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Re-thinking Judaism’s Encounter with the Roman Empire: Rome’s Political and Religious Challenge to Israel and its Impact on Judaism (2nd Century BCE – 7th Century CE)ID614424From1 September 2014to6 August 2019FunderEuropean CommissionScholars have studied the history of the relationship between Rome and the Jewish people in Antiquity from many angles; however, they have focused mainly on the political and military confrontation between the two. Recently, scholarship has turned to a new research agenda less focused on conflict: t...
Transatlantic Politics of Horror and Terror in Gothic Narratives of the Haitian Revolution, 1791-2011ID629486From2 April 2014to4 March 2016FunderEuropean CommissionSilenced in hegemonic historiography, the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804) was one of the key transformations of the Age of Revolution. As the first & only successful slave revolution & one of the first anti-colonial revolutions in modern history, it has mounted multiple challenges to the transatlanti...
Social Cohesion, Identity and Religion in Europe, 400-1200ID269591From0 May 2011to6 April 2016FunderEuropean CommissionThe period between 400 and 1200 AD saw the emergence of new fundamental modes of identification in Europe. Firstly, strong religious identities took shape and became hegemonial over vast regions where Christian communities developed. And secondly, new kingdoms with ethnic denominations were formed,...
The Star Formation and Enrichment Histories of GalaxiesID303912From0 April 2012to4 March 2016FunderEuropean Commission"Understanding the formation and evolution of galaxies is one of the big challenges and opportunities in astronomy today. One of the main pathways to pick up this challenge is to study in detail the stellar populations in galaxies in the local universe. Two questions we would particularly like to an...
Deep-Sea Coral Geochemistry and Climate: a Focus on the History of the Southern OceanID268253From6 October 2011to3 September 2015FunderEuropean CommissionThe Southern Ocean plays a crucial role in modulating global climate, and exhibits a sensitive response to perturbations. Today, some of the most obvious symptoms of changing climate, such as ice shelf melting and ocean temperature rise, are being observed in the Southern Ocean and coastal Antarctic...
RAPID SCANNING AND AUTOMATIC 3D RECONSTRUCTION OF UNDERWATER SITESID268256From3 December 2010to0 November 2014FunderEuropean CommissionThe primary objective of this project is the development of an innovative hardware and software solution for the rapid scanning and 3D reconstruction of objects. The system will address the complexities and problems associated with the data acquisition, processing and reconstruction of objects situa...
Territories, Communities and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Kham Borderlands (China)ID283870From4 March 2012to1 February 2016FunderEuropean CommissionThis research project will focus on the area of the Sino-Tibetan borderlands situated within the People’s Republic of China, and referred to as Kham by Tibetans who make up most of the population of this region divided between the provinces of Sichuan to the east, Yunnan to the south and the Tibet A...
Dynamic Landscapes, Coastal Environments and Human DispersalsID269586From5 April 2011to4 March 2016FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorUNIVERSITY OF YORKWe aim to understand the relationship between dynamic changes in physical landscapes and patterns of human dispersal and development in prehistory, paying particular attention to the impact of active tectonics and sea-level change. We will:• Introduce and develop concepts and techniques of tectonic...
Islands in the WestID622028From3 October 2014to5 September 2016FunderEuropean Commission"The project ""Islands in the West"" will present the first systematic study of the mythical islands of pre-Christian Europe: in a number of disciplines ranging from Scandinavian Studies to Classics, it has repeatedly been remarked that the mythological islands of Europe show striking similarities w...
Domestic Devotions: The Place of Piety in the Renaissance Italian HomeID319475From0 September 2013to4 August 2017FunderEuropean CommissionDomestic Devotions brings together the study of books, buildings, objects, spaces, images and archives in order to understand how religion functioned in the Renaissance household. In opposition to the enduring stereotype of the Renaissance as a ‘secular age’, our research is premised on the view tha...
The historical evidence for European environmental and meteorological extremes AD 400 – 1000ID333781From5 March 2013to2 February 2017FunderEuropean CommissionUnderstanding our environmental history is one of the most urgent research tasks facing humanity. Despite the necessity of improving our understanding of global environmental trends, our knowledge of environmental conditions in the period AD 400 – 1000 is very limited compared to that for the years...
How Can “Images Drive Out Images”? The Use and Function of Devotional Imagery in Heinrich Seuse’s Exemplar: A ReassessmentID274916From5 July 2011to0 June 2013FunderEuropean Commission"The aim of this research and training programme is to provide new answers to art historical questions on the use and function of images in the meditative practices of the Late Middle Ages. I will do this by focusing on the highly problematic case of Heinrich Seuse’s Exemplar in an interdisciplinary...
Rethinking Eastern European Cinema in a Post-Cold War Ideological FrameworkID256265From2 June 2010to6 May 2014FunderEuropean CommissionEASTFILM aims to rethink the cinema of Eastern Europe in a revised theoretical framework and promote the values of this cinema locally and internationally. The project seeks to achieve its goal by focusing on three objectives: 1. The publication of a scholarly book on Eastern European cinema with a...
Subjectivity and Selfhood in the Arabic and Latin TraditionsID203767From4 January 2009to1 December 2012FunderEuropean CommissionThe overall aim of the SSALT project is to throw light on the incubation of modern notions of the self and moral agency in the thought of the ancient world, their adoption and adaptation in the European and Arabic middle ages, and finally their transformation in the early modern period. This aim is...
Bringing GIS to the Digital Humanities: Defining the Spatial HumanitiesID283850From0 January 2012to6 December 2016FunderEuropean CommissionThis proposal will create a step-change in the way that the humanities explore place, space and geography. Building on the PI’s considerable experience in Digital Humanities and Historical Geographical Information Systems (HGIS), its key aim is to develop and apply methodologies that allow unstructu...
Cultural Heritage of Christian Ethiopia: Salvation, Preservation and ResearchID240720From2 December 2009to0 May 2015FunderEuropean CommissionEthiopia is one of the countries with the most ancient Christian history, and the only country in Africa where Christianity became official religion as early as in the 4th century A.D. It is also the only country in the region where the history has been documented in written sources: manuscripts in...
Developing New Approaches to the Preservation and Sharing of Africa’s Printed Heritage: the Eritrean CaseID236699From3 October 2009to4 October 2011FunderEuropean CommissionThe research project aim at developing a new methodological and procedural approach to the preservation and dissemination of Africa’s printed heritage through the use of digital technologies. Since independence many African countries have attempted to recover their historical sources. Initially parc...
Investigating Networks of Zoonosis InnovationID295845From4 March 2012to3 February 2018FunderEuropean CommissionINZI aims to analyse the complex interplay of actors, policies and projects that have shaped research into and control of Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) until the present day. Research has mainly been steered from outside of Africa, firstly by colonial authorities and latterly by an array of ag...
Age, Inequality and Social Justice. Britain and Germany since 1945ID235363From2 September 2009to3 August 2011FunderEuropean CommissionThe research project seeks to explore the relationship between structures of inequality and perceptions of social justice in the modern welfare state across two periods: the three decades of its “Golden Age” after World War II, and the still ongoing period of welfare state retrenchment since the 197...
The three crises of globalisation: An anthropological history of the early 21st centuryID295843From0 July 2012to0 December 2017FunderEuropean CommissionThe research literature on various dimensions of globalisation is enormous, yet this project constitutes the first major attempt to weave disparate empirical strands together within a shared conceptual framework, namely that of crises resulting from the acceleration and intensification of global pro...
Cities, States and Markets in the Making of the European Miracle (AD1000-1800): A Unified View.ID333737From3 May 2013to0 April 2017FunderEuropean CommissionFrom AD1000 to 1800, Europe transformed itself from a rural backwater to the leading global power, exporting its technologies and living styles to the rest of the world. The present research project proposes to look at the Holy Roman Empire as a microcosm of states and cities interacting in a federa...
Bodies across borders: oral and visual memory in Europe and beyondID295854From6 June 2013to4 May 2018FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorEUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTEThis project intends to study intercultural connections in contemporary Europe, engaging both native and ‘new’ Europeans. These connections are woven through the faculties of embodied subjects – memory, visuality and mobility – and concern the movement of people, ideas and images across the borders...
Meredith HanmerID327060From1 November 2014to3 November 2016FunderEuropean CommissionThe project studies the life and works of Meredith Hanmer (1543-1604), a historian of Welsh descent whose fascinating track record as a clergyman, controversialist, scholar and converter of Turks still awaits investigation. Through (a) archival research and the assessment of documentary evidence, (b...
New and old World perspectives for forest ecology and management in a context of global changeID612645From2 October 2013to2 January 2017FunderEuropean CommissionThe NEWFORESTS exchange program brings together researchers from 5 research institutions: two from public research centres in Spain, Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) and Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF), one French institution, Bio-Archaeology and Ecology Ce...
Role of human papillomavirus infection and other co-factors in the aetiology of head and neck cancer in India and EuropeID282562From4 September 2011to1 August 2015FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorCENTRE INTERNATIONAL DE RECHERCHE SUR LE CANCERHuman papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for approximately 25% of head and neck cancer (HNC) worldwide and appears to be associated with a better response to treatment and improved prognosis. Evidence suggests that HPV-induced HNC has steadily increased in the USA and some European countries in the...