Areas of Expertise for Media Inquiries:
Near Eastern Archaeology and Excavation Management
Currently I am Professor for Prehistoric Archaeology at the University of Tübingen. Next to my extensive work on several archaeological campaigns in Syria, I devoted a great personal energy in caring for and protecting the archaeological sites and cultural heritage in war-torn Syria during the last three years.
In a time when Archaeological sites are under great threat, we have to devote our attention to projects of restoration and preservation. With my membership in the AGYA I hope to enlarge the idea of collaboration in the field of Archaeology and make the scientific and public community aware of the danger our cultural heritage is posed today, in Syria and other Arab countries.
- Member of the AGYA Working Groups Arab and German Education & Common Heritage and Common Challenges
|2016 -||Lecturer for Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Tübingen; Germany|
|2014 - 2016
||Lecturer for Prehistoric Archaeology, Department of History, University of Konstanz; Germany|
|2010 -||Lecturer for Ancient History and Archaeology, Department of History, University of Damascus; Syria|
|2008||Director of the al-Basil Center for Archaeological Research and Training, Directorate General of Antiquities & Museums (DGAM); Damascus, Syria|
|2006||PhD for Ancient History and Archaeology, Faculty of History, University of Damascus; Syria|
|2005||Director of the Department for Research Affairs, DGAM; Damascus, Syria|
|2004||Director of the Department for Museums Affairs, DGAM; Damascus, Syria|
|2004||Lecturer, Department of Archaeology, University of Damascus; Syria|
|2001||M.A. for Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Damascus, Syria|
- Abdulrahman, A. (2013). Gindaris and the Amuq Plain, Excavations from 2006 until 2011, Damaskus: al-Basil Center Press.
- Abdulrahman, A. (2010). “Excavation Results at Gindaris 2009”, in Chronique Archéologique en Syrie 5.
- Abdulrahman, A. (2009). Believes and Arts of the Pioneer Farmers, Damaskus: Inana Press.
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