Dr. Christian Horn

Scientific collaborator, Project: Material Culture / Bronze Age

Johanna-Mestorf-Straße 2-6, R. 34
Phone: +49 431 880-1621
chorn@gshdl.uni-kiel.de

Graduate school Human Development in Landscapes
Consultation Hours: by arrangement
Current lectures at UnivIS

Curriculum Vitae

Postdoctoral

Studies on the european “Stabdolche” (Freie Universität in Berlin) („Studien zu den europäischen Stabdolchen“)

Research Interests

Material Culture Studies, object biographie, Human-Object-Relationship, Agency Theory, analysis of traces of usage, functionality/non-functuality, theories in archaeology, Critical Theory, psychoanalysis, ritual, violence, war, petroglyphs, Metal Ages.

Current Project

Materiality of violence („Materialität der Gewalt“)

Education

2011 Postdoctoral at the Freie Universität in Berlin
2006 - 2011
Doctoral studies at Ruhr-University in Bochum and the Freie Universität in Berlin
2006 Master of Arts at Ruhr-University Bochum
1998 - 2006
Studies of Pre- and Protohistory (Classical Archaeology, Medieval History) at Ruhr-University in Bochum

Work Experience

since 2013 Scientific collaborator (postdoc), graduate school „Human Development in Landscapes“, Johanna Mestorf Academy, Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel
2011 - 2012
Postdoc at the EU-FP 7 “Marie-Curie-Actions” ITN-Project “Forging Identities” at University Göteburg
2006 - 2008 Freelance archaeologist (excavations, digitisation, prepress, exhibitions)
2003 - 2007 Editor of the “Bochumer Stadt- und Studierendenzeitung” (BSZ)
1998 - 2007 Excavations and preparation for exhibitions at Urban Archaeology in Dortmund and excavations for the city of Duisburg and the provincial Roman Department for the Care of Archaeological Monuments, LWL

 

List of Publications

Selected Publications:

Book

2014

  • Horn, C. 2014. Studien zu den europäischen Stabdolchen. UPA 246. Bonn: Dr. Rudolf Habelt Verlag.

Articles (peer review)

in print

  • Melheim, L. und Horn, C. in print. Tales of hoards and Swordfighters in Early Bronze Age Scandinavia. The Brand New and the Broken. Norwegian Archaeological Review.

2014

  • Horn, C. 2014. Harm’s Way. An Approach to Change and Continuity in Prehistoric Combat. Current Swedish Archaeology 21, 93-116. 

2013

Chapter (peer review)

2013

  • Horn, C. 2013. Violence and Virility. In: S. Bergerbrant and S. Sabatini (eds.), Counterpoint. Essays in Archaeology and Heritage Studies in Honour of Professor Kristian Kristiansen. Oxford, Archaeopress, 235-241.

Articles and Chapters

2013

  • Horn, C. 2013. Auf Messers Schneide - Gedanken zum Einfluss vorgeschichtlicher Gefechte auf soziale und technologische Veränderung und Stabilität. Mitteilungen der Anthropologischen Gesellschaft Wien 143, 73-96.
  • Horn, C. 2013. Ein alt-gefundener Stabdolch aus der Umgebung von Stolpe (Kr. Plön) am Stolper Sees. Das Altertum 58 (2), 81-98.

2012

  • Brandherm, D. und Horn, C. 2012. Die Zwei in der Drei, oder: Ein Zwilling kommt selten allein, in Lasch, H. and Ramminger, Br. (eds.), Hunde – Menschen – Artefakte. Gedenkschrift für Gretel Callesen (Gallay). Internationale Archäologie, Studia honoraria 32. (Rahden 2012), 99-141.
  • Horn, C. 2012. Die rituelle Zerstörung von Stabdolchen. Archäologische Informationen 34/1, 49-63.

2011

  • Horn, C. 2011. Deliberate Destruction of Halberds. In: M. Mödlinger und M. Uckelmann, (eds.), Warfare in Bronze Age Europe. Manufacture and use of weaponry. Oxford: Oxbow Press, 53-65.

2010

  • O’Conner, B., Cowie, T. und Horn, C. 2010. Une trouvaille oubliee de l’ancien duche de Normandie et sa redécouverte. Association pour la promotion des recherches sur l’age du bronze Bulletin 7, 4-5.

2009

  • O’Conner, B., Cowie, T., Horn, C. und Sebire, H. 2009. A famous general’s forgotten find. The provenance of the halberd from the Poltalloch Collection rediscovered. Kilmartin House Museum Newsletter 17, 2.