Short CV/Education and training

  • 1973 – 1985
    Attended school in Stralsund, Germany; Abitur (A-levels) in modern languages

  • 1985 – 1986
    Employed in the Scientific Information Centre at the former Academy of Sciences in Berlin, Germany

  • 1986 – 1991
    Studied pre- and early history at the Humboldt University of Berlin (with a minor in classical archaeology and anthropology)

  • 1991
    Diplom degree in pre-history; thesis title: "The custom of miniature burial goods among the Germanic peoples of the late imperial period"

  • 1992 – 1994
    Doctoral fellowship from the Berlin Senate pursuant to the Berlin state Act on the Promotion of Junior Achievement in Academic, Scientific and Artistic Fields (NaFöG)

  • 1994
    Submitted doctoral dissertation to Humboldt University of Berlin

  • 1995
    Doctorate

  • 1994 – 1996
    Research associate at the excavation company "Archäologie Manufaktur GmbH Berlin", headed and assessed several excavations within the Federal State of Brandenburg and in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

  • 1996
    Travel scholarship from the German Archaeological Institute

  • 2001
    Short-term visiting lectureship at the Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí in David, Panama (UNACHI) on the topic "Métodos y Teorias de Documentación, Conservación y Preservación del Arte Rupestre"

  • 1997 – 2002
    Habilitation (postdoctoral) position at the Humboldt University of Berlin, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation

  • 2001 – 2002
    One-year research stay at the National Museum and at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Institute for Prehistoric Archaeology and Classical Archaeology

  • 2003
    Habilitation fellowship as part of the Berlin programme for promoting equal opportunity for women in research and teaching

  • 2004
    Submitted Habilitation thesis

  • 2005
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) and received authorisation to teach the subject of pre- and early history

  • Since 2005
    Private lecturer under the Chair in pre- and early history at the Humboldt University of Berlin

  • Since 2006
    Heisenberg Fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Since 2007
    Member of the Excellence Cluster: "Topoi – The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations" with the research project "Lossow near Frankfurt (Oder). An early iron age cult site of the ancient peripheral zone"

  • 2009 – 2010
    Acting professor at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

Selected publications

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Kaum gelebt und schon begraben. Zu den Siedlungsbestattungen von Kleinstkindern in vor- und römischer Zeit. In: Mitt. Anthropol. Gesell. Wien 140, 2010. pp. 101-140.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Menschliche "Bauopfer"? Ein archäologisch-historischer Überblick. In: I. Beilke-Voigt, F. Biermann (eds.), Glaube – Aberglaube – Tod. Vom Umgang mit dem Tod von der Frühgeschichte bis zur Neuzeit. Conference proceedings from an interdisciplinary symposium hosted by the Chair of pre- and early history at Humboldt University of Berlin, 28.-30. November 2008. Ethnogr.-Arch. Zeitschr. 1/2-2009, 2010. pp. 67-78.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Wilhelm Unverzagt und die Grabungen auf dem Burgwall von Lossow 1926 bis 1929. Archivalien berichten. In: I. Beilke-Voigt, F. Schopper (eds.), Lossow. Alte Forschungen und neue Projekte. Materialien zur Archäologie in Brandenburg 4. Lossower Forschungen Vol. 1, 2010 (Rahden/Westf. 2010). pp. 33-62.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Alt bekannt und neu untersucht. Zum aktuellen Forschungsprojekt und neuen Ergebnissen. In: I. Beilke-Voigt, F. Schopper (eds.), Lossow. Alte Forschungen und neue Projekte. Materialien zur Archäologie in Brandenburg 4. Lossower Forschungen Vol. 1 (Rahden/Westf. 2010). pp. 63-78.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Methodische Überlegungen zu bronze-/früheisenzeitlichen Zentralorten mit Bezug auf den Burgwall von Lossow bei Frankfurt (Oder). In: C. Theune et al. (eds.), Zwischen Fjorden und Steppe. Festschrift for Johan Callmer. Internat. Arch. Studia honoraria (Rahden/Westf. 2010).

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Burials of Children in Houses and Settlements during the Roman Iron Age. In: L. H. Dommasnes, M. Wrigglesworth (eds.), Children, Identity and the Past. International conference in Bergen/Norway, 30.03.-1.04. 2006 (Cambridge 2008). pp. 16-35.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Das Opfer im archäologischen Befund. Studien zu den sog. Bauopfern, kultischen Niederlegungen und Bestattungen in ur- und frühgeschichtlichen Siedlungen Norddeutschlands und Dänemarks. Berliner Arch. Forsch. 4 (Rahden/Westf. 2007).

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Moorleichen – die schwierige Deutung einer archäologischen Fundgruppe. In: Ethnogr.-Arch. Zeitschr. 46/2005, 2006. pp. 321-344.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Kinderdefizite und Kinderfriedhöfe – Zur Sonderstellung des Kindes im Bestattungsritual anhand archäologischer und ethnologischer Quellen. In: "Von der Geburt bis zum Tode. Individuelle und gesellschaftliche Dimensionen von Alter und Geschlecht in der Urgeschichte", Konferenz am Lehrstuhl für Ur- und Frühgeschichte der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin vom 26.-28. März 2004. Ethnogr.-Arch. Zeitschr. 45/2004, 2005. pp. 271-295.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Petroglyphs in the northern part of the General Valley in Costa Rica (Central America): Their situation in different landscapes. [Koautoren: M. Künne, M., K.-U. Voigt]. In: George Nash (ed.), Signifying Place and Space. World perspectives of rock art and landscape. British Arch. Reports, Internat. Series 902 (Oxford 2000). pp. 131-141.

  • Beilke-Voigt, I.: Frühgeschichtliche Miniaturobjekte mit Amulettcharakter zwischen Britischen Inseln und Schwarzem Meer. Univ.forsch. Prähist. Arch. 51 (Bonn 1998).


Selected projects

Three projects funded by a Heisenberg Fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG), since 2006

  • The hill fort of Lossow near Frankfurt (Oder). An early iron age cult site within the context of its history of settlement (www.Burgwall-Lossow.de)

  • The child in the Roman period. Cultural comparisons of burial rituals for children in Germanic regions and in the provinces of Rome, as well as in Italic regions (www.Das-Kind-in-der-Roemerzeit.de)

  • The cultic hearth in the bronze and iron ages

Further projects

  • Short-term visiting lectureship at the Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí in David, Panama (UNACHI) as part of the development of the faculty for teaching the new course of study "Archaeology" at that university (for the first time in Panama), 2001

  • Scientific director of the international research project: "Documenting petroglyphs in Finca Sonador (Longo Mai), Costa Rica" in close cooperation with the Universidad Nacional in San José and the Museo Regional del Sur in San Isidro (linked to yearly stays of several months to work in Costa Rica), 1993 – 2001

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Excellence Cluster: "Topoi – The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations", since 2007

  • Member of the August Boeckh Centre for Antiquities at the Humboldt University of Berlin, since 2007

  • Member of the "Friends of Pre- and Early History" at the Humboldt University of Berlin e. V., since 2005

  • Member of the organisation "Mecklenburg and Vorpommern Archaeological Society", since 1998

  • Chairperson of the executive committee of the organisation "Piedras vivas" – An association for supporting archaeological and ethnographic research in Latin America, since 1996

Media coverage

Additional qualifications

Symposium organiser

  • Interdisciplinary and internationally oriented symposium, "Faith – Superstition – Death. Dealing with death from early history to modern times (under the Chair in pre- and early history, Humboldt University of Berlin, 28.-30. November 2008, co-organiser Prof. Felix Biermann), 2008

  • Specialist colloquium on "Ethnoarchaeological findings" (under the Chair in pre- and early history, Humboldt University of Berlin, 9. February 2008, co-organiser Dr Heide Eilbracht), 2008

Editor

  • Conference proceedings for the symposium of the same name: "Faith – Superstition – Death. Dealing with death from early history to modern times". Ethnographisch-Archäologische Zeitschrift (Ethnographic-Archaeological Journal) 1/2-2009 (2010). Co-editor Felix Biermann, 2009

  • Lossow. Old research and new projects. Materialien zur Archäologie in Brandenburg 4 (Materials for Archaeology in Brandenburg). Research in Lossow, Vol. 1 (Rahden/Westf. 2010). Co-editor Franz Schopper, 2010


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