Dr. Alexandra Găvan

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Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

2013: PhD, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, Faculty of History, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iaşi, Romania. Dissertation title: “Metallurgy in the Bronze Age Tell Settlements from the Carpathian Basin” (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Attila László, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iaşi).

2008 - 2010: M.A. “Archaeology and Classical Studies”, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. M.A. thesis: “Metallurgy in the Bronze Age Tell Settlements from the Carpathian Basin. Case study: Western Romania” (Supervisors: Dr. Florin Gogâltan, Institute of Archaeology and History of Art, Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca), Conf. Dr. Gelu Florea, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca).

2005 - 2008: BA in History and archaeology, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. BA thesis: “Centre and periphery. A theoretical model for the archaeological analysis”. (Supervisor: Dr. Florin Gogâltan, Institute of Archaeology and History of Art, Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca).

 

Eployment History

since Juli 2016: Assistentin, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte, Universität zu Köln, Germany.

2013 - 2016: Research assistant, Institute of Archaeology and History of Art, Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca, project Living in the Bronze Age Tell Settlements. A Study of Settlement Archaeology at the Eastern Frontier of the Carpathian Basin. Project director: Dr. Florin Gogâltan.

 

Awards and Fellowships

2010 - 2013: POSDRU (European Social Fund in Romania) study grant for PhD studies at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iaşi, Romania, for the PhD project “Metallurgy in the Bronze Age tell-settlements from the Carpathian Basin”.

2012: POSDRU (European Social Fund in Romania) study grant at the German Archaeological Institute, Eurasia Department, Berlin, Germany, for the research project “Catalogue of finds related to the metallurgy of the Bronze Age Tell Settlements from the Carpathian Basin”.

2009: ERASMUS research grant at the Free University Berlin, Germany, for the research project „Metallurgy in the Bronze Age tell settlements from Western Romania”.



List of Publications

Books

A. Găvan, Metals and Metalworking in the Bronze Age Tell Settlements from the Carpathian Basin, Mega Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca (ISBN 978-606-543-662-6), In Press.

 

Articles & Book Chapters

A. Găvan, Vărşand “Movila dintre vii = Lopóshalom”, Arad County. In: F. Gogâltan/C. Cordoș/A. Ignat (eds.), Bronze Age tell, tell-like and mound-like settlements on the eastern frontier of the Carpathian Basin. History of research, Cluj-Napoca, 2014, 274-285.

A. Găvan/A. Ignat, Pecica “Șanțul Mare = Nagysánc”, Arad County. In: F. Gogâltan/C. Cordoș/A. Ignat (eds.), Bronze Age tell, tell-like and mound-like settlements on the eastern frontier of the Carpathian Basin. History of research, Cluj-Napoca, 2014, 148-167.

I. Ordentlich/A. Găvan/C. Ghemiș, Sălacea “Dealul Vida = Vida hegy”, Bihor County. In: F. Gogâltan/C. Cordoș/A. Ignat (eds.), Bronze Age tell, tell-like and mound-like settlements on the eastern frontier of the Carpathian Basin. History of research, Cluj-Napoca, 2014, 207-230.

A. Găvan/F. Gogâltan, „Zentrum und Peripherie?” Der bronzezeitliche Tell von Pecica „Şanţul Mare” (Kreis    Arad, Rumänien). In: B. Nessel/I. Heske/D. Brandherm (Hrsg.), Ressourcen und Rohstoffe in der Bronzezeit. Nutzung – Distribution – Kontrolle. Beiträge zur Sitzung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bronzezeit auf der Jahrestagung des Mittel- und Ostdeutschen Verbandes für Altertumsforschung in Brandenburg an der Havel, 16. bis 17. April 2012. Arbeitsberichte zur Bodendenkmalpflege in Brandenburg, 26, 2014, 28-40.

F. Gogâltan/A. Găvan, Der bronzezeitliche Tell von Pecica „Şanţul Mare”. Ein metallurgisches Zentrum des Karpatenbeckens (I). Ephemeris Napocensis XXIV, 2014, 7-37.

A. Găvan/F. Gogâltan, Modelul centru-periferie în arheologie. Studiu de caz: tell-ul epocii bronzului de la Pecica „Șanțul Mare”. Terra Sebus 6, 2014, 101-126.

A. Găvan, Metalurgia tell-urilor epocii bronzului din vestul României (II)/Metallurgy and Bronze Age Tell Settlements from Western Romania (II). Terra Sebus 5, 2013, 141-192.

A. Găvan, Metallurgy and Bronze Age Tell-Settlements from Western Romania (I). Ephemeris Napocensis XXII, 2012, 57-90.

 

Book reviews

A. Găvan, Review of M. Thomas, Studien zu Chronologie und Totenritual der Otomani-Füzesabony-Kultur, Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH, Bonn, 2008 (Saarbrücker Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 86). Arheologia Moldovei 34, 2011, 332-334.

A. Găvan, Review of V. Sârbu, D. L. Vaida (eds.),  Funerary Practices of the Bronze and Iron Ages in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Proceedings of the 9th International Colloqium of Funerary Archaeology. Bistriţa, Romania, May, 9th-11th, 2008, Editura Mega, Cluj-Napoca, 2008. Studia Universitatis „Babeş-Bolyai”. Historia 54, 1-2, 2009, 141-146.