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Portrait of Sinem Sinem Hacıosmanoğlu (Universität Tübingen)
Sinem is a PhD candidate at the University of Tübingen, Germany, Department of Geoscience, Institute for Archeological Sciences. She completed her bachelor (BA) and master (MSc) at Istanbul Technical University (Turkey) in the Department of Geological Engineering. In her PhD project, she investigates clay resources and ancient ceramics from the Late Bronze Age and the Iron Age in Cilicia, Southeast Anatolia, Eastern Mediterranean by using several disciplines, such as mineralogy, petrography, geochemistry and field geology. In addition, she is working as a research assistant on several projects funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and hosted at the Competence Center Archaeometry - Baden-Württemberg (CCA-BW).
Portrait of Baptiste Baptiste Solard (Universität Tübingen)
Baptiste completed his Diplôme d’ingénieur chimiste (BSc and MSc equivalent) in Material Sciences at the National Graduate School of Chemistry of Montpellier, France (ENSCM) in November 2019. In October 2021, he successfully finished his master of Archaeological Sciences with specialisation in archaeometry (MSc) at the University of Tübingen (Germany), Department of Geoscience, Institute for Archeological Sciences with a thesis on Atticising Black Gloss ceramics from the 4th century BCE. Since December 2019, he is a research assistant at the Competence Center Archaeometry - Baden-Württemberg (CCA-BW), working in various projects on ancient ceramic technology. In April 2023, he started his PhD at the University of Tübingen on Merovingian opaque coloured glass production in Zürich, Switzerland.
Portrait of Thomas Thomas Rose (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
Thomas is a coordinator in the NDFI4Earth at Goethe University Frankfurt and visiting scientist of the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum. He gained expertise in ancient copper metallurgy with focus on the Chalcolithic Southern Levant and various metal isotope systems. In addition, he is member of the GlobaLID Core Team and developer of the R package ChronochRt. More info at

Organisers of previous editions

Year Team Location
2022 Vasiliki Anevlavi
Thorsten Jakobitsch
Magdalena Srienc-Sciesiek
Emmanouil Anevlavis
Thomas Rose
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften – Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut (Austria/online)
2021 Cécile Fossé
Louise Chassouant
Roshan Paladugu
Sergio Lins
Thomas Rose
Universidade de Évora (Portugal/hybrid)
2019 Manon Gosselin
Mélissa Cadet
Thomas Rose
Université Paris Nanterre – Maison Archéologie Ethnologie (France)
2018 Katharina Kuntz
Ralf Milke
Thomas Rose
Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)
2017 Katrin J. Westner
Thomas Rose
Florian Ströbele
Marc Holly
Goethe Universität Frankfurt (Germany)