Christina Michel, M.A.

Christina Michel studied Prehistoric Archaeology and Geography at the Freie Universität Berlin specialising in Landscape Archaeology, Archaeology of the Steppe and Development Studies. In this regard her fieldwork has taken her to countries as diverse as Pakistan, China and Mongolia. In 2017 she completed her PhD project that focused on location characteristics and viewsheds of Middle-Neolithic circular enclosures in Central Germany.

From November 2015 until October 2017 she co-coordinated research area (A) Spatial Environment and Conceptual Design at Topoi and lead the graduate program “Landscape Archaeology and Architecture“ (LAA) at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS). Since January 2018 she has been a Post-doctoral Fellow at Topoi.


Further Activities

2015  6th workshop of the German section of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology- CAA (with poster presentation) in Dresden
2014 Talk “A Look Beyond – Viewsheds of Middle Neolithic Circular Enclosures”
Part of: Lecture series “LAA as guest of” within the doctoral program “Landscape Archaeology and Architecture” at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies
Organiser and Speaker
2014 Talk “Built Knowledge” – Spatial Patterns and Viewsheds of Middle Neolithic Circular Enclosures in the Northern Foreland of the Harz Mountains, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany”
Part of: 3rd International Landscape Archaeology Conference 2014 in Rome
2014  Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Working Group Geoarchaeology  in Aachen