Dr. Christian Mader

Christian MaderE-Mail: christian.mader(at)uni-bonn.de

Phone: + 49 (0)228/73-7522

Office: Lennéstr. 1, R. 3.004, 53113 Bonn;
Meister-Ekkehart-Str. 9, 50937 Köln

Post address: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Graduiertenkolleg 1878, Lennéstr. 1, D-53113 Bonn

 

Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

since 01.10.2018 Post-doctoral fellow, Universität zu Köln, Research Training Group ‘Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies’
2017 – 2018 Travel Scholarship of the KAAK
2013 – 2017 DFG Research Training Group of the Universities of Cologne and Bonn “Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies”, Department of Anthropology of the Americas at the University of Bonn
Research assistant with the dissertation project “Verticality in the Andes – the economic model of the Paracas society (800 to 200 BC) in southern Peru”
2013 Commission for Archaeology of Non-European Cultures (KAAK) of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI)
Assistant for archaeological excavations in the project “Zentrum und Peripherie: der Siedlungsraum der Paracas-Kultur (800-200 v. Chr.) im Süden Perus”
2011 – 2013 Department of Anthropology of the Americas at the University of Bonn
Student assistant
2012 Commission for Archaeology of Non-European Cultures (KAAK) of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI)
Assistant for archaeological excavations and settlement surveys in the project “Zentrum und Peripherie: der Siedlungsraum der Paracas-Kultur (800-200 v. Chr.) im Süden Perus”
2010 – 2011 Bonner Altamerika-Sammlung (BASA) of the University of Bonn
Internship (participation for the exhibition „Faszination Keramik ‒ Die Maya und Teotihuacan“)
2009 – 2010 Periodikateam, Humboldt University Library Berlin
Student assistant
2009 – 2010 Virtual Library of Social Anthropology (EVIFA), Special Subject Collection Folklore Studies and Social Anthropology at the Humboldt University Library Berlin
Student Assistent
2010 Magdalena de Cao, Peru
Ethnological field research for bachelor’s thesis
2009 Proyecto Arqueológico Complejo El Brujo and Museo de Sitio Cao, Magdalena de Cao, Peru
Internship

Studies

2010 – 2013 University of Bonn
Anthropology of the Americas, Master of Arts
Title of the master’s thesis: Zur Siedlungsgeschichte des Formativums (1700 bis 200 vor Christus) im südlichen Hochland von Peru – eine Bestandsaufnahme
2007 – 2010 Freie Universität Berlin
Social and Cultural Anthropology with Latin American Studies and Spanish Philology, Bachelor of Arts
Title of the bachelor’s thesis: Vienen y se van ‒ Neuinterpretationen einer Moche-Ikonographie und der Tourismus in Magdalena de Cao, Nordperu

Research Interests

  • American archaeology especially in the central Andes
  • Economic archaeology
  • Exchange relations between different ecological zones
  • Paracas
  • Processes of the Formative Period
  • Settlement archaeology

Publications

  • Mader, C., Reindel, M., Isla, J., 2019. The Use of Camelids as Cargo Animals by the Paracas Culture (800–200 BCE) in Southern Peru: Archaeological Evidence from the Palpa Valleys. In: Clarkson, P.B., Santoro, C.M. (Eds.), Caravans: A Global Perspective. Winnipeg, submitted
  • Mader, C., 2019. Sea Shells in the Mountains and Llamas on the Coast: The Economy of the Paracas Culture (800 to 200 BC) in Southern Peru. Forschungen zur Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen 16. Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, in press.
  • Kerig, T., Mader, C., Ragkou, K., Reinfeld, M., Zachar, T. (Eds.), 2019. Social Network Analysis in Economic Archaeology: Perspectives from the New World. Studies on Economic Archaeology 3. Habelt, Bonn.
  • Mader, C., Hölzl, S., Heck, K., Reindel, M., Isla, J., 2018. The Llama’s Share: Highland Origins of Camelids during the Late Paracas Period (370 to 200 BCE) in South Peru Demonstrated by Strontium Isotope Analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 20, 257–270, open access. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.04.032
  • Mader, C., 2010. Vienen y se van: Neuinterpretationen einer Moche-Ikonographie und der Tourismus in Magdalena de Cao, Nordperu. GRIN, Munich.

Dissertation project

Verticality in the Andes – the economic model of the Paracas society (800 to 200 BC) in southern Peru

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Nikolai Grube, Prof. Dr. Martin Bentz, Dr. Markus Reindel