Urgeschichte und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie

M. A. Ewa Dutkiewicz

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Universität Tübingen
Abteilung Ältere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie
Burgsteige 11
72070 Tübingen

Büro: Raum 114 , Schloss Hohentübingen

Tel.: +49-(0)7071-29-74074
Mail: ewa.dutkiewicz(at)uni-tuebingen.de

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Education

April 2012 to October 2017

Doctoral program at the Eberhard Karls University, Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology.

Funded by a grant from the Förderverein Eiszeitkunst in Lonetal e.V. and the town of Niederstotzingen
Title: "Markierungen, Muster und Symbole im Schwäbischen Aurignacien" (“Markings, Patterns, and Symbols of the Swabian Aurignacian”).
Defense in April 2018.

April 2012

Magister Artium (M.A.) in Prehistory at the Eberhard Karls University, Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology.
Title of thesis: „Die Grotte de La Verpillière I - 150 Jahre Forschungsgeschichte. Die Aufarbeitung und Auswertung der Altgrabungen des paläolithischen Fundplatzes Germolles (Commune de Mellecey, Saône-et-Loire, Frankreich)” (The Grotte le La Verpillière I – 150 years of research history. The reassessment and evaluation of the old excavations at the Paleolithic site Germolles)
Grade thesis “sehr gut” (very good), final grade “gut” (good)

Sept. 2007 to April 2012 Masters Course at the Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen. Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology (major subject), Near Eastern Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Philology
Sept. 2005 to Aug. 2006 Studies at the Université Lumière, Lyon II, France, funded by the Erasmus grant
April 2001 to Aug. 2005 Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, Near Eastern Archaeology (major subject), Ancient Near Eastern Philology and Pre- and Protohistory

Main research interests

Professional experience

June 2018 to January 2019 PostDoc Fellow at the DFG Center for Advances Studies Words, Bones, Genes, Tools at the Institut für Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.
“SignBase” project leader with Dr. Christian Bentz
Aug. 2018 to Oct. 2018 Head of conference office of the international conference “European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 People and places from prehistory to present – Perspectives on a sustainable management of Palaeolithic World Heritage sites“ in Blaubeuren, October 16 to 20, 2018
    • General conference organization and framework program
    • Organization of excursions
    • Travel bookings and accomodation of conference participants
    • Logistics at place and organization of interpreters
    • International correspondance (Germany, France, Spain)
    • Conference office during

2011 to present

Curator, Archäopark Vogelherd, Niederstotzingen, Germany
    • Project development in close cooperation with the scientific director, the architects, and designers
    • Involved in the design of the exhibition
    • Responsible for the scientific content
    • Responsible for the handling of the original exhibition objects
    • Permanent scientific supervision
    • Developed and carried out a training for 35 guides
    • Writing of texts (exhibition and promotion) and evaluations
    • Developing of additional programs like special tours for blind people or school teachers

Nov. 2013 to May 2015

Head Conference Organizer, 58th meeting of the Hugo Obermaier Society in Heidenheim, Germany, April 7 to 11, 2015
    • Head of organization team of seven
    • Responsible for inviting the participants of the Special Session “Symbolic communication and modern culture“
    • Establishing of framework program during the conference
    • Organizing two days of excursion
    • Responsible for finance

March 2012 to 2013

Head Conference Organizer, International meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Thematic Programme HEADS (Human Evolution: Adaptations, Dispersals and Social Developments), Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany, February 25 to March 1, 2013
    • Head of organization team of eight
    • Establishing of framework program during the conference
    • Responsible for finance

July 2008 to Oct. 2011

Student Assistant at the research excavation project “Germolles” (France), Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany
    • Responsible for field documentation
    • Maintained the database
    • Prepared three excavation campaigns in France

May 2008 to Oct. 2011

Student Assistant at the library of the Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany
    • Ordering and verification of deliveries
    • Management of inventory and stocktaking

Dec. 2002 to Sept. 2005

Student Assistant at the research excavation Project “Tell Schech Hamad” (Syria), Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
    • Maintained the excavation database
    • Created a layout of a catalog for a publication
    • Maintained field documentation
    • Supervised interns
    • Prepared three excavation campaigns in Syria

Advanced training

June to July 2011

UNESCO / Erasmus Intensive Program “Prehistory at the Crossroads of Science and Conservation”, June 18th to July 2nd, 2011. Quinson, Alpes de Haute-Provance, France

March 2011

Séminaire de technologie osseuse at the 3 HPR de L’Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Defence, UPO & QP 36 Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN) and Musée d’Archéologie Nationale à Saint-Germain-en-Laye (MAN). Paris, France

Publications

In press Dutkiewicz, E., Zeichen. Markierungen, Muster und Symbole im Schwäbsichen Aurignacien. Tübingen. Kerns Verlag.
In press Dutkiewicz, E., Conard, N. J., Symbolic communication and the Aurignacian society in the Swabian Jura. In: Conard, N. J., Dutkiewicz, E. (eds.), Symbolic communication and origins of modern behavior. Proceedings of the 58th meeting of the Hugo Obermaier Society in Heidenheim, Germany, April 7 to 11, 2015. Tübingen. Kerns Verlag.
2018 Dutkiewicz, E.; Wolf, S.; Floss, H.; Conard, N. J., Les objets en ivoire du Jura souabe. In: L’Athropologie 122(3): 447-468
2018

Dutkiewicz, E.; Wolf, S.; Conard, N. J., Early symbolism in the Ach and the Lone valleys of southwestern Germany. In: Quaternary International. doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.04.029

2017

Dutkiewicz, E.; Conard, N. J., The symbolic language of the Swabian Aurignacian as reflected in the material culture from Vogelherd Cave (South-West Germany). In: Cleyet-Merlye, J.-J., Geneste, J.-M. and Man-Estier, E. (eds.), L'art au quotidien. Objets ornées du Paléolithique supérieur. Actes du colloque international Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, 16-20 juin 2014. Paléo, numéro spécial 2016 : 149-164.

2017

Conard, N. J., Dutkiewicz, E., Vom Ursprung zum Weltkulturerbe: Kunst und Musik auf der Schwäbischen Alb. In: Duerr, F. and Seidl, E., Ursprünge/Origins. Schritte der Menschheit/Steps of Humankind. Schriften des Museums der Universität Tübingen MUT, Band 15: 78-103.

2017

Dutkiewicz, E., Die Schwäbische Alb – Geburtsort der Kultur vor 40.000 Jahren. In: Kessler, M. (ed.), Heilige Kunst 2012/2013/2014. Mitgliedsgabe des Kunstvereins der Diözese Rottenberg-Stuttgart. 38. Jahrgang, im Auftrag des Kunstvereins, Schwabenverlag, Ostfildern: 102-113.

2016

Rademacher, L., Archäologieführer Baden-Württemberg. 62 Ausflüge in die Ur- und Frühgeschichte. Mit Beiträgen von Dorothee Ade, Gerlinde Bigga, Ewa Dutkiewicz, Marina Monz, Reinhard Rademacher, Andreas Willmy. Theiss Verlag, Darmstadt.

2015

Dutkiewicz, E.; Floss, H., La grotte de La Verpillière I à Germolles, site de référence paléolithique en Bourgogne méridionale. Historique des 150 ans de recherches. In: La Physiophile 162 : 13-32.

2015

Dutkiewicz, E., The Vogelherd cave and the discovery of the earliest art - history, critics and new questions. In: World Heritage Papers 41(2). Paris, UNESCO World Heritage Center: 74-91. pdf

2015

Conard, N. J.; Bolus, M.; Dutkiewicz, E., Wolf, S., Eiszeitarchäologie auf der Schwäbischen Alb. Die Fundstellen im Ach- und Lonetal und deren Umgebung. Tübingen. Kerns Verlag.

2014

Dutkiewicz, E., Vor 2000 Generationen: Als unsere Vorgänger die Kultur erfanden. In: Academia 2/2014.

2014

Conard, N. J.; Dutkiewicz, E., Beiträge zur Neuauflage von Riek „Die Mammutjäger vom Lonetal“. Gustav Hess Verlag.

2013

Floss, H.; Dutkiewicz, E.; Frick, J.; Hoyer, C., Le Paléolithique supérieur ancien en Bourgogne du sud. In: Bodu, P et al. (eds.), Le paléolithique supérieur ancien de l’Europe du nord-ouest. Réflexions et synthèses à partir d’un projet collectif de recherche sur le Paléolithique supérieur ancien du Bassin parisien. Séance de la Société préhistorique française, Sens (Yonne). 15-18 avril 2009.

2012

Floss, H.; Hoyer, C.; Dutkiewicz, E.; Frick, J.; Poenicke, H.-W., Eine neu entdeckte paläolithische Freilandfundstelle auf der Schwäbischen Alb – Sondagegrabungen in Börslingen. In: Archäologische Ausgrabungen in Baden-Württemberg 2011: 71-73.

2011

Floss, H. et. al., Rapport de fouille pluriannuelle 2010-2012, Lieu-dit: Les Grottes de La Verpillière I et II à Germolles, Commune: Mellecey, Saône-et-Loire (71), Durée de l’opération : 25.7.–16.9.2011.

Academic teaching at Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen

Summer Semester 2017

Multi-day Excursion to Southwest Germany and Switzerland
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Dr. Wolf

Winter Semester 2016/17

Multi-day Excursion to the Swabian Jura
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Dr. Wolf

Summer Semester 2016

Modul 11-1 (MA): Museographie / Museologie (Museography / Museology)
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Dr. Wolf

Multi-day Excursion to the Altmühl Valley and Bavaria
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Dr. Wolf

Winter Semester 2015/16

Modul 14-2c: Organische Artefakte im Paläolithikum (Organic artefacts in the Paleolithic)
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Dr. Wolf

Winter Semester 2014/15

Multi-day Excursion to the Rhine Valley and Schloss Monrepos
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Wolf M.A.

Summer Semester 2014

Modul ZNA-9e: Organische Materialien (Organic Materials). Lecture and laboratory course.
Lecturers: Bigga M.A., Dutkiewicz M.A., Wolf M.A.

Modul 11-2: Museographie, Ausstellungskonzeption und Museumsdidaktik – Urgeschichtliche Inhalte in der Öffentlichkeit (Museography, exhibition design and museum didactics - Prehistoric contents in public.)
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Wolf M.A.

Modul 12b (BA) - Modul 5-1 (MA): One-day Excursion to the Upper Danube Valley and Veringenstadt i
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Wolf M.A.

Winter Semester 2013/14

Modul 14-2b: Elfenbein, Knochen und Geweih im Jungpaläolithikum - Identifizierung, wichtigste Fundstellen und eigene Experimente (Ivory, bone and antler in Upper Palaeolithic - identification, important sites and experiments)
Lecturers: Dr. Barth, Dutkiewicz M.A., Wolf M.A.

Modul 12b (BA) - Modul 5-1 (MA): Multi-day Excursion to the Swabian Jura
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Wolf M.A.

Winter semester 2012/13

Modul 11-2: Museographie und Ausstellungskonzeptionen – Urgeschichtliche Inhalte in der Öffentlichkeit (Museography and exhibition concepts - Prehistoric content in the public)
Lecturers: Dutkiewicz M.A., Prof. Conard Ph.D.

Scientific lectures

13th – 16th Dec. 2018 Fourth Annual Symposium at the DFG Center for Advances Studies: Words, Bones, Genes, Tools at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen “Ancient Connections in Eurasia”
Dutkiewicz & Bentz: “SignBase – A Data-Driven Approach to Abstract Signs in the Paleolithic“.
10th Sept. 2018

Lecture at internationals literaturfestival berlin: Raoul Schrott - Science and the Humanities: Die Evolution der menschlichen Kultur / The Evolution of Human Culture
Titel: „Erkenne dich selbst! Ursprünge des menschlichen Bildes“.

4th – 8th June 2018 XVIIIe Congrès de l’UISPP, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Dutkiewicz & Conard: “Aurignacian symbolic markings from Hohle Fels, Geißenklösterle and Vogelherd caves (southwestern Germany)” Session XXVIII-4.
Dutkiewicz: “Understanding markings, patterns, and symbols – A case study from the Swabian Auirgnacian” Session XXVIII-3.
Dutkiewicz & Bentz: “SignBase – Creating a database for abstract motifs in the Upper Palaeolithic” Session III-1 (CA).
30th May – 2nd June 2018 International Senckenberg Conference “Images, gestures, voices, lives. What can we learn from Palaeolithic art?” at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Dutkiewcz & Conard: “The Swabian Aurignacian and beyond: Understanding symbolic communication”.
Dutkiewicz: “A case study for the use of 3D models: The Swabian figurines”.
15th April 2018 Evolang XII 15-19 April 2018, Torun (Poland), Satellite Event “The Stuff of Language”
Dutkiewicz & Bentz: "SignBase: Creating a database for abstract motives in the Upper Palaeolithic".

27th July 2017

Kolloquium der Älteren Abteilung. Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Title: „Punkte, Linien du Kerben – Ergebnisse und Ausblicke zu den Markierungen des Schwäbischen Aurignaciens“ (Points, Lines and notches – Results and outlooks on the markings of the Swabian Aurignacian)

20th April 2017

WordsBonesGenesTools – Colloquium, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
Title: “Understanding an Aurignacian Symbolic Communication System. The Geometric Markings on Art Objects, Flutes and Tools from the Swabian Cave Sites

9th-12th April 2017

International Conference „Art of the Stone Age: imagery, signs, context” at Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) (Russian Federation)

Joint presentation Dutkiewicz, Wolf & Conard: “Aurignacian portable art of the Swabian Jura: new documentation methods and perspectives on the markings

7th-8th Dec. 2015

International Conference “Art and the Brain: How Imagery Makes Us Human” at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge (UK)
Joint presentation Dutkiewicz & Conard: “Choosing subjects and executing the depictions in the art of the Swabian Aurignacian

15th July 2015

Prehistoric Colloquium at the Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte, University of Erlangen (Germany)
Title: „Markierungen und Symbole im Schwäbischen Aurignacien“ (Markings and Symbols in the Swabian Aurignacian)

7th-11th April 2015

58. Meeting of the Hugo Obermaier Society, Heidenheim (Germany)
Talk in the special session „Symbolic communication and modern culture”.
Title: „Markings and Symbols – The fully developed symbolic behaviour

1st-7th Sept. 2014

XVII World UISPP Congress, Atapuerca, Burgos (Spain)
Joint presentation in the session Af11 “The Role of Art in Prehistoric Societies”, Dutkiewicz, Wolf & Conard: „Early Symbolism in the Ach and the Lone Valley (Southwestern Germany)

16th-20th June 2014

Colloque international „L’art au quotidien. Objets ornés du Paléolithique supérieur”, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac (France)
Joint presentation Dutkiewicz & Conard: “The symbolic language on the mobile art of the Swabian Jura

25th Nov. 2013

Evening lecture the Diözesanmuseum-Domschatzmuseum, Art collections of the diocese Regensburg (Germany)
Title „Die Schwäbische Alb – Geburtsort der Kultur vor 40.000 Jahren“ (The Swabian Jura - the birthplace of the culture 40,000 years ago)

23rd-24th Sept. 2013

Reichenauer Künstlertage „Ursprünge der Kunst. Betrachtungen – Sondierungen – Perspektiven“, Kloster Hegne (Germany)
Title: “Die Schwäbische Alb – Geburtsort der Kultur vor 40.000 Jahren“ (The Swabian Jura - the birthplace of the culture 40,000 years ago)

25th Feb-1st March 2013

International meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Thematic Programme HEADS (Human Evolution: Adaptations, Dispersals and Social Developments), Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (Germany)
Title: “The marks on the artwork and the tools from the Swabian Aurignacian – technology, function and meaning

29th-31th May 2012

UISPP colloqium: Modes de contacts et de déplacements au Paléolithique eurasiatique, Liège (Belgium)
Joint presentation Conard, Dotzel, Dutkiewicz, Wolf & Bolus: “Testing models for cultural change using organic artifacts from the Swabain Aurignacian

10th-14th April 2012

54. Meeting of the Hugo Obermaier Society, Toulouse (France)
Joint presentation Floss, Dutkiewicz, Frick & Hoyer: „The Grottes de la Verpillière in Germolles and the Palaeolithic record of the Côte Chalonnaise (Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy)
Joint poster Dutkiewicz, Ritter, Jockisch, Lutzenberger, Lutzenberger & Conard: „The Archäopark Vogelherd. A new center for exploring the Ice Age archaeology of the Swabian Jura

21st April 2011

Journées de l‘archéologie: de la fouille au musée. Regards croisés sur les collections archéologiques du Musée Denon: rencontres, Chalon-sur-Saône (France)
Joint presentation Floss Dutkiewicz: „150 ans de fouilles préhistoriques à Germolles et dans le Chalonnais - Rétrospective sur l‘histoire des recherches et des perspectives” (150 years of prehistoric excavations at Germolles and the Chalonnais - Retrospective on the history of research and perspectives)

26th – 30th April 2011

53. Meeting of the Hugo Obermaier Society, Herne (Germany)
Joint presentation Frick, Dutkiewicz, Hoyer & Floss: „Man lebt nicht von Arcy allein: Neue Ergebnisse zum Paläolthikum der Grottes de La Verpillière in Germolles, Commune de Mellecey, Saône-et-Loire (71), Frankreich“ (Man does not live by Arcy alone: New findings on the Paleolithic of Grottes de La Verpillière in Germolles, Commune de Mellecey)

15th-18th April 2009

Séance de la Société préhistorique française: Le Paléolithique supérieur ancien de l’Europe du Nord-ouest (35000-15000 BP), Sens (France)
Joint presentation Floss, Dutkiewicz, Frick & Hoyer: „Le Paléolithique supérieur ancien en Bourgogne du sud“ (The early Upper Paleolithic in southern Burgundy)

25th-27th May 2005

Re-Assessment of Iron Age Chronology in Anatolia and related regions, Izmir (Turkey)
Title: "The Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age in Western Anatolia, Macedonia and Thrace

Fieldwork

2018 Excavation and laboratory work at Sibudu, South Africa. Middle Stone Age.

2015

Excavator at Hopewell, Chillicothe (Ohio), USA. Hopewell culture.
2012 Excavator at Vogelherd Cave, Southwest Germany. Middle to upper Paleolithic.

2008 to 2011

Field supervisor at the Grotte de la Verpillière I (Saône-et-Loire, France). Middle to Upper Paleolithic cave site.

2011

Excavator at Börslingen (Germany). Research excavation by the University of Tübingen. Middle to Upper Paleolithic open-air site.

2010

Excavator at Hohlenstein-Stadel (Germany). Excavation by the State Office for Cultural Heritage, Baden-Württemberg. Middle to Upper Paleolithic.

2009

Prospection at the Nasskiesabbau Sattenbeuren, Federsee (Germany). Investigation by the State Office for Cultural Heritage, Baden-Württemberg

2007

Excavation and laboratory work at the Grotte de la Verpillière I (Saône -et-Loire, France). Middle to Upper Paleolithic cave site

2002 to 2004

Assistant field supervisor, supervisor of labwork (pottery) and drawing at the research excavation Tell Schech Hamad (Syria). Neo-assyrian

Service to profession

2016-2018

Member of the curating board at the Paleolithic section of the Museum Alte Kulturen, Schloss Hohentübingen, Ice Age Art

2014-2018

Member of the “Ice Age Europe - Network of Heritage Sites” as representative for the Archäopark Vogelherd

2014-2018

Member of the „Arbeitskreis Archäologie im Museumsverband Baden-Württemberg“ as representative for the Archäopark Vogelherd

2014

Scientific consulting and appearance in the two documentaries “Schätze des Südwestens - Teil 1: Von Göttern und Fürsten“ and “Schätze des Südwestens - Teil 2: Von Kronen und Löwen“, by Jürgen Vogt, SWR