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Professor Volker Heyd

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Since 2017   Professor in Prehistoric Archaeology at the Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK 

Since 2000   Visiting Lecturer, replacement Professor and visiting Professor at Technische Universität Freiberg, Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg (both Germany), and University of Helsinki (Finland).    

2007-16   Reader in Prehistoric Archaeology at the Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK (2007-10 pathway 2; 2011-16 pathway 1).

2001-07   Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK; first Feodor-Lynen research fellow, then Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow (permanent staff member since 2005).

1996-2000   Research Director of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Project "Publikation des Gräberfeldes von Niederkaina, Lkr. Bautzen” in Dresden, Germany.

1995-96   Project Director of the Tagebau Zwenkau excavation in the Arbeitsstelle Braunkohle of the Landesamtes für Archäologie, Saxony, Germany.

1996   Completion of the Promotion Procedure at the Universität des Saarlandes (Saarbrücken; Germany); award of summa cum laude; degree: Dr. Phil.

1995   Submission and Acceptance of Doctoral Dissertation.

1989   Zwischenprüfungen (BA-equivalent) in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology, Near Eastern Archaeology and Geology.

1986-89   Studies of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology (main subject), Near Eastern Archaeology and Geology at the Universität des Saarlandes, the Phillips-Universität Marburg and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.

 

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