The ‘Cretan Popular Group’: The Development of Soft Stone Glyptic in the Late Minoan Period (16th-13th c. BCE) and its Role as a Signifier of Social Organization
Supervisors : Dr. Prof. Jan Driessen (UCLouvain, AegIS) & Dr. Maria Anastasiadou.
- Since 2019 : PhD Candidate in Minoan Archaeology (Research Fellow FNRS 2019-2023) at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain – Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium).
- 2018 : Master of Arts (very good with distinction), Classical Archaeology and Ancient History – specialized in Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology at the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
- 2016 : Bachelor of Arts (very good with distinction), Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
- 2014 : Bachelor of Arts (very good), History and English Literature at the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
- 01/2017– 09/2019 : Research assistant at the Corpus of Minoan and Mycenaean Seals (CMS) in Heidelberg (research, archival, and editorial work)
- 10/2015 – 7/2016 : Introductory tutorial, Institute for Classical Archaeology (University of Heidelberg)
- 09-12/2016 Research assistant, Collaborative Research Centre 933 Material Text Cultures (University of Heidelberg) - MTK series editorial support.
- 04/2014 – 04/2015 Student assistant, Institute for Classical Archaeology (University of Heidelberg)
- Seals, social organization & interaction,
- Material culture and its connection to human cognition,
- 2018-2019 : Sissi Archaeological Project, Crete (Greece)
- 2016-2017 : Koumasa Landscape Project, Crete (Greece)
- 2015 : Roman Vicus Eisenberg (Germany)
Choice of publications/conferences (5 max.)
2019 Monsters and the Mind. Composite Creatures and Social Cognition in Aegean Bronze Age Glyptic, Heidelberg: Propylaeum.
In press Designed to Impress: Griffins in Aegean Bronze Age Glyptic, in S. Béthume and P. Tomassini (eds.), Fantastic Beasts in Antiquity. Proceedings of the Conference held in Louvain-la-Neuve, May 4th 2018.
In press Embodying Change? Homosomatic Hybridity as Transformational response in LM II/III Crete, in Fontes Archeologici Posnanienses, Poznan.
31.3.2019 Times of Change? From Hetero- to Homosomatic Human-Animal Relations, held at: No (e)scape? Society, Environment and Artifacts Entrapped - Relational Archaeology of the Aegean Bronze Age, International Conference of Master Students and PhD Candidates 29.-31.3.2019, Archaeological Museum Poznań.
2018/2019 Co-organization of the graduate student conference “no (e)scape? Towards a relational archaeology of man, nature, and thing in the Aegean Bronze Age” University of Heidelberg 2018; co-editorial of the conference proceedings