaeological Information Technology, Moesgaard Museum).

18. Januar 749 n. Chr - Ein Erdbeben zerstört die Stadt Gerasa in Jordanien

2019.01.21New publication by Professor and Centre director Rubina Raja and Professor Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).

Da verden slog revner i Mellemøsten

2019.01.18Arkæologer fra Danmark og Tyskland har udgravet dele af den jordskælvsramte by Gerasa. Det har været muligt at årstidsbestemme fundene – hvilket faktisk er helt usædvanligt.

The Archaeology and History of Jerash: 110 Years of Excavations

2018.11.09New publication by Professor and Centre director Rubina Raja and Professor Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).

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