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Malcolm Hewitt Wiener

Malcolm Hewitt Wiener

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences abroad since 2004


Research Areas:

  • History, Archaeology
  • Prehistory
  • Archaeology
  • Egyptology
  • Ancient history
  • Greek studies



Selected Memberships:

  • Institute for Aegean Prehistory
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Königlich Schwedische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Society of Antiquaries of London
  • Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France
  • Deutsches Archäologisches Institut

Selected Prizes:

  • Dr. h. c. from the Universities of Sheffield, Eberhard-Karl (Tübingen), Athens, Cincinnati, University College London, University of Arizona and Dickinson College
  • Gold Medal of Honour, German Academy in Mainz
  • Bandelier Award for Public Service to Archaeology
  • Gold Cross of the Order of Merit of Greece

Selected Publications:

  • Wiener, Malcolm (2013) Minding the Gap: Gaps, Destructions, and Migrations in the Early Bronze Age Aegean. Causes and Consequences. American Journal of Archaeology, 117/4, S. 581-592.
  • Wiener, Malcolm (2013) Realities of Power: The Minoan Thalassocracy in Historical Perspective. In: Koehl, Robert B. (Hrsg.), Amilla. The Quest for Excellence. Studies Presented to Guenter Kopcke in Celebration of his 75th Birthday; Philadelphia, Pa.: INSTAP Acad. Press, S. 149-176.
  • Wiener, Malcolm (2009) Cold Fusion: The Uneasy Alliance of History and Science. In: Manning, S. W. (Hrsg.), Tree-Rings, Kings, and Old World Archaeology and Environment: Papers Presented in Honor of Peter Ian Kuniholm; Oxford u. a.: Oxbow Books.
  • Wiener, Malcolm (2007) Homer and History: Old Questions, New Evidence. In: Morris, S. P. (Hrsg.), EPOS. Reconsidering Greek Epic and Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology; Liège: Univ.