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dr. J.H.M. Peeters

Associate Professor
dr. J.H.M. Peeters

Hans Peeters (1963) is Associate Professor at the Groningen Institute of Archaeology, where he teaches the archaeology of hunter-gatherers and the archaeology of wetlands. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Amsterdam (2007) for his study on Mesolithic-Neolithic land-use dynamics and innovative approach to heritage management issues in the Dutch Flevoland polders. Prior to his appointment at the University of Groningen, he first worked as a specialist in lithic technology at the National Heritage Agency (Amersfoort). As of 1995, Peeters directed several projects and research teams in his function as a project leader/senior archaeologists at the National Heritage Agency. In the context of the excavations at Almere-Hoge Vaart and Urk-E4 (Mesolithic-Neolithic), as well as in the Zuidelijk Flevoland Project (landscape archaeology), he has directed research teams consisting of 4 to 20 specialists from various disciplines (archaeology, earth sciences, biological sciences). Furthermore he co-ordinated an international working group that focused at the development of the North Sea Prehistory Research and Management Framework (NSPRMF), published in 2009. He was the principal applicant of the project Unlocking North Holland's Late Neolithic Treasure Chest: Single Grave Culture behavioural variability in a tidal environment, that received a € 500,000 grant from the NWO-Odyssee programme.


Supervision of Ph.D. candidates:

1. Advisor for Ms. S. Merlo on 3D GIS data modelling (dissertation defense 2010, University of Cambridge; supervisor: Prof. C. Shell).

2. Co-supervisor of Ms. M. Brouwer on the modelling of hunter-gatherer land-use dynamics in riverine environments in the Netherlands (dissertation defense 2011, Michigan State University; supervisor: Prof. W.A. Lovis).

3. Co-supervisor of Mrs. I. DeVriendt on Swifterbant lithic technology (dissertation defense 2013, University of Groningen, supervisor: Prof. D.C.M. Raemaekers).

4. Co-supervisor of Mr. G. Nobles on spatial analysis of Late Neolithic sites in North Holland (University of Groningen, supervisor: Prof. D.C.M. Raemaekers).

5. Co-supervisor of Mrs. I. Woltinge on hidden Prehistoric archaeology in the Netherlands (University of Groningen, supervisor: Prof. D.C.M. Raemaekers).

Last modified:04 July 2016 1.31 p.m.

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9712 ER Groningen
The Netherlands