Peter Biehl

PhD

Peter Biehl.

Peter Biehl

PhD

Peter Biehl

PhD

Research Topics

Archaeology of Europe and the Near East; Climate Change in the Past and Present; Method and Theory; Social Meaning of Visual Imagery and Representation; Art, Symbolism and Religion; Digital Humanities; Museum Studies and Management; Cultural Heritage

Contact Information

380 Millard Fillmore Academic Center

Buffalo NY, 14261-0026

Phone: (716) 645-0407

pbiehl@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University of the Saarland

Research Interests

Archaeology of Europe and the Near East; Climate Change in the Past and Present; Method and Theory; Social Meaning of Visual Imagery and Representation; Art, Symbolism and Religion; Digital Humanities; Museum Studies and Management; Cultural Heritage.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses

  • APY 238 | Near and Middle Eastern Prehistory
  • APY 353 | Old World Prehistory
  • APY 414 | Museum Management

Graduate Courses

  • APY 514 | Museum Management
  • APY 587 | Archaeology in the Digital Age, Human Representations in Prehistory
  • APY 652 | Graduate Survey of Archaeology

Administrative Positions

Selected Publications

 
Books
  • 2016      Biehl, P.F. & Nieuwenhuyse, O. (eds.), Climate and Cultural Change in Prehistoric Europe and the Near East. Distinguished Monograph Series of the Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology. New York: SUNY Press.
  • 2014       Biehl, P.F., Comer, D., Prescott, C. & Soderland, H. (eds.), Identity and Heritage. Contemporary Challenges in a Globalized World. New York: Springer.In press. Biehl, P.F. & Rosenstock, E. (eds.), 6,000 BC: Times of Change in the Near East and Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2013      Biehl, P.F. & Prescott, C. (eds.), Heritage in the Context of Globalization. Europe and the Americas. New York: Springer.
  • 2010      Biehl, P.F. (ed.), Cravens World. The Human Aesthetic. University at Buffalo Art Galleries.
  • 2008      Biehl, P.F. & Rassamakin, J. (eds.), Import and Imitation in Archaeology. Schriften des Zentrums für Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des Schwarzmeerraumes, Vol. 11. Weissbach: Beier & Beran.
  • 2003      Studien zum Symbolgut der Kupferzeit und des Neolithikums in Südosteuropa. Saarbrücker Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd. 64. Bonn: Dr. Rudolt Habelt Verlag. 
  • 2002      Biehl, P.F., Gramsch, A. & Marciniak, A. (eds.), Archaeologies of Europe. History, Methods and Theories/ Archäologien Europas. Geschichte, Methoden und Theorien. Tübinger Archäologische Taschenbücher 4. Waxmann Verlag: Münster, New York, München, Berlin.
  • 2001      Biehl, P.F. & Bertemes, F. (eds.), The Archaeology of Cult and Religion. Archaeolingua: Budapest.
Articles and Book Chapters
  • In press. Kohler, T.A., Hritz, C., Biehl, P.F, Crate, S., Gardezi, M., Hamilton, L., Harlan, S.L,  Hubbell, B., Peterson, N., and Silva, J., Social Science Perspectives on Climate Change: Innovative Tools, Methods, and Analysis. WIRES Climate Change.
  • In press. Naumov, G. and Biehl, P.F., Forming and Transforming the Human Body in the Near Eastern Neolithic and Chalcolithic. B. Müller-Neuhof, C. Beuger & J. Becker (eds.), Iconography and Symbolic Meaning of the Human in Near Eastern Prehistory. Harrowitz: Wiesbaden.
  • In press. Rosenstock, E., Franz, I., Orton, D., Ostaptchouk, S., Rogasch, J., Stroud, E., and Biehl, P.F., The Transition between the East and West Mounds at Çatalhöyük around 6000 cal BC: a view from the West. In: Marciniak, A. (ed.), Social and Economic Changes in the Second Half of the 7th Millennium in the Near East. Atlanta: Lockwood Press.
  • 2018     Jessica Hendy, André C Colonese, Ingmar Franz, Ricardo Fernandes, Roman Fischer, David Orton, Alexandre Lucquin, Luke Spindler, Jana Anvari, Elizabeth Stroud, Peter Biehl, Camilla Speller, Nicole Boivin, Meaghan Mackie, Rosa Jersie-Christensen, Jesper Olsen, Matthew Collins, Oliver Craig, and Eva Rosenstock. Ancient proteins from ceramic vessels at Çatalhöyük West reveal the hidden cuisine of early farmers. Paper #NCOMMS-18-05335B. Nature Communications, 1-10.
  • 2018     Orton, D., Gibson, C., Last, J., Rosenstock, E., Rogasch, and Biehl, P.F., Dating the West Mound at Çatalhöyük and the Anatolian Early Chalcolithic. Antiquity, Volume 92, Issue 363: 620-639.
  • 2018     Biehl, P. F., Susan Crate, Maaz Gardezi, Lawrence Hamilton, Sharon L. Harlan, Carrie Hritz, Bryan Hubbell, Timothy A. Kohler, Nicole Peterson, Julie Silva (2018), Innovative Tools, Methods, and Analysis: Social Science Perspective on Climate Change. Washington, DC: USGCRP Social Science Coordinating Committee: 1-38. https://www.globalchange.gov/content/social-science-perspectives-climate-change-workshop
  • 2017     Anvari, J., Brady, J., Franz, I., Naumov, G., Orton, D., Ostaptchouk, S., Stroud, E., Willett, P.T., Rosenstock, E., and Biehl, P.F., Continuous Change: Venturing into the Early Chalcolithic at Çatalhöyük. In: S. Steadman & G. McMahon (eds.), Archaeology of Anatolia Volume 2. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, 6-39.
  • 2016     Willett, P., Franz, I.*, Kabukcu, C., Orton, D., Rogasch, J., Stroud, E., Rosenstock, E., and Biehl, P.F., The aftermath of the 8.2 Event: Cultural and Environmental Effects in the Anatolian Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic. In: Biehl, P.F. & Nieuwenhuyse, O. (eds.), Climate and Cultural Change in Prehistoric Europe and the Near East. Distinguished Monograph Series of the Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology. New York: SUNY Press, 95-115.
  • 2016      Nieuwenhuyse, O. and Biehl, P.F., Climate Change and Archaeology: An Introduction. Climate and Culture Change in Archaeology In: Biehl, P.F. & Nieuwenhuyse, O. (eds.), Climate and Cultural Change in Prehistoric Europe and the Near East. Distinguished Monograph Series of the Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology. New York: SUNY Press, 1-10.
  • 2015     Biehl, P.F., Climate and Social Change during the Transition between the Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic in Central Anatolia. In: S. Kerner, R. Dann and P. Bangsgaard Jensen (eds.), Ancient Society and Climate. Copenhagen: Copenhagen University Press, 113-136.
  • 2014     Biehl, P.F. & Harrison, L., University Museums in the Digital Age. In: G. Farnell (ed.), 10 Must Reads: Inclusion - Empowering New Audiences. New York: MuseumsEtc,  36-63.
  • 2014     H. Soderland, Biehl, P.F., Comer, D. & Prescott, C., Introduction. In: Biehl, P.F., Comer, D., Prescott, C. & H. Soderland (eds.), Identity and Heritage: Contemporary Challenges in a Globalized World. New York: Springer.
  • 2014     Comer, D., Biehl, P.F., Prescott, C.H. & Soderland, H. , Outlook. In: Biehl, P.F., Comer, D., Prescott, C. & H. Soderland (eds.), Identity and Heritage: Contemporary Challenges in a Globalized World. New York: Springer.
  • 2013     Biehl, P.F., Teaching Cultural Heritage in Europe and the US. In: P.F. Biehl and C. Prescott (eds.), Cultural Heritage and Identity in the Americas and Europe. Springer, 45-50.
  • 2013     Biehl, P.F. & Prescott, C., Introduction: Coming to grips with archaeology and heritage in a transformed world. In: P.F. Biehl and C. Prescott (eds.), Cultural Heritage and Identity in the Americas and Europe. Springer, 3-8.
  • 2013     Biehl, P.F. & Prescott, C., Outlook: Heritage in a Globalized World. In: P.F. Biehl and C. Prescott (eds.), Cultural Heritage and Identity in the Americas and Europe. Springer, 117-121.2012 Biehl, P.F., "Rapid vs Long-Term Social Change during the Neolithic-Chalcolithic Transition in Central Anatolia". Interdisciplinaria Archaeologica – Natural Sciences in Archaeology, 105-113.
  • 2012      Biehl, P.F., Rapid vs Long-Term Social Change during the Neolithic-Chalcolithic Transition in Central Anatolia. Interdisciplinaria Archaeologica - Natural Sciences in Archaeology, 105-113.
  • 2012     Biehl, P.F. & Harrison, L., "University Museums in the Digital Age: The Cravens World Open Storage Teaching Collection of the University at Buffalo". In: S. Jandl and M. Gold (eds.), Academic Museums: Campus and Community. New York: MuseumsEtc, 617-638.

Interviews/Films