Former doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers

Dr. Victoria Altmann-Wendling (Egyptology)
Lunar Symbolism - Lunar Knowledge. Concepts of the Moon in the Egyptian Temples of the Graeco-Roman Period.

Dr. Dominic Bärsch (Classical Philology)
Ends of the World. Concepts of Dissolution in Greek and Latin Literature

PD Dr. Dominik Berrens (Classical Philology)
Social insects in antiquity. A contribution to concepts of nature in the Greco-Roman culture.

Dr. Tim Brandes (Ancient Near Eastern Studies)
The Mesopotamian Concept of Time in Nature and Society of the 1st Millennium BC.

Dr. Imke Fleuren (Egyptology)
Concepts of non-indigenous fauna in Egypt.

Dr. Simone Gerhards (Egyptology)
Concepts of tiredness and sleep in ancient Egypt

Dr. Nadine Gräßler (Egyptology)
Concepts of the eye in ancient Egypt.

Dr. Sonja Guth (née Gerke) (Egyptology)
The interest in animals as a subject of ancient Egyptian professions.

Katharina Hillenbrand (Classical Philology)
Volcanic phenomena in Roman antiquity. Discursive formation and literary construction.

Dr. Sandra Hofert (German Language and Literature Studies)
Teaching Nature in Vernacular. Representation and instrumentalization of flora, fauna and minerals in German texts of the High Middle Ages.

Dr. Mirna Kjorveziroska (German Language and Literature Studies)
Tenting – hunting – getting oriented. Cultural practices in nature in the novel around 1300.

Sina Lehnig (Classical Archaeology)
Foodways Through the Desert. A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Settlement History of Arabia and Palaestina (2nd to 7th Centuries CE)

Aimee Miles (Near Eastern Archaeology)
Inhabiting coastal worlds: Marine resource exploitation and human-seascape interaction in the Iron Age Eastern Mediterranean.

Dr. Stephanie Mühlenfeld (German Language and Literature Studies)
Concepts of "exotic" animals in the Middle Ages.

Sarah Oschmann (neé Prause) (Classical Archaeology)
(Partial) blind, blending, blindness - Investigations on the topic of 'blindness' in the Greek pictorial world of the late 8th - 4th century BC.

Rebekka Pabst (Egyptology)
The Dead Body. Studies on Concepts of the „Corpse“ in Ancient Egypt.

Carrie Schidlo (Egyptology)
Floral elements on different objects from the Late Period to the Roman Period of Egypt.

Florian Schimpf (Classical Archaeology)
Man – Nature – Religion: A study concerning development, form and perception of sacred landscape in Asia Minor.

Dr. Tristan Schmidt (Byzantine Studies)
Animal imagery in the political discourse of the Byzantine imperial court from the late 11th to early 13th century.

Jakub Sypiański (Byzantine Studies)
Science without frontiers? Political context of circulation of knowledge between the Byzantine Empire and the Muslim world in 750-1100 C.E.

Dr. David Usieto Cabrera (Near Eastern Archaeology)
Human Sacrifice in the Ancient Near East

Dr. Mari Yamasaki (Near Eastern Archaeology)
"Underwater Realms. Concepts of Underwater Spatiality in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean"

Dr. Valeria Zubieta Lupo (Ancient Near Eastern Studies)
Concepts of the Hittite Healing Praxis.


Post-doctoral Researchers:

Dr. Andrea Babbi (Archaeology)
"Perception of humans and the Mediterranean Sea through the archaeological record and the written sources (early first Millennium BC): Theoretical reflections about the shaping, internalization, and dissemination of concepts"