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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Timothy Taylor, MA PhD

Taylor
1. Nov 12
Professur für Urgeschichte des Menschen (Prehistory of Humanity) an der Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät

Curriculum vitae:

born 1960 in Norwich, England
1982 B.A. Hons, Archaeology and Anthropology , St John’s College, University of Cambridge
1983 Registered research student, Institute of Archaeology and Christ Church, University of Oxford
1985 M.A., St John’s College, University of Cambridge
1985 British Council Visiting Student, Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia, Bulgaria
1985-1988 Randall MacIver Student in Archaeology, The Queen’s College, University of Oxford
1988-1990 Junior Research Fellow in Archaeology, King’s College, University of Cambridge
1990-1992 Assistant Editor, Antiquity
1992-2001 Editorial Board member, New Directions in Archaeology monograph series, Cambridge University Press
1990-2004 Lecturer in Archaeology, Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford
1995 PhD, University of Bradford: Publications in Eastern European Archaeology
2002 elected FSA (Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London)
2003 Guest Professor, Department of Prehistoric and Medieval Archaeology, University of Vienna, Austria
2004-2012 Reader in Archaeology, Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford
2008-2012 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of World Prehistory
since 2008 elected FRSA (Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London)
2009-2012 Peer Review College member Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC, UK)
2013-2017 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of World Prehistory (renewal of appointment)
since November 2012 Professor of Prehistory of Humanity, Department of Prehistoric and Medieval Archaeology, University of Vienna

Research areas:

* archaeological history and theory, including materiality theory
* gender and identity studies
* the origins of visceral and death-related behaviours
* prehistoric Eurasian aesthetics and symbolism