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2300 København S
July 2008 PhD, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
June 1999 Mag.art. in Classical Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen.
2020- Lecturer of classical archaeology, the SAXO-Institute. Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen
2015-2020 Director of The Danish Institute at Athens (leave from the University of Copenhagen)
2009- 2015 Lecturer of classical archaeology, the SAXO-Institute. Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen.
2009 Post.doc, The Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Black Sea Studies, University of Aarhus.
2008 Post.doc, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Antiquities, National Museum.
2007-2008 Research fellow, The Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Black Sea Studies, University of Aarhus. Acting Director of 2008 field campaign.
2005-2006 External lecturer of classical archaeology, the SAXO-Institute. Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen.
2003-2005 External Lecturer of classical archaeology, the SAXO-Institute. Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen.
2000-2003 Assistant Lecturer of classical archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen.
1999-2000 Research fellow, Classical Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen.
2017- Co-director with Angus Graham of Life at the Furnace: the Ayia Marina ancient copper smelting communities, Cyprus.
2016-2019 Senior researcher on The Centennial Rhodes Project directed by Vincent Gabrielsen, University of Copenhagen.
2015-2016 Director of the archaeological survey of The Ancient Sikyon Project directed by Silke Müth-Frederiksen, The National Museum, Copenhagen and K. Kissas, Ephor of Ancient Korinth.
2012-2015 Where East meets West (directed by Dr. Tønnes Bekker-Nielsen, Southern Danish University)
2010-2012 Director of the research network Artefact variability, Assemblage differentiation and identity negotiation
2007-2009 Survey of the Džarylgac-Lake region, Western Crimea (directed by Dr. Pia Guldager Bilder, University of Aarhus, and Dr. Peter Attema, University of Groningen).
2002-2008 Publication of the ceramics from Ambeli tou Englezou, Polis, Cypern (excavated by Dr. Eftikia Zachariou-Kaila, Department of Antiquities).
2002- Publication of the ceramics from Evrychou 5, Cyprus (excavated by Dr. Giorgos Giorgiou, Department of Antiquities).
2000- Director of Pottery Studies, Troodos Archaeological and Environmental Survey Project, Cyprus (directed by Dr. M. Given and Prof. A.B. Knapp, University of Glasgow, Prof. Jay Noller, University of Oregon and Ass.prof. V. Kassianidou, University of Cyprus).
1994 The Greek-Danish Expedition at Kattavia, Rhodes, survey (directed by Dr. S. Dietz)
1993-1998 Assistant Director at the Danish Archaeological Excavations at Panayia Ematousa, Cyprus (directed by L. Wriedt Sørensen).
1992 and 1999 Danish Archaeological Excavations at Pontecagnano, Italy (directed by Dr. I. Strøm).
Conferences organised (not in CURIS)
2019 The ‘Greek Case’ in the Council of Europe: A Game Changer for International Law and Human Rights? Athens, 12-14 December (with Winfred van det Put and Willem Ledeboer (The Netherlands Institute), Jenny Wallensten (Swedish Institute at Athens) and Jorunn Økland (The Norwegian Institute)).
2019 Vikings in the Mediterranean. Though the Greeks Considered It and Forbade It... Athens, 28-30 November (with Žarko Tankosić (Norwegian Institute at Athens) og Jenny Wallensten (Swedish Institute at Athens).
2018 Mind the Gap. Ceramic studies and discontinuities in the archaeological record, the Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen, 29-30 June (with Smadar Gabrieli).
2017 Amphora standardization from the Hellenistic era through the end of antiquity, Athens, October 16-18, (with Horacio González Cesteros (Austrian Archaeological Institute in Athens) and Justin Leidwanger (Stanford University)).
2017 Levantine Ceramics Project Workshop 2017, The Danish Institute at Athens, May 26-27 (with A. Berlin, J. Smith and J. Lund).
Publications not in CURIS:
2017 (with R. Frederiksen & S. Handberg) Celebrating 25 years of archaeological research, Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens 8, 7-21.
2017 (with R. Frederiksen, Konstantinos Kissas, Jamieson Donati, Giorgos Giannakopoulos, Silke Müth, Vassilios Papathanasiou, Wolfgang Rabbel, Harald Stümpel, and Katharina Rusch) “Finding Old Sikyon”2015. A preliminary report, Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens 8, 305-324.
2007 (with P. Guldager Bilde, P. Attema, С.Б. Ланцов, Т.Н. Смекалова, В.Ф. Столба, T. de Haas, S. Handberg) "Джарылгачский исследовательский проект. Результаты сезона 2007 г", Боспорский феномен, 2007, 107-118.
2006 (with A. Graham & V. Kassianidou) "Xyliatos Mavrovouni. A Roman settlement and smelting workshop in the central northern foothills of the Troodos Mountains, Cyprus", RDAC 2006, 345-367.
2002 Cypriote Transport Amphorae of the Archaic and Classical period, Acta Hyperborea 9, 169-184.
2002 (with M. Given, A.B. Knapp et al.) "Troodos Archaeological Survey Project: First Preliminary Report (June-July 2000)", RDAC 2001, 425-440.
1998 Transport Amphoras found 1993-1996. Third Preliminary Report of The Danish Archaeological Excavations at Panayia Ematousa, Aradippou, Cyprus, Proceedings of the Danish Institut at Athens II, 349-359.
2006 Cooking Wares, in: L. Wriedt Sørensen and K. Winther Jacobsen (eds.), Panayia Ematousa I. A Rural site in south-eastern, Cyprus (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 6.1). Athens, 231-243.
2006 Utility Ceramics, in: L. Wriedt Sørensen and K. Winther Jacobsen (eds.), Panayia Ematousa I. A Rural site in south-eastern, Cyprus (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 6.1). Athens, 243-302.
2006 Transport Amphorae, in: L. Wriedt Sørensen and K. Winther Jacobsen (eds.), Panayia Ematousa I. A Rural site in south-eastern, Cyprus (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 6.1). Athens, 303-336.
2006 Why undecorated pottery matters in: L. Wriedt Sørensen and K. Winther Jacobsen (eds.), Panayia Ematousa II.Political, cultural, ethnic and social relations in Cyprus. Approaches to Regional Studies (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 6.2). Athens, 51-60.
2001 Creating a Divine Image. The Case of Juno Sospita, in: J. Lund & P. Pentz (red.), Between Orient And Occident. Festskrift til prof. emeritus P.J. Riis, Copenhagen, 23-33.
2008 The role of pottery in the interpretation and classification of rural sites in Cyprus. The functional typology,in: H. Vanhaverbeke, J., Poblome, F., Vermeulen & M. Waelkens (eds.), Thinking About Space: The Potential of Surface Survey and Contextual Analysis in the Definition of Space in Roman Times (Studies in Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology 8), Brepols-Turnhout, 21-30.
2007 Transport Amphorae in the Copper Mining Industry of Cyprus: Introducing a new type of transport amphorae from Cyprus, in: M. Bonifay & J.-C. Treglia (ed.), LRCW 2, Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean, Archaeology and Archaeometry (BAR Int. Ser. 1662 (II)), Oxford, 775-779.
2007 Pots for the Dead. Pottery and ritual in Cypriote tombs of the Hellenistic and Roman period, in: D. Malfitana, J. Poblome & J. Lund (Eds.), Old Pottery in a New Century. Innovating Perspectives on Roman Pottery Studies. Proceedings of the International Workshop, Catania 22-24 April 2004(Monografie dell'Istituto per i Beni Archeologici e Monumentali - C.N.R. 1), Catania: Consiglio Nazionale della Ricerche, 389-396.
2005 Late Roman Coarse wares and Transport Amphorae from Panayia Ematousa, Cyprus, in: J.M. Gurt i Esparraguere, J. Buxeda I Garrigós and M.A. Cau Ontiveros (eds.), 1st International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and Archaeometry (Barcelona, 14-16 March 2002) (BAR International Series 1340), Oxford, 625-634.
2004 Regional distribution of transport amphorae in Cyprus in the Late Roman period, in: J. Lund & J. Eiring (eds.), Transport Amphorae and Trade in the Eastern mediterranean (International Colloquium at the Danish institute at Athens, 26-29 september) (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 5), 143-148.
2008 Review of Testing the Hinterland. The work of the Boeotia Survey (1989-1991) in the southern approaches to the city of Thespiai (Macdonald Institute Monographs), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2007, edited by Bintliff, J., Howard, P. & A. Snodgrass, Bryn Mawr Classical Review http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2008/2008-08-34.html
2008 Review of From Evagoras I to the Ptolemies: the Transition from the Classical to the Hellenistic Period in Cyprus. Proceedings of the International Archaeological Conference, Nicosia 29-30 November 2002. The Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia 2007, edited by Pavlos Flourentzos, AJA Online Reviews 112.2: http://www.ajaonline.org/pdfs/book_reviews/111.2/12_Jacobsen.pdf
2008 Review of Survey and Excavation: Mons Claudianus, 1987 - 1993 Volume III: Ceramic Vessels and Related Objects. (Fouilles de l'Ifao 54.) Cairo: Institut français d'archéologie orientale, 2006, edited by V.A. Maxfield and D.P.S. Peacock (D.P.S.), Classical Review 58.1, 285-287.
2007 Review of Trade Relations in the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity: The ceramic evidence. Acts from a Ph.D.-seminar for young scholars, Sandbjerg Manorhouse, 12-15 February 1998 (Halicarnassian Studies 3), University Press of Southern Denmark, Odense 2005, edited by Maria Berg Briese and Leif Erik Vaag, AJA Online Reviews 111.2: http://www.ajaonline.org/pdfs/book_reviews/112.2/08_Jacobsen.pdf
2019 (with E. Hatzivassiliou, Η Δα)νία, το Συμβούλιο της Ευρώπης, το ΝΑΤΟ και τα ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα στην Ελλάδα κατά τη διάρκεια της χούντας. Εκδόσεις Πατάκη. Αθηνα.
2019 (with Nicolai von Eggers Mariegaard) Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens 9. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press.
2017 (with B. Due) APOMNHMONEUMATA. I anledningen af Det Danske Institut i Athens 25-års jubilæum. Aarhus.
2017 (with R. Frederiksen and S. Handberg) Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens 8. Aarhus.
2012 (with P. Guldager Bilde & P. Attema) The Dzarylgac Survey Project (Black Sea Studies 14) Aarhus: Aarhus University Press.
2006 (with L. Wriedt Sørensen) Panayia Ematousa I. A Rural site in south-eastern, Cyprus (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 6.1). Athens.
2006 (with L. Wriedt Sørensen) Panayia Ematousa II. Political, cultural, ethnic and social relations in Cyprus. Approaches to Regional Studies (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 6.2). Athens.
Primary fields of research
- The social, economic, and physical landscapes of Cyprus during the Roman period
- Culture, identity and habitus
- Roman pottery studies in context
- Use differentiation of ceramics
- Artefact variability, assemblage analysis and activity differentiating
- Survey theory and methodology
- Landscape archaeology (see Space/Place a SAXO network https://saxo.ku.dk/forskning/seed-money-saxo).
- The correlation between the exploitation of natural resources and the establishment of settlement hierarchies in rural Cyprus and Sikyona during the Hellenistic-Roman period
- The correlation between the social and economic landscape and the development of cultures, identities and habitus in Hellenistic-Roman Cyprus
- The development of funerary customs in Cyprus during the Hellenistic-Roman period
- Greek archaeology
- Fieldwork theory and methodology
- Classical archaeological theory
Fields of interest
- Chaîne operatoire, agency and praxis theory
- Behavioural archaeology
- Formation processes
- Acculturation processes
- Culture, identity, habitus