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

Room 0.3.6

+49 (0)234 32-24746

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Dr. des. Aydin Abar

Research Interests

  • Archaeology of labor
  • Critical archaeology
  • History of thought and research history of the archaeological disciplines
  • Archaeology of the Iranian Highlands

Education, Research and Academic Path

  • since 2018 Lecturer (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, postdoc) at the Institute of Archaeological Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 2018 doctorate (dissertation thesis: Beyond the Ecstasy of Copper. Crafting Dwellers in Early Bronze Age Oman) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 01/2016–11/2017 parental leave
  • 2013–2015 Research assistant at the Institute of Archaeological Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 2010-2013 Research assistant in the Chehrabad Saltmummy & Saltmine Exploration Project at the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum
  • 2008 degree of Magister Artium in the Archaeology of Western Asia (topic: Pottery Assemblage of Chale Ghar Mine 1, Veshnaveh, Iran) at the Institut für Vorderasiatische Archäologie, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2001/02–2008 Study of the archaeology of West Asia, Prehistoric Archaeology, Iranian Studies and Assyriology at the Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg,  the Freie Universität ant the Humboldt-Universität Berlin