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2016.05.26 | Conference, History and achaeology

Palmyrene Funerary Portraiture: Individualization and Group Identity

Paper by Rubina Raja at the symposium "Palmyra: Mirage in the Desert", Metropolitan Museum, New York.

2016.04.21 | History and achaeology, Students

PhD scholarship within the Palmyra Portrait Project

The Palmyra Portrait Project offers 1 fully funded PhD scholarship from 1 September 2016-31 August 2019 within the framework of the project. Deadline: 30 June 2016

2016.04.14 | History and achaeology, Students

Studentermedhjælp til Palmyra Portrait Project

Ansøgningsfrist: 20. april 2016

2016.03.18 | History and achaeology

Expert recommendations - Fighting the looting of Syria´s cultural heritage

Expert recommendations from the conference: “Fighting the looting of Syria´s cultural heritage”, Sofia, 16th September 2015. A conference organized by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sofia and the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU), under the patronage of UNESCO and in cooperation with the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior…

2016.03.09 | History and achaeology

Folkeuniversitetet Aarhus - Mød forskerne: Rubina Raja

Den syriske by Palmyra var i antikken et blomstrende handelscentrum I dag er byen blevet et strategisk mål i den syriske borgerkrig. Hør Rubina Raja, professor i klassisk arkæologi på Aarhus Universitet, fortælle om, hvad der gør Palmyra så unik.

Upcoming Events

Mon 03 Oct
09:00-17:00 | TBA
Representations of women and children in Roman period Palmyra
Conference within the framework of the Palmyra Portrait Project - PART 1.
Tue 04 Oct
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series (TBA)
Speaker: TBA
Tue 01 Nov
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series
Speaker: Assistant Professor Michael Blömer, Aarhus University
Tue 06 Dec
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series
Speaker: TBA
Mon 06 Feb
09:00-17:00 | TBA
Representations of women and children in Roman period Palmyra
Conference within the framework of the Palmyra Portrait Project - PART 2.

Harald Ingholt & Palmyra

This book grew out of the exhibition Harald Ingholt and Palmyra, which opened in 2015 at the Museum of Ancient Art at Aarhus University, Denmark. The exhibition is based on research done within the framework of the Palmyra Portrait Project, which is jointly funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and Aarhus University.

English version

Danish version

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