Mgr. Peter Tóth, PhD.

Peter Tóth

Brief CV

  • since 2014: lecturer at the Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia)
  • 2010-2014: PhD. study at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava, external educational facility at Archaeological Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Nitra (Slovakia), dissertation thesis "Settlement strategy, dynamics and structure from the Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age between drainage basins of river Nitra and Ipeľ (under the mentorship of Prof. PhDr. Jozef Bátora, DrSc.), dissertation thesis defence on 7th of August 2014
  • 2008-2010: master study of archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Museology, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic), master thesis "Drainage basin of the river Hron in the Neolithic and Eneolithic" (under the mentorship of Assoc. professor PhDr. Eliška Kazdová, Csc.)
  • 2005-2008: Bachelor study of archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Museology, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic), bachelor theses "Drainage basin of the river Ipeľ in the Neolithic" (under the mentorship of Assoc. professor PhDr. Eliška Kazdová, Csc.)

Research projects 

  • 2016-2018: The settlement structure and dynamics of the Late Aeneolithic and  the Early Bronze Age in the north-western part of the Carpathian region, VEGA 1/0411/16, deputy of the principal investigator (principal investigator J. Bátora)
  • 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
  • 2013-2015: "Fortified Settlements from the Early Bronze Age in Slovakia - Centers of Production, Distribution, Exchange, Cult and Seat of Social Elite?", VEGA 2/0036/13, co-solver (principal investigator J. Bátora)
  • 2013-2014: received an individual grant NI-PI/2013/040 in the program "Podporujeme individuality (We Support Individualities)" from the foundation Intenda
  • 2012-2015: "Contribution of Slovakia for Economic and Social Development of European Metal Age", APVV- 0736-11, co-solver (principal investigator V. Furmánek)
  • 2011-2016: "Fidvár near Vráble - Settlement on the Crossroad of old European Metallurgical Provinces. Inter-cultural Dynamics and Changes of the Environment on the agricultural Key Region in Eastern Europe", co-solver (principal investigator and main coordinator of the Slovak team: J. Bátora; principal investigator and main coordinator of the German team: K. Rassmann)
  • 2011-2012: "Central Settlements from the End of the Eneolithic and the Early Bronze Age in NW part of the Carpathian Basin and their socio-economical background", VEGA 2/0013/10, co-solver (principal investigator J. Bátora)
  • 2011: "Settlement strategy, dynamics and structure from the Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age between drainage basins of the rivers Nitra and Ipeľ", UK/98/2011, principal investigator

Field Work (selection)

Domestic excavations
  • 2014: Ludanice, part Mýtna Nová Ves, excavation of the burial ground from the Early Bronze Age led by J. Bátora and M. Schultz
  • 2012: Vráble, site Veľké Lehemby, excavation of enclosure of LBK and Želiezovce group led by J. Bátora, K. Rassmann and M. Furholt
  • 2011: Vráble, field survey of the economic background of fortified settlement from the Early Bronze Age and field survey focused on the beginnings of the non-ferrous metallurgy led by J. Bátora, T. Kienlin, D. Modarressi-Tehrani and J. Garner
  • 2010: Vráble, site Veľké Lehemby, excavation of enclosure of LBK and Želiezovce group led by J. Bátora, K. Rassmann and M. Furholt
  • 2009-2014: Vráble, site Fidvár, excavation of fortified settlement from the Early Bronze Age led by J. Bátora and K. Rassmann
  • 2008-2014: Santovka, excavation of fortified settlement from the Early Bronze Age led by J. Bátora
  • 2007: Vráble, field survey in the area of fortified settlement from the Early Bronze Age led by J. Bátora, K. Rassmann and F. Falkenstein
  • 2004-2014: Rybník, excavation of fortified settlement from the Early Bronze Age led by J. Bátora and K. Rassmann

 

Excavations abroad
  • 2007
    • Fajsz (Hungary), excavation of tell settlement from the Late Neolithic (lead by E. Bánffy and J. Petrasch)
    • Tell Arbid (Syria), excavation of tell settlement from the Late Neolithic (lead by P. Bieliński and I. Mateiciucová)

Publications (selection)

  • BÁTORA, J. - BEHRENS, A. - GRESKY, J. - IVANOVA, M. - RASSMANN, K. - TÓTH, P. - WINKELMANN, K. The rise and decline of the Early Bronze Age settlement Fidvár near Vráble, Nitra. In Collapse or continuity? Environment and development of the Bronze Age human landscapes. Proceedings of the international workshop "Socio-environmental Dynamics over the last 12,000 years: the creation of landscapes II (14th-18th March 2011)" in Kiel. Bonn 2012, s. 111-130. Type: AEE
  • BÁTORA, J. - TÓTH, P. Archeologický výskum na Fidvári vo Vrábľoch. In Gažová, V. - Benczeová, B. - Benedik, M. - Plichtová, M. - Šalingová Holubcová, L. (eds.): Teória a prax vo vedách o spoločnosti a kultúre. Bratislava : Univerzita Komenského, 2013, s. 31-40. ISBN 978-80-223-3310-8. Type: BED
  • BÁTORA, J. - TÓTH, P. Praveké "mesto" pri Vrábľoch (2. časť) [elektronický zdroj]. Bratislava : [s. n.], 2013. Dostupné na internete: <www.historyweb.sk/clanky/detail/praveke-mesto-pri-vrabloch-2-cast>. Type: GHG
  • BÁTORA, J. - TÓTH, P. Praveké "mesto" pri Vrábľoch (1. časť) [elektronický zdroj]. Bratislava : [s. n.], 2013. nestr. Dostupné na internete: <www.historyweb.sk/clanky/detail/praveke-mesto-pri-vrabloch-1-cast>. Type: GHG
  • BÁTORA, J. - TÓTH, P. Settlement strategies in the Early Bronze Age in SW Slovakia. In Settlement, Communication and Exchange around the Western Carpathians. Oxford : Archaeopress Archaeology, 2014, s. 325-340. Type: AEC
  • BÁTORA, J. - TÓTH, P. To the relation of settlements and burial grounds in the Early Bronze Age in south-western Slovakia. In Landscapes of Complexity in Bronze Age Central Europe. Oxford : Oxbow books, v tlači. Type: ADC
  • FURHOLT, M.- BÁTORA, J. - CHEBEN, I. - KROLL, H. - RASSMANN, K. - TÓTH, P. Vráble-Veľké Lehemby: Eine Siedlungsgruppe der Bandkeramik in der Südwestslowakei. Bericht über die Voruntersuchungen und Deutungansätze. In Slovenská archeológia, 2014, roč. 62, č. 2, s. 227-266. Type: ADFB
  • FURMÁNEK, V. - MIŠÍK, P. - TÓTH, P. Decoration technology of the bronze axe-hammer from Petrova Ves. In From copper to bronze : Cultural and social transformations at the turn of the 3rd/2nd millennia B.C. in Central Europe. Langenweissbach : Beier & Beran. Archäologische Fachliteratur, 2013, s. 165-170. Type: AEC
  • GARNER, J. - CHEBEN, M. - DEMANT, D. - ENKE, U. - HERD, R. - LABUDA, J. - MODARRESSI-TEHRANI, D. - STÖLLNER, T. - TÓTH, P. Neue montanarchäologische Untersuchngen im Slowakischen Erzgebirge. In Der Anschnitt : Zeitschrift für Kunst und Kultur im Bergbau, 2014, 66. Jahrgang, 2-3, s. 66-77. Type: ADFB
  • 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. Type: ADCA
  • TÓTH, P. - DEMJÁN, P. - GRIAČOVÁ, K. The adaptation of settlement strategies to environmental conditions in southern Slovakia in the Neolithic and Eneolithic. In Documenta Praehistorica, 2011, roč. 37, 307-321. Type: ADEB
  • TÓTH, P. - ZACHAR, Z. Neolitické osídlenie stredného Pohronia. In Medea, 2009, roč. 13, 28-45. Type: BDD
  • TÓTH, P. Poiplie v mladšej dobe kamennej. In Študijné zvesti Archeologického ústavu SAV, 2010, roč. 47, 63-148. Type: ADFB
  • TÓTH, P. Sídelné stratégie kultúry s lineárnou keramikou na Pohroní. In Otázky neolitu a eneolitu našich krajín - 2010. Nitra 2013, s. 329-344. Type: AED
  • TÓTH, P. Sídelné stratégie v neolite a staršom eneolite na Poiplí. In Otázky neolitu a eneolitu našich zemí - 2009. Praha 2011, 401-413. Type: AEE
  • TÓTH, P. Stratégia, dynamika a štruktúra osídlenia v neolite až staršej dobe bronzovej medzi Ponitrím a Poiplím. Bratislava - Nitra: Univerzita Komenského FF - Archeologický ústav SAV, 2014. 555 s. Type: DAI
  • TÓTH, P. V znamení bronzového kovu. In Monografia o pravekom osídlení dolného Pohronia. Nitra : Archeologický ústav SAV, v tlači. Type: BBB

Other activities 

  • since 2014: member of the editorial board of the journal Musaica
  • 2014-2015: professional consultant of the full-lenght documentary (directed by S. Manca) about the Early Bronze Age
  • since 2013: holder of the licence to conduct archaeological excavations (registration No. 121)
  • 2013
    • co-organization of the Student session of the EAA with D. Vokounová Franzeová, 18th annual meeting of European Association of Archaeologists, Pilsen (Czech Republic)
    • co-organization of the 23rd international symposium The Early Bronze Age in Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia, Levice, with J. Bátora, M. Nováková and M. Bača
  • 2012: co-organization of the 12th international meeting "The Urnfield and Hallstatt Period", Hriňová, with V. Furmánek, O. Ožďáni and D. Marková
  • since 2011: member of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA)
  • since 2005: member of the Slovak Archaeological Society to Archaeological Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Nitra