Svend Hansen is Direktor of the Eurasia-Department of the German Archaeological Institute and Honorary Professor for Prehistoric Archaeology at the Freie Universität.
Currently he excavates at the Neolithic settlement of mound Aruchlo/Georgia and at Pietrele in Romania, a Copper Age settlement. In research he focuses on social archaeology, the circumstances of technological innovations and on prehistoric techniques. He is member of the network “Forging Identities: The Mobility of Culture in Bronze Age Europe” of The European Commission. In Topoi Svend Hansen is working about Bronce Age depositions (Hoards).
For further projects – not related to TOPOI, see Svend Hansen in profile.