Dr. Maja Gori



Mitgliedschaften und Gremienarbeit (Auswahl)

  • Director of Ex Novo Journal of Archaeology http://www.archaeologiaexnovo.org
  • Member of the Archaeological Institute of America
  • Member of the European Association of Archaeologists
  • Board Member of the Confederazione Italiana Archeologi

  • Forschungsprofil

  • Pre- and Protohistory (4th- 2nd mill BC)
  • Balkan Archaeology
  • Mediterranean Arcaheology
  • Ceramic studies
  • Mobility, Connectivity and Migration in the Mediterranean and Europe
  • Archaeology and Politics, history of Archaeology. Heritage Studies

  • Wissenschaftliche Laufbahn


  • 8/2017: National Scientific Habilitation as Associate Professor in Italy (sector 10/A1-Archaeology)


  • 11/2016–5/2017: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at IRISS-CNR (National Research Council), Naples.


  • 2015-2016: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Inst. for Pre- and Protohistory and Centre for Cultural Heritage, University of Heidelberg. Project: “Building a new land from ancient shards. Archaeology, Cultural Memory and Politics in Former Yugoslavia”, and Adjunct faculty member with teaching duties, at the same institute.


  • 06/2014–12/2014: Postdoctoral Researcher, within the project New Perspectives on Ancient Pottery project, Dept. of Archaeology, University of Amsterdam.


  • 04/2013–05/2014: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Eastern European History, University of Mainz (Germany). Project: “Archaeology and national identity construction in the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) popular archaeology, its diffusion through the new media and its influence on domestic and foreign policies”.


  • 2012-2013: Adjunct faculty member. Dept. of International Relations / Dept. of Classics, The American University of Rome (Italy).


  • 3/2012: PhD in Prehistoric Archaeology – Préhistoire Égéenne, University of Heidelberg in cotutelle de thèse with the University of Paris-1 Sorbonne-Panthéon. DISSERTATION: Between the Adriatic Sea and the Aegean: the South-Western Balkans during the late 3rd and early 2nd millennium BC in the light of the excavations of Sovjan (Albania) and Sveta Nedela (Republic of Macedonia - FYROM).


  • 6/2007: Master (MA) in International Relations, University of Rome La Sapienza. Thesis: “When Archaeology is politics. The role of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in the peace process in Israeli-Palestinian conflict”.

  • 7/2003: Laurea in Lettere (eq. Master) in European Protohistory: “I Ripostigli Sloveni dell’età dei Campi di Urne, cronologia e analisi funzionale della composizione” (The Slovenian Urnfield Hoards: chronology and functional analysis), Sapienza University of Rome.

    Forschungsprojekte am DBM


    People, things and ideas across the Central Mediterranean at the end of the 3rd mill. BC.
    The case of the Cetina phenomenon within the
    Resources in Societies (ReSoc) – Leibniz Postdoc-Schule

    Andere Forschungsprojekte


    2017 Principal Investigator for the Project: Rewriting Early Bronze Age Chronology in the southwestern Balkans: Evidence from Large-Scale Radiocarbon Dating in collaboration with A. Bulatović, Serbian Institute of Archaeology, and M. Vander Linden, University College London, and University of Heidelberg. Financing body: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung.


  • Postdoctoral Researcher

    ReSoc Project

    Institut für Archäologische Wissenschaften
    Am Bergbaumuseum 31
    D-44791 Bochum


    Mail: Maja.Gori@ruhr-uni-bochum.de

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