Vita

Institut für Archäologische Wissenschaften
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1, Fach 146
60629 Frankfurt am Main

binder@em.uni-frankfurt.de

 

   

Academic education

  • 2013 – 2016
    Ph.D. Candidate
    Research assistant in the research training group “Value & Equivalence” at Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main, Germany.
    Title of thesis: The Glyptic of Tell Chuera – sealing practice in administrative and economic contexts.
  • 2005 – 2011
    Magistra Artium
    Degree with one major and two minor subjects: Near Eastern Archaeology (major), Ancient Near Eastern Philology (minor), Oriental Studies (minor).
    Title of thesis: Kurangun – Kunsthistorische Analyse eines Felsreliefs.

 

Field work

  • 2016
    Pottery specialist
    Gird-î Qilirikh (Iraqi Kurdistan), Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • 2015
    Research Assistant
    Western Harra Survey (Jordan), Director: Stefan Smith, Council for British Research in the Levant
  • 2014
    Field supervisor
    Bakr Awa (Iraqi Kurdistan), University of Heidelberg
  • 2012
    Assistant director
    Gelnhausen (Germany), construction project Kappellenweg
  • 2010
    Field supervisor
    Tell Chuera (Syria), Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • 2009
    Field supervisor
    Tell Chuera (Syria), Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • 2008
    Field excavator
    Hanau (Germany), construction project Justizzentrum Hanau
  • 2008
    Assistant field supervisor
    Tell Chuera (Syria), Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • 2007
    Pottery specialist
    Kharab Sayyar (Syria), Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • 2006
    Field excavator
    Tell Chuera (Syria), Goethe-University Frankfurt

 

Positions held

  • 04.2013 – 04.2015
    Representative of Research Assistants
    Research training group “Value & Equivalence” at Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main, Germany
  • 2011 – 2013
    Research assistant 
    Institute for Near Eastern Archaeology Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
  • 2008 – 2009
    Student representative
    Institute for Near Eastern Archaeology Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
  • 2007 – 2011
    Student research assistant
    Institute for Near Eastern Archaeology Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main

 

Teaching

  • Winter 2014/15
    Exercise
    Introduction to Syrian Arabic for archaeologists II (in German). Lectureship at Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
  • Summer 2014
    Exercise
    Introduction to Syrian Arabic for archaeologists II (in German). Lectureship at Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
  • Winter 2013/14
    Introductory seminar
    Theories, methods, and discussions in Near Eastern Archaeology (in German). Lectureship at Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main.
    Exercise
    Introduction to Syrian Arabic for archaeologists I“ (in German). Lectureship at Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main. 
  • Summer 2013
    Exercise
    Introduction to Syrian Arabic for archaeologists II (in German). Lectureship at Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
  • Winter 2012/13
    Introductory seminar
    The development of domestic architecture from Anatolia to the Persian-Arabian Gulf (in German).
    Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
    Exercise
    Introduction to Syrian Arabic for archaeologists I“ (in German). Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
  • Summer 2012
    Exercise
    Introduction to Syrian Arabic for archaeologists II (in German). Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main
  • Winter 2011/12
    Exercise
    Introduction to Syrian Arabic for archaeologists I (in German). Goethe-University Frankfurt/ Main

 

Association Memberships

  • Member of German Oriental Society (Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft)
  • Member of Enki e.V., association for sponsorship of archaeological excavations in the Near East

Publikationen

  • 2012
    Varianten der Götterkronen in der Ikonographie Elams. In: Mofidi-Nasrabadi (Ed.): Elamica, Vol. 2, 1-32.
  • 2013
    Von Susa nach Anšan – Zu Datierung und Ursprung des Felsreliefs von Kūrāngūn. In: Mofidi-Nasrabadi (Ed.), Elamica, Vol. 3, 35-88.
  • 2014
    About Distribution and Dating of Glyptic Evidence from Early Bronze Age Tell Chuera. In: Buccellati, Helms, Tamm (Ed.), Household and household economies in 3rd millennium B.C.E. Syro-Mesopotamia. BAR International Series 2682, 27-34.
  • 2015
    Der Siegeszug der Bürokratie – Eine altorientalische Erfindung mit Zukunft.
    Exhibition catalogue „Menschen | Tun | Dinge. Forschungen zu Wert und Wandel von Objekten“ of the Research Training Group „Value and Equivalence“, 138-143.
  • 2016
    Documentation, publication, and reception by and of Anton Moortgat.
    In: Stucky, R. A., Kaelin, O., Mathys, H.-P. (eds.), Proceedings
of the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology
of the Ancient Near East 9–13 June 2014, Basel, 313-324.
  • In print
    Bericht über die Grabungen in Teilbereich W-6: Das östliche Stadttor in der Unterstadt. In: Meyer, J.W. (ed.), Ausgrabungen im Gebiet der südöstlichen Unterstadt Tell Chueras (Bereich W). Vorderasiatische Forschungen der Max Freiherr von Oppenheim Stiftung. 417-476.
  • Djemdet Nasr or Early Bronze Age III? – Dating Tell Chuera seal impression find spots.
In: Castel, Meyer, Quenet (eds.), Origins, Structure, Development and Sociology of Circular Cities of Early Bronze Age Syria. Subartu Series.