Christian Horn studied Pre- and Protohistory (Classical Archaeology, Medieval History) at the Ruhr Universität Bochum. In 2011, he received his doctoral degree from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin with the thesis on “Studien zu den Europäischen Stabdolchen”. Since 2013 he has been research assistant (Post Doc) at the Institute of Pre- and Protohistory, Christian Albrechts Universität Kiel with a project on “Materialities of violence”.