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Department of Human Evolution

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 350
fax: +49 (0341) 3550 - 399

e-mail: streiber@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Record

11/2017-03/2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Career Restart Fellowship
(European Commission)

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
Project TIP-N-POINT: Middle Palaeolithic projectile weapon tips: a contextual, technological and quantitative assessment of Neanderthal point technology in Western Europe.
Collaborators: Dr Shannon McPherron
09/2015-10/2017 Parental leave
09/2014-08/2015 DAAD-Leibniz Postdoctoral fellow
MONREPOS Archaeological Research Centre and Museum for Human Behavioural Evolution, Neuwied, Germany
Project: The Palaeolithic origins of regional cultural variation: Neanderthal culture within a spatio-temporal perspective.
Collaborator: Dr Olaf Jöris
10/2013-07/2014 DAAD Postdoctoral fellow
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA), Leipzig, Germany
Project: Contextualising Late Middle Palaeolithic backed knives: a new perspective on Neanderthal–Modern Human interactions in Western Europe.
Collaborators: Dr Shannon McPherron and Prof. Jean-Jacques Hublin

Education

2013 Ph.D., Palaeolithic Archaeology,
University of Southampton (UK)
Dissertation: From Keilmesser to bout-coupé handaxes: Macro-regional variability in Western European Late Middle Palaeolithic bifacial tools.
Supervisor: Dr John McNabb, Advisor: Dr William Davies Examiners: Prof Clive Gamble and Dr Olaf Jöris
2007 M.A., Archaeology of Human Origins,
University of Southampton (UK)
Dissertation: Bifacial elements in NW Europe during the last glacial cycle (MIS 5d-3)
Supervisor: Dr John McNabb
2005 M.A. and B.A., Archaeology,
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Dissertation: The Middle Paleolithic Site of Oosthoven (B): a comparative analysis
Supervisor: Prof. Philip Van Peer

Grants and awards

2017 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Career Restart Fellowship (EU Horizon 2020)
€171,460
2014 DAAD-Leibniz: Postdoctoral research fellowship
€24,450
2013 DAAD (German Academic Exchange service): Postdoctoral Grant
€14,000
2013 Prehistoric Society: Research Grant for fieldwork at Oosthoven (Belgium)
£400
2013 Society of Antiquaries: Research Grant for fieldwork at Oosthoven (Belgium)
£2,700
2011 University of Southampton: Humanities PGR research fund for conference travel
£508
2010 Arts and Humanities Research Council: Overseas Study Visit Postgraduate Award
£2,400
2010 Lithic Studies Society: Grant for conference organisation
£500
2007 Arts and Humanities Research Council: part-time non-UK PhD funding
£11,900
2007 Lithic Studies Society: John Wymer Bursary
£250
2005 Rotary Belgium District 1620: MA Grant and study loan
€10,000

Professional Involvement

Board Elected regular board member for the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution (ESHE.eu, September 2015-September 2019)
Editor Human Origins Journal, BAR conference volume
Reviewer
  • PLOS ONE
  • Quaternary Science Reviews
  • Journal of Archaeological Science
  • Quaternary International
  • Journal of the Lithics Studies Society
  • Journal of Lithic Studies
  • British Archaeological Report series
  • University of Southampton monograph series

Conference Organisation

2017

Session Organiser
‘Connecting Middle Palaeolithic datasets: the interplay of zooarchaeological and lithic data for unravelling Neanderthal behaviour’

Conference: 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA), Vancouver (Canada)

2014 Session Convener
‘Bifacial tools in the Middle Palaeolithic of western Eurasia: typo-technological variability and spatio-temporal trends’

Conference: XVII World UISPP Congress 2014, Burgos (Spain)
2011 Chair of the Organising Committee
Conference: Unravelling the Palaeolithic: 10 years of research at the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins,
University of Southampton
2011 Principal founder of ‘Unravelling the Palaeolithic’conference series
Annual UK conference series aimed at integrating postgraduate and senior researchers travelling between Southampton, Liverpool, Cambridge, Durham and Oxford.
2008, 2009 Chair of the Organising Committee
Conference: PG Research Archaeology Symposium,
University of Southampton   
2008 Session Convener
‘Spoilt For Choice: Uncovering Choice in The Archaeological record’

Conference: Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG),
University of Southampton