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Peter Michael Fischer

archaeologist , researcher

Peter Michael Fischer, Austrian archaeologist, researcher. Recipient Björnstjernska award Royal Swedish Academy Literature, 1991. Member Rotary International, Explorers Club, Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Gnistan.

Background

Fischer, Peter Michael was born on November 22, 1946 in Vienna. Arrived in Sweden, 1966.

Education

Student, University Vienna, 1966. Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1981.

Career

Dentist, Göteborg, 1972-1977. Archaeologist University Göteborg, since 1977, assistant professor, 1986. Professor Vienna University, since 2000.

Director Swedish Jordan Expedition, since 1989. Project director Swedish-Palestinian excavations Tell El-Ajjul, Gaza, 2000. Chairman Scandinavian Archaeometry Center, Göteborg, since 1989.

Membership

Member Rotary International, Explorers Club, Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Gnistan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Paragliding, skiing, windsurfing, tennis, old cars.

Connections

Married Ingrid Birgitta Bornell, July 8, 1977. Children: Michael, Andreas.

spouse:
Ingrid Birgitta Bornell

children:
Michael Fischer

Andreas Fischer