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Constance von Rüden


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                       Stucco-Reliefs
                       
Large-Scale Animals

Academic Record

 

since 2014

Junior Professor for Mediterranean Prehistory at the Ruhr-University Bochum

2013-2014

Postdoctoral research fellow at the Cluster 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context' at the University of Heidelberg

2010-2012

Postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Mediterranean Studies of the
University of Bochum

since 2010

Co-director of the Tell el-Dab’a Wall Paintings Project

2007-2010

Foreign scholarship at the German Archaeological Institute Athens with the project:
„Eisenzeitlichen Keramik Zyperns – Chronologie und lokale Variation“

2007

Dr. Phil at the University of Freiburg
Titel of the Thesis: 'Die Wandmalereien Qatnas im Kontext einer ägäisch-syrischen Kommunkation'

WS 05/06
2004-2006
2003/2004
2003

Assistant lecturer at the University of Freiburg
Scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation
Scholarship holder of the Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg
Fellow at the Graduate School „Anatolien und seine Nachbarn“ at the University of Tübingen.

2002

Magister Artium at the University of Freiburg
Titel of Thesis: 'Der östliche Mittelmeerraum in der Frühen Eisenzeit. Untersuchung möglicher Austauschformen zwischen Kreta und Zypern in den sogenannten Dark Ages'

1997-2002

Studies at the University of Freiburg and the University of Nikosia (Cyprus)

 

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Publications
Monograph:

  • Die Wandmalereien von Tall Mishrife/Qatna im Kontext einer ägäisch-syrischen Kommunikation, Qatna-Studien II (Wiesbaden 2011).

Articles in Journals:

  • Co-authorship together with M. Bietak, J. Becker, J. Jungfleisch, L. Morgan and E. Peintner, The Tell el-Dab'a Wall Paintings Project. Preliminary Report 2011/2012, Ä&L 22/23, 2012/2013, 131-147.

  • Co-authorship with J. Becker and J. Jungfleisch, From Small Fragments to Large Animals. A Large-Size Animal Fight in Tell el-Dab'a, Ä&L 22/23, 2012/2013, 149-166.

  • Der Tigersprung ins Vergangene – ein Plädoyer für eine Kritische Archäologie, in Forum für kritische Archäologie, 2012. (http://www.kritischearchaeologie.de/fka/article/view/9/9)

  • Contribution to H. Dohman-Pfälzner and P. Pfälzner, Ausgrabungen und Forschungen in Tall Mishrife - Qatna 2004 und 2005. Vorbericht der deutschen Komponente des internationalen Kooperationsprojektes, MDOG 138, 2006, 57107.

  • Co-authorship with M: Heinz et al., Kamid el-Loz in the Beqa’ a plain/Lebanon Excavations in 2001, 2002 and 2004, Bulletin d’ Archéologie et d’ Architecture Libanaise 8, 2004, 83119.

  • Producing Aegeaness. An Innovation and its Impact in Middle and Late Bronze Age Syria/northern Levant, in: S. Burmeister and R. Bernbeck, The Dialectics of Innovations, TOPOI (in print to appear in 2013).

  • Co-authorship together with E. Kozal, S. Kulemann, M. Novak, Vorbericht zu den Ausgrabungen von Sirkeli Höyük/Kilikien. Istanbuler Mitteillungen (in print toappear in 2013).

Articles in Volumes

  • A Touch of Luxury from the Western Fringe of the Ancient World. The Aegean Impact on the Qatna Wall Paintings, in: P. Pfälzner and M. Al-Maqdissi (eds.), Qatna and the Networks of Bronze Age Globalism. Proceedings of an International Conference, Stuttgart and Tübingen, October 2009, Qatna Studien Suppl. 2 (Wiesbaden 2015) 249–261.

  • Transmediterranean Knowledge and Minoan Style Reliefs in Tell el-Dab'a. An Attempt at Paradigm Shift, in: S. Cappel, U. Günkel-Maschek and D. Panagiotopoulos (eds.), Minoan Archaeology. Perspectives for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the International PhD and Post-Doc Conference, Heidelberg, 23.-27. March 2011 (Leuven 2015) 355–365.

  • Beyond the East-West Dichotomy in Syrian and Levantine Wall Paintings, in: B. Brown and M. Feldman (eds.), Critical Approaches to Ancient Near Eastern Art (Berlin 2013) 5578.

  • In collaboration with P. Pfälzner, Between the Aegean and Syria. The Wall Paintings from the Royal Palace of Qatna, in: D. Bonatz, R. M. Czichon und F. Janoscha-Kreppner (eds.), Fundstellen. Gesammelte Schriften zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altvorderasiens ad honorem Hartmut Kühne (Berlin 2008) 95118.

  • Exchange of Goods and Ideas between Cyprus and Crete in the ‚Dark Ages’?, in: M. Bietak and E. Czerny (eds.), The Synchronisation of Civilisations in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Second Millennium B.C., vol. III. Proceedings of the SCIEM 2000 - 2nd EuroConference, 28. May – 1. June 2003 (Vienna 2007) 595601.

  • Güteraustausch der frühdynastischen Stadtstaaten: Fernhandel und andere Deutungsmöglichkeiten, in: M. Heinz and D. Bonatz (eds.), Der Garten Eden im dritten Jahrtausend, Freiburger Universitätsblätter 156, Juni 2002, 142151.

  • Producing Aegeaness. An Innovation and its Impact in Middle and Late Bronze Age Syria/northern Levant, in: O. Alakson (ed.), Global and Local. Perspectives on mobility in the Eastern Mediterranean (in print to appear in 2013).

  • Kraggewölbetechnologie und ihre Verbreitung in der ägäischen Bronzezeit, in: M. Novák, J. Schmid (eds.), Gewölbearchitektur im Orient, Alter Orient und Altes Testament (in print).

  • Making the Way through the sea in Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean, in: C. von Rüden and A. Lichtenberger (eds.), Multiple Mediterranean Realities (in print).

Articles in Exhibition Catalogues

  • Jenseits des reinen Gebrauchs. Das Dekor zyprischer Keramik, in: B. Morstadt – A. V. Siebert (eds.), Zyprische Altertümer im Museum August Kestner, Museum Kestnerianum 18 (Hannover, 2013).

  • Ein Hauch westlicher Luxus im Palast von Qatna, in: Schätze des Alten Syrien. Die Entdeckung des Königreichs Qatna, Ausstellungskatalog des Landesmuseums in Stuttgart (Stuttgart 2009).

  • Leben in der Planstadt Enkomi, in: Zeit der Helden. Die „dunklen Jahrhunderte“ Griechenlands 1200-700 v. Chr. Katalogue des Badischen Landesmuseums Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe 2008).

  • Co-authorship with P. Pfälzner, The Wall Paintings of Qatna, in: J. Aruz, K. Benzel and J. Evans (eds.) Beyond Babylon. Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium, Catalogue of the Metropolitan Museum in New York (New York, 2008).



 
 
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