24/04/2019
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Marta Prevosti, new vicepresident of the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC)

Marta Prevosti Monclús is, from April 23, the new vice-president of the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC). Member of the IEC attached to the Historical-Archaeological Section, Prevosti holds the position vacated by Mariàngela Vilallonga, appointed Councillor of Culture of the Catalan regional government (Generalitat de Catalunya) last March. Prevosti takes this duty «with a spirit of service, […]
8/04/2019
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Data update in the PRC, the Catalan web portal for research (March 2019)

  We invite you to visit the new update of the Portal de la Recerca, PRC (Catalan web portal for research), which aims to display and disseminate from a single place the research activity that is carried out in Catalonia in regard to researchers, publications, groups and research projects. Thus, facilitating open access to scientific production. […]
1/04/2019
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The LRCW conference is now open for registration

The LRCW conference is now open for registration. Its seventh edition, 7th International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and Archaeometry (LRCW 7), will be held in Valencia, Ribarroja del Turia and Alicante, from October 15 to 19, 2019. The ICAC is an active member of the organization committee […]
18/03/2019
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A new archaeological fieldwork in Nulles confirms the presence of three silos from late Bronze Age or early Iron Age

Between February 25 and March 12, the ICAC’s research team on Protohistoric Archeology carried out an excavation and consolidation fieldwork in the archaeological site Mas Cap de Ferro (Nulles, Alt Camp). The intervention, which raised when a road’s construction works put into light possible ancient storage structures, confirms the presence of three silos from the […]
14/03/2019
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New corpus of knowledge for the study of the forum and its organising role in the Roman city

Dario Canino’s thesis provides a new corpus of knowledge for the study of the forum and its organising role in the Roman city Dario Canino’s thesis on urbanism and Roman forums, awarded with an outstanding mark. It may represent a new work of reference for forensic complexes, and urbanism and ancient topography (which is the study […]
26/02/2019
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An agreement for boosting the study and dissemination of historical heritage related to water collection

The agreement between Ematsa, ICAC and the URV includes the elaboration of a Strategic Plan for the protection, study and dissemination of the historical heritage linked to the collection and transport of water to the municipalities of Tarragona, La Canonja, El Catllar and Els Pallaresos.       The Tarragona Water Board (Ematsa), the Catalan […]
20/02/2019
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First call for the LRCW7 International Conference on Late Roman Pottery

7th International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and Archaeometry (LRCW 7) First call   With this first circular, we would like to inform you that the LRCW7 will be held in València, Riba-roja de Túria and Alacant (15-19 October 2019). The conference will be organized by the […]
14/02/2019
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Video “El ‘suburbium’ del Francolí”

New video available at the Tribuna d’Arquelogia website (in Catalan). “El suburbium del Francolí. Resultats de les intervencions arqueològiques a l’avinguda de Vidal i Barraquer i al carrer de Manuel de Falla (Tarragona)”, by three ICAC researchers: Moisés Díaz ,Josep Francesc Roig and Josep Anton Remolà .  
5/02/2019
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

This year ICAC has reinforced its commitment to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which it already held in 2018 with different events. ICAC’s Equality Committee has organized different dissemination talks and has joined the initiative of the Dissemination Association of Camp de Tarragona. Meeting with scientists from Tarragona An ICAC researcher participates in one of […]
24/01/2019
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Big Data & artificial intelligence: an archaeological revolution

Hèctor Orengo joined ICAC on March 2018 as a Ramón y Cajal researcher (postdoctoral senior grant from the Spanish government) at the GIAP research group, led by Josep M. Palet. Since then, he is working on landscape archaeology and computational archaeology research programs. In particular, he is developing machine learning algorithms for automatic sites detection. In collaboration with […]