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Academic dissertations

Hussain, S.T. 2018. The French-Anglophone divide in lithic research: a plea for pluralism in palaeolithic archaeology. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Leiden, The Netherlands (supervised by Prof. Raymond Corbey, Prof. Marie Soressi, and Dr. Krsit Vaesen).

Hussain, S.T. 2013. Leptolithic classification in the Upper Palaeolithic: A critique of the technotypological relationship between the Early and Late Ahmarian in Southern Jordan (in German). Unpublished MA Dissertation, Department of Prehistory, University of Cologne, Germany (supervised by Prof. Jürgen Richter and Dr. Daniel Schyle).

Hussain, S.T. 2011. Homo empathicus – Towards an evolutionary anthropology of empathy (in German). Unpublished BA Dissertation, Institute of Pre- and Protohistory and Medieval Archaeology, University of Tübingen, Germany (supervised by Prof. Harald Floss).


Monographs

Hussain, S.T. 2013. Homo empathicus – Versuch einer Evolutionären Anthropologie der Empathie. Implikationen für die anthropologische Bestimmung des modernen Menschen und das Verschwinden letzter Neandertaler. Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie 239. Bonn: Dr. Rudolf Habelt.


Guest editorials

Hussain, S.T., and M. Soressi (eds.) in prep. Old Stones, New Eyes? Charting future directions in lithic analysis. Special Issue of the Journal of Palaeolithic Archaeology, Springer.

Kost, C., and S.T. Hussain (eds.) 2019. Archaeo-Ornithology: Emerging Perspectives on Past Human-Bird Relations. Special Issue of Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Palaeoecology 24 (4), Taylor & Francis.

Papers in peer-reviewed journals

Hussain, S.T. submitted. The Hooting Past. Re-Evaluating the Role of Owls in Shaping Human-Place Relations Throughout the Pleistocene. Anthropozoologica.

Hussain, S.T., and F. Riede submitted. Palaeoenvironmental humanities: challenges and prospects of writing deep environmental histories. WIREs Climate Change.

Hussain, S.T. submitted. What Technology (Really) Wants: Co-evolution, Synergy and Self-Organization in the Evolution of Paleolithic Stone Artifact Technologies . Journal of Paleolithic Archaeology.

Hussain, S.T., and M. Will submitted. The Integrative Potential of Materiality Theory in Palaeolithic Archaeology: Lithic Technology Revisited. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory.

Kost, C., and S.T. Hussain 2019. Archaeo-Ornithology: Towards an Archaeology of Human-Bird Interfaces. Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Paleoecology 24 (4), 337-358

Hussain, S.T. 2019. Gazing at owls? Human-strigiform interfaces and their role in the construction of Gravettian lifeworlds in East-Central Europe. Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Human Paleoecology 24 (4), 359-376.

Hussain, S.T. 2018. Kreativität, Technizität und Autopoiesis – Zur Bedeutung des Homo faber für das Verständnis der frühesten Menschheitsgeschichte. In: U. van Loyen, J.F.M. Schick, M. Schmidt, M. Zillinger (eds.), Homo faber. Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften (ZfK), Heft 12 (2), 49-66

Hussain, S.T., Floss, H. 2016. Streams as Entanglement of Nature and Culture: European Upper Palaeolithic River Systems and Their Role as Features of Spatial Organization. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23(4), 1162-1218 [published onile on October 7th 2015: DOI 10.1007/s10816-015-9263-x].

Neugebauer-Maresch, C., Einwögerer, T., Richter, J., Maier, A., Hussain, S.T. 2016. Kammern-Grubgraben. Neue Erkenntnisse zu den Grabungen 1985-1994. Archaeologica Austriaca 100, 225-250.

Hussain, S.T. 2015. Mensch, Fluss und Raum: Überlegungen zur ökokulturellen Rolle großer Flusssysteme im europäischen Jungpaläolithikum. Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt 45 (4), 439-458.

Hussain, S.T., Floss, H. 2015. Sharing the world with mammoths, cave lions and other beings: linking animal-human interactions and the Aurignacian “belief world”/ Als Menschen sich die Welt mit Mammuts, Höhlenlöwen und anderen Wesen teilten – Zur Verkettung von Tier-Mensch-Interaktionen und der "Glaubenswelt" des Aurignacien. Quartär 62, 85-120.

Chapters in books and collected volumes

Hussain, S.T. submitted. Deep Animal Prehistory. In: K. Kitagawa, M. Diaz-Zorita, and V. Tumolo (eds.), Beyond Subsistence: New Approaches to Human-Animal Relations in the Past. Tübingen: CRC 1070 Monographs.

Hussain, S.T. submitted. The Animal Within: The Triple Inheritance of Late Pleistocene Rock Art . In: M. Haidle, and M. Porr (eds.), Images, gestures, voices, lives. What can we learn from Palaeolithic art? Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing.

Hussain, S.T. accepted. Compelling image-worlds: a pictorial perspective on the epistemology of stone artefact analysis in Palaeolithic archaeology. In: O. Moro-Abadía, S. deBeaune (eds.), New Advances in the History of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Sessions Organized by the History of Archaeology Scientific Commission at the XVIII World UISPP held in Paris, June 2018.

Floss, H., and S.T. Hussain accepted. Substantiating the saltationist view of Aurignacian emergence in Central and Western Europe: a reassessment of quantitative and qualitative arguments. In: N.J. Conard, E. Dutkiewicz (eds.), Early symbolic material culture and the evolution of behavioral modernity. Tübingen: Kerns Verlag.

Hussain, S.T. 2018. MAMMOTHSTEPPE-LIFE. Mammoths, owls and other creatures: sketching the trail towards a comparative investigation of human-animal situations in the European Upper Paleolithic. In: T. Breyer, Th. Widlok (eds.), Human-Animal Situationality. Bielefeld/London: transcript, 81-111.

Hussain, S.T., and F. Levenson 2018. Defining the Archaeological Setting: The Dosariyah Survey. In: P. Drechsler (ed.), Dosariyah. Reinvestigating a Neolithic Coastal Community in Eastern Arabia. British Foundation for the Study of Arabia Monograph Series 19. Oxford: Archaeopress, 56-133.

Hussain, S.T., and T. Breyer 2017. Menschwerdung, Verkörperung und Empathie. Perspektiven im Schnittfeld von Anthropologie und Paläolitharchäologie. In: G. Etzelmüller, Th. Fuchs, C. Tewes (eds.), Verkörperung. Eine neue interdisziplinäre Anthropologie. Berlin: De Gruyter, 211-249.

Hussain, S.T., Floss, H. 2015. Regional ontologies in the Early Upper Palaeolithic: the place of mammoth and cave lion in the ‘belief world’ (Glaubenswelt) of the Swabian Aurignacian. In: P. Bueno-Ramírez, P. Bahn (eds.), Prehistoric art as prehistoric culture. Studies in Honour of Professor Rodrigo de Balbín-Behrmann. Oxford: Archaeopress, 45-58.

Hussain, S.T., J. Richter, D. Schyle, K. Kindermann, Th. Wolter, and Th. Hauck 2015. The Veiled Mousterian: Traces of Middle Palaeolithic Presence in the Wadi Sabra. In: D. Schyle, J. Richter (eds.), Pleistocene Archaeology of the Petra Area in Jordan. Rahden/Westf.: Marie Leidorf, 55-85.

Hussain, S.T. 2015. Betwixt Seriality and Sortiment: Rethinking Early Ahmarian Blade Technology in Al-Ansab 1. In: D. Schyle, J. Richter (eds.), Pleistocene Archaeology of the Petra Area in Jordan. Rahden/Westf.: Marie Leidorf, 131-147.

Hussain, S.T., and J. Richter 2015. The Late Ahmarian/Masraqan Site of Taibeh 3. In: D. Schyle, J. Richter (eds.), Pleistocene Archaeology of the Petra Area in Jordan. Rahden/Westf.: Marie Leidorf, 305-343.

Hussain, S.T. 2015. The Techno-Logical Nexus of Core Variability and Bladelet Standardisation: Rethinking Late Ahmarian/Masraqan Technology in Taibeh 3. In: D. Schyle, J. Richter (eds.), Pleistocene Archaeology of the Petra Area in Jordan. Rahden/Westf.: Marie Leidorf, 345-359.

Hussain, S.T. 2015. Technological Conduits along the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition in the Southern Levant: Some Conceptual Considerations. In: D. Schyle, J. Richter (eds.), Pleistocene Archaeology of the Petra Area in Jordan. Rahden/Westf.: Marie Leidorf, 395-405.

Breyer, T., Hussain, S.T. 2014. Empathie. In: G. Jüttemann (ed.), Entwicklungen der Menschheit. Humanwissenschaft in der Perspektive der Integration. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers, 257-264.

Hussain, S.T., and H- Floss 2014. The role of river courses in organizing the cultural space of the Upper Paleolithic: examples from the Rhine, Rhône, Danube and Garonne. In: M. Otte, F. Le Brun-Ricalens (eds.), Modes de contacts et de déplacements au Paléolithique eurasiatique. Liège/ Bertrange: ERAUL 140/ ArchéoLogique 5, 307-320.

Book reviews

Hussain, S.T. submitted. Martin Porr & Jacqueline Matthews, eds – Interrogating Human Origins. Decolonisation and the Deep Human Past, Abingdon: Routledge, 2019, 352pp., 15 figs, 3 tables, hbk, ISBN 9781138300415. Journal of European Archaeology.

Hussain, S.T. 2019. Jürgen Richter – Altsteinzeit: Der Weg des frühen Menschen von Afrika bis in die Mitte Europas , Kohlhammer 2018. Quartär 65, 285-290.

Conference and workshop reports

Riede, F., A.G.M. Araujo, M.C. Barton, K.A. Bergsvik, H.S. Groucutt, S.T. Hussain, J. Fernandez-Lopez de Pablo, A. Maier, B. Marwick, L. Pyne, K. Ranhorn, N. Reynolds, J. Riel-Salvatore, F. Sauer, K. Serwatka, and A. Zander 2020. Cultural taxonomies in the Paleolithic—Old questions, novel perspectives. Evolutionary Anthropology.

Hussain, S.T., and F. Riede 2019. Zur gegenwärtigen taxonomischen Krise in der Archäologie der frühesten Menschheitsgeschichte – Bericht zum 1. CLIOARCH Workshop auf Schloss Sandbjerg, Dänemark, 27.-29. November 2019/ On the current taxonomic crisis in Palaeolithic and Mesolithic archaeology – Report on the 1st CLIOARCH Workshop at Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark, November 27-29, 2019. Archäologische Informationen 42, 315-318.

Other output/editorials

Hussain, S.T., Y. Boswinkel, M.B. Langbroek, R. Nieuwenkamp, D. Peeters, R.J.C. Vlaskamp, and F.H. Reidsma 2017. Editorial statement – 3 years later… A re-assessment of the need for something ‘in-between’. INTER-SECTION: Innovative Approaches by Junior Archaeological Researchers III, 2-6.

Outreach and science communication

Hussain, S.T. 2019. “Go back to your jungle!” – Contemporary Archaeology and the Politics of Place/ “Geh in deinen Dschungel zurück!” Archäologie des Zeitgenössischen und die Politik von Orten. In: G. Lutz (ed.), Dawn of Europe. Stuttgart, 132-133/ 22-23.

Hussain, S.T. 2019. Silent Witnesses? The Materiality and Legacy of Political and Legal Boundaries/ Stumme Zeugen? Materialität und Erbe politischer und legaler Grenzverläufe. In: G. Lutz (ed.), Dawn of Europe. Stuttgart, 206-207/ 37.