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 Philipp Grassel, Alumni

Alumnus

Philipp Grassel (Germany, 1983)

M.A. in Prehistoric and Historic Archeology, Classical Archeology, History of Arts

PhD project Die späthansezeitliche Schifffahrt im Nordatlantik vom 15. Jahrhundert bis zum 17. Jahrhundert. Das maritim-archäologische Potenzial hansischer Handelsplätze auf den Shetland Inseln, den Färöer Inseln und Island anhand archäologischer und historischer Quellen.
Research interests Maritime Archeology, development of ships and harbors, development of trade and trade ways, historical manufacturing with wood and stone, ancient art, medieval art
Education

2013 - 2016
scientific assistant and PhD student at the Graduate School "Human Development in Landscapes" at Kiel University

2006 - 2012
study of Prehistoric and Historic Archeology, Classical Archeology, History of Arts, academic degree: Magister Artium (M.A.) Thesis: Medieval wrecktimbers of a 14th century house feature from Stralsund-Frankenhof (Mittelalterliche Schiffsholzfunde aus einem Gebäudebefund des 14. Jhs. vom Fundplatz 333, Stralsund-Frankenhof)

2008
study of History and Prehistory at Universidad de Cádiz/Spain. Aided through the European Sokrates/Erasmus program

2004 - 2006
study of Medieval History, Classical Archeology, History of Arts

Work experience

since 2016
associated researcher at the project "Between the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Hansa" at the German Maritime Museum Bremerhaven

2013 - 2016
participation at several submarine research projects supported i.a. by the Institute of Pre- and Protohistory (Kiel University), Institute of Geoscience (Kiel University) and Archaeological State Department of Schleswig-Holstein

2009 - 2010
scientific employee at the Institute for Classics, sector Classical Archeology, University of Kiel, section Library and Fotolibrary

2010
trench chief at the excavation of a Neolithic settlement in Oldenburg-Dannau/Schleswig-Holstein (Germany), lead by the Institute for Prehistoric and Historic Archeology, University of Kiel

2010
scientific employee at the project “Untersuchungen zur Rekonstruktion der Paläotopographie im Umfeld des eisenzeitlichen Zentralplatzes Sievern, Ldkr. Cuxhaven“ lead by the “Niedersächsisches Institut für historische Küstenforschung (NIhK)”

2009
participation at the excavation of the Institute for Classics, sector Classical Archeology of the University of Kiel at the Hellenistic settlement Priene/Turkey

2005 - 2009
participation at different excavations in Sievern/Lower Saxonia (Germany), Bruszczewo (Poland), Olsborg-Plön/Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)

Selected publications

forthcoming
P. Grassel, Hanseschifffahrt auf den Shetland Inseln - schriftliche Belege und archäologische Befunde, Nachrichtenblatt Arbeitskreis Unterwasserarchäologie.

J. Enzmann et al, Underwater Archaeology in harsh conditions. Wreck-sites in Northern Germany surveyed and documented by the AMLA, in: Baltic and beyond. Change and continuity in shipbuilding. ISBSA - International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology 14.

R. Edvardsson/P. Grassel, The Potential of Underwater Archaeology in the North Atlantic, in: N. Mehler (Ed.) Between the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea. Interdisciplinary studies of the Hanseatic League.

P. Grassel, Mittelalterliche Schiffsholzfunde aus einem Gebäudebefund des 14. Jhs. vom Fundplatz 333 – Stralsund-Frankenhof, Jahrbuch - Bodendenkmalpflege in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

2016
P. Grassel, Late Hanseatic seafaring from Hamburg and Bremen to Iceland and Shetland, in: M. Christ/J. Enzmann/F. Jürgens/F. Steffensen/J. Ulrich/ F. Wilkes, N.E.R.D. New European Researches and Discoveries in Underwaterarchaeology Conference. Beiträge der Internationalen Konferenz der Arbeitsgruppe für maritime und limnische Archäologie. 21.-23. November 2014 in Kiel, Stud. z. Archäol. Europas, 27, 2016, 82 - 93.

2015
P. Grassel, Late Hanseatic seafaring from Hamburg and Bremen to the North Atlantic Islands. With a marine archaeological excursus in the Shetland Islands, Skyllis - Zeitschrift für Unterwasserarchäologie 15.2, 2015, 172-182.

2014
P. Grassel/J. Loose, "Wo sind all die Schiffe hin?" Mittelalterliche Wrackhölzer vom Fundplatz Stralsund-Frankenhof, in: F. Huber/S. Kleingärtner (Eds.) Gestrandet-Versenkt-Versunken. Faszination Unterwasserarchäologie (Hamburg/Neumünster 2014) 175-193.

P. Grassel, Sea trade between Norway and Greenland, in: J. Müller (Ed.) Exploring Landscapes. The Reconstruction of Social Space (Köthen 2014) 154-155.

2012
P. Grassel/J. Loose, Mittelalterliche Schiffsholzfunde des Fundplatzes 333, Quartier Frankenhof in Stralsund/Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Skyllis, 12.2., 2012, 177-182.

Memberships

since 2009
member of “Förderverein Ur- und Frühgeschichte e.V.” (FUFG)

since 2009
member of “Arbeitsgruppe für maritime und limnische Archäologie der CAU zu Kiel” (AMLA - Kiel)

2005 - 2010
member of the student department, Institute for Classics, sector Classical Archeology, University of Kiel

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