Projects & Publications

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Doctoral research student
Name Project

Bleckmann (née Wetzel), Richard

The Neolithic transition in the Havelland / Brandenburg. A diachronic analysis of the development of the early Neolithic landscape – continuity or discontinuity.

Boysen, Sara Celine

Roman Villa Landscapes in Ancient Italy. Literary Perception, Development, Utilization.

Brunner, Mirco

Chronologie, Mobilität und Kulturtransfer am Beispiel einer inneralpinen Siedlungslandschaft. Eine landschaftsarchäologische Untersuchung des zentralen Alpenraums.

Cowin, Loren Vincent

The Mapping and Analysis of the Urban Topography of Medieval Islamic Merv

Égüez, Natàlia

Pastoralist Geo-Ethnoarchaeology: Microstratigraphic investigation of stabling spaces in mobile communities. Dung and organic matter as biomarkers.

Franz, Ingmar

Pottery Production as Proxy for the Emergence of Early Social Complexity in the Near Eastern and European Neolithic

Grunert, Nicole

Space Syntax and the Household- Changes in Social Complexity.

Hoffmann, Saskia

Pindar´s Sixth Olympian Ode for Hagesias of Syracuse and Stymphalos

Hoo, Milinda

Eurasian Localisms. Transregional culture and local appropriation in the ideoscape of Central Asia, 4th century BCE - 1st century CE

Khramtsova, Anastasia

How did hunter-gatherers respond to the death? The development of burial rites between Baltic and the Urals in the Later Stone Age

Kiesow, Sandra

Cultivated mountain slopes in the north of Madeira Island, Portugal.

Kornell, Sabin-Christin

Reconstruction of ancient methylation maps in comparison to the ancient oral microbiome.

Kossack, Daniel

High- and Late Middle Ages mottes in the shire Holstein (ca. 11th - 16th Century). Their significance for the colonization of the region and the socio-economic formation of the landscape.

Krause, Jessica Susanne

Theseus as a Symbol of Athens? The Attic Demos Heros in Representations of Public Art outside Attica

Merten, Stephanie

Room Determinants and Scopes of Action. Facets of a City using the Example of the Pompeian Forum.

Meurer, Philipp

Landscape, Perception and Imagination. Concepts of Identity and Alterity in Dutch Landscape Painting of the 16th and 17th Centuries

Nergiz, Safak

Settlement Patterns in Eastern Thrace (Turkey) during the Neolithic and Chalcolithic Periods.

Oflaz, Asli

Spatial and Temporal Distribution Patterns of Archaeological Sites.

Ohlrau, René

Development and decline of Trypillian "mega-sites": The case of Maidanets'ke

Ohlsen, Claudia

Eventisation of rurality in times of globalisation. A cultural anthropology study at the example of Schleswig-Holstein

Petri, Ingo

Comparative Investigations about Extracting and Working of Metals in the West Slavonic Area Particularly Researched in the Case of the Earthwork Starigard/Oldenburg (Schleswig-Holstein)and Grzybowo-Rabieyce (Greater Poland)

Pohl, Per-Ole

Christianspries / Friedrichsort and its topography of power. Investigating the aristocratic landscape and fortified border of a Renaissance fortress.

Prust, Anja

Continuity, Adaption and Innovation - Livestock Economy of the Roman Mediterranean Provinces (working title).

Reul, Kinga

Entrepreneurship within the Maori Culture – A Case Study Regarding the Implications for Social Change in Terms of Resource Use and Work Society.

Savu, Mihaela

Tracking a specialization: Fishing gears in the Lower Danube during the 5th millennium BC as an adaptive response to different environmental resources and constraints

Schmidt, Laura Carina

Sicily and Egypt. Sappho and her biographies

Schneider, Hauke

Aristophanes' Ploutos

Scholz, Heiko

The Location of the Hoard: Study on the Relative Positions of Bronze Age Metal Depositions in the Southern and Western Baltic Sea Region (working title).

Schroedter, Tim

Tell in the Woods? Woodland-Management and Social Differentiation of Wood Use in SE Europe and Turkey.

Schultrich, Sebastian

Maritime networks: Formation, development and significance of Neolithic networks in areas adjacent to the North Sea

Staniuk, Robert

Tradition and Practice – Study on Pottery, Chronology and Social Dynamics of the Hungarian Bronze Age

Söderlind, Sandra

Mobility, contacts and transmission of knowledge during the Mesolithic in northern Europe.

Tiedtke, Verena

Grave and Space: Organisation of Landscape and Communication Clusters in and around the Burial Site Müllrose, East Brandenburg

Titova, Evgeniya

Empire Building and Identity Development. The Spatial and Cultural Aspects of the Reign of Tigran the Great.

Tumurbaatar, Tuvshinjargal

Zooarchaeological and biomolecular exploration of the first pastoral societies of the Eastern Steppe

Wierzgon, Anna

Archaeobotanical investigations on urban settlements in northern Germany from the 12th to the 17th century; The case studies of Luebeck, Kiel and Uelzen

Zanon, Marco

Facing adverse climate and land overexploitation. Unfolding mass population displacements in the Garda Lake area during the Bronze Age.

Post doctoral fellow
Name Project

Ahrens, Birte

Landscape-archaeological research in the Upper Orkhon- Valley, Central Mongolia

Chiarenza, Nicola

Gillis, Rosalind

Osteological and stable isotopic contributions to the study of dairy husbandry during the European Neolithic

Gorbahn, Hermann

Pernil Alto - An agricultural village of the Middle Archaic Period in Southern Peru

Dr. phil. Großmann, Ralph

The Dialectic Relation of the Corded Ware and Bell-Beaker Culture in Middle Europe, in Context to Theoretical and Ethnographic Aspects.

Hofmann, Robert

Okolište – Spätneolithische Keramik und Siedlungsentwicklung in Zentralbosnien.

Klusek, Marzena

Dr. Kneisel, Jutta

Menne, Julia

Studien zur Trichterbecher-Westgruppe im europäischen Vergleich (Arbeitstitel)

PD Dr. Nakoinz, Oliver

Studien zur räumlichen Abgren­zung und Strukturierung der älteren Hunsrück-Eifel-Kultur (Kiel 2004)

Schuh, Christine

An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Investigation of Social Identities in Early Medieval Populations.

Dr. Taylor, Nicole

Burning Questions: Identity and Late Bronze Age Cremation Cemeteries.

Yang, Liang

Climate Change, Water Risks and Urban Responses in the Pearl River Delta, China

Name Project

Assefa, Engdawork

Landscape Dynamics and Sustainable Land Management in Southern Ethiopia

Balatti, Silvia

Mountain People in the Ancient Near East: The Case of the Zagros.

Bergemann, Stefanie

Neolithic Changes in the Central Elbe-Saale-Region - The Site Zauschwitz, Lkr. Leipzig.

Dr. Berthon, Rémi

Animal Exploitation in the Upper Tigris Valley (Turkey) between the 3rd and the Middle of the 1st Millennia B.C.

Biederbick, Maren C.

‘Imprints of Loyalty and Corporate Identity in Early Modern Landscape’ – New Index to Paolo Giovio’s and Gabriele Symeoni’s Devises, Lyon 1574

Bonazzi, Marion

Mycobacterium leprae and tuberculosis genomics and co-evolution

Brozio, Jan Piet

The Funnelbeaker culture in southeast Schleswig-Holstein. Studies on settlement and landscape archaeology (working title)

Butruille, Camille

Mid Holocene Climate Variability in Northern Germany and Adjacent Oceans. Stable Isotopes and Geochemical Approach.

Danborg Torfing, Tobias

Exploring the Networks of the TRB

de Cet, Monica

The Prehistory of Menorca: Environment and Demography.

Di Maida, Gianpiero

Landscape evolution and life in the caves of Sicily from late Pleistocene to early Holocene. A database of the Sicilian record and interpretative models.

Dibbern, Hauke

Settlement Patterns in Middle- and Western Holstein during the Funnel Beaker Period - Investigations of the Relationship between Settlements, Megalithic Tombs and the Causewayed Enclosure around Albersdorf (working title).

Diers, Sarah

Vegetation History of the Western Altmark with Special Emphasis on the Human Impact in the Neolithic (working title).

Duerr, Janina

Von Tierhütern und Tiertötern: Mythos, Ethik und Jagdverhalten im kulturhistorischen Vergleich.

Egetenmeyr, Veronika

Imago Aliorum. The Construction of “Otherness” in the Epistolography of 5th century Gaul

Fernandes, Ricardo

Challenges, approaches and opportunities in radiocarbon reservoir effects

Fernandez-Götz, Manuel A.

“Identity and Power: Northeast Gaul from the Early Iron Age until Romanization (600BC - AD70)” (Complutense University Madrid – Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel)

Friedland, Sarah Nelly

Die Olsborg und ihr Umfeld. Entstehung, Entwicklung und Bedeutung einer slawenzeitlichen Region in Wagrien.

Fuchs, Katharina

Anthropological and socio-archaeological analysis of a Bronze Age burial ground with key position from the Northern Caucasus (working title).

Gelabert Oliver, Maria

Landscape distribution of Talaiotic monuments as markers of social space.

Glykou, Aikaterini

Neustadt LA 156 – A Submarine Site of the Late Mesolithic and Earliest Neolithic in Schleswig-Holstein. Studies on the Subsistence Strategies of the Last Hunters, Gatherers and Fishers at the Baltic Coast of Northern Germany

Grassel, Philipp

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.

Gräf, Julia

Leather Objects of the Pre-Roman and Roman Iron Age in North-West Germany

Hage, Franziska

Büdelsdorf/Borgstedt: Enclosures, Nonmegalitic and Megalithic Grave Constructions of the Funnel Beaker Culture in a Minor Region of Northern Germany (working title).

Harder, Melanie

Evolution of the Diversity of Human Appearance - Reconstruction of the Phenotype from Neolithic individuals in Europe

Heinrich, Anke

Molekulargenetische Analysen aus historischem Leichenbrand und stark degradiertem humanen Material.

Hermes, Taylor Randolph

Isotopic Perspectives on Pastoral Ecology, Cultural Interaction, and Social Complexity in Bronze Age eastern Kazakhstan.

Hinz, Martin

Neolithische Siedlungsstrukturen im südöstlichen Schleswig-Holstein: Dynamik in Landschaft und Besiedlung.

Huber, Florian

Tauchergestützte unterwasserarchäologische Prospektions- und Dokumentationsverfahren in schwierigen maritimen und limnischen Gewässern.

Hänßler, Elke

The Environmental History of Cape Araxos, NW Peloponnese.

Iwe, Karina

A Study of the Scytho-Siberian Animal Style in the Eurasian steppe belt. Multi-figured compositions.

Dr. Jansen, Doris

Holocene Wooded Environment and Wood Economy of Northern Central Europe, Investigated by Archaeo- and Geoanthracological Methods

Khamnueva, Svetlana

Landscape development and soil transformation in the former Viking settlement Hedeby

Kleijne, Jos

The beginning of Beaker. Understanding the adoption and regional interpretation of the Bell Beaker idea

Knapp, Hannes

Habitat Harz: The Environmental History of a Mountain Area and its Foothills.

Prof. Dr. Krause-Kyora, Ben

Molekulargenetische und archäologische Untersuchungen zur Domestikation und Züchtung des Schweins (Sus scrofa).

Krütgen, Nadine

Architecture of Roman Villas in Paintings and Mosaics. Images of Villas in the Roman Empire and Late Antiquity and their Meaning.

Dr. Larsen, geb.Kranz, Annegret

Past Natural and Anthropogenically Altered Sediment Flux in the Spessart Mountains – a Central European Landscape

Liewert, Anne

Meteorological Medicine in the Hippocratic Corpus

Lorenz, Luise

Communication Structures of Early and Middle Neolithic Societies in North-Central Europe.

Lubos, Carolin

Geomorphological/Environment-archaeological Analyses on the Formation of a Prehistoric Settlement Mound at Niederröblingen (Saxony-Anhalt) and its Surroundings

Lungershausen, Uta

Reconstruction, Modelling and Quantification of Dune Development in Sandur Plain Landscapes in Northern Germany by Using GIS and 3D Visualization Techniques.

Lüth, Philip

Diachrone Siedlungsanalysen im Gebiet der Ostholsteinischen Seenplatte Diachronic Settlement Analysis in the region of the Ostholstein Lakeland Area, Northern Germany.

Magnussen, Stefan

Castles in Contested Landscapes. Minor Castles in the Duchy of Schleswig as Phenomenon of Societal and Territorial Changes (13th to 16th Century).

Mahlstedt, Svea

The Mesolithic in Western Lower-Saxony, Germany. Postglacial Hunther-Gatherers between Scandinavia and Western Europe (9600 BC to 3600 BC)

Marterior, Kathrin

Slavic settlements in Holstein: Bilingual language landscape?

Matarese, Chiara

Deportation of People in the Achaemenid Empire

Mitusov, Andrey Vladimirovich

Soils and Relief Development during Holocene in Northern Germany (with Focus on Neolithic Age)

Moetz, Fevzi-Kemal

Siedlungsraum im geographischen Raum. Wahl und Zwang - Aspekte der Niederlassung im beginnenden Neolithikum in Obermesopotamien.

Moser, Daniela

Wood in the Roman Age: Cultural Landscapes, Forest Exploitation and Timber Circulation in Southern Italy.

Nübel, Christoph

Perceptions of Landscapes and Space. German Soldiers in the Great War.

Paysen, Arne

Nachhaltige Energiewirtschaft? Brenn- und Kohlholznutzung in Schleswig-Holstein in Mittelalter und früher Neuzeit.

Plischke, Sonja

The Seleucid Kingdom and Iran - The Development of Empire-building in the East.

Ricci, Andrea

Cultural Landscape along the Syro-Turkish Middle Euphrates River Valley from the 5th to the 3rd Millennium BC

Rizou, Kleoniki

Landscapes of the mind and the mind of landscape – the Muses in literature and ritual tradition

Dr. Robin, Vincent

Reconstruction of Fire and Forest History on Several Investigation Sites in Germany Based on Long and Short-term Investigations - Multiproxy Approaches Contributing to Naturalness Assessment on a Local Scale

Rösch, Felix

Das Schleswiger Hafenviertel im Hochmittelalter. Entstehung – Entwicklung – Topographie

Sadovnik, Mykola

Reconstruction of the Forest and Land Use History from Neolithic to the Present in the Westensee Area, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Using a Multiproxy Approach.

Schneider, Rouven

Communication and Interaction: Contacts and Spheres of Influence During the Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age in Europe.

Schulz Paulsson, Bettina

Time and Stone: the Genesis of Megaliths and Megalith Societies in Europe

Dr. Sossna, Volker

Impacts of Climate Variability on Pre-Hispanic Settlement Behavior in South Peru

Dr. Steffen, Christoph

Soziale Strukturen der nordwestalpinen Hallstatt- und Frühlatènekultur in Baden-Württemberg

Steigerwald, Jelena

Denkmalschutz im Grenzgebiet. Eine Analyse der Wissensproduktion und der Praktiken des Denkmalschutzes in der deutsch-dänischen Grenzregion im 19. Jahrhundert.

Stolze, Susann

Die neolithische Landnahme in Carrowkeel: Hochauflösende räumliche und zeitliche Rekonstruktion der Siedlungs- und Vegetationsentwicklung einer Modelllandschaft im Westen Irlands

Dr. Taylor, Nicole

Burning Questions: Identity and Late Bronze Age Cremation Cemeteries.

Teichmann, Michael

Mensch und Landschaft im südwestlichen Latium in der römischen Antike

Toma-Kansteiner, Natalia

Marble and the Monumentalisation of the Urban Landscape of the Roman Cities. The Phenomenon of Marble Trade and its Consequences on the Roman Architecture and on the Appearance of the Roman Cities during 1st - 3rd Century AD

von Scheffer, Clemens

Climate, Environment and Human impact signals in the Silvretta Region since the last deglaciation – A geochemical and sedimentological analysis of micro peat bogs

Dr. Wehner, Donat

Das Land Stodor. Eine Studie zu Struktur und Wandel der slawenzeitlichen Siedlungsräume im Havelland und in der nördlichen Zauche.

Dr. Wieckowska-Lüth, Magdalena

Palaeoecological Studies for the Reconstruction of Human-Environment Interactions on Insular Sites in Schleswig-Holstein.

Winkler, Katja

Ahrensburgian and Swiderian of the Younger Dryas on both sides of the middle Oder River. A research based on archaeological data and natural conditions in the Late Glacial.

Wollentz, Gustav

The Wounded Landscape.

Wunderlich, Maria

Early monumentality and social structures: archaeological und ethno-archaeological studies of the funnel-beaker societies (working title).

Dr. Zeigerer, Merle

Mental Appropriation of Colonial Landscapes by War Correspondents - Based on the Example of German Colonial Wars in China, German Southwest Africa and German East Africa.

Dr. Zwick, Daniel

Maritime Logistics in the Age of the Northern Crusades

Former Postdoctoral Fellows
Name Project

Hill, Austin "Chad"

Specialized Pastoralism and Social Stratification---Analysis of the Fauna from Chalcolithic Tel Tsaf, Israel

Horn, Christian

Studien zu den europäischen Stabdolchen

Lee, Esther J.

Genetic Histories of the Yekuana from Southern Venezuela: perspectives from the mitochondrial DNA, Y-chromosome, and autosomal DNA.

Dr. Out, Welmoed

Sowing the seed? Human impact and plant subsistence in Dutch wetlands during the Late Mesolithic and Early and Middle Neolithic (5500-3400 cal BC). Download Links

Dr. Pothou, Vassiliki

The role and the place of the digressions in the work of Thucydides.

Price, Max

Dr. Renneberg, Rebecca

Moleculargenetic investigations of Pre-columbian remains of the New World camelids from the Palpa Valley (Peru).

Dr. Ventresca Miller, Alicia

Social Organization and Interaction in Bronze Age Eurasia (2100 to 1400 BC): A Bioarchaeological and Statistical Approach to the Study of Communities

Dr. Wieckowska-Lüth, Magdalena

Palaeoecological Studies for the Reconstruction of Human-Environment Interactions on Insular Sites in Schleswig-Holstein.