Paläoanthropologie

Dr. Michael Francken

Function:

Address:
Universität Tübingen
Institut für Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie, Abt. Paläoanthropologie
Rümelinstr. 23
D-72070 Tübingen

Office: Room 503, Hauptbäude, 2. OG
Tel.: +49-(0)7071-29-76514
E-Mail: michael.franckenspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de
Consulting hours:

by arrangement



Current Position:

Since 07/2012: Research associate and manager of the Osteological Collection, Paleoanthropology Department of the Institute for Archaeological Sciences at the Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen.


Education:

Since 2007 PhD-Student in Paleoanthropology, Paleoanthropology Department of the Institute for Archaeological Sciences at the Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen.
    
2006

Magister artium at the University of Tuebingen, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters

 

Former activities

since 10/2008 Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Palaeoanthropology, responsible for the osteological collection, course guidence and student advisor
10/2007 - 01/2008 Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Palaeoanthropology, academic assistant
03/2007 KAAK, German Archaeological Institute, academic assistant
01/2006-03/2006 KAAK, German Archaeological Institute, academic assistant

Publications

I. Lazaridis, N. Patterson, A. Mittnik, G. Renaud, S. Mallick, K. Kirsanow, P. H. Sudmant, J. G. Schraiber, S. Castellano, M. Lipson, B. Berger,, C. Economou, R. Bollongino, Qiaomei Fu, K. I. Bos, S. Nordenfelt, Heng Li, C. de Filippo, K. Prüfer, S. Sawyer, C. Posth, W. Haak, F. Hallgren, E. Fornander, N. Rohland, D. Delsate, M. Francken, J.-M. Guinet, J. Wahl, G. Ayodo, H. A. Babiker, G. Bailliet, E. Balanovska, O. Balanovsky, R. Barrantes, G. Bedoya, H. Ben-Ami, J. Bene, F. Berrada, C. M. Bravi, F. Brisighelli, G. B. J. Busby, F. Cali, M. Churnosov, D. E. C. Cole, D. Corach, L. Damba, G. van Driem, S. Dryomov, J.-M. Dugoujon, S. A. Fedorova, I. Gallego Romero, M. Gubina, M. Hammer, B. M. Henn, T. Hervig, U. Hodoglugil, A. R. Jha, S. Karachanak-Yankova, R. Khusainova, E. Khusnutdinova, R. Kittles, T. Kivisild, W. Klitz, V. Kucinskas, A. Kushniarevich, L. Laredj, S. Litvinov, T. Loukidis, R. W. Mahley, B. Melegh, E. Metspalu, J. Molina, J. Mountain, K. Näkkäläjärvi, D. Nesheva, T. Nyambo, L. Osipova, J. Parik, F. Platonov, O. Posukh, V. Romano, F. Rothhammer, I. Rudan, R. Ruizbakiev, H. Sahakyan, A. Sajantila, A. Salas, E. B. Starikovskaya, A. Tarekegn, D. Toncheva, S. Turdikulova, I. Uktveryte, O. Utevska, R. Vasquez, M. Villena, M. Voevoda, C. A. Winkler, L. Yepiskoposyan, P. Zalloua, T. Zemunik, A. Cooper, C. Capelli, M. G. Thomas, A. Ruiz-Linares, S. A. Tishkoff, L. Singh, Kumarasamy Thangaraj, R. Villems, D. Comas, R. Sukernik, M. Metspalu, M. Meyer, E. E. Eichler, J. Burger, M. Slatkin, S. Pääbo, J. Kelso, D. Reich & Krause, J. “Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans.” Nature 513 (7518): 409-413, (2014). doi:10.1038/nature13673

J. Wahl, G. Cipollini, V. Coia, M. Francken, K. Harvati-Papatheodorou, Mi-Ra Kim, F. Maixner, N. O’Sullivan, T. D. Price, D. Quast, N. Speith & Zink, A. „Neue Erkenntnisse zur frühmittelalterlichen Separatgrablege von Niederstotzingen, Kreis Heidenheim.“ Fundberichte Baden-Württemberg, Bd. 34/2: 341-390, (2014).

A. Slizewski, E. Burger-Heinrich, M. Francken, J. Wahl & Harvati, K. “Pilot study for reconstruction of soft tissues: Muscle cross-sectional area of the forearm estimated from cortical bone for a Neolithic sample.” The Anatomical Record 297 (6): 1103-1114, (2014). doi: 10.1002/ar.22917

R. A. Bentley, P. Bickle, M. Francken, C. Gerling, J. Hamilton, R. Hedges, E. Stephan, J. Wahl & Whittle, A. “Baden-Württemberg.” In: P. Bickle, A. Whittle (eds.). The First Farmers of Central Europe: Diversity in LBK Lifeways. Oxbow Books, (2013).

R.A. Bentley, P. Bickle, L. Fibiger, G.M. Nowell, C.W. Dale, R.E.M. Hedges, J. Hamilton, J. Wahl, M. Francken, G. Grupe, E. Lenneis, M. Teschler-Nicola, R.-M. Arbogast, D. Hofmann & Whittle, A. “Community differentiation and kinship among Europe´s first farmers.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (24): 9326-9330, (2012). doi: 10.1073/pnas.1113710109

M. Francken, K. Harvati & Wahl, J. “Analysis of kin groups using the frontal sinus.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Annual Meeting Issue 2011, Supplement 52: 138, (2011).

M. Francken “The Human Remains of Gò Ô Chùa: Preliminary Results.” In: Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz, A. Reinecke, D. Bonatz (eds.): Crossing Borders. Selected papers from the 13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Vol. 1, Berlin, NUS Press Singapore: 257-267, (2010).

M. Francken, J. Wahl & Reinecke, A. “Reflections of a hard life – Burials from Gò Ô Chùa (Vietnam).” In: C.A. Buhl, F. Engel, L. Hartung, M. Kästner, A. Ru?dell & Weißhaar, C. (eds.). Proceedings of the 4th Meeting of Junior Scientists in Anthropology. Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg: 16-24, (2010). URL: www.freidok.uni-freiburg.de/volltexte/7603

Z. Obertova & Francken, M. “Tooth Cementum Annulation Method: Accuracy and Applicability.” In: T. Koppe, G. Meyer & Alt, K.W. (eds.). Comparative Dental Morphology, 13: 184-189, (2009). doi:10.1159/000242415

C. Gerling & Francken, M. „Das linearbandkeramische Gräberfeld von Schwetzingen.“ Bulletin der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Anthropologie 13 (1): 43-50, (2007).

C. Gerling & Francken, M. „Das linearbandkeramische Gräberfeld von Schwetzingen.“ Archäologische Informationen (DGUF) 30/1: 43-50, (2007). doi: dx.doi.org/10.11588/ai.2007.1.11153

M. Francken & Wahl, J. „Die Zahnzementannulation im Vergleich zu konventionellen Methoden der Sterbealtersbestimmung an den bandkeramischen Skelettresten aus dem Gräberfeld von Schwetzingen.“ Fundberichte Baden-Württemberg Bd. 29: 745-761, (2006).

In press:

Simone Krais, Michael Francken, Andreas Reinecke. “Evidence for dental modifications of the early Iron Age sites Gò Ô Chùa (Southern Vietnam) and Prohear (Southeast Cambodia).” In: European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists 14th Annual Conference, (2012).

Submitted papers:

M. Francken, K. Harvati & Wahl, J. „Soziale Binnengliederung im linearbandkeramischen Gräberfeld von Schwetzingen.“ (2014)

Oral presentations:

LBK Lifeways Colloquium. Cardiff 2011. Thema: Anatomical variants and kinship in the Neolithic of Southwest-Germany.

13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists. Berlin 2010. Thema: The results of anthropological studies of the human remains from the German-Vietnamese excavation at Gò Ô Chùa.

Proceedings of the 4th Meeting of Junior Scientists in Anthropology. Freiburg 2010. Thema: Reflections of a hard life – Burials from Gò Ô Chùa (Vietnam).

Meeting StEve. Students in Evolution and Ecology. Jährliches Treffen des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses. Tübingen 2008. Thema: Familiäre Strukturen im Neolithikum Südwestdeutschlands.

Vortragsreihe zur Ausstellung „Tatort Talheim. 7000 Jahre später // Archäologen und Gerichtsmediziner ermitteln.“ Heilbronn 2008. Thema: Gräberfeld Schwetzingen – Archäologie und Anthropologie im Team.

Jahrestagung der DGUF (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ur- und Frühgeschichte) & SGA (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Anthropologie). " Lasst Knochen sprechen: Archäo-Anthropologie heute " Basel. Mai 2007. Thema: Das linearbandkeramische Gräberfeld von Schwetzingen.

Poster Presentations:

M. Francken, J. Wahl & Harvati, K.: Analysis of kin groups using the frontal sinus. 80th American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Minneapolis 2011.
M. Francken: Case Study: The Coracoclavicular Joint – An anomalous synovial joint between clavicle and scapula. 18th European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association. Vienna 2010.

M. Francken: Die Zahnzementannulation im Vergleich zu konventionellen Methoden der Sterbealtersbestimmung an den bandkeramischen Skelettresten aus dem Gräberfeld von Schwetzingen. GfA-Nachwuchs-Tagung 2008.

M. Francken, J. Wahl & Reinecke, A.: Mirror of a hard life – Burials from Gò Ô Chùa (Vietnam). GfA-Tagung 2007.