Jun.-Prof Dr. Julia Meister

Julia Meister studied Geography at Freie Universität Berlin with a focus on Terrestrial Systems. After achieving her Masters degree in 2011 she has started a doctorate within the program “Landscape Archaeology and Architecture” (LAA) at Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies and FU Berlin with special investigations on landscape archaeology in Northeastern Jordan and its socio-environmental systems in the late prehistory, which she finished in 2016.

From 2012 to 2013 she worked as a researcher within the Badia-Project at Deutsches Archäologisches Institut. Since January 2014 she has been working as a researcher at Institut für Geographische Wissenschaften of the Freie Universität Berlin.


Further Activities

2014 Lecture J. Meister, J. Krause, B. Müller-Neuhof, B. Schütt, “Water Management Systems of Jawa, Jordan.”
Part of: 3rd International Landscape Archaeology Conference, September 17th – 20th, 2014, Rome
2014 Lecture J. Meister,M. Portillo,J. Krause,B.  Müller-Neuhof, B. Schütt, “Investigating (prehistoric) agricultural activity and water availability using phytoliths, diatoms and sedimentological proxies – a case study from the archaeological (C/EBA) site of Jawa, Northeastern Jordan“
Part of: 9th International Meeting on Phytolith Research, September 10th-13th, 2014, Brussels
2014 Presentation J. Meister, M. Portillo, J. Krause, B. Müller-Neuhof,B. Schütt, „Investigation of past agricultural activities and water availability through sediment analysis focusing on phytoliths, diatoms and other sedimentological proxies: a case study from the archaeological (C/EBA) site of Tulul al-Ghusayn, northeastern Jordan”
Part of: Jahrestagung des AK Geoarchäologie und der AG Paläopedologie, May 29th-31th, 2014, Aachen
2013  Lecture J. Meister, “Landscape Archaeology in Northeastern Jordan – Investigation of Socio-Environmental Systems in the Late Prehistory.“
Part of: 7. Jahrestreffen der Jungen Geomorphologen, October 4th-6th, 2013, Fleckl
2013  Presentation J. Meister, J. Krause, D. Knitter, B. Müller-Neuhof, B. Schütt, “Investigating a (Prehistoric) Pastoral Landscape using Remote Sensing, Spatial Statistics and GIS: A Case Study of the Northern Badia, Northeastern Jordan.“
Part of: Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Geoarchäologie, May 2nd-3rd, 2013, Cottbus
2012  Presentation J. Meister, W. Bebermeier, B. Schütt, “Sedimentological Investigations of Tank Sediments from Small Tank Cascade Systems in the vicinity of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka“
Part of: 2nd International Landscape Archaeology Conference,June 6th-9th, 2012, Berlin
2010  Presentation J. Meister, J.Berking, B. Schütt, B. Ullrich, “Geoarchaeological Survey in Naga, Central Sudan, with special Focus on the Reconstruction of the “Great Hafir“
Part of: 1st International Landscape Archaeology Conference, January 26th-28th, 2010, Amsterdam