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Nico Roymans (1954) is full professor of Northwest European archaeology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam since 1998. His research interests include the social organisation of Late Iron Age societies, the archaeology of Celto-Germanic societies and their integration into the Roman world, ethnicity and ethnogenesis in the Roman empire, and the archaeology of mass violence and genocide in antiquity. He acquired and directed 8 major research projects, each including several sub-projects for PhD students and/or postdocs, with themes as and Since 2016 he is director of the project Portable Antiquities in the Netherlands, aimed at a systematic registration of small metal finds in private collections.

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https://vu-nl.academia.edu/NRoymans

 

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  • Centraal College van Dekundigen | Gouda | Collegelid | 2014-01-02 - present

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Research Output 1990 2018

A Roman massacre in the far north. Caesar’s annihilation of the Tencteri and Usipetes in the Dutch river area

Roymans, N., 2018, Conflict archaeology: Materialities of collective violence in late prehistoric and early historic Europe . Fernández-Götz, M. & Roymans, N. (eds.). Routledge, p. 167-181 15 p. (Themes in Contemporary Archaeology; vol. 5).

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

Conflict archaeology: Materialities of collective violence in late prehistoric and early historic Europe

Fernández-Götz, M. (ed.) & Roymans, N. G. A. M. (ed.), 2018, 9781138502116: Taylor & Francis. 244 p. (Themes in Contemporary Archaeology; vol. 5)

Research output: Book / ReportBook editingAcademic

Field Work
Early Historic
Conflict Archaeology
Materiality
Scenarios

Contextualising ethnicity and the rhetoric of burial rites in Late Antique Northern Gaul: the evidence from settlements and precious metal circulation

Heeren, S. & Roymans, N. G. A. M., 29 Jun 2018, Rural riches & royal rags?: Studies on medieval and modern archaeology presented to Frans Theuws. Kars, M., Van Oosten, R., Roxburgh, M. & Verhoeven, A. (eds.). Zwolle: SPA-uitgevers, p. 8-14 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Some Napoleonic-style army camps from the period of the Dutch-Belgian separation (1830-1839) in the Southern Netherlands

Roymans, N. G. A. M., Beex, B. & Roymans, J., 15 Feb 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Conflict Archaeology. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2001 2018

24e Romeinensymposium

A.M.J. Derks (Chair), N.G.A.M. Roymans (Organiser)
14 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Advisory board Excavations battlefield Kalkriese, University of Osnabrück (External organisation)

N.G.A.M. Roymans (Member)
20172018

Activity: MembershipAcademic

Over de demografische consequenties van Caesars veroveringen in de Nederrijnse grenszone. Romeinensymposium 2017

N.G.A.M. Roymans (Speaker)
2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Fragmenting the chieftain. A practice-based study of Early Iron Age Hallstatt C elite burials in the Low Countries

N.G.A.M. Roymans (Examiner)
14 Dec 2017

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination

Rurale gemeenschappen in de civitas Cananefatium 50-30 na Chr.

N.G.A.M. Roymans (Examiner)
21 Nov 2017

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination