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  • Researchers enhance our understanding of Bronze Age integration

    [12 Apr 2017] When present day European genetics was formed during the beginning of the Bronze Age 5000 years ago it was a result of migrating Yamnaya pastoralists from the Caspian steppe encountering Stone Age farmers in northern and eastern Europe. A grand synthesis article published in the journal Antiquity argues that young Yamnaya warriors belonging to raiding parties married local Stone Age women, settling and adopting a more agrarian lifestyle. During this process, where the Corded Ware Culture was formed, a new Proto-Germanic dialect appeared.

  • Swedish and Greek Archaeologists Discover Unknown City in Greece

    [12 Dec 2016] An international research team at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, is exploring the remains of an ancient city in central Greece. The results can change the view of an area that traditionally has been considered a backwater of the ancient world.

  • International cooperation highlights cultural heritage

    [30 Nov 2016] What is critical heritage studies? That was the focus when a new collaboration between the University of Gothenburg and the University College London was launched in London in November.

  • EU funding to CCHS and partners

    [19 May 2016] Centre for Critical Heritage Studies and partners have received the prestigious EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks funding for a large collaborative program titled "CHEurope: Critical Heritage Studies and the Future of Europe. Towards an integrated, interdisciplinary and transnational training model in cultural heritage research and management".

  • Trade Before Civilization Conference

    [7 Apr 2016] The Trade Before Civilization conference will be held at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg from May 27-29, 2016.

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