Past projects

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Abuab

Abuab

We use cultural heritage for the social integration of Arab refugees / immigrants, promoting group visits to various museums located in the city of Barcelona.
Barcelona, a history of 6000 years ago. Know their protagonists!

Barcelona, a history of 6000 years ago. Know their protagonists!

The project aims to bring Science, and specifically Archeology and Heritage, to one of the neighbourhoods of Barcelona with the greatest marginality and social problems: the Raval.
BeBamb

BeBamb

We explore how our species adapted to the tropical environment of SE Asia during Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene, how we used plant resources and how the forest influenced our technology.
Prehistoric uses of flint in NE Iberia: Quarrying and first transformation of raw materials

Prehistoric uses of flint in NE Iberia: Quarrying and first transformation of raw materials

We focus on some study cases where quarrying activities devoted to lithic raw material procurement took place throughout prehistoric times.
Productions, technical variability and technological innovation in the Neolithic

Productions, technical variability and technological innovation in the Neolithic

We approach the technological innovation inherent to the introduction of the Neolithic economy in NE Iberia, taking the Neolithic settlement of La Draga as the main case study.
Publication of the Neolithic sites of Tell Qarassa

Publication of the Neolithic sites of Tell Qarassa

Qarassa 3 is a hamlet (12 dwellings) of a Natufian community of hunter-gatherers whereas Tell Qarassa North is an Early Neolithic village dated at the mid-9th millennium cal BC.
QUANT

QUANT – A quantitative approach to Neolithic plant-working techniques: from assessing tool use to modelling human dispersals

QUANT project aims to highlight different traditions in plant-working techniques, determining how these were disseminated across the Mediterranean during the Neolithic expansion.
The origins of the Neolithic in the Near East: environmental, economic, social and ideological changes

The origins of the Neolithic in the Near East: environmental, economic, social and ideological changes

The origin of farming communities living in sedentary villages in Near East is studied in order to know when and how these crucial cultural changes took place.
The protection of heritage

The protection of heritage

This project aims to use digital tools to support from a distance the NGOs and local organisations devoted to the protection of historical-archaeological heritage in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Libya.
The spread of the Neolithic in the central-western Mediterranean

The spread of the Neolithic in the central-western Mediterranean: agriculture, technological innovations and 14C

The project is aimed to analyse the Neolithic diffusion processes through the Central-Western Mediterranean by means of the analysis of techniques and tools related to crop-harvesting.
ZooMWest

ZooMWest – Zooarchaeology and Mobility in the Western Mediterranean: husbandry production from the Late Bronze Age to Late Antiquity

We are investigating whether transhumance existed in prehistoric Europe and evaluating the impact of political systems on mobility and animal husbandry production at a European scale.
Ongoing projects

Ongoing
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Archaeological sites

Archaeological sites