Uni-Tübingen

Dr. Virginia R. Herrmann

Copyright: Angelika Bachmann.

Contact

Castle Hohentübingen

Room 229

Burgsteige 11
72070 Tübingen
+49-(0)7071-29-76773
virginia.herrmann[at]uni-tuebingen.de

Project

A06: Pictures of Change The Development of Iconographic Resources at the Transition from Bronze to Iron Age in the Eastern Mediterranean

 

Academic Education

Dec. 2011 - Jan. 2015 Co-Curator, Special Exhibit “In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East,” Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
since June 2014 Head of the junior research group Forging the Political Landscape in Iron Age Turkey; Co-Director, Chicago-Tübingen Archaeological Project in Samal
Jan. - March 2014 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire, USA)
July 2012 - June 2014

Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire, USA)

Project: Urban Plans and Sociopolitical Change at Iron Age Sam’al (Zincirli Höyük, Turkey)

July 2011 - Sep. 2012 Postdoctoral Research Project Professional, Ashkelon Excavations, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago and Semitic Museum, Harvard University
June 2011

PhD in Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Chicago

Dissertation: Society and Economy under Empire at Iron Age Sam’al (Zincirli Höyük, Turkey)

2005 MA in Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Chicago
2002 BA in Classics and Old World Art and Archaeology, Brown University

 

Reseach Focuses

  • Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Ancient Levant, Anatolia, and Mesopotamia
  • Turkey, Syria, Israel/Palestine
  • Neo-Assyrian Empire
  • Archaeology of Empire
  • Ancient Urbanism
  • Household Archaeology
  • Mortuary and Ancestor Cult

 

Awards and Grants