Andreas G. Heiss

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Contact data
Phone (office/work): 
+43 (1) 42 77 - 271 17
Your Organization
Post-Doc Fellow
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Name of organization: 
Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)
Your work address
Name of Institute: 
Austrian Archaeological Institute (ÖAI)
Researcher's Profile
Your research interests
SH2_04 - Myth, ritual, symbolic representations, religious studies
SH3_02 - Environmental change and society
SH5_01 - Classics, ancient Greek and Latin literature and art
SH5_07 - Museums and exhibitions
SH5_11 - Cultural heritage, cultural memory
SH6_01 - Archaeology, archaeometry, landscape archaeology
SH6_02 - Prehistory and protohistory
SH6_03 - Ancient history
SH6_04 - Medieval history
SH6_05 - Early modern history
SH6_08 - Social and economic history
SH6_09 - History of ideas, intellectual history, history of sciences and techniques
SH6_10 - Cultural history
SH6_11 - History of collective identities and memories, history of gender
LS8_04 - Biodiversity, comparative biology
LS8_06 - Biogeography
LS9_05 - Agriculture related to crop production, soil biology and cultivation, applied plant biology
LS9_06 - Food sciences
Research fields: 
Archaeobotany, Environmental Archaeology, Seed Morphology, Wood Anatomy
A short presentation of yourself: 
Andreas G. Heiss graduated in archaeobotany in 2003 (Ph.D. in 2008) at the University of Innsbruck, has worked as a Postdoc researcher at BOKU and at the University of Vienna, and is now based at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. His research covers a wide range of periods (Neolithic till Modern Times) and focuses on the interactions between people and plants, as documented by archaeological plant macrofossils, but also on historical records on plant use, thus trying to grasp the mutual relation of culture, agriculture, and landscape. More information, CV, and relevant publications can be found at , , and

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