Darko Stojanovski

JESH fellow

RG »Prehistoric Phenomena«



Location: Dominikanerbastei 16 | 1010 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Prehistoric archaeologist from Macedonia, with focus on the neolithization process in the Balkan Peninsula. Graduated Archaeology (BA) at the University of Veliko Trnovo in 2007. Erasmus Mundus scholarship holder in the Quaternary and Prehistory (MA) program at the University of Ferrara (2010-2012), studying the pottery of the Neolithic site of Grncharica in Macedonia. Erasmus Mundus fellow of the Quaternary and Prehistory PhD program at the University of Ferrara/Polytechnic Institute of Tomar/Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro University (2014-2017), working on a research-based thesis on the Neolithic-to-Copper Age pottery of the Iberian hinterland, including organic residue analysis at the Bristol Organic Geochemistry Unit. Postdoc researcher (2018) at the Biosense Institute of the University of Novi Sad, studying Neolithic pottery production and human diet in the Balkans, in the frames of the ERC BIRTH project. Since 2019 Director of excavations at the Barutnica (Amzabegovo) Neolithic site in Macedonia. Since 2017, co-director of the »Palaeolithic research of Eastern Macedonia« project. Since 2022 appointed as a Docent (Prehistoric Archaeology) at the Goce Delchev University in Shtip.

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    Research interests

    • The Neolithic socio-economic and cultural transformation in SE Europe
    • Transitions in Prehistory


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