Coming to terms with the future: concepts of “resilience” for the study of premodern societies

A starting assumption of the SPP 2176 is that the pre-modern societies of the Iranian highlands were flexible and dynamic, forming ever new social and cultural configurations. The thesis is that this flexibility is specific for these highland societies and resulted from the interaction between starkly changing external conditions and deeply anchored cultural mechanisms for …

Archaeometric Research in Iran and its Neighbouring Regions: Recent Activities and Future Perspective | Part 1

Online-Series Archaeometric Research in Iran and its Neighbouring Regions: Recent Activities and Future Perspective We kindly invite you to our first session of our monthly online-series ‘Archaeometric Research in Iran and Neighbouring Regions’ with lectures from and discussions among experts. This month’s topic is on: Archaeometallurgy in Iran and its Neighbouring Region Anatolia 20/10/2021 4:30 …