History / Philosophy

History / Archeology

Research team at Göttingen University analyse data from burial sites spanning nearly 4,000 years. People tend to think that the idea that biological sex is linked with one-s role in society belongs in the past. But was it even the case in prehistory? Archaeologists at the University of Göttingen have investigated the representation of gender in Neolithic and Bronze Age graves (around 5500 BC to 1200 BC), in order to understand if the idea of gender in prehistoric Europe was really as -binary- as might be expected.

An international team of researchers including the University of Freiburg identifies engravings in Jordan and Saudi Arabia as the oldest known scaled building plans in human history.

Presentation of two research projects from the humanities and social sciences. It is an unwritten law: scientific exchanges and interdisciplinarity are the basis for excellent research.

Collaborative Research Centre 933 "Material Text Cultures" offers insights into twelve years of research work.

Limestone tablet decoded: double meaning combining official religion with personal piety. How people cope with crises has always been a fruitful field of research for the sciences.

Initial findings from the -Asking the Pope for Help- project: approach of Christian charity clearly recognisable during the Nazi period.

Asia Minor Research Centre documents state of cultural monuments in the region in Turkey hit by earthquakes.

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