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Third edition of the European Researchers Night, with a program of activities adapted to the COVID-19 situation

“Research for Change” is the slogan for the organization of about thirty scientific online workshops in which participate a hundred researchers of the URV and the research centres ICAC, ICIQ, IISPV and IPHES. Nota de premsa, URV La divulgación científica no se para, tampoco en tiempo de COVID. El 27 de noviembre es este año […]
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1st TIR-FOR Symposium on digital cartography, next October 26 and 27, fully online

1st TIR-FOR Symposium. From territory studies to digital cartography Next October 26 and 27, will take place the 1st TIR-FOR Symposium, at the IEC, Institut d’Estudis Catalans (Barcelona), ​​in a fully online format. The Symposium will run a two-day program with 27 talks and a poster session, organized into three thematic sessions; with the participation of experts […]
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New input to the TarrAcro-Polis research and scientific dissemination project

TarrAcro-Polis: a scientific journey of 2,000 years of history Research and scientific dissemination project TarrAcro-Polis (funded by FECYT through the Call for grants for the promotion of scientific, technological and innovation culture, FCT-18-13482) has received a boost, last Tuesday 20 October, with the signature of a collaboration agreement between Biblical Museum of Tarragona (MBT) and County Council of Tarragonès to contribute […]
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How were technological innovation and knowledge transfer like in Classical times? A new MSCA project at ICAC will study the importance of technological progress from ancient times

We welcome Simona Perna, an archaeologist with a degree in Classical Culture, as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie researcher at the ICAC. This fellowship (MSCA) is named after the great scientist and double Nobel Prize winner. It is a very prestigious research fellowship programme from the European Commission that promotes mobility and innovative training among researchers at European and international level. MSCA […]
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Open call for temporary job on computational archaeologist at the ICAC

Open call, since October 24, 2020, for a temporary research contract (code 017.78) to work as a computacional archaeologist in the research project «Prospección arqueológica inteligente sobre plataforma dron (DIASur)» (code 21.230), at the Research Group in Landscape Archaeology (GIAP). Application deadline: October 28, 2020 (24 h). Full information and details in the website Working at the ICAC.   Research […]
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ICAC launches a process for creating a protocol for prevention and action against workplace harassment based on sex, gender or diversity

ICAC Equality Committee leads a process for creating a protocol for the prevention, detection, identification and action in situations of sexual harassment at work based on sex, gender or diversity, and other forms of harassment. This action is included in the ICAC’s Action Plan for Equality (approved by the Board of Directors in 2017) and responds to the ICAC’s […]
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What was the role of the port of “Tarracona” during the arrival of the first Arab contingents to the city?

La tesis del doctorando Francesc Rodríguez hace una apuesta por la ceramología como herramienta para la comprensión del proceso histórico de transformación que vivió el área portuaria de la ciudad de Tarracona entre los siglos VII y VIII d. C. La tesis doctoral de Francesc Rodríguez presenta un estudio ceramológico detallado que permite avanzar en el conocimiento de […]
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Recent studies state the presence of Lusitanian marble in the Romanesque cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

On-going a new campaign of archaeometric study of the marble pieces, now focused on the facade of Platerías   A masterpiece of medieval art and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985, the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela has, in its Romanesque part, a small but very significant number of sculptural and architectural elements in marble that stand out in an […]
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At the end of August a new archaeological excavation began in the Visigoth city of Valencia “la Vella” (Riba-roja de Túria, Valencia)

Desde finales de agosto, se está llevando a cabo una nueva excavación arqueológica en la ciudad visigoda de Valencia la Vella (Riba-roja de Túria). The intervention is part of the research and dissemination project promoted, since 2016, by the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology and the City Council of Riba-roja de Túria (region of Camp de Túria, Valencia). The action is […]
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Recent archaeological works in Costa de la Serra (La Secuita, Tarragona) allows defining the southern façade of the fortification

Last July 17, 2020 archaeological campaign in Costa de la Serra (La Secuita, Tarragona) ended. For three weeks, a small group of ICAC researchers, students from the inter-university master’s degree in Classical Archaeology and volunteers have been working hard to define the southern limit of the fortification.   Recent works bear out preliminary results obtained in the 2019 intervention, with […]