Fotograaf: Onbekend

dhr. dr. G.J.M. (Gert Jan) van Wijngaarden


  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
    Capaciteitsgroep Archeologie
  • Bezoekadres
    BG 1
    Turfdraagsterpad 9  Kamernummer: 205
  • Postadres:
    Turfdraagsterpad  9
    1012 XT  Amsterdam
  • G.J.M.vanWijngaarden@uva.nl
    T: 0205252565

In February 2007, I took up my current post as Associate Professor at the Amsterdam Archaeological Centre. Before, I was director of the Netherlands Institute in Athens. I acquired my PhD degree in 1999 with a dissertation on Mycenaean pottery in the Levant, Cyprus and Italy.

Teaching

My teaching assignment is Greek archaeology, with an emphasis on the pre- and protohostoric periods. In addition, I teach courses concerning archaeological theory, the history of the discipline and museumarchaeology.

Research

One of my research interests revolves around the subject of Mediterranean interconnections of pre- and protohistoric Greece. As such, the western periphery of Greece, has my particular attention, as is also clear from my fieldwork on the Ionian island of Zakynthos. The Zakynthos project is embedded in wider research on the interconnections between Greece, Italy and the Adriatic in prehistory. 

In addition, I am interested in the social context of Archaeology and the history of archaeology. In teaching and research, I address notions of authenticity and the presentation of the past in puiblications, museums and at archaeological tourist sites. In particular, I am interested in the relations between archaeological methodology and scholarly and popular interpretations of the past. In this framework, I have begun new research concerning the Archaeology of Archaeology at Ancient Troy. 

Zakynthos

Since 2005, I have been directing archaeological fieldwork on the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian sea. The Zakynthos Archaeology project is a cooperation between the Ephorate of Antiquities at Zakynthos and the Netherlands Institute at Athens. Aim of the project is to relate the spatial and diachronic distribution of finds to the dynamics of the landscape of the island. To this aim a variety of researches are carried out, such archaeological survey and excavation, geological mapping, remote sensing, interviewing and others. For more information, see websites below.

Archaeology of Archaeology at Ancient Troy

Since 2016, I am participating at excavations at Ancient Troy in Turkey. The excavations are directed by Professor Rüstem Aslan from from Çanakkale Onzekiz Mart University in Turkey. Since 2017, the research by the University of Amsterdam revolves around the theme of the Archaeology of Archaeology at Ancient Troy.

2017

  • Avramidis, P., Iliopoulos, G., Nikolaou, K., Kontopoulos, N., Koutsodendris, A., & van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2017). Holocene sedimentology and coastal geomorphology of Zakynthos Island, Ionian Sea: A history of a divided Mediterranean island. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 487, 340-354. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.018  [details] 
  • Avramidis, P., Kalaitzidis, S., Iliopoulos, G., Papadopoulou, P., Nikoloaou, K., Papazisimou, S., ... van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2017). The so called ‘Herodotus Springs’ at ‘Keri Lake’ in Zakynthos Island western Greece: A palaeoenvironmental and palaeoecological approach. Quaternary International, 439(Part A), 37-51. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.12.014  [details] 
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2017). Shifts in Value? Exotica in the 13th-12th century BCE Mediterranean. In P. M. Fischer, & T. Bürge (Eds.), “Sea Peoples” up-to date: New research on transformations in the Eastern Mediterranean in the 13th-11th centuries BCE: Proceedings of the ESF-Workshop held at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, 3-4 November 2014 (pp. 401-412). Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. DOI: 10.2307/j.ctt1v2xvsn.26  [details] 
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J., & Pieters, N. (2017). Between the Aegean and the Adriatic: Zakynthos in the Bronze Age. In A. Vlachopoulos, Y. Lolos, R. Laffineur, & M. Fotiadis (Eds.), Έσπερος/Hesperos: The Aegean seen from the West: proceedings of the 16th International Aegean Conference, University of Ioannina, Department of History and Archaelogogy, Unit of Archaeology and Art History, 18-21 May 2016 (pp. 375-382). (Aegaeum: annales d'archéologie égéenne de l'Université de Liège et UT-PASP; Vol. 41). Leuven: Peeters. [details] 

2016

2015

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M., Sotiriou, A., Pieters, N., Bogaard, B., & De Gelder, L. (2015). The Zakynthos Archaeology Project. Preliminary report on the 212 season. Pharos: journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens, 20(2), 79-98. DOI: 10.2143/PHA.20.2.3117843 

2014

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M., Avramidis, P., & Kontopoulos, N. (2014). Dealing with extreme dynamics: prehistoric landscapes of Zakynthos. Aegaeum, 37, 441-447.

2013

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J., Kourtessi-Philippakis, G., & Pieters, N. (2013). New archaeological sites and finds on Zakynthos. Pharos: journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens, 19(1), 127-159. DOI: 10.2143/PHA.19.1.3009293  [details] 

2012

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2012). Immaterial landscapes: Homeric geography and the Ionian Islands in Greece. Quaternary International, 251, 136-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2011.02.020  [details] 
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2012). Trade goods reproducing merchants? The materiality of mediterranean Late Bronze Age exchange. In J. Maran, & P. W. Stockhammer (Eds.), Materiality and social practice: transformative capacities of intercultural encounters (pp. 61-72). Oxford: Oxbow Books. [details] 
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J., Sotiriou, A., Kourtessi-Philippakis, G., Bogaard, B., Bloemendaal, P., Pieters, N., & Stoker, A. (2012). The Zakynthos Archaeology Project: preliminary report on the 2010 season. Pharos: journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens, 18(2), 35-56. DOI: 10.2143/PHA.18.2.2977241  [details] 
  • von Stein, I., & van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2012). Just in time...: assessing Cape Kaloyeros on Zakynthos before it is gone. Pharos: journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens, 18(2), 57-82. DOI: 10.2143/PHA.18.2.2977242  [details] 

2011

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2011). Tokens of a special relationship? Mycenaeans and Egyptians. In K. Duistermaat, & I. Regulski (Eds.), Intercultural contacts in the ancient Mediterranean: proceedings of the International Conference at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 25th to 29th October 2008 (pp. 225-251). (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta; Vol. 202). Leuven: Peeters. [details] 
  • Gouma, M., van Wijngaarden, G. J., & Soetens, S. (2011). Assessing the effects of geomorphological processes on archaeological densities: a GIS case study on Zakynthos island, Greece. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38(10), 2714-2725. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2011.06.009  [details] 
  • Heymans, E., & van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2011). Low-value manufactured exotics in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages. In A. Vianello (Ed.), Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean (pp. 124-136). Oxford: Oxbow Books. [details] 

2010

  • Tendürüs, M., van Wijngaarden, G. J., & Kars, H. (2010). Long-term effect of seismic activities on archaeological remains: a test study from Zakynthos, Greece. In M. Sintubin, I. S. Stewart, T. M. Niemi, & E. Altunel (Eds.), Ancient earthquakes (pp. 145-156). (GSA special paper; No. 471). Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America. DOI: 10.1130/2010.2471(13)  [details] 

2016

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2016). Foreign Affairs. Diplomacy, Trade, war and Migration in the Mycenaean Mediterranean (1400-1100 BC. In J. Driessen (Ed.), RA-PI-NE-U Studies on the Mycenaean World offered to Robert Laffineur for his 70th birthday (Vol. 10, pp. 349-363). [22] Presses Universitaires de Louvain.

2013

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J., & Sotiriou, A. (2013). Archaeology in the Southern Ionian Islands. (Pharos; No. 19.1). Leuven: Peeters. [details] 

2011

2010

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J., Sotiriou, A., Stissi, V., Bonnier, A., & Erisman, L. (2010). The Zakynthos Archaeology Project: Preliminary Report on the 2009 season. Pharos: journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens, 17(2), 65-82. DOI: 10.2143/PHA.17.2.2162463  [details] 

2009

  • Hoijtink, M., & van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2009). Museumarcheologie: nieuw perspectief voor oude verzamelingen. TMA: tijdschrift voor mediterrane archeologie, 21(41), 1-3. [details] 

2008

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2008). Dots close together on a map: Mycenaean pottery in the Jordan valley. In M. L. Steiner, & E. J. van der Steen (Eds.), Sacred and sweet: studies on the material culture of Tell Deir 'Alla and Tell Abu Sarbut (pp. 53-67). (Ancient Near Eastern studies. Supplement; No. 24). Leuven: Peeters. [details] 
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2008). The relevance of authenticity: Mycenaean-type pottery in the Mediterranean. In P. F. Biehl, & Y. Y. Rassamakin (Eds.), Import and imitation in archaeology (pp. 125-145). (Schriften des Zentrums für Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des Schwarzmeerraumes; No. 11). Langenweißbach: Beier & Beran. [details] 
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J., Sotiriou, A., Pieters, N., Abed, K., & Tendürüs, M. (2008). The Zakynthos Archaeology Project: preliminary report of the 2007 season. Pharos: journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens, 15, 43-57. [details] 

1999

  • Crielaard, J. P., Stissi, V., & van Wijngaarden, G. J. (1999). The complex past of pottery: production, circulation and consumption of Mycenaean and Greek pottery (sixteenth to early fifth centuries BC). Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben. [details] 

2018

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2018). Trojaanse objecten in het Allard Pierson Museum. APm: Allard Pierson mededelingen, 118, 14-15.
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2018). Van Pausanias tot Schliemann. Literaire en archeologische perspectieven van reizigers naar Mycene. Lampas, 51(3), 218-234.

2015

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2015). [Review of: E. Blake (2014) Social networks and Regional identity om Bronze Age Italy]. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2015(09), 16.

2014

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. (2014). [Review of: J.L. Davis, N. Vogeikoff-Brogan (2013) Philhellenism, philanthropy or political convenience? American archaeology in Greece]. BABesch, 89, 276-277. [details] 

2016

  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2016). Landscape Archaeology on Zakynthos. Where is the Polis?. Paper presented at Heidelberg University, Institute of Archaeology Seminars, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2016). Of Micro, Meso and Macro Regions. Regional Space in the Middle and early Late Bronze Age Ionian Islands. Paper presented at Conference Social Space and Place in early Mycenaean Greece, Athens, Greece.
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M. (2016). Where is the polis? The geography of Archaic-Classical Zakynthos. Paper presented at Invited Lecture, Oxford University, Institute of Archaeology, Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • van Wijngaarden, G. J. M., & Pieters, N. (2016). Crossing borders. The Ionian Islands and the Adriatic in the second Millennium BC.

2008

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