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Presentations

2019

Rubina Raja, "Module 2: FAIR Principles", eLearning course: Research Data Management, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, January 2019.

2018

Bente Phillipsen, Jesper Olsen, Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger, poster 5A-13: "Radiocarbon dating and Bayesian modelling in Jerash/Gerasa, Jordan", conference: 23rd International Radiocarbon Conference, Trondheim, Norway, 19 June 2018.   

Vana Orfanou, Thomas Birch, Rubina Raja, Achim Lichtenberger, Gry Barfod & Charles Lesher, "Metallurgy at the frontier: Roman and early Islamic copper-based technology at Jerash, Jordan", conference: 42nd International Symposium on Archaeometry, Merida, Mexico, 20-26 may.

Rubina Raja, "Seeing the past in High Definition at urban sites in the Middle East: The Case of Ancient Gerasa", Science & Cocktails, Byens Lys, Copenhagen, Denmark, 26 April 2018.

Kristine Thomsen, "Why Mortar Matters: New Results", UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 24 April 2018.  

Vana Orfanou, Thomas Birch & Rubina Raja, "Copper-based recycling management and technological choices at Roman and early Islamic Jerash, Jordan", conference: XXth International Congress on Ancient Bronzes, Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, 17-21 April 2018.

Rubina Raja, "1) Gerasa in the Decapolis: local, regional and imperial networks, 2) From the detail to the map that matters. The conundrum of the urban matters ", conference: Archéologie et histoire de l’Orient hellénistique et romain. Régions non-méditerranéennes: Éthiopie, Arabie, Mésopotamie, Iran, Université Paris, Paris, France, 10 April 2018.    

Rubina Raja, "Palmyra: a network node at the centre or at the edge?", conference: Archéologie et histoire de l’Orient hellénistique et romain. Régions non-méditerranéennes: Éthiopie, Arabie, Mésopotamie, Iran,  Université Paris, Paris, France, 3 April 2018.    

Rubina Raja, "Investigating urban networks in the Roman Near East: lines of enquiry", conference: Archéologie et histoire de l’Orient hellénistique et romain. Régions non-méditerranéennes: Éthiopie, Arabie, Mésopotamie, Iran,  Université Paris, Paris, France, 27 March 2018.  

2017

Kristine Thomsen, "Urbanism in Gerasa, Jordan, through the lens of geochemistry", seminar: CAH: Classical Antiquity and its Heritage, Aarhus, Denmark, 7 December 2016.

Kristine Thomsen, "Gerasa: Mortar", seminar: ToRS-Saxo 4th Annual Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 December 2016.

Alex Peterson, "Reuse of urban spaces: Mamluk settlement in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash", PhD/Postdoc course: Kolloquium, PhD/Post-Doc, der Klassischen Archäologie im Wintersemester 2017/2018, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany, 14 December 2017.

Kristine Thomsen, "Urban life in Jerash: Development of mortar and plaster from a diachronic perspective", PhD/Postdoc course: Kolloquium, PhD/Post-Doc, der Klassischen Archäologie im Wintersemester 2017/2018, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany, 14 December 2017.

Rubina Raja, "The stuff of people: How and why things move around", lecture series: The Dynamics of Urban Networks in the Near East, 1st century CE-8th century CE, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 20 November 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Urban matters: From the detail to the map that matters", lecture series: The Dynamics of Urban Networks in the Near East, 1st century CE-8th century CE, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 20 November 2017.

Rubina Raja, "High-definition narratives in grand-narrative regions: The case of the Decapolis city of Gerasa", conference: High-Definition Narratives, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 16 November 2017.

Kristine Thomsen, "More than meets the eye: New strategies for analyzing mortar and plaster", conference: High-Definition Narratives, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 16 November 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Towards new lines of enquiry in urban archaeology: Urban networks and dynamics", Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 13 November 2017. 

Rubina Raja, "Urban Religion in Late Antique Antiochia-on-the-Chrysorrhoas-formerly-called-Gerasa", conference: Urban Religion in the Late Antiquity, Augustinerkloster, Erfurt, Germany, 8 November 2017.

Eva Mortensen, "Visiting Jerash in the nineteenth century", lecture series: Classical Antiquity and Its Heritage Research Seminar, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 1 November 2017.

Vana Orfanou & Thomas Birch, "A bunch of scrap? A summary of metal analyses from the northwest quarter, Jerash", UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 30 October 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Gerasa in the Decapolis: Local, regional and imperial networks", lecture series: The Dynamics of Urban Networks in the Near East, 1st century CE-8th century CE, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 23 October 2017.

Gry Barfod, "Glass Imports in the ancient City of Gerasa", conference: Cilician Wine, African Plates, Italian Cooking: Imported Pottery in the Decapolis in Roman to Early Islamic Times, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2017.

Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger, "Introduction", conference: Cilician Wine, African Plates, Italian Cooking: Imported Pottery in the Decapolis in Roman to Early Islamic Times, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2017.

Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger, "Ceramics from the Northwest Quarter in Jerash", conference: Cilician Wine, African Plates, Italian Cooking: Imported Pottery in the Decapolis in Roman to Early Islamic Times, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2017.

Gry Barfod, "Glass", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Thomas Birch & Vana Orfanou, "Archaeometallurgical projects at Jerash", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Tom Brughmans, Simon Carrignon & Iza Romanowska, "Computational simulation modelling of pottery trade", workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017. 

Philip Ebeling, "Tiles", workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017. 

Christoph Eger, "Metal", workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017. 

Marie L. S. Jørskov, "Human bones", workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017. 

Signe Krag, "Jewellery and textile production", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Søren M. Kristiansen & David Stott, "LiDAR", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Jesper Olsen & Bente Phillipsen, "AMS dating and Baysian statistics", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Margit Petersen, "Conservation", workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Alex Peterson, "Medieval pottery", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger, "Introduction to the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Sara Ringsborg, "Stone objects", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Kristine Thomsen, "Plaster and mortar and wall-paintings", workshop: Specialist Workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Gerasa - byen ved den gyldne flod", Ældresagen, Aarhus, Danmark, 2 October 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Urban networks in the Roman Near East: Lines of enquiry", lecture series: The Dynamics of Urban Networks in the Near East, 1st century CE-8th century CE, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 2 October 2017.

Rubina Raja, "On urban network evolutions: The case of the Decapolis city Gerasa in Jordan", lecture series: Urban Network Evolutions, The Danish Institute in Athens, Athens, Greece, 12 September 2017.

Kristine Thomsen, "Urban life in Jerash: Development of mortar and plaster from a diachronic perspective", meeting: 2nd Follow Up Meeting with the Danish National Research Foundation, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 2 May 2017.

Genevieve Holdridge, "Landscape stability and water management around the ancient city Jerash, Jordan", conference: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 26 April 2017.

Gry Barfod, "Forenstic investigations of the Jerash glass", conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2017.  

Genevieve Holdridge, Kristine Thomsen & Søren M. Kristiansen, "Soils, sediments and environmental history: Introducing geosciences to archaeology at Jerash", conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash. 110 Years of Excavations, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2017.

Georg Kalaitzoglou, "The Northwest Quarter of Jerash: Outlines of a settlement history", conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2017. 

Heike Möller, "High pottery quantity: Some remarks on ceramics in context from the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project", conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash. 110 Years of Excavations, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Introduction", conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash. 110 Years of Excavations, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2017.

Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger, "Archaeological research in Jerash and the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project 2011-2016", conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash. 110 Years of Excavations, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 March 2017.

Heike Möller & Georg Kalaitzoglou, "Roman Gerasa - New Results from the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project - Contexts and Finds", conference: Regional Networks: Technological Transfers? Production and Consumption Patterns in Roman Pottery of the Decapolis, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 March 2017.

Rubina Raja, Heike Möller & Achim Lichtenberger, "Welcome and introduction", conference: Regional Networks: Technological Transfers? Production and Consumption Patterns in Roman Pottery of the Decapolis, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 March 2017.

Rubina Raja & Achim Lichtenberger, "New research in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash and its impact on Roman Gerasa", conference: Regional Networks: Technological Transfers? Production and Consumption Patterns in Roman Pottery of the Decapolis, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 March 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Antiocheia-on-the-Chrysorrhoas-formerly-called-Gerasa: New archaeological research", lecture series: Classical Seminar Series, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, 20 January 2017.

Heike Möller, "Gerasa (Jordan): Pottery production and trade networks in Roman to Early Islamic times", conference: 2nd Conceptual Conference of Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 18 January 2017.

Rubina Raja, "Network evolutions", conference: 2nd Conceptual Conference of Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, UrbNet, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 18 January 2017.  

Rubina Raja, "New Archaeological Research in Ancient Gerasa (Jerash) The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project", conference: 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 8 January 2017.

2016

Kristine Thomsen, "Urbanism in Gerasa, Jordan, through the lens of geochemistry", seminar: CAH: Classical Antiquity and its Heritage, Aarhus, Denmark, 7 December 2016.

Kristine Thomsen, "Gerasa: Mortar", seminar: ToRS-Saxo 4th Annual Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 December 2016.

Alex Peterson, "Middle Islamic Ceramics from the Northwest Quarter Project", conference: Society of Medieval Archaeology, Brussels, Belgium, 3 November 2016.

Rubina Raja, "New research on the urban Development of Gerasa - Antiocheia-on-the-Chrysorrhoas", Berkeley University, Berkeley, USA, 25 October 2016.

Rubina Raja, "Urban Development in Gerasa from the Roman to the early Islamic period: New results from the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project", Cotsen Institute, Los Angeles, USA, 21 October 2016.

Gry Barfod, "Pigments: More than meets the eye", conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Dorothea Csitneki, "Jerash Bowls, a new approach", conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016. 

Georg Kalaitzoglou, "THE MANY FACES OF CONTINUITY: The transition from Byzantine to Umayyad in the Northwest-Quarter of Jerash", conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016. 

Signe B. Kristensen, "Re-defining shape and function. Production traditions of Late Roman-Umayyad locally produced cooking ware", conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, "Byzantine and Umayyad Gerasa: Results and findings from the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project", conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Achim Lichtenberger, Heike Möller & Rubina Raja, "Welcome and Introduction", conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus University, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Heike Möller, "Continuity versus discontinuity: New results on Umayyad finds of a residence-like edifice on the Eastern Terrace", conference: Conspicuous Productions: Gerasa's Pottery Finds from Byzantine to Umayyad Times in Context, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2016.

Heike Möller, "Gerasa (Jordan) - Pottery Production and Trade Networks of the Decapolis Cities during the Roman and Early Byzantine Periods", conference: Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautores, Lisbon, Portugal, 25 September-2 October 2016.

Georg Kalaitzoglou, "A Middle Islamic hamlet in Jerash: Its architectural development", conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016. 

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, "Introduction", conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, "Middle-Islamic Jerash: New evidence and perspectives", conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

Heike Möller, "Interpreting Middle-Islamic finds 'out of context': The northwest quarter evidence", conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

Alex Peterson, "Middle-Islamic ceramics in context from the NW quarter of Jerash", conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, "New evidence for Byzantine and Islamic Jerash in the light of research of the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 24 May 2016.

Ditte M. D. Hiort, "The power of an archaeology of alters: Quantity, locality, visitbility and expressibity", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 23 May 2016.

Signe B. Kristensen, "Production patterns of Late-Roman-Byzantine locally produced Reddish Ware", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 23 May 2016.

Heike Möller & Annette H. Sørensen, "Roman and Early-Byzantine ceramic finds: New results on micro- and macro-regional patterns in Jerash’s Northwest Quarter", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 23 May 2016.

Dorothea Csitneki, "Jerash Bowls, Chronology, Typology and Iconography", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 22 May 2016. 

Georg Kalaitzoglou, "The Northwest Quarter of Gerasa: A New Established Urban Quarter", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 22 May 2016.  

Alex Peterson, "Ayyubid-Mamluk Evidence from the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 22 May 2016.

Cathrin Pogoda, "Necropoleis and Tombs of Jerash", conference: IHAJ, Amman, Jordan, 22 May 2016.

Rubina Raja, "The gardeners of the upper valley: The importance of water to urban (religious) life in Gerasa", workshop: Water and Religious Life in the Roman and Late Antique Near East, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom, 22 March 2016.

Signe B. Kristensen & Heike Möller, "Ceramics in Context - Pottery Production, Consumption and Trade Networks in one of the Decapolis Cities during the Roman and Byzantine Periods", Keramik Plus, Copenhagen, Denmark, 11 March 2016.

Rubina Raja, "New archaeological research in Jerash: The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project", American Centre for Oriental Research, Amman, Jordan, 9 March 2016.

Rubina Raja, "Christen, Juden und Soldaten im Gerasa des 6. Jh.s.", Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik, Munich, Germany, 22 February 2016.

Rubina Raja, "Networks, nodes and high definition archaeology: The case of Gerasa in the Decapolis",  Uppsala University, Stockholm, Sweden, 15 February 2016.

Rubina Raja, "Biographies of cities and rivers: The case of the Golden river at Gerasa in the Decapolis", conference: Biographies of Place, Aarhus, Denmark, 19 January 2016.

Rubina Raja, "Tracking urban networks through high-definition archaeology: The case of Jerash in the Decapolis", seminar, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 15 January 2016. 

2015

Rubina Raja, "The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project New archaeological research in Gerasa", Institute for Classical Archaeology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 4 December 2015.

Rubina Raja, "A silver scroll from Jerash", Department of Antiquities, Amman, Jordan, 30 August 2015.

Ian Simpson & Søren M. Kristiansen, "Geoscience and archaeology", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 23 August 2015.

Achim Lichtenberger & Rubina Raja, "The silver scross from Jerash", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 20 August 2015.

Maher Taboush, "Early Islamic ceramic from Jerash", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 20 August 2015.

Wolfgang & Ingrid Schulze, "Arab-Byzantine coinage and the find coins of the Northwest Quarter Project", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 18 August 2015.

Pernille Bangsgaard, "The Jerash bone material", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 16 August 2015.

Peter Mose & Peter H. Mikkelsen, "Archaeological methods and natural science methods", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 12 August 2015.

Margit Petersen, "Conservation", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 9 August 2015.

Nicole Pieper, "Architectural drawings of the Northwest Quarter", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 5 August 2015.

Ditte M. D. Hiort, "The horned altars of Jerash", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 2 August 2015.

Alex Peterson, "Crusader period in the Levant", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 29 July 2015.

Heike Möller, "Ceramic production in a comparative perspective", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 27 July 2015.

Annette H. Sørensen, "Wares in Jerash and the registration in Jerash", lecture series: Jerash evening lecture series, Jerash, Jordan, 23 July 2015.

Rubina Raja, "Redefining the urban picture: Gerasa in Jordan seen through the lens of High Definition Archaeology", Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Providence, USA, 21 April 2015.

Rubina Raja, "Changing the urban picture through High Definition Archaeology: Urban development in Jerash (Jordan) from the Roman to the Mamluk Period", Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, 17 April 2015.

Rubina Raja, "High Definition Archaeology: The example of Gerasa in the Decapolis", seminar: Geoscience seminar, Stirling, United Kingdom, 3 March 2015.

Rubina Raja, "Neue Forschung in Gerasa", meeting: Rotary Club Meeting, Erfurt, Germany, 3 February 2015.