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Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:30pm
Goldwin Smith Hall, G22
232 East Ave, Central Campus
Dr. Barbara Horejs studied Prehistory and Protohistory as well as Classical Archeology at the Universities of Vienna, Athens and Berlin. Graduated “Summa cum laude” at the Freie Universität Berlin in 2005, and subsequently holder of the travel grant of the German Archaeological Institute (2005/06). She was awarded the FWF START prize in 2010 as well as an ERC Starting Grant in 2011. In 2011–2012 she was the Director of the Young Curia of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). Since June 2013 Horejs has been the Director of the Institute for Oriental and European Archeology (OREA) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna. In 2015 she was awarded an honorary professorship at the University of Tübingen in the field of Prehistory and Protohistory. Since 2015 she has been the Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and since 2016 Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI). She is (Co-)Editor of the journal Archaeologia Austriaca as well as of the series Mitteilungen der Prähistorischen Kommission (MPK), Mykenische Studien and Oriental and European Archaeology (OREA). Horejs is head of excavations, surveys and material culture studies in Turkey, Greece and the Balkans.