Doris Gutsmiedl-Schümann

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Academic Employment

since 1.1.2020 Fellow at the Maria von Linden-Frauenförderprogramm
08/2018-10/2019 Visiting Professor, Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology, Freie Universität Berlin
10/2017-07/2018 Senior Researcher and Visiting Researcher, Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology, Freie Universität Berlin
01/2016-10/2017 Assistant Professor, Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology, Freie Universität Berlin
10/2011-01/2016 Research Associate and Study Program Manager, Department of Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Bonn
04/2013–02/2014 Assistant Professor Department of Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology, Section Pre- and Early Historical Archaeology, University of Bonn
08/2010-07/2011 Research Fellow of Fritz Thyssen Foundation at the Section Pre- and Early Historical Archaeology, University of Bonn: Research Project Gender roles? Role Models and Lifeworlds of men and women in Roman and Migration Period Western Scandinavia based on archaeological evidence
03/2010-07/2010 Yggdrasil-Fellow and Visiting Researcher, Universitetsmuseet i Bergen, De kulturhistoriske samlingene, Bergen, Norway: Research Project Archaeology of Female Lifeworlds of Western Scandinavia in the Context of Continental Relations from the Roman to the Migration Period
08/2009-03/2010 Assistant Professor, Department for Art History and Archaeology, Section Pre- and Early Historical Archaeology, University of Bonn
03/2009-04/2009 Research Assistant, Department for Art History and Archaeology, Section Pre- and Early Historical Archaeology: Project Geoarchaeology in the steppes: Design and programming of project databases
10/2003-11/2006 Research Assistant, Institute for pre- and early historical archaeology, University of Munich: Project Ecosystem, social structure and subsistence economy in medieval Bavaria: Design, programming and maintenance of the project databases

Contracted Lecturer

since 08/2012 at Helmut-Schmidt-University/University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg: Introduction into pre- and early historical archaeology: Material culture as source of European History at Centre for interdisciplinary studies (ISA)
since 10/2017 at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Leuphana College, with Seminars to various archaeological topics at Komplementärstudiums
10/2011-07/2012 at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Leuphana College, in the Leuphana Semesters
04/2008–08/2009 at University of Bonn in the Magister study program Vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie and in the Bachelor study program Kunstgeschichte und Archäologie

Museum and Heritage Management

09/2004–09/2006 Museums Manager, Archaeology and History Museum Aschheim
05/2000–05/2001 Museums assistant, city museums Landshut (part-time): member of the team that developed the concept and realized the exhibition Amber beads and Bronze Swords. Landshut and Lower Bavaria in the time of the Trojan Heroes; responsible for the exhibition focusing on the late Bronze Age Urnfield Culture
10/1997–08/2004 Museums assistant, Deutschen Museums, Munich (part-time): working on exhibitions and at the central information desk. Involved in the implementation of several special exhibitions, the writing of catalogues, guided tours for visitors and school children of all ages in the Altamira-cave and in various special exhibitions:
10/1997–01/1998 Nordische Entdecker - Nordic Explorers (exhibition on scandinavian researchers and explorers)
08/1998 09/1998 Die andere Welt des Herrn Bühler - The other world of Mr. Bühler (exhibiting a private collection)
09/1999–01/2000 Der Wald und wir - The forest and us (exhibition with special focus on commercial useage of wood)
02/2000–05/2000 Pompeji – Natur, Wissenschaft und Technik in einer römischen Stadt - Pompeji - Nature, science and technique in an ancient city (exhibition with special focus on Roman engineering)
05/2004–08/2004 Leben mit Ersatzteilen - Living with spare parts (exhibition on medical engineering)
03/2003– 08/2004 employed at the agency for temporal work Medial, Munich. For Medial working at the Deutsches Museum with the same responsibilities as described above
07/2004–05/2005 Illustrator of archaeological objects (part-time) at Bavarian State Department for Cultural Heritage, Munich
02/2000–12/2000 Student assistant at Bavarian State Department for Cultural Heritage, to work on the inventory of archaeological heritage in Bavaria

Archaeological Fieldwork

08/2003–09/2003 Medieval monastery and churchyard at Petersberg near Flintsbach, Bavaria, Tyskland: Excavation under high mountain conditions; working as area supervisor
08/1999–09/1999 Neolithic settlement at Unfriedshausen, Bavaria, Tyskland: Excavation under wet soil conditions; working as area supervisor
08/1998–09/1998 Neolithic settlement at Unfriedshausen, Bavaria, Tyskland: Excavation under wet soil conditions; working as excavator and area supervisor
03/1998 Roman graves and settlement at Aschheim, Bavaria, Tyskland: Excavation at the Munich Gravel Plain; working as excavator and area supervisor
08/1997 Iron Age burial mounds at Pöcking, Bavaria, Tyskland: Excavation at the Munich Gravel Plain; working as excavator
06/1996 Early medieval cemetery at Penzing, Bavaria, Tyskland: Excavation at the Munich Gravel Plain; working as excavator

Editorial and Journalistic Work

10/2008–11/2008 Freelance writer of archaeological topics for the online-lexicon of Bibliographisches Institut and F. A. Brockhaus AG
12/2005–12/2007 Freelance editorial work for the book series Bonner Beiträge zur Vor- und Frühgeschichtlichen Archäologie. Responsible for Band 8: Anne Sibylle Hannibal-Deraniyagala, Das bajuwarische Gräberfeld von Künzing-Bruck, Lkr. Deggendorf
since 10/2005 Co-editor of the book series Frauen - Forschung - Archäologie of FemArcEdition
01/2003–04/2003 Science journalism training at the journal bild der wissenschaft:
. Articles written during this training are "Inflation in Babylon" (bild der wissenschaft 8/2003) and "Die ägyptischen Plagegeister" - translated title: The Egypt teasers (bild der wissenschaft 6/2003)

Fellowships and Awards

07/2016 Frauenfördermittel des Fachbereichs Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften der Freien Universität Berlin: Financial support of the book project Images of the Past: Gender and its representations
02/2012–07/2013 Maria von Linden-Förderprogramm, support programme for female researchers of University of Bonn: Grant supporting the work on my second book with money for a student research assistant
03/2012 Maria von Linden-Förderprogramm: Financial support of the book project on early female archaeologists
06/2012 Gerda-Weiler-Stiftung, foundation for feministic studies: Financial support of the book project on early female archaeologists
06/2012 Deutscher Akademikerinnenbund (DAB), association of German female graduates: Financial support of the book project on early female archaeologists
08/2010–07/2011 Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, Research Fellowship
03/2010–07/2010 Forskingsrådet - Research Council of Norway, Yggdrasil grant for reseach stay in Norway
09/2010 Maria von Linden-Förderprogramm: Grant supporting the participation in Sachsensymposion 2010, Haderslev/Denmark
09/2009 Maria von Linden-: Grant supporting the paper presentation and participation in the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA), Riva del Garda/Italy
05/2009 DAAD, (German Academic Exchange Service), support programme for conference and lecture tours: Grant supporting the paper presentation and participation in X Nordic TAG, Stiklestad/Norway
07/2008–09/2010 Mentoring- and Trainingsprogramme MeTra for postdoctoral researchers, at University of Bonn:
Training on research funding and acquisition of third party funds, leadership competencies, conflict management and presenation of research results
06/2005-05/2008 Cusanuswerk, Dissertation fellowship

Organisation of conferences and workshops

21.-23.6.2019 Archaeology in a diverse world: Challenges, chances, perspectives: Annual Meeting of the dArV (German Association of Archaeologists), Göttingen, Germany. Organized with Jessica Bartz and Kristina Junker, Berlin, Verena Hoft, Tübingen, Michaela Reinfeld, Cologne, Charlotte Schreiter, Bonn, and David Wigg-Wolf, Frankfurt am Main
05.-08.09.2018 Session: Gendered, diverse, inclusive archaeological museums? Proposals and experiences for a more equal approach to heritage at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Barcelona, Spain. Organized with Lourdes Prados Torreira, Madrid, Spain and Ana Cristina Martins, Lissbon, Portugal
07.-09.10.2016 Current perspectives on gender and archaeology: Jubilee conference on 25 years FemArc - Netzwerk archäologisch arbeitender Frauen e.V., Hannover, Germany. Organized with Jana Esther Fries, Oldenburg, Johanna Kranzbühler, Lich and Ulrike Rambuscheck, Hannover
31.08-04.09.2016 Session: Plague in diachronic and interdisciplinary perspective at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Vilnius, Lithuania. Organized with Christina Lee, Nottingham, UK, Sacha Kacki, Bordeaux, France and Marcel Keller, Jena, Germany
02.-05.09.2015 Session: The farm as social arena at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Glasgow, UK. Organized with Liv Helga Dommasnes, Bergen, Norway, and Kristin Armstrong Oma, Stavanger, Norway
07.-08.03.2015 Annual Meeting of the Netzwerks archäologisch arbeitender Frauen FemArc e.V. at the Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn
11.09.2014 Session: Images of the past: Gender and its representations at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Istanbul, Turkey. Organized with Jana Esther Fries, Oldenburg, Germany and Jo Zaela Matias, Durham, UK
11.09.2014 Annual Meeting of the Working Group Archaeology and Gender in Europe (AGE) at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Istanbul, Turkey
28.09.2013 Annual meeting of the working party Archaeology and School at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn
17.-20.05.2012 Archaeology, schools and museums in the area of cultural education: Annual Meeting of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ur- und Frühgeschichte DGUF Conference at Saxonian State Museum for Prehistory, Dresden. Organized with Peter Degenkolb, Dresden, and other members of the working party Archaeology and School
22.-23.11.2008 International Meeting: Women in Archaeology: Workshop at University of Bonn
07.-09.10.2005 Annual Meeting of Netzwerks archäologisch arbeitender Frauen - FemArc e.V. at KHG, Munich

Memberships and academic service

since 09/2017 Working group knowledge accomplishes career at German Association of Archaeologists (dArV): The working group Wissen.Schafft.Karriere (translated title: knowledge accomplishes career) of the German Association of Archaeologists (dArV) aims on rising students, academic teachers and academic counselors awareness of the many different career options and prospects that a degree in archaeology will offer. To reach this aim, the working group is offering workshops for students and academic counselors on a regular basis and members of the working group are presenting at „career days“.
since 04/2017 member of the commitee Archaeology and School at German Association of Archaeology (DAV): The commitee is working on recommendations to improve in long-term perspective the quality of archaeological topics taught in German schools.
since 05/2013 Working group Academic Reform at German Association of Archaeologists (dArV): The aim of the working group Academic Reform. The Bologna-Process and archaeology is to follow the changes that follow the so-called Bologna-Process in German archaeology study programs, and to help to shape them to improve students experience and education.
since 09/2009 Member of International Sachsensymposion: The Sachsensymposion is a working group that focuses on academic archaeological research of the (old) Saxons and their neighbours in northwestern Europe, especially between the 1st and the 8th centuries; among this especially on the archaeological research of the historically known migrations of peoples and groups of peoples in northern and north-western Europe and the related historical and cultural circumstances and connections. The Sachsensymposion’s annual conferences offer a recurrent forum for the presentation and discussion of research for its members. Membership is by invitation only.
since 09/2009 Member of AGE - Archaeology and Gender in Europe: AGE has as its area of concern the discussion of Gender issues in European archaeology, where gender is considered both as a structural element to be studied in the past and as influencing research in the present. It addresses the study and understanding of gender arrangements in the past and the study and understanding of how current gender systems affect archaeology as an academic and professional practice. The main aim of this working group is to develop a formal and permanent European network of Gender Archaeology, to build a permanent forum for promoting and debating the field of Gender issues within European archaeology.
since 09/2014 maintenance and administration of the website archaeology-gender-europe.org
05/2013-09/2016 Co-Chair of AGE
09/2010-05/2013 Members of AGE’s Webpage Editorial Board
since 01/2001 Member of Netzwerk archäologisch arbeitender Frauen - FemArc: FemArc is a organization of women interested in Feminist Archaeology, Women’s and Gender studies in archaeology. Its aims are to establish Feminist Archaeology and Gender studies as themes and methods in archaeology and to develop and improve its theoretical foundations, to promote the discussion between archaeologists and other academics involved in Women’s and Gender studies, to establish an interdisciplinary approach between female archaeologists, scientists of other fields and interested amateurs as well as to encourage the exchange of job-related experiences between women and to improve the employment situation of female archaeologists. This aims are realised by a regular newsletter for members, by the organization of conferences and by the publication of conference readers and the book series Frauen - Forschung - Archäologie (translated title: Women - Research - Archaeology).
11/2004–02/2007 Member of the executive board of FemArc
since 10/2005 Member of the editorial board of FemArc Edition, publishers of the book series Frauen - Forschung - Archäologie
02/2006–06/2014 Member of the working group Archaeology and School: The working group Archaeology and School was located at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ur- und Frühgeschichte (DGUF), and was concerned with the presentation of archaeological, especially pre- and protohistoric archaeological contents in school textbooks and in school lessons. The main aim of this working group was to promote a long-term improvement of the quality of archaeological topics taught in German schools, which was conducted by reviewing school textbooks and school curricula, by publishing a bibliography of archaeological publications that are easy to understand for teachers, textbook writers and interested non-archaeologist and by building a forum for discussions between archaeologist, teachers, and textbook writers.
09/2010-09/2013 Chair of the working group Archaeology and School

Personal and Professional Training

08/2011–01/2019 Pedagogical Training:
04/2015–08/2017 masters study program Master of Higher Education (MHEd)
10/2018–06/2019 pedagogical training program for professors Support Pro, organized by Freie Universität Berlin
11.11.2015 workshop on treaching quality, organized by University of Bonn
31.8.-2.9.2011 workshop on teaching first semester students, organized by Leuphana University, Lüneburg
07/2008–09/2010 Mentoring- and Trainingsprogramme MeTra for postdoctoral researchers, at University of Bonn:
Training on research funding and acquisition of third party funds, leadership competencies, conflict management and presenation of research results
12/2001–08/2004 Rhetorical and discussion training, at Debattierclub München e.V. (Munich Debating Society):
Regularly member of its Debating Tournament Team; 1st price at the Munich Toastmasters Tournament 2002

Education

18.07.2018 Habilitation (postdoctoral university degree with lecture qualification), Freie Universität Berlin
Habilitations thesis: Late antique and early medieval lifeworlds in Western Scandinavia and the Munich Gravel Plain. (in German)
Habilitations lecture: Plague in diachronic and interdisciplinary perspective
submission on 26.10.2017, graduation on 18.7.2018
23.08.2017 Master of Higher Education (MHEd), University of Hamburg
Masters thesis: Gender and diversity in Bachelor study programs on prehistoric archaeology at German universities (in German)
04/2015-08/2017 Study of the study program Master of Higher Education at the Hamburger Zentrum für universitäres Lehren und Lernen, University of Hamburg
14.07.2010 Promotion (Dr. phil.), final grade magna cum laude
Dissertations thesis: The early-medieval cemetery of Aschheim-Bajuwarenring, district Munich. Studies of chronology, burial rites, age distribution and social structure of a Merovingian local cemetery of Munich Gravel Plain (in German)
submission on 28.05.2008, graduation on 14.07.2010
10/2002-05/2008 Doctoral study (Dr. phil.). Pre- and early historical archaeology at LMU München/University of Munich and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn/University of Bonn
11/2002–10/2004 Museum Management, FernUniversität Hagen, part-time study program
20.07.2002 Magister (M.A.), LMU München/University of Munich
Masters thesis: Womens graves with bow brooches in the Early Medieval cemetery of Aschheim (in German)
10/1996-07/2002 Study at LMU München/University of Munich
Major: pre- and early historical archaeology; minors: cultural anthropology and archaeology of the Near East. Further subjects: archaeobotany and landscape history as well as computer sciences

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