Welcoming Session

Time   08.30 Registration desk open 08.30-10.00 Welcoming coffee 10.00-12.00 Opening ceremony Chair: Jeroen van Zoolingen, Senior Archaeologist at the Municipality of The Hague 10.00-10.10 Harry van Enckevort, Chair of Scientific Committee of the 25th Limes Congress and Senior Archaeologist at the Municipality of Nijmegen – Welcome to the 25th Limes Congress 10.10-10.25 Rebecca Jones […]

Closing session

Closing Session   Closing Speech with directions for Congress Proceedings Announcement of the Awards: Best Paper Under 35 and Best Poster From Rome to the Limes, from the Limes to Rome Presentation of the 26th Limes Congress  Questions & Discussion Vote of Thanks: Rebecca Jones, & Andreas Thiel

30. The Pontic, Middle East and North African

30. The Pontic, Middle East and North African Frontier Session Chairs: Radosław Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski, Emzar Kakhidze & Piotr Jaworski Affiliation of co-organiser: University of Warsaw, Poland Affiliation of second co-organiser: Batumi Shota Rustaveli State Universit, Georgia Affiliation of third co-organiser: University of Warsaw, Poland Session Abstract: Recent archaeological, numismatic, epigraphic and historical investigations into the history […]

22. Speaking of the dead

22. Speaking of the dead. Returning to funerary customs and grave goods from late Roman military burials Session Chairs: Vince Van Thienen & Sofie Vanhoutte Affiliation: Ghent University, Belgium Affiliation of co-organiser: Flanders Heritage Agency / Ghent University, Belgium Session Abstract: Fifty years after the publication of the late Roman graveyard at the Oudenburg fort […]

11. Roman military activities during the Republic

11. Recent research into the Roman military activities during the Republic. Archaeological evidence Session Chairs: Janka Istenic & Angel Morillo Cerdan Affiliation: National Museum of Slovenia, Slovenia Affiliation of co-organiser: Universitad Complutense de Madrid, Spain Session Abstract: The Roman army played an important, often pivotal role in the expansion of Roman supremacy. Evidence of Roman […]

12. Legionary fortresses along the Rhine

12. Legionary fortresses along the Rhine. State of research Session Chairs: Jürgen Trumm & Steve Boedecker Affiliation: Kantonsarchäologie Aargau, Switzerland Affiliation of co-organiser: LVR-Amt für Bodendenkmalpflege im Rheinland, Germany Session Abstract: During the last decades, countless rescue excavations and other investigations have taken place at the roman legionary fortresses along the Rhine and the surrounding […]

10. Tales of Glory

10. Tales of Glory. Narratives of Roman Victory Friday, 26 August 2022, Steigerzaal Session Chairs: Martina Meyr & Christof Flügel Affiliation: Städtische Museen Rottweil, Germany Affiliation of co-organiser: Landesstelle für die nichtstaatlichen Museen in Bayern, Germany Session Abstract: Since the groundbreaking research of Paul Zanker and Tonio Hölscher it has been generally acknowledged, how deliberately […]

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 […]


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 […]

21. Funeral at the frontier

21. Funeral at the frontier Session Chairs: Arjan Ruiter & Lourens van der Feijst Affiliation: ADC ArcheoProjecten, the Netherlands Affiliation of co-organiser: ADC ArcheoProjecten, the Netherlands Session Abstract: A small number of large and well published sites have dominated our idea of what a typical Roman burial is within specific regions. Recent research however, has increasingly […]