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August 14, 2017

Postdoc RT2 – Dr. Elisa Priglinger

The youngest member to join the core team was an Austrian National, Dr. Elisa Priglinger. She studied at the University of Vienna, Egyptology and Classical Archaeology. Alongside her studies, she worked on various excavation sites in Austria, Egypt and Israel and utilised her field experience also with some important archiving work later on. In 2014, […]

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Prof. Bietak – Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

This was a truly amazing announcement and honour for Prof. Bietak, to be listed amongst names such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin or Albert Einstein and become a member of such an historic institution. We are very proud of you! Such events are always an opportunity to network and meet like […]

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Postdoc RT5 – Dr. Anna-Latifa Mourad

Dr. Mourad, an Australian National, had the longest journey to join the team! She studied and also taught at the Macquarie University (Australia), where she gained a PhD in Ancient History, under Prof. Naguib Kanawati. Title: ‘Rise of the Hyksos. Egypt and the Levant from the Middle Kingdom to the Early Second Intermediate Period’ and […]

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PhD RT4 – Silvia Gomez-Senovilla MA

Silvia Gomez-Senovilla, a Spanish National, started her post at the same time as Ms Vilain did. She spent a few years in the UK where she studied Egyptology at the University College in London. Besides that she gained a Certificate in Advanced Studies – Egyptian Archaeology at University Autonoma of Madrid (Spain) and a MA […]

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Postdoc RT6 – Dr. Sarah Vilain

Dr. Vilain’s areas of Expertise are connections between Cyprus and the Northern Levant in the MBA and LBA; Archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean in the Second Millennium B.C; Ceramic production, technology and circulation; Circulation of goods and people in the Second Millennium B.C.; Cultural and artistic influences in ancient Eastern Mediterranean societies. She acquired her […]

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SC5 subcontract has been assigned to Dr. Ezra Marcus

We are happy to announce that Dr. Ezra Marcus will support the team, and especially the RT6 Postdoc with his area of expertise. He will give a comprehensive in-depth study/analysis of the available source material about the trade of the MB along the Levantine coast. This will also mean that his research will give indicators […]

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BU & Austrian Academy: Application Processes coming to an end 2016/2017

Prof. Schutkowski from the Bournemouth University has announced that Nina Maaranen starts as the PhD candidate on RT7 within his area of expertise. Nina, a Finnish National, begins her 3-year assignment in autumn term and has already very energetically planned the forthcoming months. Full with various meetings, conferences and visits to Vienna, Italy and Spain […]

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ASOR 2016 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas 16. – 19. November 2016

The annual ASOR (the American School of Oriental Research) Conference was held in a resort hotel in San Antonio, where Prof. Bietak gave two presentations (one in the Workshop Exodus Sojourn and Exodus from Egyptological Perspective and the other in the Chronology of Middle Bronze Age in the Levant – Tell el-Dab‘a and Chronology). Both […]

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Sinai & Delta 2 Conference in Krakow

Sept./Oct. 2016 was attended by the PI and he also gave a presentation. The Department of Egyptian and Near Eastern Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland organised this conference and it was again an opportunity to meet other researchers and discuss new findings and results within the scientific community.

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May 18, 2017

Subcontract SC4 finalised

As this project encompasses comparative studies and works cross-disciplinary, additional expert knowledge is required. Not only do we have several new members of staff coming to work at the Academy, but we also have people working on subcontracts to provide insight into comparative studies. Hence we are very lucky that Hanan Charaf Mullins PhD is […]

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