Andrea Bersch

since 10/2018

PhD student in the Research Training Group 2304 “Byzantium and the Euro-Mediterranean Cultures of War. Exchange, Differentiation and Reception”, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.
Subject: Early Historical Archaeology
Dissertation title: Christian Symbolism on Militaria – The Christian Warrior in the Frankish Empire
Supervision: Priv.-Doz. habil. Dr. D. Quast, Prof. Dr. Ludger Körntgen

04/2014 - 11/2017

Study of Pre- and Early History with a focus on the Early Middle Ages (Master of Arts), Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.
Master thesis: The Early Medieval Grave Finds of Stuttgart-Stammheim
Supervision: Priv.-Doz. habil. Dr. D. Quast, Dr. J. Drauschke

04/2011 - 04/2014

Study of Archaeology with a focus on Pre- and Early History and Christian Archaeology and Byzantine Art History (Bachelor of Arts), Johannes Gutenberg- University Mainz.
Bachelor thesis: The so-called Princely Tomb of Beckum in Westphalia
Supervision: Priv.-Doz. habil. Dr. D. Quast, Prof. Dr. Chr. Pare

10/2010 - 04/2011

Study of Art History and Archaeology (Bachelor of Arts), Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

03/2008

Abitur, Kant-Gymnasium Boppard

 

 

Practical Experience

01/2018 - 09/2018

Scientific assistant at the RGZM for the project “Recording and Preparation of the Museum’s Collection for the Relocation to the RGZM’s New Building”

08/2016 - 09/2016

Internship at the Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft (WBG), Darmstadt at the editorial office of the magazine Antike Welt (Ancient World)

05/2016 - 07/2016

Internship at the Landesmuseum Württemberg in Stuttgart at the Department of Early and High Medieval Archaeology

04/2016

Excavation assistant at the  Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Hessen (hessenARCHÄOLOGIE) for the archaeological excavation of a Roman vicus in Groß-Gerau

04/2015 - 09/2015

Assistant at the Research Center “Imperial Palace” (Kaiserpfalz) Ingelheim at the finding’s archive and at the archaeological excavation of early medieval settlements in Ingelheim

04/2014 - 04/2015

Mentor at the LOB Mentoring and Counselling Programme at the Institute of Classical Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

2011 - 2014

Participation in various archaeological excavations and surveys of pre- and early historical sites with the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the RGZM, and the Generaldirektion Kulturelles Erbe Rheinland-Pfalz, branch office Koblenz.

 

 

Publikationen

Das „Fürstengrab“ von Beckum in Westfalen. Zum Stand der Erforschung eines Altfundkomplexes, in: Berichte zur Archäologie in Rheinhessen und Umgebung 7 (2014), S. 89–104.