Ancient Identities Today
IRON AGE, ROMAN & EARLY MEDIEVAL HERITAGES
Exploring how Iron Age, Roman and Early Medieval pasts of England, Scotland and Wales are called upon today by different stakeholders, and situating this understanding in an international context.
Happy New Year! With the team back from the holidays we are ready for another exciting year of exploring ancient identities. To celebrate the beginning of 2018, let’s review some interesting developments that took place on the digital side of the project at the end of last year.
A couple of weeks ago the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC) came to Durham. In addition to the usual sessions, there were four on-site lectures by various specialists. I joined Coach D, heading for the Hadrian’s Wall forts of Housesteads (Vercovicium)...
The need to belong to a place is a strong human urge, but modern life often requires mobility. Roman and Iron Age people in Britain faced similar issues. Can we see this in the places they created, and how are we influenced by our own attachments to the landscape?
HELP US CREATE HIGH QUALITY RESEARCH DATA
ABOUT OUR HUMAN PAST & ITS CONTEMPORARY HERITAGE.
You can join the project team and help us analyse web data of different kind, ranging from videos to newspaper articles. Have a go on the MicroPasts crowdsourcing website and tell us what you think about the project on the forum.