Dr.cand. Brian Beckers



(A-I-3) Resafa, Syria Topoi 1 (Doctoral Fellow)


(A-3-1) Water Management (Research Project: Post-doctoral Fellow)

Publications in Topoi

Article 2018
Susan Pollock, Reinhard Bernbeck, Brian Beckers, Norbert Benecke, Jonas Berking, Gabriela Castro Gessner, Jana Eger and Birgül Öğüt, "Archaeological Work at Monjukli Depe: A Regional Perspective", in: Archäologische Mitteilungen aus Iran und Turan, 47 (2018), 1–47
Article 2017
Jonas Berking, Brian Beckers, Tony Reimann, Susan Pollock and Reinhard Bernbeck, "Modern impacts on an ancient landscape, the piedmont plain in southwest Turkmenistan", in: WIREs Water, e1202 (2017), 1–16
Article 2016
Jonas Berking, Brian Beckers, Daniel Knitter and Brigitta Schütt, "Problems Concerning Ancient Water Management in the Mediterranean", in: Space and Knowledge. Topoi Research Group Articles, eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 6 (2016), 74–101
Article 2015
Dietmar Roth, Brian Beckers, Jonas Berking, Sarah Isselhorst and Brigitta Schütt, "A short history of the water and society in the region of Vélez Blanco, East Andalusia", in: Water History, 8 (2015), 59–73
Inproceedings 2014
Jonas Berking, Brian Beckers and Brigitta Schütt, "Water management through time and space", in: , IWA Regional Symposium on Water, Wastewater and Environment: Traditions and Culture. E-proceedings., 2014, 49–57
Article 2013
Brian Beckers and Brigitta Schütt, "The elaborate floodwater harvesting system of ancient Resafa in Syria – Construction and reliability", in: Journal of Arid Environments, 96 (Sep 2013), 31–47
Article 2013
Brian Beckers, Brigitta Schütt, Sumiko Tsukamoto and Manfred Frechen, "Age determination of Petra's engineered landscape – optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) and radiocarbon ages of runoff terrace systems in the Eastern Highlands of Jordan", in: Journal of Archaeological Science, 40-1 (Jan 2013), 333–348
Inproceedings 2013
Brian Beckers and Brigitta Schütt, "The chronology of ancient agricultural terraces in the environs of Petra", in: Stephan G. Schmid and Michel Mouton (Eds.), Men on the Rocks. The Formation of Nabataean Petra, Logos Verlag, 2013, 313–322
Article 2013
Brian Beckers, Jonas Berking and Brigitta Schütt, "Ancient water harvesting methods in the drylands of the Mediterranean and Western Asia", in: eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Volume 2 (2012/2013) (2013), 145–164
Article 2012
Brian Beckers, Jonas Berking and Brigitta Schütt, "The Elaborated Ancient Water Supply System of Resafa. Risk and Uncertainty of Water Harvesting in the Syrian Desert Steppe", in: Landscape Archaeology Conference (LAC 2012), eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 3 (2012), 149–153
Article 2010
Brian Beckers and Christoph B. Konrad, "Resafa – Rusafat Hisham, Syrien. Archäologie und Prospektionen. Palastanlagen, Paläoumwelt und Wasserwirtschaftssystem", in: Masterstudium Denkmalpflege Jahrbuch 2008-10, 6 (2010), 38
Article 2010
Jonas Berking, Brigitta Schütt and Brian Beckers, "Runoff in two semi-arid watersheds in a geoarchaeological context: A case study of Naga, Sudan, and Resafa, Syria", in: Geoarcheology, 25.6 (2010), 815–836