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Harmen Huigens

Dr

  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 16 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20122019
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Personal profile

Biography

Harmen Huigens received his doctorate from the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University (2018) for his study on nomad-landscape interaction in Jordan in the Hellenistic to Early Islamic periods.

He is currently involved as a research associate in the Maritime Endangered Archaeology project. He documents maritime archaeological heritage in the Middle East and North Africa and modern natural and anthropogenic processes that are threatening this heritage.

Research Interests

Harmen Huigens is a landscape archaeologist who investigates processes of modifying and encountering human living space in the ancient Near East. He has studied a variety of archaeological landscapes in Turkey, the Levant, and Arabia through remote sensing, field survey, and excavation projects. He has a particular interest in the archaeology of the Arabian deserts. In addition, he assesses archaeological landscapes for cultural heritage management purposes in the Middle East and North Africa, and he contributes to various research and management projects through his expertise in Geographic Information Systems.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Leiden University

20142018

Master, Leiden University

20112014

Bachelor, Leiden University

20062011

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wasteland Earth & Environmental Sciences
community organization Earth & Environmental Sciences
fieldwork Earth & Environmental Sciences
Jordan Social Sciences
basalt Earth & Environmental Sciences
grant Social Sciences
excavation Earth & Environmental Sciences
desert Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 16 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 5 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 2 Book
  • 2 Other contribution
1 Citation (Scopus)
nomadic people
Jordan
trafficking
basalt
satellite imagery
2 Citations (Scopus)
archaeology
desert
land use
methodology
history
Open Access
Jordan
desert
community
seasonal variation
Islamic Period

Prizes

grant