From Rome to the Limes, from the Limes to Rome

From Rome to the Limes / From the Limes to Rome Session Chairs: Tom Hazenberg & Robert Schmits Affiliation: Limes Park B.V. Session Abstract: In many European countries there are permanent archaeological parks where visitors are presented with living history by personnel that is dressed in Roman period clothing and with military shows by re-enactor […]

Valkhof Museum Tour & Drinks

Valkhof Museum Tour & Drinks Wednesday, 24 August, 18.00-21.00 hours 18.00 Valkhof Museum Open 18.15 Welcome by Hedwig Saam, Director, Valkhof Museum 18.30 The museum collection can be visited individually. There are also guided tours available for the “Moving Stories – The Riches of the Limes” Exhibition.  The tours start at the entrance of the […]

Daily Recap

Our daily recap located in the Linderberg Cafe.

In memoriam – Valkhof Chapel

In memoriam – Valkhof kapel In memory of all the important people that the Limes community has lost in recent years, a moment of remembrance has been set up in the Valkhof Chapel. In the Valkhof chapel will be placed a tree where one can hang a photo or card in memory of the deceased. About […]

2. Organic Riches

2. Organic Riches. The impact of organic resources on Frontier research Wednesday, 24 August 2022, Yellow Room Session Chairs: Silke Lange & Carol van Driel-Murray Affiliation: BIAX Consult, the Netherlands Affiliation of co-organiser: Leiden University, the Netherlands Session Abstract: Although artefacts made of organic materials such as timber, leather and basketry have long attracted attention, […]

6. Feminists at the gates

6. Feminists at the gates. Frontier research by female academics Wednesday, 24 August 2022, Bleu Room Session Chair: Anna Walas Affiliation: University of Leicester, United Kingdom Session Abstract: Traditionally Roman frontier archaeology acquired a reputation as field led by brilliant men. Research by women has broadly tended to focus on ‘softer’ topics such as analysis […]

14. New research along the Danube

14. New research along the Danube Session Chair: Gerld Grabherr Affiliation: University of Innsbruck   Time Presenter (s) Presentation 09.00 Introduction 09.20 Gerard Grabherr Military border control in the procuratorial province of Noricum 09.40 Barbara Kainrath & Eva Thysell One thing leads to another: settlement development in Stein – Enns 10.00 Stefan Groh A Tale […]

33. General Session II

33. General Session II Session Chair: Dr. Tatiana Ivleva Session abstract: The general session will deal with subjects that do not fit into the other sessions because of the issues raised.  Given the importance of these subjects, they deserve a place on the congress programme. Therefore, this session offers a wide range of interesting papers. Time […]


9. FINES. The mechanisms and politics of frontier collapse, and the afterlife of frontier installations Wednesday, 24 August 2022, Red Room Session Chair: Rob Collins Affiliation: Newcastle University, United Kingdom Session Abstract: The realpolitik of the Western Roman Empire saw its fragmentation and collapse occur throughout the 5th century AD, with different processes of imperial […]

36. Germany

Session Chair: Clive Bridger Affiliation: retired, (formerly Amt fur Bodendenkmalpflege im Rheinland, Xanten) Time Presenter (s) Presentation 09.00 Clive Bridger Introduction 09.20 Sabine Hornung From Caesar to Late Antiquity – Landscape archaeological research in the vicinity of the Hermeskeil fortress (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) 09.40 Sebastian Gairhos The rediscovery of Augsburg-Oberhausen 10.00 Tilmann Bechert Claudius oder doch […]