Conferences + Workshops Archive

Workshop Soothing Gardens

May 12, 2021 from 01:30 PM to 06:15 PM

virtual meeting

This is a workshop within the collaborative project ‘Gardens and Eudaimonia’ link (Reflective Turn Forum and the Subcluster Knowledge ROOTS)
It is organised by Chiara Thumiger and Dana Zentgraf.

The workshop will take place on Zoom.

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!! Cancelled !! Conference "Religion and archive" organised by the subcluster Knowledge ROOTS

Sep 09, 2020 to Sep 11, 2020

IBZ - Kiellinie 5, 24105 Kiel

The Conference "Religion and archive" organised by the subcluster Knowledge ROOTS has been cancelled.

Contact: Prof. Dr. Hilmar Klinkott -

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!! Conference POSTPONED!! ROOTS International Conference: “Medical Knowledge and its 'Sitz im Leben': Body and Horror in Antiquity”

May 22, 2020 to May 23, 2020

IBZ, Kiellinie 5, 24105 Kiel

Conference postponed due to the further spreading of the Corona-Virus.
We will inform you about the rescheduled date as soon as possible.

Organised by George Kazantzidis and Chiara Thumiger

Confirmed speakers:
Noel Carroll (Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA)
Giulia Maria Chesi (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany)  
Greg Eghigian (Penn State University)      
Debbie Felton (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)             
Maria Gerolemou (University of Exeter, UK)
Lutz Alexander Graumann (University Hospital, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany)
Lutz Käppel (Cluster of Excellence ROOTS, Kiel University, Germany)
George Kazantzidis (University of Patras, Greece)
Dunstan Lowe (Kent University, UK)
Nick Lowe (Royal Holloway University of London, UK)  
Glenn Most (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy / Chicago, USA)
Alessandro Schiesaro (University of Manchester, UK)
Rodrigo Sigala (independent, Germany)
Evina Sistakou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Dimos Spatharas (University of Crete, Greece)
Chiara Thumiger (Cluster of Excellence ROOTS, Kiel University, Germany)

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Material Analysis Workshop of Subcluster ROOTS of Conflicts and Conciliation

Feb 25, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 02:15 PM

Kiel University / Technical Faculty / Kaiserstraße 2 / Room A-239 / 24143 Kiel

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ROOTS Reflective Turn Symposium: "Philosophy of Archaeology"

Feb 20, 2020 09:00 AM to Feb 21, 2020 06:00 PM

Leibnizstr. 1, rooms 105-a & 105-b

Confirmed speakers:
Jerimy Cunningham (University of Lethbridge, Canada)
Caroline Heitz (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Thomas Meier  (Heidelberg University, Germany)
Julian Thomas (University of Manchester, UK)
Rachel Crellin (University of Leicester, UK)
Constance von Rüden (RUB, Bochum, Germany)

VPJ Arponen (Kiel University, Germany)
Artur Ribeiro (Kiel University, Germany)
Tim Kerig (Kiel University, Germany)
Konrad Ott (Kiel University, Germany)

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ROOTS Workshop – Quantifying Social Inequalities - New proxies, new methods. Possibilities and limitations to determine social inequalities in archaeological contexts

Oct 07, 2019 02:00 PM to Oct 08, 2019 01:00 PM

Room 105, Leibnizstr. 1, Kiel

The workshop brings together young researchers from different disciplines to discuss diverse socio-cultural processes involved in the creation of social inequality as well as multiple methods in quantifying social inequality in past societies.

Confirmed Speakers:


Vesa P. J. Arponen Kiel University, Germany
Penny Bickle University of York, UK
Marta Cintas Peña Seville University, Spain
Adrian Chase Arizona State University, USA
Timothy J. Dennehy Arizona State University, USA
Katharina Fuchs Kiel University, Germany
Ralph Großmann Kiel University, Germany
Julian Laabs University of Bern, Switzerland
Nils Müller-Scheeßel Kiel University, Germany
Arne Windler Deutschen Bergbau-Museum Bochum, Germany

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