Research Unit Islamic Archaeology
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften
Abt. Islamwissenschaft und Nahostsprachen
Forschungseinheit Islamische Archäologie
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Dr. Silvia Polla

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Dr. Silvia Polla's research focuses on the use of scientific techniques for the study of archaeological landscapes and past socio-economic systems, i.e. GIS-based spatial analysis and archaeometry, in particular organic residues analysis (ORA).


Short CV

  • 2009-2021: Juniorprofessor of Archaeoinformatics at the Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2020-2021: Associate member of the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF), Berlin
  • 2008: Postdoc at Exzellenz Cluster 264 TOPOI (Freien Universität Berlin)
  • 2006-2008: Research Fellow at the Karman Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (University of Bern)
  • 2006: PhD in Classical Archaeology (University of Siena)
  • 2002: cum laude degree in Classical Archaeology (University of Trento)