Hermann Michael Niemann

Hermann Michael Niemann received his doctorate in theology in 1980 (Rostock University), Habilitation 1991; he taught at the University of Hamburg (1993) and in Jerusalem (2000, 2002); 1993 Full Professor for Old Testament and Biblical Archaeology at Rostock University; since 2000 member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Literature, Helsinki; main field of research: history of Ancient Israel; Biblical Archaeology (excavations and surveys in Israel and Turkey).