Sigrid Deger-Jalkotzy , née Sigrid Deger , also Sigrid Jalkotzy and Sigrid Jalkotzy-Deger (born February 3, 1940 in Linz ) is an Austrian classical archaeologist and ancient historian . She is class president of the philosophical-historical class of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW).
Sigrid Deger studied Ancient History and Classical Philology as well as Classical Archeology at the University of Vienna , where she received her doctorate in 1968 . She also graduated from the Academy for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna . This was followed by postgraduate studies at Cambridge University , Cambridge, United Kingdom. Sigrid Deger-Jalkotzy worked from 1975 to 1986 on the excavations of the Austrian Archaeological Institute in Aigeira in the Peloponnese. In 1976 she became a member of the Mycenaean Commission of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and finally, in 1978, university assistant to Gerhard Dobesch at the Institute for Ancient History and Classical Archeology at the University of Vienna. In the following year she completed her habilitation at the University of Vienna in the subject “Ancient History with special consideration of mycenaeology and the history of the early cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean”. In 1986 she became a professor at the Department of Ancient History and Archeology at the University of Salzburg called . She worked as a visiting professor at the universities of Saarbrücken , Heidelberg , Cologne and Rostock . After she was also vice dean of the humanities faculty at her university from 1995 to 1999, she retired in 2008.
In 2009 she was elected Vice President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). Since 2011 she has been the class president of the philosophical-historical class of the Academy.
Sigrid Deger-Jalkotzy's special field of research is the Mycenaean epoch .
honors and awards
In 1987 Deger-Jalkotzy was elected a corresponding and in 1995 a real member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences . She is a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences in Athens and the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen . Sigrid Deger-Jalkotzy was also awarded prizes for her professional achievements. a. with the Kardinal Innitzer Prize for the Humanities (2003).
- Mycenaean and Homeric Societies. Archeology and Text. Collected Papers of Sigrid Deger-Jalkotzy. Edited by Birgitta Eder and Ulrike Schuh, https://epub.oeaw.ac.at/Sigrid_Jalkotzy-Deger
- with Phanouria Dakoronia and Agnes Sakellariou: The seals from the necropolis of Elatia-Alonaki (= corpus of the Minoan and Mycenaean seals . Vol. 5: Smaller Greek collections. Suppl. 2). Mann, Berlin 1996, ISBN 3-7861-1931-7 .
- Section "Mycenaeans and Philistines in the Levant". Introduction. In: Manfred Bietak , Ernst Czerny (Ed.): The Synchronization of Civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Second millennium BC III. Proceedings of the SCIEM 2000 - 2nd EuroConference. Vienna 28th of May - 1st of June 2003 (= Contributions to the Chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean. Vol. 9 = Austrian Academy of Sciences. Memoranda of the Overall Academy. Vol. 37). Publishing house of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna 2007, ISBN 978-3-7001-3527-2 , pp. 501–504.
- Austrian Academy of Sciences
- Em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sigrid Jalkotzy-Deger
- science.orf.at: Ancient historian Jalkotzy-Deger turns 80
- Press release of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, April 18, 2011 ( Memento of February 4, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
- Press release of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, April 24, 2009 ( Memento of January 13, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Deger, Sigrid (maiden name); Jalkotzy, Sigrid; Jalkotzy-Deger, Sigrid|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian archaeologist and ancient historian|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 3, 1940|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Linz|