Dissertation Title:

Geochemical analysis of carbonate deposits from the Ain Juj water channel in Baalbek (working title)

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Voigt

Short Bio:

Juliane Schmidt (M.A.) studied Art History, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leipzig and graduated with a Master degree in 2000. After her Master she worked as research assistant at the Institute of Art History in Leipzig. From 2001 until 2005 she worked and lived in Mongolia where she participated in several excavations in Karakorum. In 2011, she graduated with a Master of Arts in World Heritage Studies at the BTU Cottbus. Her Master thesis was entitled “The Water Distribution System of Baalbek during Roman times and its significance for the development of its sanctuary and city”. After the completion of her Master, she worked for the city of Leipzig on the “Leipzig and its Musical Heritage” application for the UNESCO tentative list.


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