Elena Cuijpers


E-Mail: elena.cuijpers(at)live.nl

Telefon: +49 (0)228-73-54437

Dienstsitz: Lennéstr. 1, Raum 3.007, 53113 Bonn

Postanschrift: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Graduiertenkolleg 1878, Lennéstr. 1, D-53113 Bonn

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Since 2016 PhD-student within Research Training Group 1878 ‘Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies’, University of Bonn. Working title: “The Spatial Organisation of Economic Systems in the Northern Mediterranean: a comparative study”. Supervisor: Prof. dr. F. Rumscheid.
2014-2016 Master of Arts (cum laude) in ‘Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology’ and ‘Museum Studies’ at Leiden University. Thesis: “The ‘lively’ Streets of Olynthos in the 5th-4th Century BCE:  a spatial analysis of movement flows and activity areas on the North Hill”. Supervisor: dr. J. J. Stöger.
2011-2013 Radboud Honours Academy at Radboud University Nijmegen. Thesis: “The Ancient Sources of Richard Strauss’ Opera Die Ägyptische Helena”. Supervisor: Prof. dr. E. M. Moormann.
2010-2014 Bachelor of Arts in Ancient Greek and Latin Language and Culture at Radboud University Nijmegen. Thesis: “The East Pediment of the Parthenon: depicting mythology”. Supervisor: Prof. dr. E. M. Moormann.

Additional Education

2015 Masterclass ‘Confronting the Classics: the Ancient Past in Modern Rome and Athens’ at the Dutch Institute in Rome (KNIR) and the Dutch Institute in Athens (NIA).
2015 Visiting student in the Department of Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, United States of America.
2014 Masterclass ‘History and Actuality of the Museum’ at the Dutch Institute in Rome (KNIR).
2013 Erasmus Student in the Faculty of History and Archaeology at the National and Kapodestrian University of Athens.

Archaeological Fieldwork and Training

July 2016 Assistant-Supervisor in the Olynthos Project (excavation season). Organization: dr. B. Tsigarida, dr. Z. Archibald and Prof. L.C. Nevett.
April 2016 Participant in the Olynthos Project (geophysical season). Organization: dr. B. Tsigarida, dr. Z. Archibald and Prof. L.C. Nevett.
2014-2015 Participant in the Olynthos Project (excavation and field survey seasons). Organization: dr. B. Tsigarida, dr. Z. Archibald and Prof. L.C. Nevett.
2013 Participant in the study season of the Cornell Halai and East Lokris Project (CHELP). Organization: Prof. J.E. Coleman.

Museum Experience

Since 2015 Trainee at the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam. Supervisors: Prof. dr. W.M.H. Hupperetz, dr. B.F. van Oppen de Ruiter, Prof. dr. R.A. Lunsingh Scheurleer.
2013 Intern at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Supervisor: dr. Ch. Gatzolis.

Teaching Experience

2015- 2016 Teacher in the ‘Archaeology Project’, run by Leiden University and Wetenschapsknooppunt Zuid-Holland.

 

Research Interests

  • Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Classical Greece
  • Settlement Archaeology and Urban Planning
  • Urban Architecture
  • Computational Approaches to Ancient Urbanism
  • Landscape Archaeology
  • Economic Archaeology
  • Ancient (Work)shops
  • Household archaeology
  • Network theories
  • Ancient Greek and Latin Literature
  • Ancient Art

 

Publications

  • Cuijpers, È., forthcoming 2016. The ‘lively’ Streets of Classical Olynthos: a Spatial Analysis of Urban Life on the North Hill, 432 – 348 BCE. INTER-SECTION. Innovative Approaches by Junior Archaeological Researchers 2.
  • Dutch version of the museum brochure of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki (2014, also available on the website: amth.gr/images/filladia_multilanguage/pdf/dutch.pdf).

Dissertation project

The Manufacture and Distribution of Tiles in Chalkidike: an Archaeological and Archaeometric Study of the Ceramic Economy in the Archaic and Classical Greek World.

supervisor: Prof. Dr. Frank Rumscheid