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Henning Franzmeier

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-OR/02 Egyptology and Coptic Civilization

Curriculum vitae

Education

2006 M.A. in Egyptology – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Dissertation: Ein Brunnen in der Ramsesstadt. Untersuchungen zu Typologie und Funktion von Brunnenbauwerken im Ägypten des Neuen Reiches (A Well of Ramesses II in Samana – An Analysis of Typology and the Function of Wells in Ramesside Egypt), Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Junge and Prof. Dr. Heike Sternberg el-Hotabi.

2014 Ph.D. in Egyptology – Freie Universität Berlin

Dissertation: Die Gräberfelder von Sedment im Neuen Reich. Materielle und kulturelle Variation im Bestattungswesen des ägyptischen Neuen Reiches (The Cemetery of Sedment: Material and Cultural Variation in the Burial Customs of New Kingdom Egypt), Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Stephan J. Seidlmayer/Prof. Dr. Joanne Rowland.

 

Professional Experience

2019-2020 External Lecturer (Externer Lehrender)

Leopold-Franzens-University, Innsbruck.

2017-2018 Research Associate (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)/Field Director

Qantir-Pi-Ramesse-Project (Excellence Cluster TOPOI, Berlin/Roemer- and Pelizaeus-Museum,

Hildesheim).

2015-2017 Senior Research Associate/Field Director

Qantir-Pi-Ramesse-Project (University College London, Doha/Roemer- and Pelizaeus-Museum,

Hildesheim).

 

Teaching experience

Winter 2019/20 Leopold-Franzens-Universität, Innsbruck Archäologie als historische Quelle am Beispiel des pharaonischen Ägypten (Archaeology as historical source using the example of Pharaonic Egypt) (taught in German).

14.06.2019 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Architektur für Ägyptolog*innen (Architecture for Egyptologists) (taught in German with Matthieu Götz).

21.06.2018 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Von der Fragestellung zum Grabungsprojekt. Die Organisation von Feldforschungsprojekten in Ägypten (From a research question to an excavation project. The organization of fieldwork-projects in Egypt) (taught in German).

13.06.2017 Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen Workshop zur Berufspraxis: Von der Fragestellung zum Grabungsschnitt. Die Organisation eines Feldforschungsprojektes am Beispiel der Ramsesstadt. (Workshop on professional experience: From a research question to an excavation trench. The organization of a fieldwork-project using the example of Pi-Ramesse) (taught in German).

Winter 2016/17 UCL Qatar, Doha The Archaeology of Late-Bronze-Age Egypt (taught in English).

Single teaching units at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and UCL Qatar in the years 2015-2018 (taught in German and English).

 

Grants

2012 Visiting Ph.D. Researcher scholarship (3 months) awarded by UCL Qatar

2009-2012 Ph.D. scholarship awarded by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (FES)

2004 3-month travel grant to conduct research for the M.A.-thesis in Egypt, awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 

Lectures

Invited Lectures

01.10.2019 Cairo Living, Dying and getting Buried in Pi–Ramesse: Utilizing Limited Space in the Nile Delta, Conference: The Walking Dead II: The Making of a Cultural Geography, Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities (presented in English).

03.06.2019 Turin La scenografia del potere: ultimi risultati da Qantir-Piramesse, Università degli Studi di Torino (presented in Italian).

08.04.2019 Mainz “…half a loaf is better than no bread”. On the fragmentary nature of early archaeological publications and their utilization in the 21st century. Workshop: Excavating the Extra-Ordinary, Challenges and merits of working with small finds, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (presented in English).

27.03.2019 Aswan Pi-Ramesse: Working in the Residence, Conference: Die Stadt als Lebensraum‘ (Settlements as Lived Experience) von der prädynastischen Zeit bis ins frühe Mittelalter, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut/Nubia Museum (presented in English).

19.02.2019 Paris Excavating and Reconstructing a Capital of Ramesside Egypt, École Practique des Hautes Études, Paris (presented in English).

02.10.2018 Hildesheim The End of the Late Bronze Age in Egypt, Conference: The End of Empires. Decline, Erosion and Implosion, Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum (presented in English).

28.03.2018 Bologna Qantir-Piramesse: A Centre of Late Bronze Age Egypt. From Magnetometry to Excavation, Università di Bologna (presented in English).

09.03.2018 Copenhagen The Necropolis of Sedment in the New Kingdom: A Provincial Cemetery with a Memphite Connection, Universität Kopenhagen (presented in English).

23.10.2017 Cairo Building and renovating Pi-Ramesse: Results of the recent excavations at Qantir, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo (presented in English).

04.10.2017 Tanta Constructing a Capital. New Results from the Excavations at Qantir-Pi-Ramesse (Governorate Ash-Sharqiyah), Tanta University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology (presented in English).

12.09.2016 Liverpool Pots and Peoples revisited. Non-Egyptian Pottery in Qantir-Piramesse, Workshop: Undercurrents: new work on Egyptian commerce and communication outside the Nile Valley, University of Liverpool (presented in English).

15.12.2015 Berlin Auf großem Fuß – Monumentalität im spätbronzezeitlichen Ägypten, FU Berlin, TOPOI (B-2) XXL – Monumentalized Knowledge (available online: https://www.topoi.org/event/31020/ ) (presented in German).

06.06.2015 Heidelberg The missing dead? Where were the people of Piramesse buried?, Conference: The Ramesside Period in Egypt: Studies into Cultural and Historical Processes of the 19th and 20th Dynasties, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (presented in English).

09.04.2015 Berlin „…Auch ich hoffe, dass die neue Leitung des alten Verlages uns und ihm Gutes bringen wird ...“ Das Verhältnis zwischen dem Verlag J.C. Hinrichs und Hermann Grapow in den Jahren 1937–1948, Workshop: Die Berliner Schule der Ägyptologie im Dritten Reich innerhalb der Berliner Akademie der Wissenschaften. Begegnung mit Hermann Grapow (1885-1967), Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (presented in German).

27.11.2014 London Where have all the shabtis gone? The effects of Petrie’s project funding for research in the 21st century - a case study from Sedment, Workshop: Petrie Perspectief/Artefacts of Excavation, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology) (presented in English).

 

Conferences

20.04.2018 Tucson From Magnetometry to Excavation: The Latest Results from Qantir-Piramesse, 69th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt (presented in English).

06.04.2017 Alexandria Building and renovating Pi-Ramesse: Results of the recent excavations at Qantir, EES Delta-Workshop, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (presented in English).

11.07.2016 Bologna From the Nile Delta to Karlsruhe. The Presentation of the Qantir-Piramesse-Project in the exhibition “Ramses – Göttlicher Herrscher am Nil”, CIPEG Post-Conference Workshop: Egyptological Landscapes: Museums Resources and Networks between Collections and Institutions, Museo Civico Archeologico (presented in English).

26.08.2015 Florence Qantir-Piramesse: Capital City of Ramesside Egypt?, 11th International Conference of Egyptologists (presented in English).

11.07.2015 Trier Neues aus Pi-Ramesse, Konferenz: Ständige Deutsche Ägyptologenkonferenz (SÄK), Universität Trier (presented in German).

14.07.2013 Heidelberg Radiokarbondatierung und Ägyptologie: Alte Kontexte, neue Erkenntnisse und zukünftige Entwicklungen, Konferenz: Ständige Deutsche Ägyptologenkonferenz (SÄK), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (presented in German).

 

Popular Lectures

27.02.2020 Hamburg Die Bühne der Macht – Neue Grabungen in Qantir-Piramesse, Forum Ägyptologie an der Universität Hamburg e.V. (presented in German).

23.02.2020 Hildesheim Archäologie in der Ramsesstadt, Teil 2: Methoden und Zielsetzungen (3 lectures à 15 minutes), Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Archäologietag (presented in German).

19.12.2019 Berlin Von der Ausgrabung zur virtuellen Rekonstruktion, FU Berlin/Berliner Antike-Kolleg, Seminar Series „Alte Welt neu formatiert (presented together with Sebastian Hageneuer in German).

15.06.2019 Berlin Tempel, Paläste und Pferdeställe: Präsentation der Ausgrabung und Rekonstruktion von Pi-Ramesse, der Hauptstadt Ramses des Großen, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2019 (presented in German).

30.06.2018 Brighton Pharaoh’s Construction Site: News from Qantir-Piramesse, Sussex Egyptology Society (presented in English) (presented in German).

08.03.2018 Copenhagen A Royal Building in the Capital. Results of the Recent Excavations at Qantir-Piramesse, Dansk Ægyptologisk Selskab (presented in English).

27.11.2017 Mainz Neues aus der Ramsesstadt – Die Baustelle Pharaos, Freundeskreis Ägyptologie an der Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz e.V. (presented in German).

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