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Florence Gaignerot-Driessen


Current position and affiliations

Main Research Interests

  • Poleis formation in the Aegean (Late Bronze Age - Archaic)
  • Settlement patterns, site typologies, and social groups in the Aegean (Late Bronze Age - Archaic)
  • Aegean sanctuaries (Late Bronze Age - Classical)
  • Aegean and Greek votive terracottas (Late Bronze Age - Classical)
  • History and archaeology of Crete (Late Bronze Age - Hellenistic)
  • Homeric studies

Education

  • Ph.D. Greek Archaeology, Paris-Sorbonne University, 2010-2013.
  • M.A. (DEAGreek History, Paris-Sorbonne University, 2001-2002.
  • Teaching Certificate, Classical Philology, 1998.
  • M.A. (Maîtrise) Classics, Paris-Sorbonne University, 1996-1997.
  • Magister in Ancient Studies, Paris-Sorbonne University, 1996-1997.
  • B.A. Classics, Paris-Sorbonne University, 1993-1996.
  • Classes préparatoires littéraires, Neuilly, 1993-1996.

 Professional Experience

  • 2020-2021: Temporary lecturer and researcher (ATER) in Greek history, Department of History, University of Lille.
  • 2019: Visiting scholar, Department of Humaninities, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice.
  • 2018-2020: Lecturer in Archaeology (part-time), Department of Languages, Cultures, History, and Education, Institut catholique de Paris.
  • 2016-2018. Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Classical Archaeology, University of Heidelberg.
  • 2014. Guest Lecturer in archaeology, Department of Archaeology, UClouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve.
  • 2013-2015. Temporary lecturer and researcher (ATER) in ancient history, Department of History, University of Picardy - Jules Verne, Amiens.
  • 2007-2013. External expert in Latin and French Literature for the European Baccalaureate, European Commission, Brussels.
  • 2002-2008. Certified teacher in Classical Philology (ancient Greek, Latin, and French literature), Lycée français de Bruxelles, Brussels.

Grants and Awards

National and International grants for the Anavlochos Project

  • Prix Clio (First Prize ex aequo). 2021.
  • Archaeological Institute of America (Richard C. MacDonald Iliad Endowment for Archaeological Research Grant). 2019.
  • Archéologie & Patrimoine en Méditerranée. 2021, 2019, 2018.
  • Mediterranean Archaeological Trust. 2019, 2017.
  • Institute for Aegean Prehistory. 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021,
  • French School at Athens. 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.

Fellowships and scholarships

  • Filippo Maria Carinci Fellowship in Aegean Prehistory, 2019.
  • Harriet Boyd Hawes Fellowship, Institute for Aegean Prehistory – Study Center for East Crete, 2018.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2016-2018.
  • A.S. Onassis Doctoral Scholarship for Foreigners (Category C), 2012-2013.
  • Gerda Henkel Ph.D. Scholarship, 2010-2012.
  • French School at Athens Ph.D. scholarships, 2010, 2011.

Travel grants

  • UMR 8164 - HALMA. 2021.
  • UMR 5133 - Archéorient. 2019, 2020.
  • ARC program A World in Crisis? 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • UMR 8167 - Orient et Méditerranée. 2012, 2013, 2015.
  • Paris-Sorbonne University. 2010, 2012, 2013.
  • Paris-Sorbonne University. Mission des doctorants à l’étranger grant. 2011.
  • Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art. 2011.

Scientific Programs

  • 2015- : Anavlochos Project, French School at Athens (EFA). Director.
  • 2013-2018: Action Research Council program (ARC) A World in Crisis? Archaeological and Epigraphical Perspectives on the Late Bronze Age (13th c. B.C.) Mediterranean Systems’ Collapse: a Case Study Approach, UCLouvain. Project Member.
  • 2010-2014: Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) DIKIDA: De la chaîne du DIKtè au massif de l’IDA : géosciences, archéologie et histoire en Crète de l’Âge du Bronze récent à l’époque archaïque, UMR 7044, UMR 7330. Project Member.

Field Research

  • Anavlochos Project2015-present; French School at Athens. Director and coroplastic specialist. 
  • Cyprus Pyla-Kokkinokremos Excavations Project, 2019; Belgian School at Athens. Area supervisor (J. Bretschneider, Ghent University, Director).
  • Rescue excavations at Anavlochos Vigla, 2014; Greek Archaeological Service. Field supervisor and ceramic specialist (V. Zographaki, Director). 
  • Rescue excavations at Limnes Kephali, 2013; Greek Archaeological Service. Field supervisor (V. Zographaki, Director).
  • The Azoria Project, 2013; American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Senior excavator (D.C. Haggis, Director).
  • Rescue excavations at Anavlochos, 2012; Greek Archaeological Service. Field supervisor and ceramic specialist (V. Zographaki, Director). 
  • Mirabello Survey, 2010-2013; Dissertation research.
  • Dreros Excavations, 2009-2013; Greek Archaeological Service/French School at Athens. Area supervisor and architecture specialist (V. Zographaki and A. Farnoux, Directors). 
  • The Sissi Archaeological Project, 2007-2011; Belgian School at Athens. Area supervisor (J. Driessen, Director). 
  • Palaikastro Excavations, 2003; British School at Athens. Trenchmaster (J.A. MacGillivray, L.H. Sackett, and J. Driessen, Directors).
  • Malia Excavations (Quartier Nu study campaign), 2000; French School at Athens. Assistant (A. Farnoux and J. Driessen, Directors).
  • Eleutherna Excavations, 1997; University of Crete. Assistant (Th. Kalpaxis, Director).
  • Itanos Excavations, 1997-1999; French School at Athens, Universities of Brussels, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Crete, and Naples. Assistant (Th. Kalpaxis, A. Schnapp, and D. Viviers, Directors).
  • Malia Excavations (Hypostyle Crypt), 1996; French School at Athens. Assistant (A. Allegrette, Director).

 

51 oral presentations

26 invited lectures or seminars: in France (Paris, Lille, Strasbourg), Greece (Athens, Vrachasi, Pacheia Ammos), Belgium (Brussels, Louvain-le-Neuve), Italy (Catania, Venice, Udine), Germany (Heidelberg), the UK (Oxford, Cardiff), and the US (Austin Texas).

25 presentations in international conferences.

55 publications

1 Monograph; 3 co-authored monographs; 1 co-edited volume.

6 book chapters; 12 articles + 3 contributions to articles in peer-reviewed journals; 14 articles in proceedings of international conferences; 6 notices or posts; 8 reviews; 1 translation.


Journal articles14 documents

  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Votive Keimelia from Crete: Homeric Perspective on Curated Objects from a 7th c. Deposit. Hesperia, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, In press. ⟨hal-03189433⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Pierre Baulain, Grace Erny, Benjamin Jagou, Romain Machavoine, et al.. Fouilles de l’Anavlochos III: L’agglomération urbaine du vallon central et la nécropole de Lami. Bulletin archéologique des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, Réseau des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, 2020, ⟨10.4000/baefe.1350⟩. ⟨halshs-03092951⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Maria Anastasiadou, Pierre Baulain, Grace Erny, Catharine Judson, et al.. Fouilles de l’Anavlochos II: La nécropole de Lami, le sanctuaire de Kako Plaï et ses abords, le dépôt votif 1 et ses abords, les terrasses du sommet Nord-Ouest. Bulletin archéologique des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, Réseau des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, 2020, ⟨10.4000/baefe.1348⟩. ⟨halshs-03092953⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Catharine Judson, Vicky Vlachou. Prospection de l’Anavlochos II. Bulletin archéologique des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, Réseau des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, 2020, ⟨10.4000/baefe.1368⟩. ⟨halshs-03092957⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Pierre Baulain, Grace Erny, Catharine Judson, Romain Machavoine, et al.. Fouilles de l’Anavlochos I: La nécropole de Lami, le sanctuaire de Kako Plaï et les dépôts votifs 1 et 2. Bulletin archéologique des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, Réseau des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, 2020, ⟨10.4000/baefe.1397⟩. ⟨halshs-03092954⟩
  • Pierre Baulain, Grace Erny, Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Benjamin Jagou, Romain Machavoine, et al.. « Fouilles de l’Anavlochos III » [notice archéologique] : L’agglomération urbaine du vallon central et la nécropole de Lami. Bulletin archéologique des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, Réseau des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, 2020, Grèce : Crète, ⟨10.4000/baefe.1350⟩. ⟨hal-03033246⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Terracotta Figures, Figurines, and Plaques from the Anavlochos, Crete.. Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, Association for coroplastic studies, 2018, ⟨10.4000/acost.1094⟩. ⟨halshs-01801174⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. La formation des cités grecques (XIVe s.- VIIe s. av. n. è.) : approche archéologique à partir de quelques cas crétois. Revue des Etudes Grecques, [Paris]: [Association pour l'encouragement des études grecques en France], 2018, 2018 (1), pp.49-73. ⟨halshs-01811985⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Un tumulus du premier âge du Fer sur l’Anavlochos. Archéologia, Editions Faton, 2018. ⟨halshs-03111084⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. La naissance des cités. Dossiers Histoire et Archéologie - Archeologia, Edition Faton, Dijon, 2017, La Crète, 5000 ans d'histoire, pp.48-51. ⟨halshs-01800504⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Lionel Fadin, Romaric Bardet, Maud Devolder. Prospection de l’Anavlochos I. Bulletin de Correspondance Hellenique, Ecole Française d'Athènes, 2016, pp.951-974. ⟨10.4000/bch.479⟩. ⟨halshs-03111033⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Goddesses Refusing to Appear? Reconsidering the Late Minoan III Figures with Upraised Arms. American Journal of Archaeology, Archaeological Institute of America, 2014, 118 (3), pp.489. ⟨10.3764/aja.118.3.0489⟩. ⟨hal-03189416⟩
  • Vasso Zographaki, Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Maud Devolder. Nouvelles recherches sur l’Anavlochos. Bulletin de Correspondance Hellenique, Ecole Française d'Athènes, 2012, 136 (2), pp.513-535. ⟨10.3406/bch.2012.7939⟩. ⟨hal-03189417⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. THE ‘TEMPLE HOUSE’ AT LATO RECONSIDERED. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, Wiley, 2012, 31 (1), pp.59-82. ⟨10.1111/j.1468-0092.2011.00379.x⟩. ⟨hal-03189418⟩

Conference papers8 documents

  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. From Peak Sanctuaries to Hilltop Settlements: Reshaping a Landscape of Memory in Late Minoan IIIC Crete. MNEME: Past and Memory in the Aegean Bronze Age, 2018, Venise, Italy. pp.65-70. ⟨halshs-03111023⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Προκαταρκτικά απ οτελέσματα της επιφανειακής έρευνας του 2015 – 2016 στον Ανάβλοχο Λασιθίου. 4th Archaeological Work in Crete Meeting, Nov 2016, Rethymnon, Greece. pp.551-562. ⟨hal-03260667⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Forging a Community: Social and Political Changes on the Anavlochos in the Early Stages of the Greek City-State. 12th International Congress of Cretan studies, Sep 2016, Heraklion, Greece. ⟨halshs-01800500⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. The Rise of the Polis in the Mirabello Region, Crete: Sites and Settlement Patterns (10th-7th c. B.C.). Regional Stories towards a New Perception of the Early Greek World, Jun 2015, Volos, Greece. pp.513-528. ⟨halshs-03111049⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. The Lady of the House: Trying to Define the Meaning and Role of Ritual Figures with Upraised Arms in Late Minoan III Crete. METAPHYSIS. Ritual, Myth, Symbolism in the Aegean Bronze Age, 15th international Aegean conference, Vienna, 22-25 April 2014, Apr 2014, Vienne, Austria. ⟨hal-03189423⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. L’occupation de la baie du Mirambello entre le Minoen Récent IIIA2 et l’époque archaïque : schémas d’implantation dans le territoire, typologie des sites et peuplement. De la chaîne du DIKtè au massif de l’IDA : géosciences, archéologie et histoire en Crète de l’Âge du Bronze récent à l’époque archaïque, Actes du colloque international pluridisciplinaire, MISHA, Strasbourg, 16-18 octobre 2013, Oct 2013, Strasbourg, France. ⟨hal-03189424⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. The killing of a City: A Destruction by Enforced Abandonment. Destruction. Archeological, Philological and Historical Perspectives, Apr 2012, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. ⟨hal-03189427⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. From Communal Incorporated Shrines to Public Independent Sanctuaries in LM III Crete. Πεπραγμένα του ΙΑ' Διεθνούς Κρητολογικού Συνεδρίου.Ρέθυμνο :Ιστορική και Λαογραφική Εταιρεία Ρεθύμνου,2018. Τ.1, Τμήμα Αρχαιολογικό: Ιερά-Θρησκευτικό Τελετουργικό-Τάφοι Ταφικό Τελετουργικό-Σκελετικά Κατάλοιπα., 2011, Rethymnon, Greece. ⟨halshs-01820729⟩

Books6 documents

  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. De l’occupation postpalatiale à la cité-État grecque: le cas du Mirambello (Crète). Peeters, 2016, Aegaeum, 9789042934344. ⟨halshs-03112359⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Jan Driessen. Cretan Cities: Formation and Transformation. Presses universitaires de Louvain, 2014, Aegis, 9782875585356. ⟨halshs-03112366⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Jan Driessen, Frank Carpentier, Isabelle Crevecoeur, Maud Devolder, et al.. Excavations at Sissi III: Preliminary Report on the 2011 Campaign. 6, 2013, Aegis, 2875581074. ⟨halshs-03112372⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, et al.. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013, ⟨10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah30452⟩. ⟨halshs-03111044⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Jan Driessen, Frank Carpentier, Isabelle Crevecoeur, Maud Devolder, et al.. Excavations at Sissi II: Preliminary Report on the 2009 and 2010 Campaigns. Presses universitaires de Louvain, 4, 2011, Aegis, 9782875585417. ⟨halshs-03112374⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Jan Driessen, Frank Carpentier, Isabelle Crevecoeur, Maud Devolder, et al.. Excavations at Sissi: Preliminary Report on the 2007 and 2008 Campaigns. Presses universitaires de Louvain, 2009, Aegis, 9782875581709. ⟨halshs-03112378⟩

Book sections2 documents

  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Old Deities for New Men: The Social, Cultural and Political Role of Religious Practices during the Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age Transitional Period on Crete. Ritual, Collapse, and Regeneration in Archaic States, pp.18-36, 2020. ⟨halshs-03111018⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Jan Driessen. The presence of pumice in Late Minoan IIIB levels at Sissi. Philistor. Studies in Honor of Costis Davaras, INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory), 2012, ⟨10.2307/j.ctt3fgvpj⟩. ⟨hal-03189430⟩

Other publications8 documents

  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Les tombes retrouvées. Retour sur la fouille du cimetière de l’Anavlochos (Crète). 2019, https://archeorient.hypotheses.org/11568. ⟨halshs-03103768⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Leslie Preston Day, Geraldine Cornelia Gesell (ed.), Kavousi IIC: The Late Minoan IIIC Settlement at Vronda: Specialist Reports and Analyses. Prehistory Monographs 52. Philadelphia, PA: INSTAP Academic Press, 2016. Pp. xxx, 298; 93 tables, 5 charts, 83 figures, 31 p. of plates. ISBN 9781931534840. $80.00. 2018. ⟨halshs-01800496⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Discovery of an Early Iron Age Tumulus on Anavlochos, Crete. 2018. ⟨halshs-03111074⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Ladies of Anavlochos: Six Centuries of Female Devotion on a Cretan Mountain. 2018, pp.9-11. ⟨halshs-03111040⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Classical Archaeology in Context: Theory and Practice in Excavation in the Greek World. . 2017, pp.429-432. ⟨halshs-01800497⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. A la recherche des tombes perdues. Retour sur la prospection de la nécropole de l’Anavlochos, ArchéOrient – Le Blog (Hypotheses.org), 21 avril 2017. 2017. ⟨halshs-01800503⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Review of H. Boyd Hawes, B.E. Williams, R.B. Seager, E.H. Hall Gournia, Vasiliki and Other Prehistoric Sites on the Isthmus of Hierapetra, Crete. Excavations of the Wells-Houston-Cramp Expeditions 1901, 1903, 1904. Second edition. Pp. xv + 120, ills, b/w & colour maps, colour pls. Philadelphia, PA: INSTAP Academic Press, 2014 (first edition 1908). Cased, £30. ISBN: 978-1-931534-79-6.. 2017, pp.313 - 314. ⟨10.1017/S0009840X1600192X⟩. ⟨halshs-01800499⟩
  • Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. Anavlochos 2017. 2017. ⟨halshs-03111082⟩