Dear colleagues, We are pleased to inform that we will be participating in the 27th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) “Widening Horizons”, that will take place in Kiel (Germany) but also in the virtual world from 8th to 11th September. We invite submission to our session titled: Preserving Transformative ‘Palimpsests’: […]
A paralell case study in Barcelona
DEEP CITIES: Barcelona’s parallel-local case study: Changes and transformations in the town of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat In Barcelona we are planning to undertake another comparative study case working jointly with the “Museu de l’Hospitalet de Llobregat” (associate partner). It will focus on two fundamental aspects of the CURBATHERI-Deep Cities scientific objectives. Physical, urban and social […]
Fragmented Heritage: Cities are constantly changing, leaving waste from the past. Can we preserve this waste as a heritage value?
By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU). Archaeologists, like myself, are familiar with finding fragments from the past in present cities. However, the city’s archaeology is more than excavations and discovering things and structures hidden in deep urban historical layers. Archaeology as a reflective practice promotes a way of thinking […]
On Instagram? We want your deep cities photos!
How can a city’s historical fragments become driving force of urban development? Instagram us your answers. In all cities you have fragments and layers of the past, it could be fragments from buildings, old neighborhoods, or abandoned factories. The question is what we should do with all these remains? What is happening with these leftover […]