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Dr Volker Heyd

Dr Volker Heyd

Dr Volker Heyd

Professor in Prehistoric Archaeology

Area of research

Prehistoric Archaeology

43 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1UU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6072

Research summary

My research has advanced in two main directions in the last five years. Whilst I still see myself as a prehistoric archaeologist undertaking my own fieldwork projects in Hungary, France and Turkey, and focusing current key prehistoric themes such as identity, ethnicity, ideology etc., I regularly incorporate scientific methods into my research. Here the study of mobility, and the application of isotopes, has particularly kept my attention since first publishing on the subject many years ago. Besides, I am always keen to promote other multi/cross-discipline approaches, for example making use of evidence from chemistry, physical anthropology, genetics etc., for ...

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since 2007   Reader in Prehistoric Archaeology at the Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK.

since 2000   Visiting Lecturer, replacement Professor and visiting Professor at TU Freiberg, Halle-Wittenberg (both Germany) and Helsinki (Finland) Universities.    

2001-2007   Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK; first Feodor-Lynen research fellow, then Lecturer.

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 ...

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Selected publications

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