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

Office Hours
Thu 10:00-11:00 am
during semester break by appointment

+49 (0)234 32-22527

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Apl. Prof. Dr. Bärbel Morstadt

Research Interests

  • Cultural contacts in the Mediterranean during the Iron Age
  • Phoenician Diaspora
  • Cyprus in the 2nd and 1st century BC
  • Greece in the early 1st century BC

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2020 Apl. Professor at the Institute of Archaeological Studies
  • since 2019 Substitute for the Chair of Classical Archaeology
  • 2016-2019 Akademische Rätin auf Zeit (alike Assistant Professor)
  • 2016-2017 Visiting Professor at the University of Tübingen (TEA program)
  • 2009-2016 Junior professor for the Archaeology of the Phoenician Diaspora
  • 2008-2009 Partial substitute of the senior assistance, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2007 Doctorate "Thymiateria – Zeugnisse des Orientalisierungsprozesses im Mittelmeerraum" ("Thymiateria – Evidence of the “Orientalization" Process in the Mediterranean") at University of Erlange-Nürnberg (supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. Matthäus); PhD degree in Classical Archaeology "summa cum laude" in February 2007.
  • 2002-2003 Practical training in the editorial office of the journal Antike Welt, publisher Philipp von Zabern, Mainz
  • 2002 Master's Degree, University of Würzburg, „Die orientalischen Bronzereliefs aus Brunnen 17 im Zeusheiligtum von Olympia“ (“The Oriental Bronze Reliefs of Well 17 in the Zeus Sanctuary of Olympia”)
  • 2000 Study visit at the University Padua, Italy
  • 1996–2002 Studies of Classical Archaeology, Ancient Oriental studies and Art History at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Research Projects