PhD students

Laura Borghetti (Byzantine Studies)
The depiction of natural phenomena in the Byzantine literature of the 9th to 11th century.

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.

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

Sina Lehnig (Classical Archaeology)
Changing Concepts of Landscape between Mediterranean and Arid Regions in the Roman-Byzantine Levant.

Marie-Charlotte von Lehsten (Classical Philology)
Concepts of night in archaic and classical Greek literature.

Aleksandar Milenković (Classical Philology)
Concepts of visual perception in Greek scientific thought from the 5th century BC to the 2nd century AD.

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

Rebekka Pabst (Ägyptologie)
Der tote Körper. Untersuchungen zu Konzepten vom Leichnam im Alten Ägypten.

Oxana Polozhentseva (German Language and Literature Studies)
Dead bodies: Semantics of the mortal / transient in the German Medieval texts.

Sonja Speck (Egyptology)
Origins and development of Ancient Egyptian body concepts in Pre- and Early Dynastic anthropomorphic sculpture.

Mari Yamasaki (Near Eastern Archaeology)
Evolving concepts of seascapes and marine fauna in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age.

Katharina Zartner (Near Eastern Archaeology)
Protector of the herds, opponent of the wilderness, Lord of the animals. An investigation into the figure of the hero with six curls.