AfQUA 2015 - The African Quaternary - Conferences & Workshops

AfQUA 2015 - The African Quaternary - Conferences & Workshops

For some time now we have realised that there is a large gap between the four-yearly INQUA...

Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie 250

Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie 250

Valéry Sitlivy, Aleksandra Zięba, Krzysztof Sobczyk and Alexandr Kolesnik The Middle-to-Upper...

Our Way To Europe - Introduction

Our Way To Europe - Introduction

Our Way To Europe concerns the history of mankind. We specifically intend to approach this with...

  • AfQUA 2015 - The African Quaternary - Conferences & Workshops

    AfQUA 2015 - The African Quaternary - Conferences & Workshops

  • Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie 250

    Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie 250

  • Our Way To Europe - Introduction

    Our Way To Europe - Introduction

A view off from Mochena Borago: Investigation of Q...

A view off from Mochena Borago: Investigation of Quaternary environmental archives in southwestern Ethiopian Highlands

Mochena Borago's depositional history has to be linked with regional environmental archives to figure out the local and regional climate and morphological impacts on rockshelter deposits evolution. During the last field campaign test drillings were performed within Hobitcha Caldera located southeast of Mount Damota. This caldera builds the source region of Bisare River, which flows into rift valley Abaya Lake. In the area of Hobitcha Caldera, the...

Science Day in the Neander Valley

Science Day in the Neander Valley

The Neanderthal Museum at Mettmann near Düsseldorf invited the members of the C-Cluster to the first "Science Day" on November 16th, 2014 and we happily accepted. Our scientists presented different aspects of their work to the public. Both, finished results from projects from the past few decades and current research were presented. The visitors could see and experience everything from simple stone artefacts to highly modern 3D-scans, ...

Stones, Pottery, Dust, and Couscous

Stones, Pottery, Dust, and Couscous

From 18th until 22nd of November 2014, two archaeologists of project C2 (Jörg Linstädter and Alessandro Potì, both University of Cologne) went to Rabat, the magnificent capital of Morocco. Main goals of this short journey were: scientific meetings with our co-partners of the INSAP (Institut National des Sciences de l'Archéologie et du Patrimoine), the collection of geological and sedimentological samples from the last excavation campaign of Ifri ...

The 7th Loess Seminar – Kukla Loessfest ‘14

The 7th Loess Seminar – Kukla Loessfest ‘14

The 7th loess seminar LOESSFEST held in memory of one of the greatest loess researchers, namely Georg J. Kukla, took place from 8–15 September in Poland. The international conference was placed in Wroclaw from 8–9 September, while the following six days were reserved for the fieldtrip to loess area in south Poland. Beside many important international members of the Quaternary terrestrial and loess research communities, two CRC members, Christian...

First DSDDP workshop in Ein Gedi and field trip ar...

First DSDDP workshop in Ein Gedi and field trip around Israel in November 2014

In November 2014, the members of the B3 project went to Israel for the Dead Sea Deep Drilling Project (DSDDP) workshop and several short field trips around Israel. It was the first workshop after the ICDP drilling in the Dead Sea in 2010/2011. Researches of the DSDDP team were present and extensive discussions were carried out in the kibbutz Ein Gedi, which is one of the oldest oasis of Israel lying next to the Dead Sea. From B3 cluster, Thomas L...

Coring activities in the Chew Bahir, southern Ethi...

Coring activities in the Chew Bahir, southern Ethiopia, have been successfully completed

The coring activities of the Chew Bahir Project, part of the Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP) and associated with the CRC 806 have been successfully accomplished end of November after 5 weeks of field work in southern Ethiopia. About 3 tons of fine deposits have been recovered from the Chew Bahir terrestrial climate archive in the deep tectonic basin that represents the southern end of the Ethiopian rift and is covered by 2,0...

2nd International Workshop on Late Pleistocene and...

2nd International Workshop on Late Pleistocene and Holocene climate variability in the Carpathian-Balkan region

The 2nd International Workshop on Late Pleistocene and Holocene climate variability in the Carpathian-Balkan region took place on 6th and 7th November in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Many scientists from Romania, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Canada, the UK and Germany got together to present and discuss their current research on Late Pleistocene and Holocene climate changes. Also members of the B1 and B2 projects of the CRC 806 couldn't miss it. From the R...

Oldest sediments from the source region of 'Homo s...

Oldest sediments from the source region of 'Homo sapiens sapiens'

A 40 m long sediment core from Chew Bahir/southern Ethiopia was already recovered in April 2014 funded exclusively by the CRC 806. Since the core opening the material is processed in the lab facilities of the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy at the University of Cologne.Preliminary results of sedimentological and palaeobiological proxies are already internally discussed and we work currently on a first age model to put the palaeolimnological p...

Coring campaign in Laguna de Medina and Laguna Sal...

Coring campaign in Laguna de Medina and Laguna Salada, Cádiz, Southern Spain

From the 5th till the 22th of September, the C3 project went to the province of Cádiz in Spain. The C3 project consists of Tabea Schröder (RWTH Aachen) and Jasmijn van ´t Hoff (University of Cologne), leaded by Prof. Martin Melles. The cluster interfingered with Franz Hartung (F2) and Janna Just (F6), both part of the CRC from the University of Cologne (UoC). We also had help from Florian Steininger (Institute of Geography, UoC); two student assi...

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The Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG) Graduate School is an integral component of the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 806 that is promoted by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and hosted at the Universities of Cologne and Bonn, and at the RWTH Aachen University.
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02/02/2015
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm IRTG-Colloquium
Filling a Gap: Epipalaeolithic Evidence from Central Libya
Room S22, Seminargebäude (Building 106), Cologne
   
02/02/2015
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm IRTG-Colloquium
Analysis of Migration Processes due to Environmental Conditions between 40,000 and 14,000 a BP in the Balkan region through Luminescence Dating
Room S22, Seminargebäude (Building 106), Cologne
   
02/02/2015
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm CRC-Lecture

Comparative Social Science: Characteristic problems and changing problem solutions
Room S22, Seminargebäude (Building 106), Cologne

   
08/02/2015 - 10/02/2015
All Day CRC-Workshop
4th CRC 806 Workshop 'Our Way to Europe'
GENO Hotel, Rösrath NRW

 

 

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