Projects of Dr. Claudia Gerling

Ongoing major research projects:

Investigating colonial identity: Greek and Native interaction in Northern Calabria (800 - 500 BC) (SNSF, 2018-2022, PI: Martin Guggisberg)

HumAnimAl - New insights in the human-animal relationship of earlier times as a basis for current social discussions (SNSF, 2018-2022, PI: Sabine Deschler-Erb)

ZooRoMed – Supplying ancient empires and medieval economies: changes in animal husbandry between the Late Roman period and the Early Middle Ages in the Rhine Valley (MSCF: Idoia Grau-Sologestoa)


Completed major research projects at the University of Basel:

PLANTS – Produktive Landwirtschaft im Neolithikum der Schweiz0
Research Fund Junior Researchers University of Basel, 2017, PI: Claudia Gerling, in collaboration with Amy Bogaard, Elizabeth Stroud (University of Oxford)

BioarcCaucasus: Mobility, migration and demographic change in the Bronze Age of North Caucasia SNSF ERA-NET 165006, PI: S. Reinhold, A. Buzhilova, S. Pichler. Project team: C. Gerling, S. Pichler (University of Basel), C. Knipper (Curt-Engelhorn Centre for Archaeometry Mannheim), S. Hansen, S. Reinhold (German Archaeological Institute), N. Berezina, A. Buzhilova (Lomonosov University Moscow), J. Krause, W. Haak (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History Jena)

Isotopenanalysen an gut datierten Rinder- und Rothirschknochen aus neolithischen Seeufersiedlungen aus der Schweiz als Hinweis zur Geschichte der Weidewirtschaft, der Umwelt und des menschlichen Einflusses auf die Umwelt
SNSF 143815, PI: Jörg Schibler. Project team: C. Gerling, J. Schibler, M. Lehmann (University of Basel), Th. Doppler (Kantonsarchäologie Aargau), C. Knipper (Curt-Engelhorn Centre for Archaeometry Mannheim), V. Heyd (University of Bristol), A.W.G. Pike (University of Southampton), H. Brem (Amt für Archäologie des Kantons Thurgau), B. Eberschweiler (Kantonsarchäologie Zürich)