August 14, 2017

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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PhD RT7 – Nina Maaranen MA, finalising the Application Processes for 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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New positions advertised

We are continuing our recruitment process and publishing various positions by utilising different channels: the Post Docs and one PhD, for the Research Tracks RT2, RT4, RT5 & RT6. The applications we receive have seen the publication of job ads on Euraxess, the Austrian Academy of Sciences career site but also on our project website. […]

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April 21, 2017

10th ICAANE VIENNA Austrian Academy of Sciences/1

The Theatersaal was absolutely packed, people were even standing at the rear, which shows again how much interest this project has generated. It was also an opportunity fot the BU’s PI – Prof. Schutkowski to meet people from the archaeological world and get acquainted with a number of great experts. Besides the workshops update meetings […]

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10th ICAANE VIENNA Austrian Academy of Sciences

25. – 29.04.2016 The ICAANE conference is a great platform to present “the Enigma of the Hyksos” project to a wide audience! Prof. Bietak held a couple of presentations, one within the Palaces workshops and a key note on the Tuesday evening introducing the project; see some images on the following News Updates.

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New Website launched!

24.04.2016 The website concept for the project was outlined right at the start of the project and a quick realisation was hence possible. Luckily the project team had some ideas and bounced some layout drafts with the designer. Within the first four months of year one the project website “the Hyksos Enigma Project” went live […]

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