Dr. Mike Belasus

Dr. phil, Dipl. Prähist.

 

Research Associate

Tel.: +49 4421 915 151

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Publications

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8824-7299

 

Curriculum vitae
Since 2021

Research associate at NIhK in Wilhelmshaven. Principal Investigator of the Project „Coast without ships – Evidence for watercraft of the first millennium AD in North West Germany“ funded by Pro-Niedersachsen.

2018-2021

Research associate at the Saxo-Institute, University of Copenhagen, within the Project „TIMBER: Northern Europe’s timber resource - chronology, origin and exploitation“, funded by the European Research Commission (ERC).

2015-2018

Research associate at the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven within the Project „From the North Sea to the Norwegian Sea – interdisciplinary research on the Hanseatic League“, funded by the Leibniz-Foundation.

2015

Conferment of doctorate from the University of Rostock. Thesis on Tradition and Change in clinker-shipbuilding in the Baltic Sea Region during Early Modern Times.

2014-2015

Research associate at the NIhK in Wilhelmshaven. Research assessment on first millennium AD watercraft along the southern North Sea coast.

2011-2014

Research associate at the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven within the Project „Threatened cultural archive North Sea“, funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). 

2008-2011

Research associate at the German Archaeological Institute’s Roman-Germanic-Commission in Frankfurt a. M. within the research project „Shipbuilding and shipping during the high and late medieval period – Evaluation of the archaeological sources from the south-western Baltic Sea“, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

2005-2007

Research associate at the State Office for Culture and Heritage Protection, Department for Archaeology in Schwerin/Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.

1999-2004

Studies in Archaeology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel. Graduation with a thesis on a 12th century ship from the island Möweninsel near Schleswig.

Research priorities
  • Nautical Archaeology

Current research topics
  • Pro-Niedersachsen funded project: Coast without ships – Evidence for watercraft of the first millennium AD in the southern North Sea region.

Memberships, honorary offices, awards
  • Member working group archaeological cultural heritage of the German Academy of Science LEOPOLDINA, Halle /Saale.

  • Member working group DNA – Digital Nautical Archaeology.