Dr Joseph W. Lehner

ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award Fellow

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The University of Sydney

Biographical details

Joseph (Seppi) Lehner is an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Award Fellow who specializes in the archaeology of Southwest Asia. He finished his PhD at the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and is a past Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor Fellow at the University of Tübingen and a Senior Fellow at the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations at Koç University in Istanbul.He conducts extensive field work in Turkey and Oman, and has been involved in projects elsewhere in Egypt, Ethiopia, India, and Arctic North America. His research focuses on the social, environmental, and cultural impacts of strategic resource management, in particular mining and metallurgy.

Research interests

· Early complex societies and states in southwestern Asia

· Bronze and Iron Age Anatolia & Arabia

· Human – environment interaction, complex economies, urbanism, long-distance trade

· Archaeological materials science, archaeometallurgy

Selected grants

2019

  • From mines to graves: metallurgy and metal exchange in western Anatolia ca 3700- 1500 BC; Lehner J; British Institute at Ankara (UK)/Research Grant.

2018

  • Strategic resources and human cooperation in the rise of social complexity; Lehner J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Lehner, J., Yazgan, E., Pernicka, E., Kulakoglu, F. (2015). Continuity of Tin Consumption during the Early Bronze Age at Kultepe. In F. Kulakoglu, C. Michel (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st Kultepe International Meeting. Kultepe, September 19-23, 2013. Studies Dedicated to Kutlu Emre, (pp. 195-218). Belgium: Brepols Publishers.
  • Lehner, J., Yener, K. (2014). Organization and specialization of early mining and metal technologies in Anatolia. In Roberts B W, Thornton C P (Eds.), Archaeometallurgy in global perspective: Methods and syntheses, (pp. 529-557). New York: Springer. [More Information]

Journals

  • Batmaz, A., Lehner, J., Dardeniz, G. (2018). Long-distance interaction in Urartu?: Provenance and composition of copper alloys from Ayanis, Turkey. Archaeometry. [More Information]
  • Wiig, F., Harrower, M., Braun, A., Nathan, S., Lehner, J., Simon, K., Sturm, J., Trinder, J., Dumitru, I., Hensley, S., et al (2018). Mapping a Subsurface Water Channel with X-Band and C-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar at the Iron Age Archaeological Site of 'Uqdat al-Bakrah (Safah), Oman. Geosciences, 8(9), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Branting, S., Tirpan, S., Lehner, J., Ozarslan, Y., Langis-Barsetti, D., Yoney, N., Marston, J., Graff, S., Proctor, L., Paulsen, P., et al (2017). Kerkenes 2016. Kazi Sonuclari Toplantisi, 39, 37-48.
  • Kurucayirli, E., Lehner, J., Hirschfeld, N. (2017). The Metal Cargo of the Cape Gelidonya Shipwreck (1200 BC): Typological and Archaeometallurgical Investigation of Copper and Tin Ingots [GELIDONYA BURNU BATIGININ (M.O. 1200) METAL KARGOSU: BAKIR KULCELERIN TIPOLOJIK VE ARKEOMETALURJIK INCELEMESI]. Arkeometri Sonuclari Toplantisi, 33, 229-248.
  • Branting, S., Tirpan, S., Lehner, J., Ozarslan, Y., Langis-Barsetti, D., Kalayci, T., Yoney, N., Graff, S., Proctor, L., Asiliskender, B. (2016). Kerkenes 2015. Kazi Sonuclari Toplantisi, 38, 179-190.
  • Yener, K., Kulakoglu, F., Yazgan, E., Kontani, R., Hayakawa, Y., Lehner, J., Dardeniz, G., Ozturk, G., Johnson, M., Kaptan, E., et al (2015). New tin mines and production sites near Kultepe in Turkey: A third-millennium BC highland production model. Antiquity, 89(345), 596-612. [More Information]
  • Schoop, U., Lehner, J. (2013). Long-distance trade and communication networks in Late Chalcolithic Anatolia. Heritage Turkey, , 27.
  • Lehner, J. (2011). A Preliminary Report on the Microstructure and Microanalysis of Metal from Bogazkoy: Project Framework and Aims of Research. Archaeologischer Anzeiger, 2011/1(31-86), 57-64.
  • Lehner, J. (2011). Bogazkoy Metal Buluntularinin Mikroyapisi Ve Mikroanalizi Hakkindaki On Rapor. Arkeometri Sonuclari Toplantisi, , 261-276.
  • Summers, G., Branting, S., Tirpan, S., Baturayoglu Yoney, N., Lehner, J. (2011). Kerkenes 2010. Kazi Sonuclari Toplantisi, (33), 535-558.

2018

  • Batmaz, A., Lehner, J., Dardeniz, G. (2018). Long-distance interaction in Urartu?: Provenance and composition of copper alloys from Ayanis, Turkey. Archaeometry. [More Information]
  • Wiig, F., Harrower, M., Braun, A., Nathan, S., Lehner, J., Simon, K., Sturm, J., Trinder, J., Dumitru, I., Hensley, S., et al (2018). Mapping a Subsurface Water Channel with X-Band and C-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar at the Iron Age Archaeological Site of 'Uqdat al-Bakrah (Safah), Oman. Geosciences, 8(9), 1-15. [More Information]

2017

  • Branting, S., Tirpan, S., Lehner, J., Ozarslan, Y., Langis-Barsetti, D., Yoney, N., Marston, J., Graff, S., Proctor, L., Paulsen, P., et al (2017). Kerkenes 2016. Kazi Sonuclari Toplantisi, 39, 37-48.
  • Kurucayirli, E., Lehner, J., Hirschfeld, N. (2017). The Metal Cargo of the Cape Gelidonya Shipwreck (1200 BC): Typological and Archaeometallurgical Investigation of Copper and Tin Ingots [GELIDONYA BURNU BATIGININ (M.O. 1200) METAL KARGOSU: BAKIR KULCELERIN TIPOLOJIK VE ARKEOMETALURJIK INCELEMESI]. Arkeometri Sonuclari Toplantisi, 33, 229-248.

2016

  • Branting, S., Tirpan, S., Lehner, J., Ozarslan, Y., Langis-Barsetti, D., Kalayci, T., Yoney, N., Graff, S., Proctor, L., Asiliskender, B. (2016). Kerkenes 2015. Kazi Sonuclari Toplantisi, 38, 179-190.

2015

  • Lehner, J., Yazgan, E., Pernicka, E., Kulakoglu, F. (2015). Continuity of Tin Consumption during the Early Bronze Age at Kultepe. In F. Kulakoglu, C. Michel (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st Kultepe International Meeting. Kultepe, September 19-23, 2013. Studies Dedicated to Kutlu Emre, (pp. 195-218). Belgium: Brepols Publishers.
  • Yener, K., Kulakoglu, F., Yazgan, E., Kontani, R., Hayakawa, Y., Lehner, J., Dardeniz, G., Ozturk, G., Johnson, M., Kaptan, E., et al (2015). New tin mines and production sites near Kultepe in Turkey: A third-millennium BC highland production model. Antiquity, 89(345), 596-612. [More Information]

2014

  • Lehner, J., Yener, K. (2014). Organization and specialization of early mining and metal technologies in Anatolia. In Roberts B W, Thornton C P (Eds.), Archaeometallurgy in global perspective: Methods and syntheses, (pp. 529-557). New York: Springer. [More Information]

2013

  • Schoop, U., Lehner, J. (2013). Long-distance trade and communication networks in Late Chalcolithic Anatolia. Heritage Turkey, , 27.

2011

  • Lehner, J. (2011). A Preliminary Report on the Microstructure and Microanalysis of Metal from Bogazkoy: Project Framework and Aims of Research. Archaeologischer Anzeiger, 2011/1(31-86), 57-64.
  • Lehner, J. (2011). Bogazkoy Metal Buluntularinin Mikroyapisi Ve Mikroanalizi Hakkindaki On Rapor. Arkeometri Sonuclari Toplantisi, , 261-276.
  • Summers, G., Branting, S., Tirpan, S., Baturayoglu Yoney, N., Lehner, J. (2011). Kerkenes 2010. Kazi Sonuclari Toplantisi, (33), 535-558.

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