PD Dr. Maria Shinoto - Vita
|since 2013||Research Partner in the Project "Fundamental studies on the Nakadake Sanroku Sueki Kilns Site." Project Leader: NAKAMURA Naoko, Kagoshima University, Japan. (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)|
|since 2012||Associate Professor (Privatdozentin)|
|since 2011||Research Leader in the project „Quantitative research on decorated burial chambers of the mounded tomb period in Japan" at the Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, Beppu University (The Mitsubishi Foundation)|
|since 2010||Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute|
|2009-2012||Habilitation in Pre- and Protohistory, University of Heidelberg|
|2007||Study of Korean Language at Dongguk University, Gyeongju, Korea|
|2004-2007||Lectures in Anthropology at Beppu University, Japan|
|since 2004||Guest Researcher at the Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, Beppu University, Japan|
|Participation in excavations in South Japan|
|2003||Ph.D. (Dr.phil) in Pre- and Protohistory at the University of Heidelberg|
- Decorated burial chambers in Kofun period Japan: data collection and modelling for quantitative research.
- Japanese iconography of the Kofun period: a classification based on theoretical reasoning.
- Narikawa earthenware: production, classification, interpretation; integration of recent findings.
- Aesthetics of Narikawa earthenware in Kofun period Japan
- Sue ware of the Nakatake Sanroku kilns: excavation, archaeometrical analyses and problems of kiln construction.
- Pottery: Production, classification, social aspects
- Methods of Quantitative Research
- Text data as a main research tool in the humanities (integration of Multimarkdown, XML, R, Latex, git among others)
- Written sources and archaeological findings in Japanese Protohistoric Periods (Yayoi, Kofun, Asuka, Nara periods)