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Archaeological summer school at Viminacium

2021-06-01 16:22:00 Views: 528 Comments: 0

On behalf of our partner - the Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the upcoming Archaeological summer school at Viminacium. The summer school is part of the project “Living Danube Limes”, which fosters a common bond in the Danube Region via heritage shared by all Danube countries. The project is funded by the Interreg Danube Transnational Program 2014-2020.

The summer school is an exciting opportunity to learn about the use of different methods and new technologies in archaeologyThe aim of the school is to get participants acquainted with full process of archaeological excavation, from prospection of the terrain, to different methods of documentation and processing finds. One of the main learning outcomes will be introduction to multidisciplinary research methods in archaeological practice, shown on the example of Viminacium.

First segment of the summer school will be, due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, online Zoom video conference. Number of participants in virtual summer school is limited to 80. First Summer school online segment will be held 14-18 June 2021. Preliminary program could be seen here.

Second segment of the Summer school will be held at Viminacium Research and Visitors Center during September 2021. Second segment will be field school with workshops and field surveys with expert archaeological teams. Selection of participants due to limited number of places in our facilities will be processed out of participants of the Online Summer School in June.

The participants will learn about: 

  • Geophysical prospection of the terrain (Ground Penetrating Radar, Geomagnetic method) 
  • GIS and Aerial imagery
  • Use of photogrammetry for documentation during and after excavations
  • Processing of Roman pottery (analysis, methods of documentation, reconstruction and conservation)
  • Anthropological methods of processing humane osteological material
  • Presentation of Cultural Heritage and Virtual world of Archaeology

Preferred applicants are undergraduate students whose main interests are cultural heritage/Roman archaeology/Art History. 

Participation is free of charge, but please keep in mind that the capacity is limited so please register in advance. To sign up for the summer school, please fill in this registration form and e-mail it to nemanjamrdjic@gmail.com. Only applications in English will be considered. The closing date for applications is the 10th of June 2021.

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