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August 27, 2019

While on holidays (yes, we all got to enjoy nice off-time with families during August! ;-) the research did not stop completely and, as a result, we came back to work with two nice surprises on our desks!

First, the seminal publication of the project, with the resu...

April 18, 2019

So, you know when you look at the PEOPLE page and you see that one missing picture right at the center of the page? We are looking to fill that in with an actual person's photo! If you are looking for a postdoc starting from September 2019, and you are an expert on sta...

October 10, 2018

Disclaimer: this entry is a very personal reflection on how I think archaeology is too often presented to the public, both general as well as the scientific community and what are the risks associated. These are mainly rambling thoughts I have been having for a while a...

June 8, 2018

Yesterday the latest issue of PAGES magazine, a journal published by the Past Global Change Initiative, came out. The issue, edited by Marie-José Gaillard-Lemdahl, Nicki Whitehouse, Marco Madella, Kathy Morrison and Lucien von Gunten, is focussed on 'Past Land Use and...

March 26, 2018

There are so many things to do and fix after coming back from fieldwork that it has taken some time to write this blog entry. However, even if a tad late, here are some of the amazing things we have been doing in Sindh last month (my, oh my!).

First of all, project name...

February 22, 2018

The main aim of this first fieldwork is very much to organise future fieldworks. The targets of this trip are mainly two. On the one hand we need to find suitable locations for the ethnoarcaheological work; on the other hand we need to understand practical aspects for...

February 15, 2018

Next week I am going to Pakistan for the first project's fieldwork. Actually, it's three projects' fieldwork combined: RAINDROPS (keep reading the blog for more details), ModAgro and PaleoAsia. The three projects are very interrelated as they approach similar research...

January 10, 2018

Yesterday has been a very busy day. The Archaeology day at UPF was a blast. I have never seen so many different - yet very related- topics, discussed in the same workshop. We had presentations ranging from isotopes in archaeobotanical studies (delivered by one of the s...

December 13, 2017

The first RAINDROPS event will be to co-host a one-day conference on Trends in Multidisciplinary Archaeology. This conference is part of the annual Archaeology day (Jornades de Arqueologia) organised by Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Humanities and the Institu...

December 6, 2017

Once the selection process is over, you receive several communications from the ERC. First you get the results of the external experts revisions. In my case, the project was reviewed by 8 international experts who judged the research project, the scientific approach as...

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