Dr. des. Aydin Abar

Research Interests

  • Migration hypotheses (Iranian highlands)
  • Archaeological disciplines and their history of research and ideas
  • Critical Archaeology
  • Bronze and Iron Age of the Iranian highlands
  • Bronze Age of the south-eastern Arabian Peninsula

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2019 Habilitation treatise, working title: "Modelling Migration and Mobility Patterns on the Iranian Highlands"
  • 2013-2018 Doctorate at the Ruhr-Universität (in cooperation with the FU Berlin and the Bergbau-Museum Bochum) with the dissertation "Beyond the Ecstasy of Copper. Crafting Dwellers in Early Bronze Age Oman"
  • Since summer term 2013
 Research assistant at the Institute of Archaeological Sciences
  • Since 2010 Research Associate of the externally funded project „Iran – The salt men of Zanjan“ at the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum
  • 2010-2013
 Research assistant of the external funded project „Iran – The salt men of Zanjan“ at the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum
  • 2009-2010
 Lectureship at the Institute of Near Eastern Archaeology (FU Berlin)
  • 2008 
Master's degree (Pottery Assemblage of Chale Ghar Mine 1, Veshnaveh, Iran)
  • 2002-2008
 Studies of Near Eastern Archaeology, Iranology (FU Berlin) and Prehistoric Archaeology (HU Berlin)
  • 2001-2002 Study of Near Eastern Archaeology, Assyriology and Iranology at the University of Heidelberg

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Institute of Archaeological Sciences
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Am Bergbaumuseum 31
44791 Bochum


Room: 1.1.1.a
Phone: 0234 32-28162
Office Hours: Thursday 2-4 pm
Office Hours during semester breaks: by appointment

aydin.abar@rub.de

Publications Dr. des. Aydin Abar