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ZBSA-Researcher receives Award from Walther-Liebehenz-Foundation

Dr. Andreas Rau from the Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology (ZBSA) has received a research award from the Dr.-Walther-Liebehenz-Foundation for his PhD thesis.

Rau’s thesis about the finds from the excavations at Nydam, southern Denmark, between 1989 and 1999 was published in 2010. The jury rated his work as extraordinary in the field of pre- and early history in the Baltic Sea area. The prize was awarded on 9th July 2012 at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen. The Dr.-Walther-Liebehenz-Foundation assigns two awards for PhD theses to scholars of pre- and early history this year. Each prize has a value of 2000 €. Further awardee is the archaeologist Henny Piezonka from the University Greifswald.

News at Archäologie Online


Back row (from left to right): Dr. Andreas Rau (Schleswig), Prof. Karl-Heinz Willroth (Göttingen), Dr. Daniel Graepler (Göttingen).

Front row (from left to right): Ute Brinker, M.A. (Wismar), Prof. Werner Rutz (Göttingen), Julia Goldhammer, M.A. (Kiel), Dr. des. Henny Piezonka (Greifswald).

Photo: Harald Lübke, ZBSA

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