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Summer School in Georgia and Armenia

The Caucasus with a view from Nazarlebi (Foto: P. Bukhrashvili).

The Caucasus with a view from Nazarlebi (Foto: P. Bukhrashvili).

The Caucasus with a view from Nazarlebi (Foto: P. Bukhrashvili).

With the support of Volkswagen Foundation, the Department of Oriental Archaeology and Art History at Martin Luther University is organising a Summer School on excavation techniques and documentation at the excavations Samreklo/Georgia and Artanish/Armenia in summer 2022.

Target group

PhD students, primarily from Armenia, Georgia and neighbouring countries, can take part in a comprehensive, practice-oriented teaching programme. Specialist scientists and technicians will impart  sound knowledge of excavation theory as well as intensive field training.

Kurgan near Lake Sevan

Kurgan near Lake Sevan

Kurgan near Lake Sevan

Sequence

The Summer School will start in parallel in Samreklo and Artanish on 3 August 2022.

All participants will be divided into two groups and one group will be taught at each location. There will be a change after two weeks.

Course leaders

This course is conducted by two Lecturers, Dr. Simone Arnhold and Dr. René Kunze.

Contributors

  • Jonas Abele M.A. (Remote sensing),
  • Dr. Sabina Brodbeck-Jucker (Ceramic),
  • Dr. Erika Capelletto (Graphics/Drawing/GIS),
  • Dr.Sci. Khachatur Meliksetian, Tim Rödel M.Sc. (Geology),
  • Dr. Kristina Schellen-Novaček (Anthropology),
  • Dipl-Geophys. Burkhart Ullrich (Geophysics),
  • Kornelia Kasperkiewicz M.A. (Surveying).
Drone image of Samreklo in summer 2019 (Photo: J. Abele)

Drone image of Samreklo in summer 2019 (Photo: J. Abele)

Drone image of Samreklo in summer 2019 (Photo: J. Abele)

Course aims

  • Excavation methods and surveying,
  • Pottery processing and documentation,
  • Remote sensing,
  • Measuring,
  • Contamination-free sampling,
  • Insight into object photography, computer-aided drawing, GIS, and AutoCAD,
  • Anthropological workshop (recovery, restoration, and analysis of human skeletal remains),
  • geological workshop.

Conditions of participation

Participation in the Summer School is free of charge and includes free accommodation.

Interested applicants should apply by 31.01.2022 with a letter of motivation, a recommendation from their supervisor and a CV.

Questions and registrations:

The Summer School is organised with the support of the Volkswagen Foundation.

The Summer School is organised with the support of the Volkswagen Foundation.

The Summer School is organised with the support of the Volkswagen Foundation.

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