Research team

Dr. Karin Kindermann


University of Cologne
Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology
CRC 806 "Our Way to Europe"
Bernhard-Feilchenfeld-Straße 11
D-50969 Köln, Germany
karin.kindermann[at]uni-koeln.de

Curriculum vitae

1990-1998

University studies of Prehistoric Archaeology, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Geography at the University of Cologne and at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main

1998-2007

Research Assistant, Collaborative Research Centre 389 – ACACIA “Arid Climate, Adaptation and Cultural Innovation in Africa”, University of Cologne

2005-2007

Research cooperation in surveying and mapping at the Palaeolithic Caves of the Volp – Tuc d’Audoubert, Les Trois-Frères and Enlène, Ariège Pyrénées, France

2007

Ph.D. in Prehistoric Archaeology at the University of Cologne

 

Title: “Djara – The mid-Holocene settlement history between Nile Valley and Oases (Abu-Muhariq-Plateau, Egypt)” (in German)

since 2007

Research collaboration with the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo for the  analysis of stone artefacts from Tell el-Fara’in/Buto, Nile Delta, Egypt

2008

Coordinator of the applied Collaborative Research Centre 806 – Our Way to Europe “Culture-Environment Interaction and Human Mobility in the Late Quaternary”, Universities Cologne, Bonn and Aachen

2009-2011

Archaeologist for the Gilf Kebir National Park (GKNP) at the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)/Nature Conservation Sector (NCS)

since 2011

Research Assistant, Collaborative Research Centre 806 - Our Way to Europe "Culture-Environment Interaction and Human Mobility in the Late Quaternary", Universities Cologne, Bonn and Aachen

Membership

DGUF

German Association for Prehistoric Archaeology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ur- und Frühgeschichte)

HBI

Heinrich Barth Institute for African Archaeology and Environmental History e.V.

 

International Commission of the Later Prehistory of Northeastern Africa

SAfA

Society of Africanist Archaeologists

Research Interests

  • Archaeology of Arid Regions
  • Middle and Late Stone Age in Northeast Africa
  • Prehistoric and Predynastic Egypt
  • Lithic Technology and Typology
  • Environmental Archaeology and Geoarchaeology
  • Conservation Archaeology and Heritage Management in Africa

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