CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Gudrun E. E. Colbow

 

 PERSONAL DETAILS 

 

ADDRESSES

46 Main Avenue

Wilston Qld.4051

Australia

Sachsenkamstraße 29

D-81369-München

Germany

22 Wembley Park Drive

Wembley Middlesex HA9 8HA

United Kingdom

CONTACT NUMBERS

(H) +61733566757,  (M) +61410288641,  (M) +447927728556

EMAIL

gudruncolbow@heliostravel.com

MARITAL STATUS

Married

NATIONALITY

German

QLD Teacher
Registration No. 
802646 Current to 31.12.2013

EDUCATION

Tertiary

December 2003

BACHELOR of EDUCATION

University of Queensland

Majors:

L.O.T.E. German

Multistrand/Junior Science

1998 - 1994

HABILITATION

Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich / Germany

Venia legendi:

Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

1991 - 1984

DOCTORATE

Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich / Germany

Majors:

Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

Turkish Language and Culture

Cuneiform Studies

1983 - 1982

MAGISTER ARTIUM

Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich / Germany

Majors:

Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

Classical Archaeology

Cuneiform Studies

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Post-Doctorate Scholarships and Positions

Current - 2010

Quality control for National Curriculum

 

June/July 2010

Research stay at the University of Ghent. Work on seal impressions of the Ur-Utu-Archive.

 

Current - Feb 2007

Submitting approved work programs in Multistrand Science (senior suject) and Senior Chemistry, amending approved work program in Senior Biology.
Responsible for resource acquisition and maintenance of educational collections

 

June 2011 - May 2004

L.O.T.E. (German, French and Latin) and science TEACHER at The Kooralbyn International School, a private high school south of Brisbane. Teaching in Primary School as well as in Highschool

 

May 2004 - Dec 2003

Contract as a TEACHER of German at Pine Rivers SHS, Brisbane and Supply TEACHER with Education Queensland

 

Dec 2003 - Oct 2001

Self-employed EXPERT of Ancient Near Eastern Art

 

Sept 2001 - Nov 1997

EMPLOYEE (ASSISTANT-DOCTEUR) in the IUAP-project at the Musees Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire and the University of Gent, Belgium.

Research about Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics and Lecturing

Oct - Sept 1997

FEODOR LYNEN SCHOLAR at the University of Liege, Belgium

Research about Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics

Sept 1997 - Oct 1996

DAAD SCHOLAR at the Departement des Antiquites Orientaux, Louvre, Paris

Research about Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics and Lecturing

Sept 1996 - May 1995

FEODOR LYNEN SCHOLAR at the University of Liege, Belgium

Research about Ancient Syria. Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics and Lecturing

April 1995 - Sept 1994

Assistant position at the University of Liege

Research about Ancient Syria, Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics and Lecturing

Aug 1994 - March 1994

FEODOR LYNEN SCHOLAR at the University of Liege, Belgium

Research about Ancient Syria, Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics and Lecturing

Feb 1994 - Sept 1992

JUNIOR LECTURER at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany

Research about Neo-Assyrian Art, Lecturing about Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics

Aug 1992 - Jan 1990

DFG-SCHOLAR at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany

Research about Ancient Near Eastern Glyptics, Iconography and Chronology

Jan 1990 - Jan 1989

Self-employed EXPERT for Ancient Near Eastern Art

Scientific Papers, Expertises in Ancient Near Eastern Art

Under-Graduate and Graduate Scholarships and Positions

Dec - Oct 1988

GRADUATE EMPLOYEE, fulltime, at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

 

April 1987 - July 1988

DOCTORATE SCHOLARSHIP of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

 

March 1987 - July 1986

GRADUATE EMPLOYEE, fulltime, at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

 

June - Jan 1986

GRADUATE EMPLOYEE, fulltime, at the DAI, Berlin

 

Dec 1985 - July 1984

GRADUATE EMPLOYEE, fulltime, at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

 

Nov 1977 - June 1983

SCHOLARSHIP for gifted and talented students, Region of Bavaria

 

EXPERIENCE in CONCEPTUALIZING EXHIBITIONS

2001

Musees Royaux Brussels. Seals and sealings from the Ancient Near East.

 

1995

Abbaye de Brogne, Belgium.

 

1985

Archaeological Museum, Raqqa. Archaeological findings from the Khabur region.

 

1981

Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany. Keramik und Keramikherstellung im Alten Orient.

 

EXPERIENCE in PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

2002

Edition and printing of G.Colbow "Tradition und Neubeginn", Habilitationsschrift,
with the Profil-Verlag, Munich.

 

2001-1997

Associate editor-in-charge for the respective volumes of Akkadica, Brussels.

 

1995-1985

Planning and organizing the series Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien
with the Profil-Verlag, Munich

 

EXPERIENCE in EXCAVATIONS

2001

Expert for small finds at TELL MOZAN

 

1996 - 1994

Assistant of the excavator at TELL EL-AMARNA

 

1985, 1983

Participation in the excavation of TELL BI'A

 

1986, 1982, 1981

Participation in prehistoric excavations in GERMANY

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

o         Fluent in French, English and Italian, good standard of Arabic and Turkish

o         Teaching languages (English, French, Latin, Classical Greek) and science subjects

o         Personnel management

o         Digital database development (4th Dimension, Access) and usage of Computer Aided Design (CAD)

o         Using a wide range of PC software (word processing, spreadsheets, database software, desktop publishing software, communication tools)

o         Designing oral presentations

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Registered L.O.T.E. and science teacher in Queensland, Australia

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

o         Member of the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale

o         Member of Deutsche Orient Gesellschaft

o         Member of Fondation Georges Dossin

o         Member of Goethe Society, Brisbane

o         Member of Modern Language Teacher Association, Queensland

o         Member of Queensland Science Teacher Association

OTHER SKILLS

o         Very experienced in IT (user of MacIntosh and IBM compatible workstations)

o         Proficient in new media

o         Experienced in Museum Education, guide for special exhibitions

o         Experienced in language and science tuition

o         Coaching adolescents: Swimming, horse riding

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

o         Comparative cultural studies, travel, languages

o         Arts, music

o         Skiing, dancing, horse riding, swimming, hiking

REFEREES

Professional

Prof. Dr. Michel Tanret

University of Gent

Vakgroup Talen en Culturen van het Nabije Oosten en Noord Afrika

Vakgebied Oude Nabije Oosten

St. Pietersplein, 6

B-9000 Gent

BELGIUM

Ph (W) +32 9 264 3557

Fax +32 9 366 5655

e-mail: Michel.Tanret@rug.ac.be

Prof. Dr. Michael Roaf

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

München

Institut für Vorderasiatische Archäologie

Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1

D-80539 München

GERMANY

Ph (W) +49 89 2180 5491

Fax +49 89 2180 99 5491

e-mail: Michael.Roaf@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Personal

Dr. S. Ashmore

Senior Lecturer

Griffith University

Nathan Campus Qld 4111

Ph (W)

(H)

+61 7 3875 5346

+61 7 3864 5050

Dr. M. Neudert

Adjunct Professor

Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane Qld 4001

 

Ph (W)

+61 7 3864 5050

 

 

LATEST PORFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

o                                6 ICAANE, Rome, May 5-10, 2008

o                                5 ICAANE, Madrid, April 3-8, 2006

o                                51e Rencontre Internationale, Chicago, July 18-22, 2005

o                                Statewide Conference of Modern Language Teachers, Brisbane,June 26 - 28, 2004

o                                Education Queensland, Senior Assessment Workshop, Brisbane, August 17, 2004

o                                48e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden July 1 - 4, 2002

o                                47e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Helsinki, July 2 - 6, 2001, paper to topic

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

Monographies:

1.

"Zur Rundplastik des Gudea von Laga?", Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 5, München 1987

2.

"Die Kriegerische I?tar". Zu den Erscheinungsformen bewaffneter Gottheiten zwischen der Mitte des 3. und der Mitte des 2. Jahrtausends. Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 8, München 1991

3.

"Spätaltbabylonische Glyptik aus Südbabylonien" Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 15, München 1995

4.

"Tradition und Neubeginn". Eine ausführliche Bearbeitung der spätaltbabylonischen Abrollungen aus Sippar und ihres Beitrags zur Glyptik der Kassiten. Profilverlag München, 2002 (thesis to obtain a habilitation).

 

Articles:

1.

"Einige Abrollungen aus der Zeit Ammiditanas bis Samsuditanas im Louvre", Révue d'Assyriologie 86, Paris 1992, 121 - 157

2.

"Samsuiluna-zeitliche Abrollungen aus nordbabylonischen Archiven außerhalb Sippars", Revue d'Assyriologie 89, Paris 1995, 149 - 189

3.

"Zu einigen besonderen Siegelbildern aus spätaltbabylonischer Zeit", Akkadica 99/100, Bruxelles 1996, 36 - 44

4.

"Ein gesiegelter Umschlag aus Kār ?ama? und neue Aspekte zur Herkunft einiger Dokumente aus dem Ur-Utu-Archiv", Northern Akkad Project Reports 9, Gent 1996, 51 - 61

5.

"Altbabylonische Abrollungen in der école Pratique des Hautes études. Die Glyptik des ?ēp-Sīn-Archivs und weitere zeitgleiche Abrollungen aus Larsa", Révue d'Assyriologie 90.1, Paris 1996, 61 - 76

6.

"Spätaltbabylonische Siegelabrollungen aus Nordbabylonien im Louvre. Eine Nachlese zu den Veröffentlichungen von L. Delaporte und L. al-Gailani, SMEA 40/2, Rom 1998, 167-196.

7.

"Anbringungsorte neuassyrischer Felsreliefs - Bedeutsame Räume in der Königspropaganda?" Iranica Antiqua XXXV, Gent 2000, 1 - 19

8.

"Die Siegel der Sanga des Gula-Tempels in Sippar. Ein klarer Fall von Familientradition?" Akkadica 116, Bruxelles 2000, 34 - 41

9.

"Siegelbräuche und Siegeldekore bei den Mästern von Sippar." Altorientalische Forschungen 31.1, Berlin 2004, 105 - 131

 

Contributions to encyclopaedias and volumes in honour of:

1.

"Die spätaltbabylonische Einführungsszene. Zum Fortleben eines zentralen Bildmotivs der Ur-III-Zeit", in: ö. Tunca (ed.), Tablettes et Images aux Pays de Sumer et d'Akkad. Volume in honor of Monsieur H. Limet, A.P.H.A. mémoires 1, Liège 1996, 37 - 43

2.

"Zur Abrollung eines Tonsiegels unter Ammisaduqa", in: H. Gasche, B. Hrouda (ed.), CollectaneaOrientalia. Histoire, arts de l'espace et industrie de la terre. Volume in honor of A. Spycket. Civilisations du Proche-Orient Serie I. Archéologie et Environnement 3, Neuchâtel 1996, 83 - 89

3.

"More insights into the representations of the moon god in the third and second millennium B.C." in: I.L. Finkel, M.J. Geller (ed.), Sumerian Gods and their representations, Cuneiform monographs 7, Styx Publications Groningen 1997, 19 - 31.

4.

"Der Stiermensch als Opfertierträger" in: H. Waetzoldt, H. Hauptmann (ed.), Assyrien im Wandel der Zeiten. Proceedings of the 39th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Heidelberg 6.-10. Juli 1992. Heidelberger Studien zum Alten Orient 6, Heidelberg 1997, 235 - 238

5.

"Bart" Contribution to the encyclopaedia Der Neue Pauly, Metzler-Verlag Stuttgart, 1997

6.

"Eine Abbildung des Gottes Amurrum in einem Mari-Brief", in: J.-M. Durand (ed.), Florilegium Marianum III, Monography for the memory of M.-Th. Barrelet, Mémoires de N.A.B.U. 4, SEPOA Paris 1997, 85 - 90

7.

"Die  Ί ana-Abrollungen des Gimil-Ninkarrak-Archivs im Louvre, Zeugen des Kulturaustauschs zwischen dem Mittleren Euphrat und Nord-Babylonien", in: K. van Lerberghe/G. Voet (ed.) Language and Cultures in Contact. At the crossroad of civilizations in the Syro - Mesopotamian Realm. Proceedings of the 42nd RAI, OLA 96, Leuven 2000, 33 - 48

8.

"Middle, Low or Ultra-Low?" A State of Research into 2nd Millennium Chronology due to Syrian Glyptic Evidence. in: Just in Time. Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Ancient Near Eastern Chronology (2nd Millennium BC), Ghent 7-9 July 2000, Akkadica 119 - 120, Bruxelles 2000, 117 - 136.

9.

"Les combats d'animaux en Mésopotamie", in: D. Parayre (ed.), Les animaux et les hommes dans le monde syro-mesopotamien aux époques historiques, TOPOI, suppl. 2, Paris 2000 (2001) 383-398.

10.

"Tracht", Contribution to the encylopaedia Der Neue Pauly, Metzler-Verlag Stuttgart, 2002

11.

"Syrian Seals in Babylonia with or without Egyptianizing Elements", Tamas A. Bács (ed.), A Tribute to excellence. Studies offered in Honor of E. Gaál, U. Luft und László Török, Budapest 2002, 155-162.

12.

"Priestesses, either Married or Unmarried, and Spouses without Title". Their seal use and their seals in Sippar at the beginning of the 2nd millennium B.C., CRRAI 47, Helsinki 2002,85-90

13.

"Les empreintes des sceaux-cylindres de Harradum", in: Francis Joannès (ed.), Harradum II. Les textes de la période paléo-babylonienne (Samsu-īluna-Ammi-saduqa), chapitre 5, erc, Paris 2006, 159-166.

14.

"Amurru", Contribution to the encylclopedia Iconography of Deities and Demons in the Biblical World, published in Fribourg/Switzerland, November 2007/January 2008.

15.

"An Iconographic Motive from the Reign of ?am?i-Adad I. with a Truly Local Air?", in: S. Dönmez, (ed.), Studies on Honour of Prof.Dr.V.Donbaz, Istanbul 2010

 

Reviews:

1.

Critical Review of D. Collon, Interpreting the Past: Near Eastern Seals, London British Museum Press, 1990, Archiv für Orientforschung 40/41, Wien 1993/1994, 151 - 155

2.

"Altbabylonische Siegel und Siegelabrollungen - Addenda et Corrigenda", Review of Cl. Doumet, Sceaux et cylindres orientaux: la collection Chiha, Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 9, Fribourg 1992. in: NABU, Paris 1998, contribution no 128

3.

Critical Review of R.M. Boehmer, Uruk. Früheste Siegelabrollungen. R.M. Boehmer (Hrsg.), Ausgrabungen in Uruk-Warka, Endberichte, Bd. 24, Mainz am Rhein, WdO 33 (2003) 269-273.

 

Publications in press:

1.

"Die Glyptik des Ur-Utu-Archivs. Ein allgemeiner Abriß zum Stand der Forschungen und eine Erörterung der Forschungsperspektiven". To be published in Akkadica, one of the next volumes.

2.

"Glyptica VII". A bibliography about Mesopotamian seals and seal impressions. Publications between 1985 and 1997. Presumably appears in one of the next volumes of Akkadica.

3.

"Four-winged-deities". Contribution to the encylclopedia Iconography of Deities and Demons in the Biblical World, to be published in Fribourg/Switzerland in 2010.