Project Groups:

Frontiers + Transitions:
A1  A3  A4  A7
Conflict + Control:
B1  B4.I B4.II B4.III  B5  B6
Integration + Attachment:
D3  D5  D6  D7  D8  D9
Reflexion + Concepts:
E4  E5  E6
Associated Projects:
F2  F3  F4

Projects according to Project Group

 A    Frontiers and Transitions

A1    The development of nomadism in the Syrian-Mesopotamian region between the 4th and the 1st millennium BC · Prof. Dr. Felix Blocher, Halle

A3    Land Use in the Syrian Steppes – Practice and Argument · PD Dr. A. Nippa, Leipzig

A4    Nomads without pastures? Globalization, Regionalization and Livelihood Security · Prof. Dr. J. Gertel, Leipzig

A7    Mobile life-strategies in dependence on ecological resources in the northwestern coastal zone of Egypt from antiquity to early islamic times · Prof. Dr. G. Brands, Dr. Thomas Vetter, Dr. M. Zierdt, Halle

B    Conflict and Control

B1    Bedouin Groups in Syria and Egypt: Interplays between Nomads and the Aiyûbid and Mamlûk State Systems · Prof. Dr. St. Leder

B4    Nomads and State – Changing balances of power in Mesopotamia:
Subject 1: Aramaic tribes and the Syro-Mesopotamian homeland 12th–9th century B.C. · Prof. Dr. F. Blocher, Halle
Subject 2: Between Pasture, Town and Palace: Nomads and Settled Population in the Mari Kingdom (19./18. C. B.C.) · Prof. Dr. M. Streck, Leipzig
Subject 3: State control of the open range – nomadic control of the state: constant factors in the history of the Ancient Near East? · Prof. Dr. Cl. Wilcke, Leipzig

B5    Roman Rule in the Maghreb between Sedentariness and Nomadism · Prof. Dr. Ch. Schubert, Dr. A. Weiß, Leipzig

B6    Orientation in, perception and utilisation of space on the edge of the Arctic: Nomads and Sedentary people in Northwest Siberia · Prof. Dr. G. Schlee, Halle

D    Integration and Attachment

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

D5    Between loss of power and market integration: Central Asian nomads in Colonial times · Prof. Dr. J. Paul

D6    Mountainous and piedmont zones of Central Asia as areas of interaction between nomads and sedentaries. Case studies in the archaeology and history of the area between Zerafshan and Shakhristansay (Tadzhikistan) · Prof. Dr. M. Mode, Halle

D7    Nomadic and Sedentary Peoples – Northern Mesopotamia in the Arsacid and Sasanian Period · Dr. St. R. Hauser, Halle

D8    Nomads on the Territory of the Late Roman and Byzantine Empire from 3rd to 14th Century · Prof. Dr. A. Mehl, Dr. O. Schmitt, Halle

D9    Contested Autochthony. Land and water rights, and the relation of nomadic and sedentary people in South Kordofan (Sudan) · Prof. Dr. R. Rottenburg

E    Reflexion and Concepts

E4    The image of the nomad in the Syriac literature (4th – 13th century) · Prof. Dr. J. Tubach, Dr. Ute Pietruschka

E5    Russian Perceptions of the Nomads of the Czarist Empire · Prof. Dr. J. Paul, Prof. Dr. M. G. Müller

E6    Interaction of language and social norms: a sociolinguistic investigation into the conflict and integration of nomadic and sedentary lifestyles among Kazak speakers living in Kazakstan and Mongolia · Dr. I. Bellér-Hann

F    Associated Projects

F2    The Arabic dialects of the Beni Guil (North-Eastern Morocco). Way of life, language and identity · Dr. S. Gralla

F3    The Gabor people – Horizontal and vertical mobility among service nomads in Transylvania (Romania) · Prof. Dr. B. Streck, Fabian Jacobs M.A.

F4    Nukhba-yi Sayfiya: an Ethnographic Representation of the Yumut Turkmen in the Early 20th Century · Prof. Dr. I. Schneider, Esther Ohanecian M.A.