Once again, the Stiftung Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin finances scholarships in the Ostia Forum Project. This time it is a one 1-year scholarship (300€ / month) commencing April 1 2024. To be considered for the positions, you must be a bachelor or master student in Classical Archaeology and be present at the university.
If you are interested in Ostia and in getting to know that place more, then apply. The deadline is January 15, 2024
The Ostia Forum Project will be presenting in the international colloquium Urbs in transitum: innovazione e tradizione tra Roma e Ostia nel III secolo organised by Istituto Storico Austriaco, Academia Belgica and Parco archeologico di Ostia Antica. The colloquium will be taking place between October 4 and October 7 2023 in both Rome and Ostia.
The project is represented by the director, Prof. Dr. Axel Gering, and ph.d. student Sophie Menge. Their presentation is titled From sanctuary to shops. The transformation of the TFR-area northeast of the Forum from the 2nnd to the 3rd century AD.
Ph.D. candidate Daniel Damgaard is going to present his newest and final research regarding the Forum of Ostia in its diachronic perspective.
The venue is Friedrichstrasse 39, 79098 Freiburg i. Br. It is organised by Institut für Archäologische Wissenschaften – Abteilung Klassische Archäologie. The presentation begins at 18:00 c.t. in room HS 1015 (KG I).
For the semester programme, see below
The Stiftung Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin finances five one-year scholarships (300€ / month). To be considered for the positions, you must be a bachelor or master student and be present at the university from April 2023 to March 2024 – the two following semesters.
You will attend the lecture Archäometrie in the sommer semester, which is being conducted by Prof. Dr. Axel Gering, and you are to attend the excavation in September-October 2023 in the Forum of Ostia. There will also be some ad hoc tasks along the way.
Thus, if you are interested in Ostia and are interested in getting to know that place more, then apply. The deadline is January 30, 2023
The Ostia Forum Project would like to wish everybody a very merry Christmas, and would like to thank all corporation partners for a very interesting and fruitful year!
We look forward to yet another fulfilling year in 2023.
The exhibition “A 200 year-long Quest for Traces in Ostia: The Discovery of a Sanctuary” is coming to an end. The last day of the exhibition is Friday September 30. In that regard, the Ostia Forum Project would like to invite everybody to a finissage Thursday September 29, 17:00 – 22:00.
As with the opening of the exhibition, the finissage will take place at the Tieranatomischen Theater in Berlin, Philippstrasse 13, 10115 Berlin.
We hope to see as many as possible. Drinks and snacks will be served.
Today, the conference Hazard and disaster risks: Ostia and Portus between hypothesis and reality will start. It runs from today June 22 until Friday June 24. The Ostia Forum Project is represented by Prof. Dr. Axel Gering and ph.d. candidate Johannes Trockels and they will both present Friday June 24. You can find the programme below.
You can live-streame the conference via Youtube. There will be two links per day. The links for today (June 22) are:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msqD3PzUS1U (first half of the day)
https://youtu.be/bpv5lWCM9kM (second half of the day)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77zFaubtVeg (first half of the day)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9gwhCDxWrg (second half of the day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkimckOosvo (first half of the day)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ4Za7eZ_QU (second half of the day)
All the links will remain on the Youtube-channel of the Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
The presentations will be held in Danish, but published in English in the future. You can find the programme below.
June 22-24, project director, Prof. Dr. Axel Gering and a ph.d. candidate from the Ostia Graduiertenkolleg will present their ongoing research in the seminar Hazard and Disaster Risk: Ostia and Portus between Hypothesis and Reality. You can find the programme below: