Arabic Studies / Islamic Studies:
A6.I A6.II B1
Archaeology: A1 A2 C6
Assyriology: D1
Classical History: C3 C4
Cultural Anthropology: A3 A5
Egyptology: D2
Geography: A4
History of the Middle East and Middle Asia/Archaeology of Central Asia: D3
Islamic Studies / Iranian Studies: B2 B3
Associated Projects: C1 C5

Projects according to Subject

Arabic Studies / Islamic Studies:

A6    The image of the Bedouin in the Arabic scripural 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
Arbeitsbereich II: The image of the Bedouin in Arabic popular epics · Prof. Dr. St. Leder, Halle

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


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

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


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

Classical history:

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

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

Cultural Anthropology:

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

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


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


History of the Middle East and Middle Asia / Archaeology of Central Asia:

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

Islamic Studies / Iranian studies:

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

Associated Projects:

C1    Nomads and sedentaries in Hellenistic Syria · 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