Project Groups:

Frontiers + Transitions:
A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 A6.I A6.II
Prey + Statehood:
B1 B2 B3
Control + Attachment:
C1 C3 C4 C5 C6
Integration + Absorption:
D1 D2 D3

Projects according to Project Group

A    Frontiers and Transitions

A1     The development of nomadism in northern Syria in the 3rd millennium B.C. · Prof. Dr. W. Orthmann, Prof. Dr. F. Blocher, Halle

A2    Equestrian nomads in Transcaucasia · Prof. Dr. A. Furtwängler, Halle

A3    Life worlds of a nomadic tribe from 1900 to 2000: the Welde example · Prof. Dr. A. Nippa, Leipzig

A4    Economy and image of new nomadic activities in North Africa · Prof. Dr. J. Gertel, Leipzig

A5    Economical symbiosis and cultural separation: service nomads in rural and urban context · Prof. Dr. B. Streck, Leipzig

A6    The image of the Bedouin in Arabic literary culture: the perception of nomadic culture and Arabic heritage in the Middle Ages.
Subject I:  The image of the Bedouin in the classical Arabic literature · Prof. Dr. St. Leder, Halle
Subject II: The image of the Bedouin in Arabic popular narratives · Prof. Dr. St. Leder, Halle

B    Prey and Statehood

B1    The Bedouinization of Syria in the 10th century · Prof. Dr. St. Leder, Halle

B2    Nomadic rule in sedentary context: formation of states in Central Asia, 16th and 18th centuries · Prof. Dr. J. Paul, Halle

B3    Nomadism and the State: the Qâjâr Dynasty in 19th Century Iran · Prof. Dr. I. Schneider, Halle

C    Control and Attachment

C1    Nomads and sedentaries in Hellenistic Syria · Prof. Dr. A. Mehl, Halle

C3    Sedentariness and nomadism under Roman rule in the Maghreb · Prof. Dr. Ch. Schubert, Leipzig

C4    Nomads as confederates in the Near East from 63 B.C. to 630 A.D. · Prof. Dr. A. Mehl, Halle

C5    Nomads and sedentaries in pre-Muslim Transoxania (ca. 5th to 8th/9th centuries A.D.) · Prof. Dr. A. Mehl, Prof. Dr. M. Mode, Halle

C6    Nomadic and sedentary peoples – Northern Mesopotamia in the Arsacid and Sasanian periods · Prof. Dr. G. Brands, Prof. Dr. F. Blocher, Halle

D    Integration and Absorption

D1    Difference and integration of Amorites: a study of social difference and integration of sedentary and migratory parts of the populace · Prof. Dr. Cl. Wilcke, Leipzig

D2    An archaeology of interactions: nomads, rural population and Egyptian conquerors in Lower Nubia in the New Kingdom (2nd half of the 2nd millennium BC) · Prof. Dr. H.-W. Fischer-Elfert, Leipzig

D3   Transfers of arms and armour from nomadic to sedentary peoples and vice versa in the Parthian and Sasanian periods · Prof. Dr. M. Mode, Prof. Dr. J. Tubach, Halle