Annika Schmidt
Archaeologist

Campus Westend, Poelzig-Building
Room Q4, 6.412

Tel.: 069 798-32105
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Address:
Goethe University
Institute of Archaeological Sciences
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main


 



Research interests

Research projects

Professional and academic career

Other activities

Selected publications


Research interests

African prehistory:

  • Settlement structures and burials

Method:

  • Portable XRF on soil samples

Regional specialization on West Africa, fieldwork in Nigeria.

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Research projects (participation)
  • DFG-long term research project: The Nigerian Nok Culture

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Academic career

since 2015

Research assistant in the DFG long term research project: The Nigerian Nok Culture with dissertation project “Identification and interpretation of features of the Nigerian Nok Culture using pXRF”

2010-2015

Student research assistant in the Nok project, participation at the excavations in Nigeria and processing excavation data.

July 2014

Degree Magistra Artium (M.A.) in pre- and protohistory: Studien zur Struktur der Nok-Fundstelle Pangwari in Zentralnigeria anhand der Befunde und der Fundverteilung (Studies on the structure of the Nok Culture site Pangwari by analysing features and find distributions).

2008-2014

Studies in pre- and protohistory (major subject), archaeology and culture history of the Near Eastern and classical archaeology (minor subjects) at Goethe University Frankfurt.

2006-2008

Start of studies at the Heidelberg university in classical archaeology (major subject), geography, Indology, European art history (minor subjects).

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Other activities

2011-2015

Representative of the Goethe University Frankfurt as an associated partner in the EU-funded project „ArchaeoLandscapes Europe“ (arcland.eu).

2009-2011

Student research assistant at the laboratory of European archaeobotany, Goethe University Frankfurt.

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Publications

Höhn, A., G. Franke, A. Schmidt (submitted): Pits at Pangwari. Charcoal taphonomy at a multi-phased Nok site, Central Nigeria. In: Mercuri, A.M., D'Andrea, A.C., Fornaciari, R., Höhn, A. (eds.): Plants and People in the African Past - Progress in African Archaeobotany.

Schmidt, A. (2014): Studien zur Struktur der Nok-Fundstelle Pangwari in Zentralnigeria anhand der Befunde und der Fundverteilung (Studies on the structure of the Nok Culture site Pangwari by analysing features and find distributions). Unpublished Master thesis, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

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