Short CV/Education and training

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)

  • 1992 – 1994
    Kandidatuur Archeologie

  • 1994 – 1996
    Licenciaat Archeologie, optie Prehistorie

  • 1996 – 1997
    Aanvullende studies sociale en culturele Anthropologie

  • 1996 – 1997
    Aggregatie Kunstwetenschappen

Université Bordeaux I (France)

  • 1998 – 2002
    Doctorat Préhistoire et Géologie du Quaternaire

  • 1997 – 1998
    D.E.A. Anthropologie, option Préhistoire

Since 2002

  • 2003 – 2005
    Post-doc French CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), Equipe Ethnologie préhistorique UMR 7041 ArScAn, 92023 Nanterre (France)

  • 2005 – 2006
    Post-doc Fondation Fyssen, AHRC Centre for the Evolution of Cultural Diversity, University College London (United Kingdom)

  • since 2006
    Research position at the French CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

Selected publications

Articles in Journals

  • 2015 d’Errico, F., Vanhaeren, M., van Niekerk, K., Hensilwood, C.S., Eramsus, R.M. Assessing the accidental versus deliberate colour modification of Shell beads: a case study on perforated Nassarius kraussianus from Blombos Cave Middle Stone Age levels, Archaeometry, 57(1), 51–76.

  • 2015 Rigaud, S., d'Errico, F., Vanhaeren, M. Ornaments Reveal Resistance of North European Cultures to the Spread of Farming, PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0121166.

  • 2014 Rigaud, S., Vanhaeren, M., d’Errico, F., Queffelec, A. The way we wear makes the difference: Residue analysis applied to Mesolithic personal ornaments from Hohlenstein−Stadel (Germany), Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 6(2), 133−144.

  • 2013 Peresani, M., Vanhaeren, M., Quaggiotto, E., Queffelec, A., d'Errico, F., An Ochered Fossil Marine Shell From the Mousterian of Fumane Cave, Italy, PLoS ONE, 8(7), e68572.

Book chapters

  • 2016 d’Errico, F., Vanhaeren, M. Upper Palaeolithic mortuary practices: reflection of ethnic affiliation, social complexity and cultural turn-over. In Renfrew, C., Boyd, M., Morley, I. (Eds.), Death Rituals, Social Order and the Archaeology of Immortality in the Ancient World: Death Shall Have No Dominion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 45-61.

  • 2015 Kovacevic, M., Shennan, S., Vanhaeren, M., d’Errico, F., Thomas, M.G. Simulating Geographical Variation in Material Culture: Were Early Modern Humans in Europe Ethnically Structured? In: Alex Mesoudi, Kenichi Aoki (Eds.), Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution during the Palaeolithic. Part of the series Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans Series, pp. 103−120.

  • 2014 Vanhaeren, M. The Beauty of Beads: from prehistory to present day. In: Sütterlin C., Schiefenhövel W., Lehmann C., Forster J., Apfelauer G. (Eds.), Art as Behaviour. An Ethological Approach to Visual and Verbal Art, Music and Architecture. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute fo Advanced Study: Bis-Verlag der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, pp. 273-288.

  • 2011 d’Errico F., Vanhaeren M. Linguistic implications of the earliest personal ornaments. In: Tallerman M., Gibson K. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 299-302.

  • 2009 d’Errico F., Vanhaeren M. Earliest personal ornaments and their significance for the origin of language debate, in The Cradle of Human Language, eds. R. Botha & C. Knight. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 16-40.

Book

  • Vanhaeren M. 2010. Les fonctions de la parure au Paléolithique supérieur : de l’individu à l’unité culturelle. Editions Universitaires Européennes, Sarrebruck.


Selected projects

  • Ethnoparure.. Funded by the Labex Sciences Archéologiques de Bordeaux (2013 – 2015)

  • Foss’Ile de France. Funded by the PICRI program of the Conseil Général Ile de France (2012 – 2015)

Media coverage

  • Comments in Journal du CNRS, Nature, Science, television (France Télévisions), newspapers ( Le Monde, Le Figaro, La Libération, New York Times (USA) De Standaard (B), Telegraph (UK), Diario de Yukatan (MX), Diario La Nacion (CL), El Mundo (S), Cape Argus (ZA),…), specialised journals (La Recherche, Science & Vie, Science & Avenir, Pour la Science, World Archaeology, Discover Magazine, …) and Radio (Radio France International, BBC, Caracol Radio Colombia,…). Portrait in « Visages des Sciences 2012» de Cap Sciences Bordeaux.

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Ethnoarchaeology


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