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Dr. Hauke Ziemssen

Research Associate
Research Center of Ancient Studies

Otto-von-Simson-Str. 7
14195 Berlin

Tel: +49 (0)30 838-52249

Hauke Ziemssen studied Classical Archaeology in Hamburg and Rome. His PhD thesis dealt with the architectural monuments of emperor Maxentius (306-312 AD) in the city of Rome. Since 2006 he worked as a science manager, first at the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and since 2008 as executive secretary of the Excellence Cluster Topoi. Since 2015 he also works as a research assistant at the Berliner Antike-Kolleg.

Fields of Research

Roman architecture and archaeology



H. Brunke, E. Bukowiecki, E. Cancik-Kirschbaum, R. Eichmann, M. van Ess, A. Gass, M. Gussone, S. Hageneuer, S. Hansen, W. Kogge, J. May, H. Parzinger, O. Pedersén, D. Sack, F. Schopper, U. Wulf-Rheidt, H. Ziemssen, "Thinking Big. Research in Monumental Constructions in Antiquity", in: Space and Knowledge. Topoi Research Group Articles, eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 6 (2016), 250–305.


O. Dally, S. Moraw, H. Ziemssen (Eds.), Bild – Raum – Handlung. Perspektiven der Archäologie, Berlin / Boston (2012).


"Palast und städtischer Raum. Wandel und Kontinuität des römischen Stadtzentrums (1.-4. Jh. n. Chr.)", in: Hephaistos 26 (2008 [2010]), 189–204.


H. Leppin, H. Ziemssen, Maxentius. Der letzte Kaiser in Rom (2007).


B. Frischer, D. Abernathy, F. Cairoli Giuliani, R. T. Scott, H. Ziemssen, "A New Digital Model of the Roman Forum", in: L. Haselberger, J. Humphrey (Eds.), Imaging Ancient Rome. Documentation - Visualization - Imagination (Proceedings of the Third Williams Symposium on Classical Architecture), JRA suppl. ser. 61 (2006) 163–182.