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dr. C.W. Wiersma

Post-doctoral researcher, Temporary lecturer
dr. C.W. Wiersma
E-mail:
c.w.wiersma rug.nl

Academic postitions held

2015 - current   Post-Doctoral researcher, VENI-laureate, University of Groningen

2010- current   Temporary lecturer, Department of Archaeology, University of Groningen

2014-2015        Post-Doctoral fellowship, Institute of Aeegean Prehistory

Other positions

2016 - current     Assistant Editor Journal of Greek Archaeology

2016 - current     Advisory Board Archaeology

2016 - current     Treasurer Thessalika Erga Foundation

Education

2001-2004        Bachelor Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Groningen

2004-2006        Researchmaster Art history and Archaeology, University of           Groningen, cum laude

2007-2008        Master of Philosphy, University of Sheffield

2008- 2013      PhD thesis in Department of Archaeology, University of Groningen

Thesis title: 'Building the Bronze Age. Architectural and social change on the Greek Mainland during Early Helladic III, Middle Helladic and Late Helladic I.'

Archaeological fieldwork experience in Greece

• Autumn 2016, Second Survey Season Ayios Vasilios, field director

• Autumn 2015, Pilot Survey Ayios Vasilios, field director

• Autumn 2013, Ceramic study of Bronze Age ceramics from Magoula Pavlina, Greece

• Autumn 2011, Ceramic study of Early Helladic and Middle Helladic ceramics from Zakynthos, Greece

• Summer 2011, Ceramic study of Early Helladic and Middle Helladic ceramics from Kirra, Greece

• Summer 2010, Ceramic study of Bronze Age ceramics from Aegina Kolonna, Greece

• Summer 2009, Ceramic study of Bronze Age ceramics from Mitrou, Greece

• Summer 2008, Participation in archaeological excavation at Toumba, Thessaloniki

• Autumn 2007, Participation in archaeological (survey) campaign at Zakynthos.

• Summer 2007, Participation in archaeological (survey) campaign at Zakynthos.

• Spring 2007, Participation in archaeological (survey) campaign at Zakynthos.

• Summer 2006, Participation in archaeological (survey) campaign at Zakynthos.

Research grants received

• VENI post-doc, Innovational Research Incentives Scheme, Netherlands Research Council, €250.000

• Michael Ventris Memorial Award for Mycenaean Studies, ₤ 2000

• INSTAP Post-doctoral fellowship, $28.000 and $4.000 travel expenses

• Curtiss T. & Mary G. Brennan Foundation, $5.000 fieldwork Ayios Vasilios (P.I. Prof. S. Voutsaki)

• Grant of the Thessalika Erga Foundation of €1800, to study and publish ceramics from Magoula Pavlina

• Grant of the Mediterranean Archaeological trust of ₤1800, to study and publish ceramics from Magoula Pavlina

• Grant of the Reiman-de-Bas foundation (Prince Bernhard Cultuurfonds) of €5000 to carry out research for my PhD in Athens during 2010.

• Grant of the Catharina van Tussenbroek Foundation of €3950 to carry out research for my PhD in Athens during 2009-2010.

• GUF grant 2009 (Groninger Universiteitsfonds) for travel costs to Athens.

• Philologisch Studiefonds Utrecht travel scholarship 2009 of €1500

• Huygens Toptalent Scholarship of €8395 to finance research in Sheffield.
• VSB Scholarship of €6000 to finance research in Sheffield.
• Stichting Dr Hendrik Muller’s Vaderlandsch Fonds Scholarship of €4100 to finance research in Sheffield.
• Houckema-leen, financial aid of €2269 to publish a PhD thesis.

• Eramus scholarship to carry out fieldwork at Thessaloniki, Greece.

• UTOPA scholarship of three months of the Netherlands Institute in Athens (NIA).

• GUF grant (Groninger Universiteitsfonds) for travel costs to Athens.
• VVNIA scholarship of three months of the Netherlands Institute in Athens (NIA).

Publications - books

• Wiersma, C.W. 2013. Building the Bronze Age. Architectural and Social Change on the Greek Mainland During Early Helladic III, Middle Helladic and Late Helladic I, PhD thesis, University of Groningen.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2013. Building the Bronze Age. Architectural and Social Change on the Greek Mainland During Early Helladic III, Middle Helladic and Late Helladic I, Archaepress, Oxford.

• Wiersma, C.W., Agnousiotis, D., Karimali, E., Prummel, W., and Reinders, H.R., 2016. Magoúla Pavlína. A Middle Bronze Age site in the Soúrpi Plain, Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library. (Groningen Archaeological Series; vol. 31).

•Wiersma, C.W. and Voutsaki, S., 2017. Social Change in Aegean Prehistory, Oxbow Books, Oxford.

Publications - articles and abstracts

• Wiersma, C.W. 2006. Sherds of Knossos. The Minoan sherd collection of the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, Pharos XIV, pp. 115-128.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2007. Notably groups and ritual practices. The role of Minoan palaces on Minoan ritual practices, Journal of Prehistoric Religion XXI, pp. 33-52.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2007. De invloed van Minoïsche paleizen op Minoïsche rituele handelingen, Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie 38, pp. 3-8.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2010. Early Helladic III – Late Helladic I house architecture and social relations, in: K. Huijben, S.J.A.G. van de Liefvoort, T.J.S.M. van der Weyden (eds.). SOJA. Symposium Onderzoek Jonge Archeologen, Nijmegen – 19 maart 2010, pp. 65-71

• Wiersma, C.W. 2011. Huisarchitectuur en sociale wetenschappen: een casestudy in Bronstijd Griekenland, Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie 46, pp. 25-33.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2011. An analysis of Early Helladic III-Late Helladic I house architecture and assemblages, 112th Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 289.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2012. The development of social complexity in Bronze Age Greece, EAA 18th Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 312.

Wiersma, C.W. 2015. Ayios Vasilios: een survey van de paleisnederzetting. Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie, 54, 57.

•  Wiersma, C. , & Voutsaki, S. (2017). Introduction: Social Change in Aegean Prehistory. In C. Wiersma, & S. Voutsaki (Eds.), Social Change in Aegean Prehistory. (pp. vi-xx). Oxbow.

Wiersma, C. (2017). Domestic Architecture: A Means to Analyse Social Change on the Bronze Age Greek Mainland. In C. W. Wiersma, & S. Voutsaki (Eds.), Social Change in Aegean Prehistory. (pp. 69). Oxford: Oxbow.

  • Wiersma, C.W. in press/2018. De eerste resultaten van de veldsurvey in Ayios Vasilios (Laconië, Griekenland).Paleoaktueel 29
  • Wiersma, C.W. Thessaly in the Early and Middle Bronze Age. forthcoming. In: The World of Thessaly. Georganas, I., Haagsma, M. & Stamatopoulou, M. (eds.). London and New York: Routledge, (Routledge Worlds book series)
  • Wiersma, C.W. in press. The Ayios Vasilios Survey Project: Diagnostic samples versus total samples and their biases. In: Fields, Sherds and Scholars. Recording and Interpreting Survey Ceramics: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Danish Institute at Athens, 24-25 February 2017. Meens, A. M., Nazou, M. & van de Put, W. (eds.). Leiden: Sidestone press.
  • Van Wijngaarden, G.J., Pieters, N., Von Stein, I., andWiersma, C.W. in press. Of Micro, Meso and Macro Regions. Regional Space in the Middle and early Late Bronze Age Ionian Islands, in B. Eder & M. Zavadil (eds), (Social) Place and Space in early Mycenaean Greece, Vienna: Östereichesche Akademie der Wissenschaften.
  • Wiersma, C.W., De Neef, W., Voutsaki, S. & Vasilogamvrou, A. in press/2019. The Ayios Vasilios Survey Project,Proceedings of the Archaeological Works in the Peloponnese / Το Αρχαιολογικο Εργο Στην Πελοπονννησο 2

Publications - reviews

• Wiersma, C.W. 2009. Review: P.P. Betancourt, M.C. Nelson and H. Williams (eds.), Krinoi kai Limenes. Studies in Honor of Joseph and Maria Shaw , Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie 41, pp. 62-63.

  • Wiersma, C.W. 2010. Review: V. Isaakidou and P. Tomkins (eds.) Escaping the Labyrinth. The Cretan Neolithic in Context , in: Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie 42, pp. 37-38.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2011. Review: C.W. Shelmerdine (ed.). The Cambridge companion to the Aegean Bronze Age, en E.H. Cline (ed.). The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean , in: Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie 46.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2014. Review: The complete archaeology of Greece. From hunter-gatherers to the 20th century A.D. by John Bintliff, Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie 51, pp. 52-53.

• Wiersma, C.W. 2018. Review of: MURRAY (C.S.) The Collapse of the Mycenaean Economy. Imports, Trade, and Institutions. 1300–700 BCE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. 366, 26 b/w ills. £90. 9781107186378. in Journal of Hellenic Studies

• Wiersma, C.W. 2018. Review of: Quentin Letesson and Carl Knappett (eds). Minoan Architecture and Urbanism. New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment. pp. 416, b/w illustrations. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2017. ISBN: 978-0-19879-362-5 hardback £90. In: Journal of Greek Archaeology 3, 444-448.

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