Viviane Bolin

Master of Arts
Viviane Bolin
in C1

University of Cologne
Neanderthal Museum

    Talstraße 300
40822 Mettmann
Germany 
     
    Phone:   02104-979758
  E-mail:   vbolin@smail.uni-koeln.de

CRC 806 - Project Affiliation:

Project C1
Continuity or Discontinuity? Patterns of Land Use and Climatic Changes in the Late Pleistocene of the Iberian Peninsula

Project Z3
Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG)

Scientific Interests:

  • Upper Palaeolithic
  • Rock and Mobile Art
  • Neanderthals
  • Social Systems & Burials
  • Megalithic Monuments

Ph.D. Research Topic:

Rock Art and Mobile Art as Cultural Marker in the Solutrean and Magdalenian of the Iberian Peninsula (work title)

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gerd-Christian Weniger, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Richter

Education:

Since July 2014: Ph.D. student at Institute for Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Cologne.

2012-2014: Trainee (Volontariat) for Exhibition Design at Neanderthal Museum, Mettmann.

2010-2012: M.A. in Prehistoric Archaeology, Hamburg University

M.A. thesis: Die Verteilung von Ocker in den mesolithischen Gräbern Europas (The distribution of ochre in the mesolithic burials of Europe)

2006-2010: Ruhr-University Bochum, Prehistoric Archaeology, Classical Archaeology and Korean Studies

B.A. thesis: Schamanismus als Erklärungsmodell jungpaläolithischer (Höhlen)Kunst? (Shamanism as explanatory model of Upper Palaeolithic (Cave)Art?)

Publications:

  • Bolin/Weniger/de Andrés-Herrero, From Big to Small Scale: Analysing Palaeolithic Rock Art Site Distribution on the Iberian Peninsula and its Link to Environmental Constraints. In: O. Rivero Vilá/A. Ruiz-Redondo (Ed.), El Arte de las Sociedades Prehistóricas. V Encuentro Internacional de Doctorandos y Postdoctorandos. Abstract Book (Santander 2016) 117ff
  • Auffermann/Bolin, Schamanen - Jäger und Heiler Sibiriens. In: E. Wamers (Ed.), Bärenkult und Schamanenzauber. Rituale früher Jäger. Katalog zur Sonderausstellung 05. Dezember 2015 bis 28. März 2016 (Frankfurt 2015)
  • Bolin/Weniger, Rock Art and Mobile Art as Cultural Marker in the Solutrean and Magdalenian of the Iberian Peninsula (Poster). In: H. Collado Giraldo, J.J. García Arranz (Ed.), Symbols in the Landscape: Rock Art and its Context. Book of Abstracts. ARKEOS 37. 2015
  • Bolin, Der Neanderthaler und sein Museum. Fossilien 2 (2015)
  • Alcaraz-Castaño et al., Regreso a la Cueva de Los Casares (Guadaljara). Un nuevo proyecto de investigación para el yacimiento del Seno A. ARPI. Arqueología y Prehistoria del Interior Peninsular. 2. 2015

Conferences / Talks:

  • Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt "Felskunst als kultureller Marker im Jungpaläolithikum", Frankfurt, November 8th 2017, Lecture about Palaeolithic Art and Dissertation Project
  • The Solutrean - 3rd International Conference "Nuevas evidencias estratigráficas de ocupación solutrense en Cueva de Ardales (Málaga)". Presentation by Ramos-Munoz, J., Weniger, G.-Ch., Cantalejo, P., Bolin, V., Kehl, M., Mar Espejo, M., Tafelmaier, Y., Pastoors, A., Domínguez-Bella, S., Cantillo-Duarte, J.J., Riquelme, J.A., Beltrán, A., Uzquiano, P., Ramos-García, P., Barrena-Tocino, A., Almisas-Cruz, S., Cabello, L., Otto, T., Blumenröther, J., Rotgänger, M., Becerra, S., Fernández, D., Moreno, A., Vijande-Vila, E., Becker, D., Kulhanek, K., Cetinkaya, J., Willmes, Ch., Markgraf, K., Faro (Portugal), October 12-14 2017.
  • The Solutrean - 3rd International Conference "Testing the Distribution of Animal Species in Solutrean Rock Art Sites in Iberia and its Relationship to Palaeoenvironmental Modelling" Faro (Portugal), October 12-14 2017. Presentation of a talk.
  • Encontro de Zooarqueologia Ibérica EZI2017 - 5a Reuniao Científica de Arqueomalacologia da Península Ibérica - 5RCAPI "Shells in the Ardales Cave and Sima de las Palomas de Teba, Málaga (General project of investigation 2015-2016). First results of Hunter-Gatherer Societies associated with Upper Palaeolithic Technology." Presentation of a talk by Cantillo, J.J., Weniger, G.-Ch., Ramos, J., Cantalejo, P., Mar Espejo, M. del, Bolin, V., Tafelmaier, Y., Cabello, L., Fernández, D., Vijande, E., Barrena, A., Otto, T., Almisas, S., Domínguez-Bella, Salvador, Moreno, A., Pastoors, A., Faro (Portugal), April 28-29 2017.
  • El Arte de las Sociedades Prehistóricas (ASP) - V Encuentro Internacional de Doctorandos y Postdoctorandos "From Big to Small Scale: Analysing Palaeolithic Rock Art Site Distribution on the Iberian Peninsula and its Link to Environmental Constraints, Santander (Spain), November 9th - November 12th 2016, Presentation of a talk
  • LWL-Museum für Archäologie "Die Tierwelt der Eiszeit – Mammut, Pferd und Co. in der Höhlenkunst", Herne, June 16th 2016, Lecture about Palaeolithic Art and Dissertation Project
  • 58th Annual Meeting of Hugo Obermaier Society "Late Middle and Early Upper Paleolithic between the Alps and the Black Sea", Budapest, March 29th - April 2nd 2016, Presentation of a poster
  • XIX International Rock Art Conference IFRAO 2015 "Symbols in the landscape: Rock Art and its Context", Cáceres, August 31st - September 4th 2015, Presentation of a poster
  • 57th Annual Meeting of Hugo Obermaier Society "Symbolic communication and modern culture", Heidenheim, April 7–11th 2015, Presentation of a poster
  • Urwelt Museum, "Bilder im Dunkeln - Höhlenkunst der Eiszeit", Bayreuth, May 6th 2015, Inaugural address at exhibition opening

Field Work / Research Assignments:

  • November 2017: Excavation in Ardales Cave, Andalucia (Spain)
  • September 2017: Excavation in Ardales Cave, Andalucia (Spain)
  • November 2016: Excavation in Ardales Cave, Andalucia (Spain)
  • September 2016: Excavation in Ardales Cave, Andalucia (Spain)
  • November 2015: Excavation in Ardales Cave, Andalucia (Spain)
  • September 2015: Excavation in Sima de Las Palomas Rockshelter and in Ardales Cave, Andalucia (Spain)
  • January 2015: Field Trip to Ardales Cave and Sima de Las Palomas Rockshelter, Andalucia (Spain)
  • September 2014: Excavation in Los Casares Cave, Guadalajara Province (Spain)
  • September 2011: Excavation of a neolithic enclosure and a medieval pit house in Nienburg an der Weser (Niedersachsen)
  • September 2007: Excavation of 13th century castle Burg Hörde (Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen)

Links:

http://www.uni-koeln.de/

http://www.neanderthal.de/

 

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