Short CV/Education and training

  • 1956
    born in Belleville s/saône, France

Education

  • 1979
    Ms in Prehistory, University Paris I

  • 1983
    PhD in Prehistory, University Paris X

Academic Appointments

  • 1986 – 2002
    Full Research Fellow (CNRS)

  • Since 2003
    Research Director (CNRS)

Selected publications

  • Roux, V., 2015. Standardization of ceramic assemblages: transmission mechanisms and diffusion of morpho-functional traits across social boundaries. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, vol. 40, p. 1-9 (doi:10.1016/j.jaa.2015.04.004).

  • Roux, V. van den Brink, E. and Shalev, S. 2013. Continuity and discontinuity in the Shephela between the Late Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze IA: Modi'in Ceramic assemblage as a case study. Paléorient, vol. 39, n°1, 63-81.

  • Roux V. 2013. Spreading of Innovative Technical Traits and Cumulative Technical Evolution: Continuity or Discontinuity? Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, vol. 20, n°2, p. 312-330.

  • Roux V. and Courty, M. A. 2013. Introduction to discontinuities and continuities: Theories, methods and proxies for an historical and sociological approach to evolution of past societies. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, vol. 20, n°2, p.187-193.

  • Roux, V. and Aussenac, N., 2013. Knowledge basis and query tools for a better cumulativity in the field of archaeology: the Arkeotek Project. In F. Contreras, M. Farjas and F.J. Melero (eds.), CAA 201, Fusion of Cultures. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Granada, Spain, April 2010. BAR S2494, Oxford, Archaeopress, p. 267-272.

  • Roux V. 2011. Anthropological interpretation of ceramic assemblages: foundations and implementations of technological analysis. In S. Scarcella (ed.), Archaeological Ceramics: A Review of Current Research. Proceedings of 15th European Archaeological Association (Riva del Garda, Italy, 15-20 September 2009). B.A.R International Series 2193, Oxford, Archaeopress, p. 80-88.

  • Roux V., Courty M.-A., Dollfus G., Lovell J. 2011. A techno-petrographic approach for defining cultural phases and communities: explaining the variability of Abu Hamid (Jordan Valley) early 5th millennium cal. BC ceramic assemblage. In Y. Rowan and J. Lovell (eds.), Culture, Chronology and the Chalcolithic: Theory and Transition. Proceedings of International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (Madrid, 3-7 mai 2006). CBRL Levant Supplementary monograph series, Oxbow, Oxford, p. 113-132.

  • Roux V. 2010. Technological innovations and developmental trajectories: social factors as evolutionary forces. In M.J. O’Brien and S.J. Shennan (eds.), Innovation in Cultural Systems. Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology. Proceedings of Altenberg workshops in theoretical biology. Konrad Lorenz Institute, 13-16 September 2007. Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England, The MIT Press, p. 217-234.

  • Roux V. et Miroschedji de P. 2009. Revisiting the History of the Potter’s Wheel in the Southern Levant. Levant 41:2, p. 155-173.

  • Roux, V. 2008. Evolutionary Trajectories of Technological Traits and Cultural Transmission: A Qualitative Approach to the Emergence and Disappearance of the Ceramic Wheel-fashioning Technique in the Southern Levant during the Fifth to Third Millennia BC. In M. Stark, B. Bowser, L. Horne eds., Cultural Transmission and Material Culture. Breaking Down Boundaries. Proceedings of a session in the 102nd meeting for the American Anthropological Association (April 2003), Arizona University Press, 82-104.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Project Director "Dynamics of spreading of ceramic techniques and style: actualist comparative data and agent-based modelling" (DIFFCERAM) funded by the program ANR "Emergence et métamorphoses des sociétés". ANR-12-CULT-0001- 01. 2013 – 2015

  • Project Director "Corpus logicistes" funded by the program ANR "Corpus et Outils pour la recherche". ANR-07-CORP-006. 2008 – 2010

  • Project Partner "DYNAMO" funded by the program ANR "Réseau National en Technologies Logicielles". ANR-07-TLOG-004. 2008 – 2010

  • Responsible of the program "Evolutionary trajectories of techniques in the Southern Levant" in coll. with S. Rosen, supported by the CRFJ (Centre de Recherches Français à Jérusalem) (1 PhD student and 2 post-doc grants). Since 2005

  • Project director "La taille de la pierre: un indice de l’existence du langage?", funded by the program OHLL (CNRS), 2000 – 2003

  • Director of the GDR 1546 (CNRS Group of Research) "Habiletés techniques chez les hominidés", 1998 – 2001

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Appointed member of the University recruitment committee, section 20, UPOND (Nanterre University), 2013 – 2016

  • Appointed member of the University recruitment committee, section 20, Univ. Paris-I, 2015

  • Appointed member of the scientific committee of the IRD (Institute for Research and Development), CSS4, 2012 – 2015

  • Appointed expert member of the scientific committee of the IRD, CSS4, 2010, 2011

  • Appointed member of the AERES (National Agency for the Evaluation of the Research and the Universities), 2012, 2010, 2009

  • Appointed member of the University recruitment committee, section 20, Univ. Paris-I, 2011

  • Appointed member of a promotion committee at the University of Jordan, 2011

  • Appointed member of a promotion committee at the University of Manchester, 2010

  • Appointed member of the National Scientific Committee of the CNRS, section 31, 2008 – 2012

  • Appointed member of the National Scientific Committee of the CNRS, section 45, 2008 – 2009

  • Appointed member of the University recruitment committee, section 20, UPOND (Nanterre University), 1997 – 2003, 2005 – 2007

  • Appointed member of CAP n°3 des Ingénieurs de Recherche du CNRS (CNRS Recruitment Committee for Research Engineers), 2002 – 2005

  • Appointed member of the Scientific Council of the "Ecole Doctorale" of UPOND (Nanterre University), 2002 – 2004

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