Udgivelser

Eyes on Syria

Proceedings of the Danish Institute in Damascus 12 Pernille Carstens, Moritz Kinzel, Thomas Bo Nielsen and Lars Schmidt eds. ISBN 978-87-997908-3-8 Hardback: 144 pages with black/white photos Texts and captures in English and Arabic In 1961 three Danes, two of them photographers, visited Syria on their way to an UNESCO project in Sudan. The political […]

Water of Life

Proceedings 
of the Danish Institute in Damascus 11 John Kuhlmann Madsen, Nils Overgaard Andersen and Ingolf Thuesen eds. ISBN 978-87-997908-2-1 Hardback: 200 ages Price: 250 DKK. This anthology deals with the meaning of water and invites the reader to expand his knowledge of one of the most important issues in the Middle East. Scholars from […]

Tall al-Fukhãr

Results from Excavations in 1990-93 and 2002 En del af serien Proceedings of the Danish Institute in Damascus (9) og fagområdet Arkæologi Redigeret af John Strange Med bidrag af Flemming Gorm Andersen, Pernille Bangsgaard, Patrick E. McGovern, Louise Westergaard Jensen, Niels Levinsen, Niels Lynnerup, Magnus Ottosson, Anders Rathman, John Strange og Heidi Mariendahl Underbjerg Recent excavations on the border between Jordan and Syria have uncovered ancient building ruins that provide […]

Mount Nebo: An Archaeological Survey of the Region

Vol. I. The Palaeolithic and the Neolithic Periods By Peder Mortensen, Ingolf Thuesen and Inge Demant Mortensen During six seasons (1992-1998) an intensive survey of the Mount Nebo region was accomplished under the auspices of the Franciscan Archaeological Institute at Mount Nebo and the Danish Palestine Foundation. It was followed by a brief reconnaissance in 2008. The survey was […]

Mobile Bodies, Mobile Souls Familie, Religion og Migration i en Global Verden

Mobile Bodies, Mobile Souls beskæftiger sig med det komplekse forhold mellem familie, religion og migration. Efter 11. september har megen forskning i migranter i vestlige samfund fokuseret på de offentlige og politiske aspekter af religion. Dette bind begynder ’nedefra’ med at undersøge, hvordan religiøse ideer og vaner udtrykkes, forhandles og anfægtes indenfor hjemmets fire vægge. […]

Syrian Silk -Portrait of a living cultural heritage

Bogen ‘Syrian Silk’ sætter fokus på det syriske silkehåndværks tilbagegang. Håndværket var tidligere et vigtigt håndværk i landområderne, som bidrog til livskvalitet og økonomisk velstand. Bogen er baseret på forfatteren Maya Alkatebs personlige møde med Sa’oud familien, som igennem generationer har produceret og fabrikeret silke i Syrien. Efter hendes møde i 2008 stod det klart; […]

Damascus Ottoman Modernity and Urban Transformation

Stephan Weber -Damascus Ottoman Modernity and Urban Transformation. In the course of the industrial revolution in Europe new ideas, techniques, goods and architectural forms spread in Syria and challenged locally established patterns of urban and social organization. Still, Dama- scus never became a ”European city.” Instead, houses, public buildings and bazaars were modernized in ways […]

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