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26.01.1958
5291843
valter.lang@ut.ee

Career

Institution and occupation
01.01.2016–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology, Head of Department
01.01.2016–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology, Academician
01.01.2016–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology, Professor of Archaeology (1,00)
1981-1983 assistant in the Institute of History (IH)
1984-1987 postgraduate student (IH)
1987-1989 researcher (IH)
1989-1990 head of the Laboratory for geoarchaeology and ancient technology (IH)
1990-1992 deputy director in archaeology (IH)
1992-1994 senior researcher (IH)
1994-1999 head of the Department of Archaeology (IH)
1999- Professor in Archaeology (University of Tartu)
2001-2003 head of the Department of History (University of Tartu)
01.03.2013–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology, Professor of Archaelogy (1,00)
01.09.2009–28.02.2013   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology, Professor of Archaelogy (1,00)
01.09.2004–31.08.2009   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology, Professor of Archaelogy (1,00)
 
 
Education
Higher (University of Tartu
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2017−...   
Foreign member of the Finnish Academy of Sciences
2010−...   
Member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences
2004−...   
2) member of editorial board: Fennoscandia Archaeologica" (Finland), "JONAS" (Sweden), Lietuvos Archeologija (Lithuania), Archaeologia Lituana (Lithuania), and Ajaloolina Ajakiri (Estonia)
1991−...   
1) editor-in-chief: "Estonian Journal of Archaeology" (since 1997) and series "Muinasaja teadus" (since 1991)
3) chairman of the council of experts in archaeology of the National Board of Antiquities (since 1994)
5) member of the leading committee of the State programme "The Estonian Language and National Culture" (1999-2003)
6) head of the board of the Humanities of the Estonian SF (2000-2003)
7) Estonian representative in the Standing Committee of the Humanities of the European SF (2000-2003)
2006−2012   
Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Tartu
2004−2004   
member of the boards for humanities and social sciences of the Council of Scientific Competence
2001−2012   
8) member of the Council of the University of Tartu (2001-2003; 2006-)

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2015, Valter Lang, Medal of Baltic Assembly
2011, Valter Lang, State premium of science
2008, Valter Lang, Science prize of Lennart Meri
2003, Valter Lang, yearly premium for writings in history
2001, Valter Lang, order "White Star" (IV)
1997, Valter Lang, State premium of science
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.3. History and Archaeology
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.3. History and Archaeology; CERCS SPECIALTY: H340 Archaeology ; SPECIALITY: Settlement and social archaeology; the Bronze and Iron Ages in Estonia and neighbouring countries
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.5. Aesthetics and Arts Research
 
 
Additional information
1) Candidate of historical sciences
2) PhD (in archaeology)
1) Institute of Archaeology of the USSR, 1988
2) University of Tartu, 1996

Dissertations under supervision

Supervised dissertations

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
3.2.
2019
2.1.
2018
6.3.
2018
3.1.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.2.
2016
3.2.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
4.1.
2015
3.1.
2014
3.1.
2014
3.2.
2014
3.2.
2014
4.1.
2014
4.1.
2014
4.1.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.2.
2012
1.2.
2012
1.2.
2012
4.1.
2012
6.3.
2012
6.6.
2012
1.1.
2011
3.1.
2011
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
4.1.
2011
1.1.
2010
3.2.
2010
3.2.
2010
4.1.
2010
3.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
1.1.
2008
1.2.
2008
1.2.
2008
4.1.
2008
6.7.
2008
1.2.
2007
2.2.
2007
3.2.
2007
3.2.
2007
6.2.
2007
1.1.
2006
2.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.4.
2006
1.3.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.4.
2005
3.4.
2005
4.2.
2005
5.2.
2005
1.1.
2004
1.2.
2004
3.2.
2004
3.2.
2004
3.5.
2004
6.6.
2004
1.1.
2003
3.2.
2003
4.2.
2003
6.3.
2003
1.2.
2002
1.2.
2002
1.2.
2002
3.2.
2002
3.2.
2002
1.1.
2001
1.1.
2001
1.2.
2001
3.2.
2001
3.4.
2001
3.4.
2001
1.1.
2000
1.1.
2000
1.2.
2000
1.2.
2000
2.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
1.1.
1999
1.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.4.
1998
6.3.
1998
3.2.
1997
3.2.
1997
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
2.2.
1996
2.2.
1996
6.6.
1991
26.01.1958
5291843
valter.lang@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2016–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Humanitaarteaduste ja kunstide valdkond, ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, osakonna juhataja
01.01.2016–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Humanitaarteaduste ja kunstide valdkond, ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, akadeemik
01.01.2016–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Humanitaarteaduste ja kunstide valdkond, ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, arheoloogia professor (1,00)
01.09.2009–...   
Tartu Ülikool, arheoloogia professor (1,00)
1981-1983 vanemlaborant Ajaloo Instituudis (AI)
1984-1987 aspirant (AI)
1987-1989 nooremteadur (AI
1989-1990 geoarheoloogia ja muinastehnoloogia labori juhataja (AI)
1990-1992 teadusdirektor arheoloogia alal (AI)
1992-1994 vanemteadur (AI)
1994-1999 arheoloogiaosakonna juhataja (AI)
1999- arheoloogia korraline professor Tartu Ülikoolis (TÜ)
2001-2003 ajaloo-osakonna juhataja (TÜ)
01.03.2013–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Filosoofiateaduskond, Ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, arheoloogia professor (1,00)
01.09.2009–28.02.2013   
Tartu Ülikool, Filosoofiateaduskond, Ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, arheoloogia professor (1,00)
01.09.2004–31.08.2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Filosoofiateaduskond, Ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, arheoloogia professor (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
Kõrgem (Tartu Ülikool)
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2017−...   
Soome Teaduste Akadeemia välisliige
2010−...   
Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia liige
2004−...   
2) toimetuskolleegiumi liige: "Fennoscandia Archaeologica" (Soome), "JONAS" (Rootsi), Lietuvos Archeologija (Leedu), Archaeologia Lituana (Leedu) ja Ajaloolina Ajakiri (Eesti)
1991−...   
1) peatoimetaja: "Estonian journal of Archaeology" / "Eesti Arheoloogiaajakiri" (alates 1997) ja sari "Muinasaja teadus" (alates 1991)
3) Riigi Muinsuskaitseameti arheoloogia ekspertnõukogu esimees (alates 1994)
5) Riikliku programmi "Eesti keel ja rahvuskultuur" juhtkomitee liige (1999-2003)
6) ETF humanitaarteaduste ekspertkomisjoni esimees (2000-2003)
7) Eesti esindaja Euroopa TF humanitaarteaduste alalises komitees (2000-2003)
2006−2012   
Tartu Ülikooli filosoofiateaduskonna dekaan
2004−2004   
TKN humanitaarteaduste ja sotsiaalteaduste ekspertkomisjonide liige
2001−2012   
8) Tartu Ülikooli Nõukogu liige 2001-2003; 2006

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2015, Valter Lang, Balti Assamblee medal
2011, Valter Lang, Riigi teaduspreemia
2008, Valter Lang, Lennart Meri teadustöö auhind
2003, Valter Lang, Ajalookirjanduse aastapreemia
2001, Valter Lang, Valgetähe IV järgu orden
1997, Valter Lang, Riigi teaduspreemia
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.3. Ajalooteadused ja arheoloogia
VALDKOND: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.3. Ajalooteadused ja arheoloogia; CERCS ERIALA: H340 Arheoloogia; PÕHISUUND: Asustus- ja sotsiaalarheoloogia; Eesti ja naabermaade pronksi- ja rauaaeg
VALDKOND: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.5. Kunstiteadus
 
 
Lisainfo
1) ajalooteaduste kandidaat
2) filosoofiadoktor (arheoloogia)
1) NSVL Arheoloogia Instituut, 1988
2) Tartu Ülikool 1996

Juhendatud väitekirjad

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
3.2.
2019
2.1.
2018
6.3.
2018
3.1.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.2.
2016
3.2.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
4.1.
2015
3.1.
2014
3.1.
2014
3.2.
2014
3.2.
2014
4.1.
2014
4.1.
2014
4.1.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
1.2.
2012
1.2.
2012
1.2.
2012
4.1.
2012
6.3.
2012
6.6.
2012
1.1.
2011
3.1.
2011
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
4.1.
2011
1.1.
2010
3.2.
2010
3.2.
2010
4.1.
2010
3.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
1.1.
2008
1.2.
2008
1.2.
2008
4.1.
2008
6.7.
2008
1.2.
2007
2.2.
2007
3.2.
2007
3.2.
2007
6.2.
2007
1.1.
2006
2.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.2.
2006
3.4.
2006
1.3.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.4.
2005
3.4.
2005
4.2.
2005
5.2.
2005
1.1.
2004
1.2.
2004
3.2.
2004
3.2.
2004
3.5.
2004
6.6.
2004
1.1.
2003
3.2.
2003
4.2.
2003
6.3.
2003
1.2.
2002
1.2.
2002
1.2.
2002
3.2.
2002
3.2.
2002
1.1.
2001
1.1.
2001
1.2.
2001
3.2.
2001
3.4.
2001
3.4.
2001
1.1.
2000
1.1.
2000
1.2.
2000
1.2.
2000
2.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
1.1.
1999
1.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.2.
1999
3.4.
1998
6.3.
1998
3.2.
1997
3.2.
1997
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
1.2.
1996
2.2.
1996
2.2.
1996
6.6.
1991
  • Found 23 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
MUUSFLAJ13215/1Adding new terms (600 entries) to the termbase of archaeology (Arheowiki)15.05.201420.12.2014Kätlin JansonsUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology3 000,00 EUR
1.1.3.1.5.SHVAJ17297Adding photos and new entries to the termbase of archaeology and editing existing entries (2017)06.03.201715.12.2017Kätlin JansonsUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology1 800,00 EUR
MUUSHVAJ13215Adding photos and new entries to the termbase of archaeology and editing existing entries 201607.03.201618.12.2016Kätlin JansonsUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology1 700,00 EUR
MUULFLAJ13146Archaeological pilot study for route selection of Rail Baltic. Phase I09.09.201315.10.2013Valter LangUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology11 616,00 EUR
MUULHVAJ18537 (hange 191970)Mapping objects holding archeological value on the route of Rail Baltic railway11.12.201811.06.2019Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology11 810,00 EUR
MUULFLAJ05157Arheoloogilised päästekaevamised Loo (Proosa) fossiilsete põldude (nr. 27061) alal Harjumaal, mis jäävad ette uue elamurajooni rajamisele05.09.200531.12.2005Valter LangUniversity of Tartu2 171,97 EUR
MUULFLAJ04031Archaeological rescue excavations in the area of fossil fields at Saha-Loo (no. 17625; Harju County)31.03.200415.02.2005Valter LangUniversity of Tartu24 528,97 EUR
MUULHVAJ18536 (hange 191971)Archeological investigations on the route of Rail Baltic railway11.12.201811.09.2019Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology36 120,00 EUR
ETFETF6451Settlement and Society in prehistoric South Harju district01.01.200531.12.2007Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy29 715,16 EUR
EKRMEKRM05-61Eesti arheoloogia köidete 1-6 publitseerimine01.01.200531.12.2008Valter LangUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy18 470,48 EUR
IUTIUT20-7Estonia in Circum-Baltic space: archaeology of economic, social, and cultural processes01.01.201431.12.2019Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology510 000,00 EUR
MJDMJD458Research in metalwork of Bronze Age Estonia - archaeometric and experimental methods applied.01.01.201331.12.2014Uwe SperlingUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy69 220,00 EUR
MUULFLAJ15096Making archaeological expertises and conservation22.07.201502.11.2015Heiki ValkUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology3 050,00 EUR
1.1.7.LHVAJ17527Archaeological survey of the territory of central polygon of Defence Forces01.12.201730.01.2018Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology8 970,00 EUR
MUUSFLKUARENGCollegium for Cultural and Biological Diversity01.01.201231.12.2014Art LeeteUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Culture Studies and Arts50 000,00 EUR
TKRFLAJTIPPCentre of Excellence in Cultural Theory01.02.200831.08.2015Valter LangUniversity of Tartu4 801 937,80 EUR
MUULFLAJ15100Archaeological inventories on the route of Rail Baltic railway (stage II)01.07.201531.12.2015Valter LangUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology750 700,00 EUR
SFSF0182557s03Social, Economical and Cultural Processes in Prehistoric and Medieval Estonia01.01.200331.12.2007Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy214 167,93 EUR
SFSF0180150s08Social, Economic and Cultural Processes in Estonia in Prehistoric, Medieval and Modern Times01.01.200831.12.2013Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy397 306,66 EUR
MUULFLAJ13146/2Archaeological pilot study for route selection of Rail Baltic. Phase I01.02.201422.04.2014Valter LangUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology1 608,00 EUR
MUULFLAJ13146/1Archaeological pilot study for route selection of Rail Baltic. Phase I01.01.201431.01.2014Valter LangUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of History and Archaeology2 130,00 EUR
APSF0180150s08APVäikesemahulise teaduse infrastruktuuri kaasajastamine teadusteema SF0180150s08 raames01.01.201031.12.2011Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy40 725,91 EUR
MUUGHVAJ0029PR (PRG29)Foreign vs local in Medieval and Modern Age foodways in the eastern Baltic: tracing the changing food consumption through provenance analyses01.01.201831.12.2022Valter LangUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Institute of History and Archaeology29 506,00 EUR