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Prof. DDr. Peter M. Fischer

 Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Bronze- und Eisenzeit im östlichen Mittelmeerraum
  • Synchronisierung von Kulturen
  • Absolute Chronologie
  • Archäometrie
  • Seevölker

Akademischer Werdegang

Seit 2011

Professor an der Universität Göteborg

1986

Habilitation an der Universität Göteborg

1981

Promotionsabschluss an der Universität Göteborg (PhD) bei Prof. Paul Åström

1972

Promotion (DDS) an der Universität Göteborg, Fakultät für Medizin/Odontologie

Beruflicher Werdegang

2014

Gastwissenschaftler des Sonderforschungsbereichs „RessourcenKulturen“ an der Universität Tübingen

Seit 2010

Leitung der schwedischen Ausgrabungen in Hala Sultan Tekke, Zypern

2000

Gastprofessur am Institut für Ägyptologie, Universität Wien

1999–2010

SCIEM 2000: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften/FWF, Projektleiter für Palästina/Jordanien

Seit 1999

Leitung der schwedischen Ausgrabungen in Tell el-cAjjul, Gaza (Grabung ruht derzeit aus politischen Gründen)

Seit 1989

Leitung der schwedischen Ausgrabungen in Tell Abu al-Kharaz, Jordanien

1985–2001

Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Physics, SIMS-Labor, Göteborg, Research Scientist material analyses (archaeometry)

Mitgliedschaften

Royal Society of Arts and Sciences, Göteborg

Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm

Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien

Rotary International

The Explorers Club, New York

American Schools of Oriental Research

British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem and

British Institute at Amman for Archaeology and History

Deutscher Palästina-Verein

Swedish Cyprus Expeditions Friends

Scandinavian Archaeometry Centre

Swedish Archaeological Association

Herausgeberschaften

2006

The Chronology of the Jordan Valley during the Middle and Late Bronze Ages: Pella, Tell Abu al-Kharaz and Tell Deir cAlla. Contributions to the Chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean 12, Vienna.

2001

Contributions to the Archaeology and History of the Bronze and Iron Ages in the Eastern Mediterranean. Studies in Honour of Paul Åström, Vienna.

Gutachtertätigkeit

AJA, BASOR, ASOR, ZDPV, BIOR, Antiquity, SARC, WZKM, ERC, ESF, HERA, ÖAW, verschiedene Forschungsorgane, Univ. und Dept.s of Antiquities.

Lehrtätigkeit

Seit 2010

Jährliche Lehrgrabungen auf Hala Sultan Tekke, Zypern, für internationale Studenten

Seit 2008

Jährliche Lehrgrabungen auf Tell Abu al-Kharaz, Universität Wien, Institut für Orientalistik

2000–1999

Lehrgrabungen auf Tell el-Ajjul, Gaza

Seit 1989

Lehrverpflichtungen auf Tell Abu al-Kharaz mit internationalen Studenten

2000

Gastprofessur am Institut für Ägyptologie, Universität Wien

2000–1980

Universitätsunterrricht etc.

Organisation von Tagungen & Workshops

2014

ESF-workshop, ÖAW, Wien: “Sea Peoples Up-to-date”

2006

5 ICAANE, Madrid, “Bronze Age Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East”

2002

3 ICAANE, Paris, “Stratigraphie Comparée and Archaeological Terminology of the 2nd Millennium B.C. Levant”

2000

2 ICAANE, Kopenhagen, “Middle and Late Bronze Age Pottery in the Levant and Egypt”

2000

Palästine Symposium, ÖAW, Wien “Cosmopolitan Societies through the Ages”

1991

Nordic Minister Council Conference, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, “Archaeometry”

Posterpräsentationen

2013-1980

Zahlreiche Präsentationen bei Konferenzen etc.

Vorträge der letzten 3 Jahre (ausgewählt)

2013

ÖAW, Wien

2013

SHAJ, Humboldt Univ. Berlin

2012

ÖAW, Wien

2011

ARCANE, Bern

2010

SHAJ, Sorbonne, Paris

2010

ICAANE, UCL London

Publikationen

Im Druck

The Late Bronze Age of Jordan, in: A. Killebrew and M. Steiner (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Levant, in press.

The New Swedish Cyprus Expedition 2010: Excavations at Dromolaxia Vizatzia / Hala Sultan Tekke. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, in press.

The New Swedish Cyprus Expedition 2011: Excavations at Dromolaxia Vizatzia / Hala Sultan Tekke. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, in press.

The New Swedish Cyprus Expedition 2012: Excavations at Dromolaxia Vizatzia / Hala Sultan Tekke. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, in press.

P.M. Fischer and M. Whitehouse. SIMS (IMS1270) of Shards from the Greenland Ice Core (GRIP) and Thera, forthcoming.

P.M. Fischer and T. Bürge, Tall Abu al-Kharaz. The Swedish Jordan Expedition 2011. Fourteenth Season Preliminary Excavation Report. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 56, 2012, in press.

2013

Tell Abu al-Kharaz in the Jordan Valley. Volume III: The Iron Age. Contributions to the Chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean 34, Vienna 2013.

P.M. Fischer and T. Bürge, Cultural Influences of the Sea Peoples in Transjordan: The Early Iron Age at Tell Abu al-Kharaz. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palestina-Vereins 129/2, 2013: 132-170.

P. M. Fischer and T. Bürge, The Swedish Jordan Expedition 2011 and 2012 at Tall Abu al-Kharaz. ns: Preliminary Results from the Early Iron Age Occupation in Area 9. Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes in Athens and Rome 6, 2013: 307-338.

P.M. Fischer and T. Bürge, The New Swedish Cyprus Expedition 2012: Excavations at Hala Sultan Tekke. Preliminary Results. Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes in Athens and Rome 6, 2013: 45-79.

E.M. Wild, P. Steier, P. Fischer and F. Höflmayer, C-14C Dating of Humic Acids from Bronze and Iron Age Plant Remains from the Eastern Mediterranean. Radiocarbon 55, 2-3: 599-607.

Review of: E. Fischer, Tell el-Farcah (Süd). Ägyptisch-levantinische Beziehungen im späten 2. Jahrtausend v. Chr. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 247, Fribourg: Academic Press and Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011, 441 pp.: in Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 102, 2013: 316-318.

Review of: A. Maeir (ed.), Tell es-Safi/Gath I: The 1996 - 2005 Seasons, 2 Volumes. Ägypten und Altes Testament. Studien zur Geschichte, Kultur und Religion Ägyptens und des Alten Testamentes 69, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2012, 626 pp.: in Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 103, 2013: 397-399.

Review of. I Milevski, Early Bronze Age Goods Exchange in the Southern Levant. A Marxist Perspective. Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology. Bibliotheca Orientalis 70, 3-4, 2013: 522-524.

2012

The New Swedish Cyprus Expedition 2011: Excavations at Hala Sultan Tekke. Preliminary Results. Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes in Athens and Rome 5, 2012: 89-112.

The Swedish Jordan Expedition 2009 and 2010 at Tall Abu al-Kharaz. Preliminary Results from the Early Iron Age Occupation in Area 9. Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes in Athens and Rome 5, 2012: 165-185.

SIMA and the New Swedish Cyprus Expedition at Hala Sultan Tekke, in J.M. Webb and D. Frankel (eds.), Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology: Fifty Years On. Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 137, Uppsala 2012: 73-80.

P.M. Fischer and T. Bürge. Tell Abu al-Kharaz, in Archaeology of Jordan, 2010 and 2011 Seasons. American Journal of Archaeology 116/4, 2012: 699-701.

Review of: L.P. Petit, Settlement Dynamics in the Middle Jordan Valley during Iron Age II. British Archaeological Reports International Series 2033, Oxford: Archaeopress, 2009, 270 pp.: in Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 128/1, 2012: 88-90.

Review of: D.R. Clark, L.G. Herr, Ø.S. LaBianca and R.W. Younker (eds.), The Madaba Plain Project. Forty Years of Archaeological Research into Jordan's Past, Sheffield and Oakville: Equinox, 2011, 305 pp.: in Norwegian Archaeological Review 45/1, 2012: 129-131.

2011

The New Swedish Cyprus Expedition 2010. Excavations at Dromolaxia Vizatzia/Hala Sultan Tekke. Preliminary Results. Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes in Athens and Rome 4, 2011: 69-89.

The Early Bronze Age Societies of Tell Abu al-Kharaz, Central Jordan Valley, in M.S. Chesson (ed.), Daily Life, Materiality, and Complexity in Early Urban Communities of the Southern Levant. Papers in Honor of Walter E. Rast and R. Thomas Schaub. Winona Lake 2011: 23-40.

P.M. Fischer and R. Feldbacher, Tall Abu al-Kharaz. The Swedish Jordan Expedition 2010. Thirteenth Season Preliminary Excavation Report. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 55, 2011: 377-390.

2010

Tell Abu al-Kharaz, in Archaeology of Jordan, 2008 and 2009 Seasons. American Journal of Archaeology 114/3, 2010: 512-514.

P.M. Fischer and R. Feldbacher. Tall Abu al-Kharaz. The Swedish Jordan Expedition 2009. Twelfth Season Preliminary Excavation Report. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 54, 2010: 447-460.

Review of: R.B. Adams (ed.), Jordan: An Archaeological Reader, London: Equinox, 2008, 581 pp.: in American Journal of Archaeology 114/1, 2010 (online publication).

2009

Tell el-cAjjul, in New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible 5, Nashville 2009.

Tell Abu al-Kharaz, in New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible 5, Nashville 2009.

Textile Production at Tall Abu al-Kharaz, Jordan Valley, in E. Kaptijn and L.P. Petit (eds.), A Timeless Vale. Festschrift in Honour of Gerrit van der Kooij, Leiden 2009: 109-117.

The Sphinx Handle from Tall Abu al-Kharaz: Further Evidence, in P. Bienkowski (ed.), Studies on Iron Age Moab and Neighbouring Areas in Honour of Michele Daviau. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement Series 29, Leuven 2009: 215-226.

The Chronology of Tell el-cAjjul, Gaza, in D.A. Warburton and J. Heinemeier (eds.), Time's Up! Dating the Minoan Eruption of Santorini. Acts of the Minoan Eruption Chronology Workshop, Sandbjerg November 2007. Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 10, Århus 2009: 253-265.

P.M. Fischer and R. Feldbacher, Tall Abu al-Kharaz. The Swedish Jordan Expedition: Preliminary Report on the Eleventh Season of Excavation at Tall Abu al-Kharaz, 2008. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 53, 2009: 139-151.

Review of: J. Dijkstra, M. Dijkstra and K. J.H. Vriezen, Tall Zarca in Jordan. Report on the Sondage at Tall Zarca 2001-2002 (Gadara Region Project: Tall Ziraca). BAR International Series 1980, Oxford: Archaeopress, 2009, 86 pp.: in Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 126/2, 2010: 168-169.

2008-1980

112 Publikationen

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