Dr. phil. Annette Kühlem

Annette Kühlem

Research staff

OS 100, 24106 Kiel, 1. OG
Phone: +49 (0) 431 880-7442
Telefax: +49 (0) 431 880-4083
akuehlem@ecology.uni-kiel.de

Personal Information

Date and Place of Birth: 16th March 1981, Eberbach
Nationality: German

Work Experience

2019 – present
Excavation director for the interdisciplinary project entitled “Genesis, Function, and Chronology of the Babeldaob Terraces, Republic of Palau” of the Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel

2015 – 2018
Research Scholarship from the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) entitled “Sacred Trees in French Polynesia and on Easter Island” with several months of fieldwork in the Marquesas Islands each year

2012 – 2013
Excavation director for the archaeological project entitled „Settlement History of Melanesia – Archaeological Investigations on Malaita Island, Solomon Islands“ of the German Archaeological Institute

2011 – present:
Deputy Project director and excavation director for the archaeological project entitled „Resource management on Easter Island“ of the German Archaeological Institute

2007 – 2009
Freelancer for the documentary channel Phoenix of the ZDF TV station

2006 – 2007
Research fellow for the archaeological project entitled „Lomas de Casarabe, Beni, Bolivia“ of the German Archaeological Institute

2005 – 2008
Research Fellow for various archaeological projects for the excavation firm Artemus

2004 – 2007
Student editorial staff for the documentary channel Phoenix of the ZDF TV station

2003 – 2004
Student research fellow for the archaeological „Karakorum Expedition“ in Mongolia for the German Archaeological Institute

Education

2012: Doctorate degree (Dr. phil. 1,7) at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Title of the Dissertation:
Die Knochenartefakte der Loma Salvatierra, Nord-Ost Bolivien (Bone Artefacts of the Loma Salvatierra, North-East Bolivia)

2005: Masters Degree (Magistra Artium 1,5) at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

2000: University Entrance Diploma (Abitur 2,1) at the Gymnasium Burgdorf

1992 – 1995: International Community School Abidjan, Ivory Coast

1987 – 1989: Ramseyer Memorial School Accra, Ghana

Publications

Kühlem, A. (2019): Eine Brücke zwischen Menschen und Göttern – Das Konzept heiliger Bäume in Ostpolynesien. In: Kommission für Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen (eds.), Ergrabene Welten. 40 Jahre archäologische Spurensuche auf vier Kontinenten. Laserline Druckzentrum Berlin, Berlin: 198–207.

Vogt, B., Kühlem, A., Moser, J., Cauwe, N., Mieth, A. & Bork, H.-R. (2018): Palmeras, pigmentos y „lágrimas largas“. Ava Ranga Uka A Toroke Hau / Rapa Nui, Rapa Nui Press, Santiago.

Kühlem, A., Mieth, A., Bork, H.-R. & Vogt, B. (in print): The Concept of Sacred Trees in French Polynesia and on Rapa Nui. In: B. Vogt, A. Kühlem, H.-R. Bork & A. Mieth (eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific, Berlin 2015.

Kühlem, A., Hartl-Reiter, C., Atan Hey, N. & Pakarati, S.: „Eyes towards the horizon“ – Considerations on two newly discovered ship petroglyphs on Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Journal of the Polynesian Society 128 (3): 337–352.

Kühlem, A. (in print): “Informative Rhythms” – Drums and their Specific Messages in East Are‘Are, Malaita, Solomon Islands. In: B. Vogt, A. Kühlem, H.-R. Bork & A. Mieth (eds.): Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific, Berlin 2015.

Kühlem, A. (2017a): Los Artefactos de Hueso de la Loma Salvatierra, Plural Editores, La Paz.

Kühlem, A. (2017b): Faire parler les arbres anciens. Hiroa 115: 12–13.

Cauwe, N., Vogt, B. & Kühlem, A. (2017): Ava Ranga Uka A Toroke Hau. Een ceremoniële vallei op Paaseiland. Science connection 54: 28–30.

Vogt, B. & Kühlem, A. (2017): "By the Quebrada of Ava Ranga Uka A Toroke Hau – about landscape transformation and the significance of water and trees." In: S. Haoa Cardinali, K.B. Ingersoll, D.W. Ingersoll Jr. & C. M. Stevenson (eds.): Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui. Routledge, London & New York: 125–144.

Vogt, B., & Kühlem, A. (2017): Die Feldforschungen der KAAK 2014 – 2016 in Ava Ranga Uka A Toroke Hau und an der Quebrada Vaipú auf der Osterinsel (Chile), Zeitschrift für Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen 7: 325–348.

Kühlem, A. (2016a): “Controlling the Elements”: Anthropogenic Landscape Transformation at Ava Ranga Uka A Toroke Hau, Rapa Nui (Easter Island). In: F. Valentin & G. Molle (eds.): Spatial Dynamics in Oceania. Discovery, Appropriation, and the Emergence of Traditional Societies: 91–99.

Kühlem, A. (2016b): Sacred Trees in Polynesia, Moe Varua 95, 4–7.

Kühlem, A. (2016c): Drum Messages in East Are’Are, Malaita, Solomon Islands, Moe Varua 99: 5–8.

Kühlem, A. (2016d): Review: Jan Boersema, The Survival of Easter Island – Dwindling Resources and Cultural Resilience, Rapa Nui Journal 30 (2): 96–97.

Kühlem, A., Vogt, B. & Hartl-Reiter, C. (2014): Landschaftsüberformung und Wasserkult auf der Osterinsel. In: H.-J. Przybilla, T.P. Kersten & F. Boochs (eds.): Von low-cost bis high-tech: 3D-Dokumentation in Archäologie & Denkmalpflege: 53–59.

Kühlem, A. (2012): "Bein statt Stein“– Knochenartefakte aus dem bolivianischen Amazonastiefland. Archäologische Informationen 35, 303–318.

Kühlem, A. (2011): Die Knochenartefakte der Loma Salvatierra, Nordost-Bolivien. Dissertation. Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn.