prof. dr. Jan Paul Crielaard

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    1081 HV Amsterdam



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Ancillary activities

  • Brill:Series History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity | Leiden | Associate Editor | 2014-03-03 - present
  • Landelijk Autorisatiepanel Quality & Relevance in the Humani | Nijmegen | Adviseur | 2014-03-03 - present
  • Wetenschappelijke Advies Raad Nederlands Instituut in Athene | Amsterdam | Adviseur | 2014-03-03 - present

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Personal information

Professor of Mediterranean Pre- and Protohistorical Archaeology.

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Research interest

The Greek world during the Bronze Age / Iron Age transition; Mediterraneran interconnectivity; construction of identites during the Archaic period; social aspects of exchanges and migration; interconnections between archaeology and literary evidence; early Greek cult and cult places



Archeology and cultural history of the Aegean, ca. 3000-300 BC; Mediterranean pre- and protohistory; Mediterranean interconnectivity; archaeology of culture contacts; Aegean migrants and indigenous people in southern Italy; Homeric archaeology; archaeology and identitiy; practice and methods of archaeological fieldwork.

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Research Output

Homeric communities

Crielaard, J. P., Feb 2020, The Cambridge Guide to Homer. Pache, C. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , p. 225 244 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

  • The Plakari Archaeological Project. Preliminary Report on the Sixth Field Season (2015)

    Crielaard, J. P., 2020, In : Pharos - Journal of the Netherlands Institute at Athens. p. 67 91 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Hybrid go-betweens: the role of individuals with multiple identities in cross-cultural contacts in the Late Bronze Age and Iron Age central and eastern Mediterranean

    Crielaard, J. P., 2018, Change, Continuity, and Connectivity. North-Eastern Mediterranean at the Turn of the Bronze Age and in the early Iron Age. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, p. 196 220 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

  • Activities

    One-day conference ‘Spatial data science, archaeology and heritage management’.

    Jan Paul Crielaard (Organiser), Pari Kalamara (Organiser)
    14 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

    Workshop ‘Knowledge Hub southern Euboia’

    Jan Paul Crielaard (Organiser), Mauritius de Kleijn (Organiser)
    13 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceSocietal

    Karystos–Plakari: a ‘pre-colonial’ foundation in southern Euboia

    Jan Paul Crielaard (Speaker)
    14 May 201917 May 2019

    Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

    Mortuary differentiation and social structure in the Middle Helladic Argolid, ca. 2000-1500 BC

    Jan Paul Crielaard (Examiner)
    21 Jun 2019

    Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination

    International colloquium ‘Feasting with the Greeks: towards a social archaeology of ritual consumption in the Greek world’.

    Jan Paul Crielaard (Organiser), Catherine Morgan (Organiser), Xenia Charalambidou (Organiser)
    11 Mar 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic