Evgenia Tsafou

PhD Student, UCLouvain (CEMA-INCAL)

Minoan Archaeology – Ceramic studies

PhD Project

THE SOCIOECONOMIC ASPECTS OF POTTERY. Function and use of domestic vessels in Bronze Age Crete: an interdisciplinary approach.

Supervisor : Dr. Prof. Charlotte Langohr (F.R.S.-FNRS - UCLouvain, AegIS).


  • Since 2017 : PhD Candidate in Minoan Archaeology (Research Fellow UCL-F.R.S. 2017-2021) at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain – Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium).
  • 2015 : Master of Arts (Excellent) in Prehistoric Archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece).
  • 2011 : Bachelor of Arts (Very Good) in History and Archaeology – specialized in Archaeology and History of Art at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece).

Research topics

  • Aegean Archaeology, Minoan Archaeology,
  • Pottery Analysis, Cooking Pottery,
  • Food Preparation and Consumption in Ancient societies, Organic Residue Analysis.

Field projects

  • Since 2016: "Apothiki" Manager of the Sissi Archaeological Project (Crete) – UCLouvain and EbA (Prof. Jan Driessen).
  • Sine 2017: Responsible for the study and residue analysis of MBA/LBA ceramic at the Archaeological Project of Quartier Pi at Malia (Crete) - EfA and Paris I-Sorbonne (Dr Maia Pomadère).

Choice of publications/conferences (5 max.)