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Dr. Martin Riesenberg

Research assistent

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From 2009 to 2015, Martin Riesenberg studied Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. He completed his doctorate in 2023 at the Freie Universität Berlin and its associated Berlin Graduate School for Ancient Studies. During his studies, he was involved in archaeological field campaigns in Germany, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Russia.

Martin Riesenberg has been a research assistent at CEZA since 2024.

Academic and professional background

Since 03/2024

Research assistent at CEZA

2015-2023

PhD at Freie Universität Berlin: “Analysis of stable isotopes on bone material from the Eastern European steppe region of the 4th and 3rd millennium BC”
Doctoral candidate at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies

2015-2018

TOPOI/BerGSAS PhD scholarship

2009-2015

Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programme at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

Work and research focus

Osteoarchaeological analyses – using isotopes, among other things – of the way of life, in particular subsistence, nutrition and mobility of humans and animals in pre-modern societies. One regional research focus is on the Eurasian steppe region.