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Samuli Simelius’ PhD defence

We are very happy to announce that project member Samuli Simelius defended his thesis on Pompeian peristyle gardens in Helsinki on Saturday 25th August 2018. His thesis, Pompeian peristyle gardens as a means of socioeconomic representation, is available online at … Continue reading

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PhD student position open in Kaius Tuori’s new SpaceLaw project

The research project Law, Governance and Space: Questioning the Foundations of the Republican Tradition (SpaceLaw) invites applications for the position of a doctoral student on spaces of Roman Republicanism. The position is for a fixed term of four years at … Continue reading

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PPRH’s book reviewed in BMCR

The Public and Private in the Roman House and Society volume, edited by Kaius Tuori and Laura Nissin (Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplements 2015), was reviewed by Anna Lucille Boozer (Baruch College, City University of New York) in Bryn Mawr … Continue reading

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Jobs in Kaius Tuori’s new project on the spaces of Roman Republicanism

PPRH’s Kaius Tuori has a new project, called SpaceLaw (Law, Governance and Space: Questioning the Foundations of the Republican Tradition, www.spacelaw.fi) and it is hiring 1. two post-docs for three years, and 2. two doctoral students for four years to … Continue reading

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New reviews

We have good news about books by PPRH project members! Kaius Tuori’s The Emperor of Law (Oxford University Press 2016) was reviewed in American Historical Review. The Public and Private in the Roman House and Society volume, edited by Kaius … Continue reading

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Doctoral defense of project researcher, architect Juhana Heikonen

We are proud to announce the doctoral defense of our very own Juhana Heikonen on Tuesday 30 May 2017! The title of the thesis is “San Clemente in Rome. A New Reconstruction of the Early 5th Century Basilica and Its … Continue reading

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Laura Nissin’s doctoral defence and a public lecture by Joanne Berry

We are proud to announce that MA Laura Nissin will defend her thesis “Roman sleep – Sleeping areas and sleeping arrangements in the Roman house” on 25.11. starting at 12.15 at Hall 5 of the Main Building of the University … Continue reading

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Copies of the JRA Supplement volume have arrived from the press!

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Order the PPRH volume from the Journal of Roman Archaeology!

Copies of the Supplement are now available for order at the JRA for a special price of 79 US dollars! For a full outline, see here.

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PPRH Volume

We are happy to announce that the collected volume of the project, creatively titled PUBLIC AND PRIVATE IN THE ROMAN HOUSE AND SOCIETY, edited by Kaius Tuori and Laura Nissin, is at the printer and will be published in the … Continue reading

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