PROGRAMME: Archaeological research (2015−2021)
Project Executive on ZRCAnton Velušček, PhD
CollaboratorsAssist. Prof. Maja Andrič, PhD, Dragan Božič, PhD, Lucija Grahek, PhD, Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, PhD, Tamara Korošec, Elena Leghissa, PhD, Zvezdana Modrijan, PhD, Primož Pavlin, PhD, Prof Andrej Pleterski, PhD, Anja Ragolič, PhD, Jernej Rihter, PhD, Marjeta Šašel Kos, PhD, Assist. Prof. Brina Škvor Jernejčič, PhD, Assoc. Prof Benjamin Štular, PhD, Snežana Tecco Hvala, PhD, Asst. Prof. Tjaša Tolar, PhD, Borut Toškan, PhD, Anton Velušček, PhD, Tina Berden, MA
Durationsince January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2021
The programme is focused on fundamental research to acquire new knowledge about the development of man and society in the earliest periods. It is multi-layered and encompasses a wide range of activities, from the implementation and testing of new research methods and the construction of databases and documentation systems to acquiring new insights into settlement structures, trade, social processes, and the way of life of people who lived in the south-eastern Alps from prehistory to the Middle Ages.
It covers several topics: Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, Neolithic and Eneolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman Age, Late Antiquity, Early Middle Ages, Epigraphy, which operates within the Center for Epigraphy, the only institution of its kind in Slovenia, and natural sciences in archaeology, where we deal with palynology, archaeobotany, and archaeozoology. Within the programme group, comparative databases of national relevance for archaeobotany and archaeozoology are being created, and at the same time the equally important Arkas, Zbiva and Libera databases are being upgraded and updated.