I am an Assistant Professor at the Department for Classical Archaeology in the Institute for Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Bonn. My main research interests are roman architecture, as well as, the actors involved in resource management systems in roman building economy. Here, I am an expert on quarries and all processes in the quarry industries. One of my further research projects investigates networks of slaves and freedmen in the roman economy. I am working on different topics regarding ancient religion and sacral landscapes, especially the cult and sanctuaries of the Goddess Hera in the Western Mediterranean.
I am motivated to explore cultural heritage, which entails the communication and education of the past based on material culture.
I aim to strengthen awareness that the study of cultural heritage can play a pivotal role in addressing today's challenges related to sustainability, identity, and mobility.
|2023 - today||Akademischer Rat a. Z./Assistant Professor at the Department for Classical Archaeology, Institute for Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology, University Bonn|
|2019 - 2020||1-year Travelling scholarship awarded by the German Archaeological Institute|
|2015 - 2018||3-year PhD scholarship in Classical Archaeology at the Freie Universität Berlin, Cluster of Excellence TOPOI (3-year PhD scholarship), Berliner Antike Kolleg, member of BerGSAS, grouped in "Landscape Archaeology and Architecture, Germany|
|2015||Research Assistant, German Archaeological Institute, Berlin|
|2009 - 2015||Studies Classical Archaeology, Provincial Roman Archaeology and Religious Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, graduating with a Magister Artium, Germany (Italy, England)|
On a personal note
Must read in my discipline:
Gottfried Gruben, Griechische Tempel und Heiligtümer
Theodor Fontane, Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg
The scientist from my country you should know:
Prof. Dr. Johannes Lipps: Classical Archaeology