Forthcoming Colloquia and Seminars

Themes 1 and 6. Conference, November 2-4, 2022

Johannes Trockels, Theme 1, and Daniel Damgaard, Theme 6, will be presenting their reseach in the conference "Archaeology and Architecture: New Methodologies for XXL Structures of Ancient Rome" at the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) in Rome.

The conference is being arranged by Prof. Dr. Ing. Klaus Rheidt and ph.d. student M.A. Fabrizio Sommaini (DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 1913), both from the Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg. The conference is made in collaboration with DAI in Rome.

A programme will be uploaded and linked, when made available.

Earlier Colloquia and Seminars

Theme 1. Seminar, June 22-24, 2022

The ph.d. candidate of theme 1 will present parts of his research at a seminar in Ostia. The framework of the seminar is Harzard and Distaster Risk: Ostia and Portus between Hypothesis and Reality

The title will be The Capitolium as a source of technical construction know-how and seismic effects

The seminar is arranged by the Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica in cooperation with the Humboldt-University of Berlin and the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and organised by Alessandro D'Alessio, Laura Pecchioli and Roberto Meneghini.

The seminar will be live streamed. You can read more here.

Themes 4 and 6. Seminar, May 20, 2022

The ph.d. candidates of themes 4 and 6 will present parts of their research at a seminar in Odense, Denmark. The framework of the seminar is Sacred Places and Cult in the Greek-Roman World.

The title of theme 4 will be Newest from Altar and Sanctuary in the Forum of Ostia

The title of theme 6 will be A Late Archaic Sanctuary at the Tiber mouth

The seminar is arranged by the Southern University of Denmark (Odense) and organised by Niels Bargfeldt, Jane Hjarl Petersen and Birte Pouslsen. It will be held in Danish, but an antology of the seminar will be published in English. You can find the programme here.

Theme 6. Presentation, December 18, 2018

The initial thoughts of Theme 6 were already presented December 18 2018 in the colloquium Ricerche Archeologia alla Foce del Tevere. Seminario internazionale dei dottorandi e dottorati di ricerca.

The presentation was titled Traces of Early Ostia: Perspectives of a Ph.D. Project in the Framework of the Ostia-Forum-Project

A video from the presenation is available through Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica at

To see the video, click here.