Prof. Dr. Albert Hafner

Albert Hafner holds a full professorship in Prehistoric Archaeology and is member of the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR) at the University of Bern, Switzerland. His research interests include Holocene human-environment relationships, social developments and elites, burial rites, underwater archaeology and alpine archaeology. Main ongoing research projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the European Research Council are related to lake-side settlements in the Alpine Space and the Balkans.


Books by Albert Hafner

Settling Waterscapes in Europe

The Archaeology of Neolithic & Bronze Age Pile-Dwellings

Edited by Albert Hafner, Ekaterina Dolbunova, Andrey Mazurkevich, Elena Pranckenaite & Martin Hinz | 2022

Pile dwellings have been explored over a vast region for a number of decades now. This has led to the development of different ways, methods, and even schools of under-water and peat-bog excavation practices and…



Burgäschisee 5000-3000 v. Chr.

Siedlungsdynamik und Mobilität, Landnutzung und Subsistenz

Edited by Albert Hafner & Marco Hostettler | Forthcoming

Seeufersiedlungen mit Feuchtbodenerhaltung sind für die Erforschung des Neolithikums des Alpenvorlandes von herausragender Bedeutung. Die ausserordentlich gute Erhaltung der Siedlungsschichten lässt weitgehende Einblicke in die Lebensweise der prähistorischen Menschen zu. Das Hinterland der grossen Seen…









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