Mgr. Peter Barta, PhD.

Peter Barta

Brief CV

  • since 2012: Department of Archaeology, Comenius University in Bratislava, lecturing researcher
  • 2009-2012: Department of Archaeology, Comenius University in Bratislava, lecturer
  • 2009: PhD. thesis, Absolute Chronology of the Bronze Age in East-Central Europe: methods and applications, Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University in Bratislava and Archaeological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Nitra, supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jozef Bátora
  • since 2006: Dendrochronological laboratory Bratislava, researcher
  • 2004-2008: Al-Khidr excavations (Failaka, Kuwait), author of the project
  • 2002-2005: study stays at the German Archaeological Institute, Dendrochronological laboratory, tutor: Dr. Karl-Uwe Heussner
  • 2000-2005: Mezraa-Teleilat excavations (Turkey), team member; study stays at University of Istanbul and American Reasearch Institute in Turkey, tutor: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Özdoğan
  • 2000: MA in archaeology and history, Comenius University in Bratislava, tutor: Prof. Dr. Mária Novotná
  • 1998-2000: Kırklareli-Asağıpınar excavations (Turkey), team member, tutors: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Özdoğan, Prof. Dr. Hermann Parzinger

Research projects

Grants in Slovakia
  • 2015-2019: Natura et cultura. The coevolution of mankind and nature between 6th and 2nd millenium BC in the area north of the middle Danube studied on the basis of archaeological and environmental sources, APVV-14-0550, team member
  • 2013-2016: LIBS and stable isotopes in archaeology, VEGA 1/0964/13, PI (funding 2013-2014: 8,503.00 EUR )
  • 2011-2014: Archaological Chronometry in Slovakia, APVV-0598-10, PI (funding total: 246,649.00 EUR)
  • 2012-2014: Preparation of publication of archaeological evidence from Svodín-Busahegy site, county Nové Zámky, VEGA 1/0924/12, team member (PI: Dr. Jana Mellnerová Šuteková; funding total: 20,384.00 EUR)
  • 2003-2005: Protection and preservation of archaeological and historical monuments in Slovakia as integral part of European cultural heritage, state comission of research and development 50/2003 (task SPVV 2003 SP 51/0280902), team member
  • 2003-2005: Farming and land use in early historical periods, VEGA 2/3174/23, team member (PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mária Hajnalová)
  • 2002-2003: Absolute dating in archaeology: dendrochronology in Slovakia, Jan Hus Educational Foundation, Cursus Innovati 155, PI
  • 2001-2003: Settlement structure in final Aeneolithic and Early Bronze Age (contribution research of social and cultural processes), VEGA 2/1074/21, team member (PI: Prof. Dr. Jozef Bátora)
  • 2000-2002: Vegetation and farming of Bronze Age in Slovakia, VEGA 2/7111/20, team member (PI: Dr. Eva Hajnalová)

 

 
Grants and research projects abroad
  • 2012-2015: Das frühvölkerwanderungszeitliche Kammergrab von Poprad, Slowakei - Ein interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt zur Auswertung eines außergewöhnlichen Fundes, DFG-Projekt LA 2891/2-1, Zentrum für Baltische und Skandinawische Archäologie Schloss Gottorf, team member (PI: Dr. Nina Lau)
  • 2011-2016: Fidvár bei Vráble - eine Siedlung an der Schnittstelle der alteuropäischen Metallurgieprovinzen. Interkulturelle Dynamik und Umweltveränderungen an einer Landschaftsökologischen Schlüsselregion im östlichen Zentraleuropa, team member (coordinator in Slovakia: Prof. Dr. Jozef Bátora)
  • 2011: Acquisition of data for oak and larch standards in Slovakia and import of current methodology of tree-ring study, Ernst-Mach Postdoctoral Grant 2010/2011 Dendrolabor, VIAS Universität Wien, PI (tutor: Dr. Otto Cichocki)
  • 2005-2006: Aufbau der Dendrochronologie in der Slowakei, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Wissenschaftsabteilung der Zentrale, Dendrolabor, Berlin, coordinator in Slovakia: Dr. Peter Barta, tutor: Dr. Karl-Uwe Heussner
  • 2005: Dendrochronological investigations in Slovakia: UNESCO World Heritage momuments and sites of regional importance, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Wissenschaftsabteilung der Zentrale, Dendrolabor, Berlin, International Visegrad Fund Scholarship, PI: Dr. Peter Barta, tutor: Dr. Karl-Uwe Heussner
  • 2004-2008: Kuwaiti-Slovak Archaeological Mission (KSAM), PI: Dr. Karol Pieta, Dr. Lucia Benediková, Dr. Peter Barta, authors of project: Dr. Peter Barta, Dr. Lucia Benediková
  • 2003-2004: Chipped discs: An overlooked stone-tool category of Anatolian Neolithic, Istanbul Üniversitesi, American Research Institute in Turkey, PI (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Özdoğan)

Field work

Slovakia
  • 2014: Castle Sivý Kameň, PI
  • 2014: Castle Tematín, PI
  • 2013: Castle Sivý Kameň, PI
  • 2012: Závod, dist. Malacky, PI
  • 2012: Diviaky nad Nitricou, PI
  • 2009: Bratislava-Rusovce, Balkánska ul., archeologist
  • 2009: Bratislava-Rusovce, Gerulata-Bergl, archeologist
 
Turkey and Kuwait
  • 2004-2008: Al-Khidr, Failaka Island, State of Kuwait, author of the project
  • 2000, 2002-2003: Mezraa-Teleilat, Upper Euphrates, Republic of Turkey, team member, PI: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Özdoğan
  • 1998-2000: Kırklareli-Aşağıpınar, Turkish Thrace, Republic of Turkey, team member, PI: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Özdoğan, Prof. Dr. Hermann Parzinger


Publications (selection)

  • 2014
  • Jamrichová, E. - Potůčková, A. - Horsák, M. - Hajnalová, M. - Barta, P. - Tóth, P. - Kuneš, P. Dating of vegetation change and human activity at Parížske močiare mire, Slovakia. In The Holocene, 2014, s. 1-15, DOI: 10.1177/0959683614551225.
  • 2011
  • Šefčáková, A. - Katina, S. - Mizera, I. - Halouzka, R. - Barta, P. - Thurzo, M. 2011: A Late Upper Palaeolithic Skull from Moča (The Slovak Republic) in the Context of Central Europe. Acta Mus. Nat. Pragae, Series B, Historia Naturalis, vol. 67, 2011, no. 1-2, 3-24.
  • 2010
  • Al-Mutairi, H. - Al-Shemali, J. - Barta, P. - Bartík, M. - Benediková, L. - Bielich, M. - Ďuriš, J. - Hartmann, S. - Hritz, Š. - Makýš, O. - Pieta, K. - Ruttkay, M. - Shehab, Sh. A. H. - Tirpák, J.: Failaka and Miskan Islands 2004 - 2009: Primary Scientific Report on the Activities of the Kuwaiti-Slovak Archaeological Mission. Edited by Lucia Benediková, Kuwait City 2010, ISBN 978-99906-0-317-0.
  • Barta, P. - Bartík, M. - Belanová-Štolcová, T. - Benediková, L. - Ďuriš, J. - Hajnalová, M. - Haruštiak, J. - Hritz, Š. - Miklíková, Z. - Sahehab, Sh. A. H. - Šebesta, B. - Štolc, S. - Tirpák, J.: Al-Khidr 2004 - 2009: Primary Scientific Report on the Activities of the Kuwaiti-Slovak Archaeological Mission. Edited by Lucia Benediková, Kuwait City 2010, ISBN 978-99906-0-316-3.
  • Barta, P. - Bóna, M. 2010: Chronometrické datovanie muriva kostola v Kostoľanoch pod Tribečom: prvé výsledky. In: Monumentorum Tutela - Ochrana Pamiatok, 22, 2010, 54-59.
  • Barta, P. - Hajnalová, M. - Barta, A. - Puškár, J. 2010: Analýza vzorky dreva z muriva kostola sv. Margity Antiochijskej v Kopčanoch, okr. Skalica. In: Monumentorum Tutela - Ochrana pamiatok, 22, 2010, 52-53.
  • Passariello, I. - Talamo, P. - D'Onofrio, A. - Barta, P. - Lubritto, C. - Terrasi, F. 2010: Contribution of Radiocarbon Dating to the Chronology of Eneolithic in Campania (Italy). Geochronometria, 35, 2010, 25-33.
  • 2009
  • Benediková, L. - Barta, P. 2009: A Bronze Age Settlement at Al-Khidr, Failakah Island, State of Kuwait. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 39, 2009, 43-56.
  • 2008
  • Barta, P. - Benediková, L. - Hajnalová, M. - Miklíková, Z. - Belanová, T. - Shehab, Sh. A. H. 2008: Al-Khidr on Failaka Island: Preliminary Results of the Fieldworks at a Dilmun Culture Settlement in Kuwait. TÜBA-AR, Turkish Academy of Sciences Journal of Archaeology, 11, 2008, 121-134.
  • Benediková, L. - Barta, P. - Hajnalová, M. - Miklíková, Z. - Belanová, T. - Štolc Jr., S. - Bielich, M. - Bartík, M. - Tirpák, J. - Pieta, K. - Shehab, Sh. A. H. 2008: Kuwaiti-Slovak Archaeological Mission to Failaka 2004 - 2008. Kuwait City 2008, ISBN 978-999-06-0-237-1.
  • Bóna, M. - Šimkovic, M. - Glos, P. - Bodnárová, M. - Barta, P. 2008: Neskorostredoveké opevnenie mesta Sabinov. Forum Urbes Medii Aevi, V, 2008, 34-51.
  • Shehab, Sh. A. H. - Bartík, M. - Tirpák, J. - Ďuriš, J. - Barta, P. - Benediková, L. - Bielich, M. 2008: Survey and mapping of Al-Quraniya, Failaka Island, State of Kuwait. In: Hašek, V. - Nekuda, R. - Ruttkay, M. (eds.): Ve službách archeologie, 2008, 2, Brno 2008, 17-22.
  • 2007
  • Barta, P. - Bartík , M. - Benediková, L. - Ďuriš, J. - Pieta, K. - Shehab, S. A. H. - Štolc, S. - Tirpák, J. 2007: Geophysical prospecting of the Bronze Age site Al-Khidr, Failaka Island, State of Kuwait. Študijné zvesti Archeologického ústavu SAV, 41, 2007, 69-73.
  • 2005
  • Barta, P. - Bóna, M. - Heußner, K.-U. 2005: Príspevok k počiatkom hradu Tematín. Výsledky dendrochronologického a architektonicko-historického prieskumu. In: Dějiny staveb, Plzeň 2005, 65-80.
  • Barta, P. - Štolc Jr., S. 2007: HBCO correction: its impact on archaeological absolute dating. Proceedings of the 19th International Radiocarbon Conference Keble College, Oxford, England, 3-7 April 2006 (Ch. Bronk Ramsey, T.F.G. Higham, eds.), Radiocarbon 49, 2007, 2, 465-472.
  • Benediková, L. - Barta, P. 2007: Kuwaiti-Slovak Archaeological Mission. Bulletin of the Society for Arabian Studies, 12, 2007, 23-25.
  • Miklíková, Z. - Barta, P. 2007: KSAM renews archaeozoological research in Kuwait. International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ) Newsletter, 8, 2007, 2, 1.
  • 2001
  • Barta, P. 2001: Absolute Dating of the Bronze Age in Slovakia: State of Research. In: Anodos. Studies of Ancient World 1, 2001, Internationale Konferenz Mittelmeergebiet und Mitteleuropa in Kontakten und Konfrontationen (seit der Bronzezeit bis zum Ausklang der Antike), Modra-Harmónia, 23-25 November 2000, Trnava 2001, 11-25.
  • 2000
  • Barta, P. 2000: Pazúriková čepeľ z Dedinky, okr. Nové Zámky. Zborník Slovenského národného múzea, XCIV,Archeológia 10, 2000, 7-10.

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