ΟΥΡΑΝΙΑ ΚΟΥΚΑ
ΚΟΥΚΑ ΟΥΡΑΝΙΑ
KOUKA OURANIA
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ΑΝΑΠΛΗΡΩΤΗΣ/ΡΙΑ ΚΑΘΗΓΗΤΗΣ/ΡΙΑ
Τμήμα Ιστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας
Ερευνητική Μονάδα Αρχαιολογίας
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https://ucy.academia.edu/OuraniaKouka

Προσωπικό Προφίλ

Γεννήθηκε στον Πειραιά, Ελλάδα. Bασικές σπουδές στο Eθνικόν & Καποδιστριακόν Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών: Πτυχίο Ιστορίας-Αρχαιολογίας (1985). Mεταπτυχιακές σπουδές στην Προϊστορία και Πρωτοϊστορία, την Κλασική και τη Βυζαντινή Αρχαιολογία στο Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg (Ph.D. 1997 στο Institut fur Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Vorderasiatische Archäologie).
Εργάσθηκε με σύμβαση στη ΙΘ΄ Εφορεία Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Αρχαιοτήτων Κομοτηνής, με αντικείμενο τα ερευνητικά προγράμματα Σαμοθράκης (1982–1989). Ήταν επιστημονική βοηθός στο Ινστιτούτο Προϊστορίας-Πρωτοϊστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας της Εγγύς Ανατολής του Πανεπιστημίου Χαϊδελβέργης (1991–1996). Διετέλεσε Υπεύθυνη της Ομάδας Προϊστορίας και Πρωτοϊστορίας του Τμήματος Εφαρμογών Διαδικτύου - Ίδρυμα Μείζονος Ελληνισμού με αντικείμενο την οργάνωση παραγωγής, τον σχεδιασμό, την έρευνα και συγγραφή ιστοσελίδων για το Διαδίκτυο (1997–2000). Εργάστηκε ως επιστημονική συνεργάτις - συντονίστρια του προγράμματος «Σύνταγμα Κυκλαδικής Τέχνης» (Corpus Artis Cycladicae) υπό την αιγίδα της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας (επιστημονικός υπεύθυνος: Χρ.Γ. Ντούμας, Ομότ. Καθ. Παν/μίου Αθηνών) (2000–2003).
Δίδαξε «Αρχαιολογική τεκμηρίωση» στο πλαίσιο του ακαδημαϊκού προγράμματος του «College Year in Athens» (2001–2002, 2002–2003). Παράλληλα, δίδαξε στο Διατμηματικό Μεταπτυχιακό Τμήμα του Ιδρύματος Μεσογειακών Σπουδών και του Τμήματος Ιστορίας-Αρχαιολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Κρήτης με κατεύθυνση τη «Διαχείριση της Πολιτιστικής Κληρονομιάς» (2002–2003), και στη συνέχεια στο προπτυχιακό πρόγραμμα του Τμήματος Ιστορίας-Αρχαιολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Κρήτης (2003–2004). Από το 2001 συμμετέχει σε επιτροπές παρακολούθησης μεταπτυχιακών και διδακτορικών εργασιών πανεπιστημίων Κύπρου, Ελλάδας, Ιταλίας, Ηνωμένου Βασιλείου, Αυστρίας, Γερμανίας, Γαλλίας και Ισπανίας. Δίδαξε Προϊστορία του Αιγαίου και της Μικράς Ασίας ως Επισκέπτρια Λέκτωρ στo Τμήμα Ιστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας της Φιλοσοφικής Σχολής του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου (2003-2004, 2004-2005). Από τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2005 ανήκει στο ακαδημαϊκό προσωπικό του Τμήματος Ιστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας και της Ερευνητικής Μονάδας Αρχαιολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου.
Έχει συμμετάσχει σε πολυάριθμα συνέδρια και έχει δώσει διαλέξεις που αφορούν στην Προϊστορία του Αιγαίου και της Μικράς Ασίας στην Ελλάδα, την Τουρκία, την Κύπρο, την Αυστρία, την Ελβετία, τη Γερμανία, τη Γαλλία, το Βέλγιο, τη Μεγάλη Βρετανία, την Ιρλανδία, τη Σουηδία, την Ισπανία και τις ΗΠΑ.
Έχει λάβει υποτροφίες και χρηματοδοτήσεις για μελέτη, δημοσιεύσεις και ερευνητικά προγράμματα από τα παρακάτω ιδρύματα, ινστιτούτα και οργανισμούς: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Institute of Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP), Ίδρυμα Α. Γ. Λεβέντης, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung für Wissenschaftsförderung, Ίδρυμα Ι. Φ. Κωστοπούλου, Αmerican School of Classical Studies at Athens, American Research Institute in Turkey, OREA-Institut της Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften και University of Cincinnati-UC Classics Margo Tytus Visiting Scholar Program Fellowship.
Είναι από το 2008 Αντεπιστέλλον μέλος του Γερμανικού Αρχαιολογικού Ινστιτούτου, από το 2017 μέλος του Academic Advising Board του OREA-Institut της Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Επίσης, είναι μέλος της European Association of Archaeologists, του West- und Suddeutscher Verband fur Altertumsforschung e.V., του Archaeological Institute of America, του Institution of Theran Studies, του ΙCOMOS Cyprus, του Συνδέσμου Κυπρίων Αρχαιολόγων, του Συνδέσμου Ελλήνων Αρχαιολόγων 'Ηώς' και της Εταιρείας Αιγαιακής Προϊστορίας 'Αιγεύς'.
 
ΔΙΕΥΘΥΝΣΗ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟΥ
Εργαστήριο για την Αρχειοθέτηση, Μελέτη και Δημοσίευση Ανασκαφικών Προγραμμάτων(στην Ερευνητική Μονάδα Αρχαιολογίας, Δωμάτιο 007).
 
ΑΝΑΣΚΑΦΙΚΗ ΔΡΑΣΤΗΡΙΟΤΗΤΑ
Ηραίον Σάμου (2009 κ.ε. Διευθύντρια ανασκαφής Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου). Liman Tepe (Κλαζομενές) Σμύρνης (2000 κ.ε., Πανεπιστήμιο Άγκυρας). ‘Αγιος Μάμας/Νέα ‘Ολυνθος Χαλκιδικής (Freie Universitat Berlin) (1994, 1995). Τίρυνς Αργολίδος (Γερμανικό Αρχαιολογικό Ινστιτούτο Αθηνών) (1985). Μικρό Βουνί Σαμοθράκης, Βρηχός Χώρας Σαμοθράκης, Επιφανειακή Επισκόπηση Σαμοθράκης και Εθνοαρχαιολογικές έρευνες στη Σαμοθράκη (ΙΘ΄ ΕΠΚΑ) (1982–1989). Ακρωτήρι Θήρας (Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών) (1982). Μαρώνεια (ΙΘ΄ ΕΠΚΑ) (1982).
 
ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΙΚΑ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ
2019-σήμερα: Το Πυθαγόρειον Σάμου κατά την Προϊστορία (Συνεργασία με Μαρία Βιγλάκη, τέως Επιμελήτρια KA' Εφορείας Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Αρχαιοτήτων Κυκλάδων).
 
2014-σήμερα: The Chalcolithic Period at Kastraki on the Island of Agathonisi, Southseast Aegean (excavated by Dr. Pavlos Triantafyllidis, Ministry of Culture).
 
2009 κ. ε.: Hραίον Σάμου Διευθύντρια του προγράμματος «Ο προϊστορικός οικισμός στο Ηραίον Σάμου (Ιερά Οδός)» (σε συνεργασία με το Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Athen: Καθ. W.-D. Niemeier-Ανασκαφές στο Βωμό του Ηραίου Σάμου).
 
2005-2006: ARCANE Project – Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Synchronizing Cultures and Civilizations of the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Third Millennium BC. Συντονισμός με τον Ομότ. Καθ. Χρ.Γ. Ντούμα της Ομάδας του Αιγαίου και συντονίστρια της θεματικής ενότητας Αρχιτεκτονική-Πολεοδομικός Σχεδιασμός. Πρόγραμμα επιδοτούμενο από την European Science Foundation.
 
2005-σήμερα: Souskiou-Laona Settlement Project, Cyprus, University of Edinburgh (Διευθυντής Prof. Emer. E. Peltenburg). Συνεργάτης και σύμβουλος για τις σχέσεις Ανατολίας-Κύπρου.
 
2005-σήμερα: Μελέτη του οικισμού της Χαλκολιθικής και της Πρώιμης Εποχής του Χαλκού στη Μίλητο (Mίλητος I-ΙΙ) (Διεύθυνση: Prof. Dr. W.-D. Niemeier).
 
2003-σήμερα: Σχεδιασμός και συντονισμός του διακρατικού-διεπιστημονικού προγράμματος ‘Kastri Group Pottery: The Transmission of Style and Technology in the Early Bronze Aegean II’της Εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας (με Ομότ. Καθ. Χρ.Γ. Ντούμα). Περαιτέρω εταίροι: Εθνικό Κέντρο Ερευνών Φυσικών Επιστημών «Δημόκριτος» – Εργαστήριο Αρχαιομετρίας (Δρ. Β. Κυλίκογλου), Ankara University – Department of Prehistory and Near Eastern Archaeology (Prof. H. Erkanal, Dr. V. Şahoglu), Sheffield University-Department of Archaeology and Prehistory (Dr. P. Day) και University of Western Ontario – Department of Archaeology and Prehistory (Dr. D.E. Wilson).
 
2000-σήμερα:Μέλος του Ερευνητικού Προγράμματος Izmir Region Excavations and Research Projectτου Πανεπιστημίου της Άγκυρας (Διευθυντής: Prof. H. Erkanal) – Ανασκαφή και δημοσίευση υλικού από οικισμούς της Χαλκολιθικής και της Εποχής του Χαλκού στο Liman Tepe/Κλαζομενές, Bakla Tepe/Κολοφών και Çeşme-Bağlararası (http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/8635/).
Ιστοριογραφία της Προϊστορικής Αρχαιολογίας στην Ευρώπη και την Ανατολική Μεσόγειο. Θεωρητικές και Μεθοδολογικές προσεγγίσεις στην Προϊστορική Αρχαιολογία. Μετάβαση στο Νεολιθικό τρόπο παραγωγής στην Εγγύς Ανατολή και την Ευρώπη. Μετάβαση από την Εποχή του Λίθου στην Εποχή του Χαλκού. Τέταρτη και Τρίτη χιλιετία στο Αιγαίο, τη Μικρά Ασία, την Κύπρο και την Εγγύς Ανατολή. Δεύτερη χιλιετία στο Αιγαίο και τη Μικρά Ασία. Αρχαιολογία των νησιών – διαχρονικές προσεγγίσεις. Διακοινοτική και ενδοκοινοτική οργάνωση. Διοίκηση, οικονομία και κοινωνία στην Προϊστορία. Βιοτεχνικές εγκαταστάσεις στο προϊστορικό Αιγαίο και τη Μικρά Ασία. Κεραμική τεχνολογία. Μεταλλοτεχνία. Εμπορικά-πολιτιστικά δίκτυα στα Βαλκάνια και την Ανατολική Μεσόγειο κατά την εποχή του Λίθου και την εποχή του Χαλκού. Αρχαιολογικές και εθνοαρχαιολογικές επισκοπήσεις.

I. ΒΙΒΛΙΑ

KOUKA, O. 2002 Siedlungsorganisation in der Nord- und Ostägäis während der Frühbronzezeit (3. Jt. v.Chr.), Ph. Dissertation Universität Heidelberg 1996, Internationale Archäologie 58, VML Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, Rahden/Westf.

             Βιβλιοκρισίες: Alram-Stern, E., Prähistorische Zeitschrift 79, 2004, 121-123.

                                   Kilian-Dirlmeier, I., Germania 82, 2004, 520-521.

KARAGEORGHIS, V. & KOUKA, O. (eds.) 2009 Cyprus and East Aegean: Intercultural Contacts from 3000 to 500 BC, International Archaeological Symposium – Pythagoreion Samos, 17th -18th October 2008, Pythagoreion, Nicosia: A.G. Leventis Foundation.

KARAGEORGHIS, V. & KOUKA, O. (eds.) 2011 On Cooking Pots, Drinking Cups, Loomweights and Ethnicity in Bronze Age Cyprus and Neighbouring Regions, International Archaeological Symposium – Nicosia, November 6th-7th 2010, Nicosia, Nicosia: A.G. Leventis Foundation.

PANAGIOTOPOULOS, D., KAISER, I. & KOUKA, O. & (eds.) 2015 Ein Minoer im Exil. Festschrift für Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier, Bonn: Habelt Verlag GmbH.

JONES, J.-E. & O. KOUKA 2015 Elis 1969. The Peneios Valley Rescue Excavation Project. British School at Athens Survey 1967 and Rescue Excavations at Kostoureika and Keramidia 1969, Oxford: Archaeopress Archaeology.

DOUMAS, Chr.G., GIANNIKOURI, A. & KOUKA, O. (eds.) (υπό έκδοση) The Aegean Early Bronze Age: New Evidence, International Conference, Athens, April 11th-14th 2008, Ministry of Culture – Archaeological Institute of Aegean Studies.

KOUKA, O. (σε εξέλιξη) The Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age settlement at Miletus (Milet I-II) (to be published in the Serie MILET of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (σε εξέλιξη) The Settlement of the Early Bronze Age I – early Early Bronze Age II Period at Liman Tepe (Klazomenae). Stratigraphy and Architecture.

KOUKA, O. (σε εξέλιξη) Heraion (Sacred Road). The settlement of the Chalcolithic Period (to be published in the Serie SAMOS of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (σε εξέλιξη) Heraion (Sacred Road). The Early Bronze Age. Stratigraphy and Architecture (to be published in the Serie SAMOS of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (σε εξέλιξη) Heraion (Sacred Road). The settlement of the Middle Bronze Age (to be published in the Serie SAMOS of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (σε εξέλιξη) The Chalcolithic Period at Kastraki on the Island of Agathonisi, Southseast Aegean.

 

II. ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΝΙΚΑ ΕΓΧΕΙΡΙΔΙΑ 

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. & K. ΣΑΡΡΗ 1999 Εποχή του Χαλκού στα νησιά του Αιγαίου (The Bronze Age of the Aegean Islands), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://www.ime.gr/chronos/02/islands/gr/index.html/).

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 1999 Ηπειρωτική Ελλάδα - Πρώιμη Χαλκοκρατία (The Early Bronze Age of the Greek Mainland), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://www.ime.gr/chronos/02/mainland/gr/eh/index.html).

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 1998-1999 Εποχή του Λίθου (Stone Age), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://www.ime.gr/chronos/01/gr/start.html).

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. & E. ΖΥΜΗ 1997 Περιήγηση στην αρχαία Μίλητο (A Walk Through Ancient Miletus), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://miletus.ime.gr).

 

III. ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΑ Ή ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Τhe dawn of the Early Bronze Age at Liman Tepe: Settlement and Community in the EB I-EB II early Periods, in: Erkanal, H. and Şahoğlu, V., Liman Tepe. Twenty-five Years Excavations.

ERKANAL H., TUNCEL, R. & KOUKA, O.forthcoming. Early Bronze Age Settlement Planning and Architecture in Western Anatolia, in: Erkanal, H. & Şahoğlu, V. (eds.), Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East (ARCANE). Vol. V. Western Anatolia, Brussels: Brepols.

KOUKA, O. 2018. The Prehistoric Settlement under the Heraion of Samos, in: Gagatsis, A. (ed.), The A.G. Leventis Research Projects 2000-2016. Final Reports, Nicosia: University of Cyprus, 61-72.

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 2017. Διαπολιτισμικές σχέσεις και νέες κοινοτικές ταυτότητες: Το Ανατολικό Αιγαίο, η Δυτική Μικρά Ασία και η Κύπρος στο κατώφλι της Εποχής του Χαλκού, στο: Παπαδημητρίου, Ν. & M. Tόλη (επιμ.), Αρχαία Κύπρος. Πρόσφατες εξελίξεις στην αρχαιολογία της ανατολικής Μεσογείου, Αθήνα: Μουσείο Κυκλαδικής Τέχνης, 43-68.

KOUKA, O. 2015. Prehistoric Heraion Reconsidered: Glimpses on the Excavations 2009-2013 North of the Sacred Road, in: Panagiotopoulos, D., Kaiser, I. and Kouka, O. (eds.), Ein Minoer im Exil. Festschrift für Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier. Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie (Aus dem Institut für Klassische Archäologie der Universität Heidelberg) Bd. 270. Bonn: Habelt, 223-242.

KOUKA, O. 2014. The Prehistoric Settlement under the Heraion of Samos, in: Gagatsis, A. and P. Eteokleous (eds.), A. G. Leventis Research Projects 2000-2016. Reviews and Contribution, 51-63, Nicosia: University of Cyprus.

KOUKA, O. 2013. Prehistoric Heraion on Samos Revisited: Cultural Transformation, Interaction and Urbanism in the East Aegean, in: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung für Wissenschaftsförderung - Jahresbericht 2013, 120-122.

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 2006. Η «Προϊστορική» Χαλκοκρατία: Πρώιμη και Μέση Εποχή του Χαλκού, Ιστορία των Ελλήνων, Κύπρος,τόμος 19, εκδόσεις ΔΟΜΗ Α.Ε., Αθήνα, 64-89. (The Prehistoric Bronze Age: Early and Middle Bronze Age, History of Greeks, Cyprus, Vol. 19, DOMI A.E., Athens, 64-89).

 

IV. ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΑ ΠΕΡΙΟΔΙΚΑ

MENELAOU, S.–O. KOUKA–P. DAY 2016. Pottery production and exchange at the Heraion, Samos during the late third millennium BC: First steps in the study of technology and provenance, International Conference Interdisciplinary Studies of Ancient Materials from the Mediterranean, Nicosia, 17-19 September 2014, University of Cyprus, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 7, 480-488.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2014 e-Jahresbericht 2012/13 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, 49-50.

KOUKA, O. 2013 Minding the Gap: Against the Gaps: The Early Bronze Age and the Transition to the Middle Bronze Age in the Northern and Eastern Aegean/Western Anatolia, American Journal of Archaeology 117.4, 569-580.

KOUKA, O. 2013. Prehistoric Heraion on Samos Revisited: Cultural Transformation, Interaction and Urbanism in the East Aegean, in: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung für Wissenschaftsförderung - Jahresbericht 2013, 120-122.

KOUKA, O. 2012 Prehistoric Ionia Reconsidered: New Excavations at the Heraion, Samos, and on the Western Littoral of Asia Minor (The Mycenaean Seminar 2010-11), Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies University of London 55.2, 125-126.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2012 Jahresbericht 2011 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, AA 2012/1 Beiheft 1(Jahresbericht 2011): 100-1.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2011 Jahresbericht 2010 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, AA 2011/1 Beiheft 1(Jahresbericht 2010): 104-6.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2010 Jahresbericht 2009 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, AA 2010/1 Beiheft 1(Jahresbericht 2009): 112-4.

KOUKA, O. 1998 Siedlungsorganisation in der Nord- und Ostägäis während der Frühbronzezeit (3. Jahrtausend v. Chr.), Archäologisches Nachrichtenblatt, 3. 1, 1998, 53-59.

 

V. ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΤΟΜΟΥΣ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΩΝ

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. At the Mouth of the Maeander River: The Early Bronze Age in Miletus, in MARKETOU T. –S. VITALE (eds), The Southeast Aegean/Southwest Coastal Anatolian Region: Material Evidence and Cultural Identity I. The Early and Middle Bronze Age, International Conference, Athens, 12-14 May 2016, Italian School of Athens (20 pages).

KOUKA, O.– S. MENELAOU–Y. MANIATIS forthcoming. Filling in the Puzzle: A Holistic Approach on the Early Bronze Age at the Heraion on Samos, in MARKETOU T.–S. VITALE (eds), The Southeast Aegean/Southwest Coastal Anatolian Region: Material Evidence and Cultural Identity I. The Early and Middle Bronze Age, International Conference, Athens, 12-14 May 2016, Italian School of Athens (26 pages).

KOUKA, O.–Y. MANIATIS forthcoming. The Middle Bronze Age at Heraion on Samos: A Bright Epilogue in the Settlement History at Heraion?, in T. MARKETOU–S. VITALE (eds), The Southeast Aegean/Southwest Coastal Anatolian Region: Material Evidence and Cultural Identity I. The Early and Middle Bronze Age, International Conference, Athens, 12-14 May 2016, Italian School of Athens (22 pages).

KOUKA, O.-S. MENELAOU forthcoming, Settlement and Society in the Early Bronze Age Heraion: Exploring Stratigraphy, Architecture and Ceramic Innovation after mid–3rd Millennium BC, in Horejs, B. - E. Alram-Stern (eds), Pottery Technologies and Sociocultural Connections between the Aegean and Anatolia during the 3rd Milllennium BC, Conference Vienna, 21-23.10.2015. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (22 pages).

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Local and Imported in Action: Western Anatolian and Cycladic Figurines at Early Bronze Age Miletus, in Marthari, M. - C. Renfrew -M. Boyd (eds), Early Cycladic Sculpture in Context from beyond the Cyclades: Mainland Greece, the North and East Aegean, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (15 pages).

KOUKA, O., ŞAHOĞLU, V. forthcoming.‘New Data on the Aegean Early Bronze Age I – Early Bronze Age II (early) Chronology from Liman Tepe, Izmir’, in: Doumas, Chr.G., Giannikouri, A. & Kouka, O. (Εds.), The Aegean Early Bronze Age: New Evidence, International Conference, Athens, April 11th-14th, Ministry of Culture – Archaeological Institute of Aegean Studies (24 pages).

KOUKA, O. 2018. Aspects of Mobility between Crete and the Southeast Aegean in the Middle Bronze Age: the new Evidence from Heraion on Samos, in 12th International Congress of Cretan Studies, Herakleion 21-25.9.2016 (www.12-ICCS.gr).
 
KOUKA, O.-S. MENELAOU 2018. Settlement and Society in the Early Bronze Age Heraion: Exploring Stratigraphy, Architecture and Ceramic Innovation after mid–3rd Millennium BC, in Horejs, B.–E. Alram-Stern (eds), Pottery Technologies and Sociocultural Connections between the Aegean and Anatolia during the 3rd Milllennium BC, Conference Vienna, 21-23.10.2015. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 119-142.
 
KOUKA, O. 2017. Η προϊστορική κατοίκηση στο Ηραίον Σάμου: Οι ανασκαφές 2009-2013 βόρεια της Ιεράς Οδού, in: Tριανταφυλλίδης Π. (επιμ.), Το Αρχαιολογικό Έργο στα νησιά του Αιγαίου, Διεθνές Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο, Ρόδος, 27 Νοεμβρίου-1 Δεκεμβρίου 2013, Tόμος B’, Μυτιλήνη: Υπουργείο Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού-Εφορεία Αρχαιοτήτων Λέσβου-Γενική Γραμματεία Αιγαίου και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής, 163-180.

KOUKA, O. 2016. The Embodiment of Land Ownership in the Aegean Early Bronze Age, in Mina, M. -S. Triantaphyllou- Y. Papadatos (eds), Embodied Identities in the Prehistoric Eastern Mediterranean: Convergence of Theory and Practice, Oxford: Oxbow Books, 129-135.

KOUKA, O. 2016. The Built Environment and Cultural Connectivity in the Aegean Early Bronze Age, in Molloy, B.P.C (ed.), Of Odysseys and Oddities, Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology, Oxbow Books, 203-222.

KOUKA, O. 2014 Past Stories – Modern Narratives: Cultural Dialogues between East Aegean Islands and the Western Anatolian Mainland in the 4th Millennium BC, in: Horejs, B. & M. Mehofer (Eds.), Western Anatolia before Troy. Proto-Urbanisation in the 4thMillennium BC?, Proceedings of the International Symposium held at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria, 21‒24 November, 2012, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften-Philosophisch-historische Klasse, Oriental and European Archaeology Volume 1, Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 43-63.
 
ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., AYKURT, A., KOUKA, O. & TUĞCU, İ. 2012  Liman Tepe 2010 Yılı Kara Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2010), in: XXXIII. Vol. 4. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, 463-478.

KOUKA, O. 2011 Symbolism, ritual feasting and ethnicity in Early Bronze Age Cyprus and Anatolia,in: Karageorghis, V. & Kouka, O. (eds.), On Cooking Pots, Drinking Cups, Loomweights and Ethnicity in Bronze Age Cyprus and Neighbouring Regions, International Archaeological Symposium – Nicosia, November 6th-7th 2010, A.G. Leventis Foundation, 43-56.

ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., TUNCEL, R., KOUKA, O., KESKIN, L. & TUĞCU, İ. 2011 Liman Tepe 2009 Yılı Kara Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2009), in: XXXII. Vol. 4. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, 446-462.

ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., TUNCEL, R., KOUKA, O., KESKIN, L. & TUĞCU, İ. 2010 Liman Tepe 2008 Yılı Kara Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2008), in: XXXI. Vol. 4. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, 347-360.

KOUKA, O. 2009 Third MillenniumBC Aegean Chronology: Old and New Data under the Perspectives of the Third Millennium AD, in: Manning, St. & Bruce, M.J. (eds.), Tree-Rings, Kings, and Old World Archaeology and Environment: Papers Presented in Honor of Peter Ian Kuniholm, Oxford and Oakville: Oxbow Books, 133-149.

KOUKA, O. 2009 Cross-Cultural Links and Elite Identities: the Eastern Aegean/Western Anatolia and Cyprus from the Early Third Millennium through the Early Second Millennium BC, in: Karageorghis, V. & Kouka, O. (eds.), Cyprus and East Aegean: Intercultural Contacts from 3000 to 500 BC, Proceedings of the International Archaeological Symposium – Pythagoreion Samos, 17th -18th October 2008,A.G. Leventis Foundation - German Archaeological Institute at Athens, 31-47.

DAY, P., DOUMAS, Chr., ERKANAL, H., KILIKOGLOU, V., KOUKA, O., RELAKI, M & ŞAHOĞLU, V. 2009 New Light on the ‘Kastri Group’: A Petrographic and Chemical Investigation of Ceramics from Liman Tepe and Bakla Tepe, in: 24. Arkeometri Sonuçları Toplantısı, 335-346.

ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., TUNCEL, R., KOUKA, O., KESKIN, L. & TUĞCU, İ. 2009 2007 Yılı Liman Tepe Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2007), in: XXX. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, Vol. 1, 299-322.

KOUKA, O. 2008 Zur Struktur der frühbronzezeitlichen insularen Gesellschaften der Nord- und Ostägäis: Ein neues Bild der sogenannten ¨Trojanischen Kultur¨, in: Erkanal, H., H. Hauptmann, V. Şahoğlu & R. Tuncel (eds.) 2008. The Aegean in the Neolithic, Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age, Proceedings of the International Symposium, October 13th-19th 1997, Urla-Izmir (Turkey), Ankara University – Research Center for Maritime Archaeology (ANKÜSAM), Publication No: 1, Ankara: Ankara University, 285-300.

KOUKA, O. 2008 Diaspora, Presence or Interaction? The Cyclades and the Greek Mainland form the Final Neolithic to Early Bronze II, in: Brodie N.J., Doole J., Gavalas G. & Renfrew C. (eds.), Horizon – Όρίζωυ: A Colloquium on the prehistory of the Cyclades, Cambridge, 25th-28th March 2004, McDonald Institute Monograph Series, Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 311-319.

DAY, P.M., WILSON, D.E., KARIOTIS, ST., KOUKA, O., RELAKI, M. 2006 The World in a Chamber: The Kastri Group and a Late EC II Deposit from Akrotiri, Thera, 107th Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Montreal, Canada, January 2006 - Abstracts.

ERKANAL, H., ARTZY, M. & KOUKA, O. 2004 2002 Yılı Liman Tepe Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2002), in: XXV. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, Vol. 2, 165-178.

ERKANAL, H., ARTZY, M. & KOUKA, O. 2003 2001 Yılı Liman Tepe Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2001), in: XXIV. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, Vol. 1, 423-436.

ΚOUKA, Ο. 1999 Έκφραση πολιτικής εξουσίας, οικονομικής οργάνωσης και κοινωνικής διαφοροποίησης στη νησιωτική κοινωνία της Πολιόχνης κατά την Πρώιμη Εποχή του Χαλκού, in: Eliten in der Bronzezeit. Ergebnisse zweier Kolloquien in Mainz und Athen, Mainz 1999, 59-78.

ΚOUKA, Ο. 1997 Οργάνωση και χρήση του χώρου στη Θερμή Λέσβου κατά την Πρώιμη Εποχή του Χαλκού, in: Doumas, Chr. G. & La Rosa, V. (ed.), Η Πολιόχνη και η Πρώιμη Εποχή του Χαλκού στο Βόρειο Αιγαίο (Poliochni e l’ antica eta del bronzo nell’ Egeo settentrionale), ΔιεθνέςΣυνέδριο, Αθήνα, 22-25 Απριλίου 1996, Αθήνα 1997, 467-497.

 

VI. ΒΙΒΛΙΟΚΡΙΣΙΕΣ

KOUKA, O., forthcoming. Schwall, Christoph 2018, Çukuriçi Höyük 2. Das 5. und 4. Jahrtausend v. Chr. in Westanatolien und der Ostägäis, OREA 7.

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Alram-Stern, Eva, and Angelika Dousougli-Zachos, Die Deutschen Ausgrabungen 1941 auf der Visviki-Magula/Velestino. Die Neolithischen Befunde und Funde (Beiträge zur ur- und frühgeschichtlichen Archäologie des Mittelmeer-Kulturraumes 36), American Journal of Archaeology.

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Bachhuber, Chr. 2016. Citadel and Cemetery in Early Bronze Age Anatolia, Monographs in Mediterranean Archaeology 13, Sheffield-Bristol: Equinox, Archaeologia Austriaca.

KOUKA, O. Die deutschen Ausgrabungen auf der Argissa-Magula in Thessalien II: Das frühe und das beginnende Neolithikum im Lichte transägäischer Beziehungen, by Agathe Reingruber (Beiträge zur ur- und frühgeschichtlichen Archäologie des Mittelmeer-Kulturraumes 35), American Journal of Archaeology 113. 4, 2009, 113 (http://www.ajaonline.org/pdfs/book_reviews/113.3/05_Kouka.pdf).

KOUKA, Ο. 2002 Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 1.1 (1988) – 13.2 (2000), European Journal of Archaeology 5.3, 386-388 (Periodical Review).

Profile Information

She was born in Piraeus, Greece. Undergraduate Studies at Ethnikon & Kapodistriakon University at Athens, Greece: B.A. in History and Archaeology (1985). Graduate studies in Prehistory and Protohistory, Classical and Christian Archaeology at the Ruprecht-Karls Universitat Heidelberg (Ph.D. 1997 at the Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Vorderasiatische Archäologie).
She worked at the 19th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities in Komotini, Thrace for the Archaeological and Ethnographical Research Project on Samothrace (1982–1989). She was a scientific assistant at the Institute for Prehistory, Protohistory and Archaeology of the Near East, University of Heidelberg (1991–1996). As the Head of the Group for Prehistory and Protohistory, Foundation of the Hellenic World-Internet Applications Systems she was responsible for the organization of the production, planning, research and composition of texts of web sites on all periods of the Aegean Prehistory (1997–2000). Furthermore, as a scientific collaborator of the programme ‘Corpus Artis Cycladicae’ under the auspices of the Archaeological Society at Athens and the scientific supervision of Prof. emer. Chr.G. Doumas, she worked on the organization of the documentation, publication and editing of volumes, including various categories of Early Cycladic artefacts (e.g. marble vases, marble figurines) stored at Museums and Private Collections in Greece (2000–2003).She tought ‘Archaeological Documentation’ within the frame of the academic program of the «College Year in Athens» (2001-2002, 2002–2003).
Furthermore, she was a visiting lecturer in: the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Program of the Institute of Mediterranean Studies and the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete on the ‘Management of Cultural Heritage’ (2002–2003); in the graduate program of the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete (2003–2004); in the graduate program of the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Cyprus, where she taught Prehistory of the Aegean and Anatolia (2003-2004, 2004-2005). Since 2001 she is supervising or is member of committies for supervision of Masters and PhD Theses in universities of Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, Austria, Germany and France. Since September 2005 she is member of the Academic staff of the Department of History and Archaeology and the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus.
2008 she was elected as a Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute, and 2017 member of the Academic Advising Board of the OREA-Institut, Austrian Academy of Sciences. She is also member of the following organizations: European Association of Archaeologists, West- und Suddeutscher Verband für Altertumsforschung e.V., Archaeological Institute of America, Institution of Theran Studies, ΙCOMOS Cyprus, Association of Cypriot Archaeologists, Association of Greek Archaeologist 'Eos', and the Society of Aegean Prehistory 'Αegeus'.
She participated to numerous conferences and has given public lectures on the Aegean and Anatolian Prehistory in Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden, Irland, Spain and the USA.
Her postgraduate studies as well as studies, publications, postdoctoral and other research projects have been granted by the following institutions: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Institute of Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP), American School of Classical Studies at Athens and American Research Institute in Turkey, A.G. Leventis Foundation, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung für Wissenschaftsförderung, The J. F. Costopoulos Foundation, OREA Institut-Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, University of Cincinnati-UC Classics Margo Tytus Visiting Scholar Program Fellowship.
 
LABORATORY DIRECTION
Laboratory for Archiving, Study and Publication of Excavation/s Projects (at the Archaeological Research Unit, Room 007).
 
FIELDWORK
Heraion, Samos (2009 onwards; Director of the Excavation of the University of Cyprus), Liman Tepe (Klazomenae), Izmir (2000 onwards Ankara University). Agios Mamas / Nea Olynthos, Chalkidice (Freie Universität Berlin) (1994, 1995). Tiryns, Argolid (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Athen) (1985). Mikro Vouni, Samothrace, Vrichos Choras, Samothrace, Archaeological and Ethnographic Survey on Samothrace (19th EPCA, Komotini) (1982–1989). Akrotiri, Thera (University of Athens) (1982). Maroneia, Komotini (19th EPCA) (1982).
 
RESEARCH PROJECTS
2019-present: Pythagoreion of Samos during Prehistory (in cooperation with Maria Viglaki, former Curator of the 21st Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquites of Cyclades).
 
2014-present: The Chalcolithic Period at Kastraki on the Island of Agathonisi, Southseast Aegean (excavated by Dr. Pavlos Triantafyllidis, Ministry of Culture).
 
2009-present: Director of the Project “The Prehistoric Settlement at the Heraion of Samos (Sacred Road) (Joint Project of the University of Cyprus with the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Athen: Prof. Dr. W.-D. Niemeier-Excavations at the Altar of the Heraion, Samos).
 
2005-2006: ARCANE Project – Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Synchronizing Cultures and Civilizations of the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Third Millennium BC. Coordination with Prof. Emer. Chr.G. Doumas of the Aegean Regional Group and topic coordinator (study) of the Architecture and Settlement Planning. Programme funded by the European Science Foundation (http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/arcane/).
 
2005-present: Souskiou-Laona Settlement Project, Cyprus, University of Edinburgh (Director Prof. Emer. E. Peltenburg). Collaborator-Advisor for the connections between Anatolia and Cyprus.
 
2005-present: Study of the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age settlement at Miletus (Milet I-ΙΙ)(Director: Prof. Dr. W.-D. Niemeier and Dr. B. Niemeier).
 
2003-present:Organization and coordination of the interdisciplinary project ‘Kastri Group Pottery: The Transmission of Style and Technology in the Early Bronze Aegean II’of the Archaeological Society at Athens (with Prof. Emer. Chr. G. Doumas). Further participants: National Research Center of Natural Sciences ‘Demokritos’ – Laboratory for Archaeometry (Dr. V. Kilikoglou), Ankara University – Department of Prehistory and Near Eastern Archaeology (Prof. H. Erkanal, Assoc. Prof. V. Şahoglu), Sheffield University-Department of Archaeology and Prehistory (Dr. P. Day) and University of Western Ontario – Department of Archaeology and Prehistory (Dr. D.E. Wilson).
2000-present:Collaborator of the Izmir Region Excavations and Reseasch Project, conducted by the University of Ankara (Director: Prof. H. Erkanal) - Excavation and publication of material from the settlements of the Chalcolithic and the Bronze Age at Liman Tepe/Klazomenae, Bakla Tepe/Κοlophon and Çeşme-Bağlararası (http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/8635/).
Historiography of Prehistoric Archaeoloy in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. Theoretical and Methodological Approaches in Prehistory. Process of Neolithization in the Near East and Europe. Transition from the Stone to the Early Bronze Age. Fourth and Third mill. BC in the Aegean, Anatolia, Cyprus and the Near East. Second mill. BC in the Aegean and Anatolia. Island Archaeology – diachronic approaches. Inter- and intra-site organization in Prehistory. Policy, economy and society in Prehistory. Industrial installations, early metallurgy, ceramic technology in Prehistoric Aegean and Anatolia. Trade and cultural networks in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean during the Stone and Bronze Ages. Archaeological and Ethnoarchaeological Surveys.

I. ΒOOKS

KOUKA, O. 2002 Siedlungsorganisation in der Nord- und Ostägäis während der Frühbronzezeit (3. Jt. v.Chr.), Ph. Dissertation Universität Heidelberg 1996, Internationale Archäologie 58, VML Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, Rahden/Westf.

KARAGEORGHIS, V. & KOUKA, O. (eds.) 2009 Cyprus and East Aegean: Intercultural Contacts from 3000 to 500 BC, International Archaeological Symposium – Pythagoreion Samos, 17th -18th October 2008, Pythagoreion, Nicosia: A.G. Leventis Foundation.

KARAGEORGHIS, V. & KOUKA, O. (eds.) 2011 On Cooking Pots, Drinking Cups, Loomweights and Ethnicity in Bronze Age Cyprus and Neighbouring Regions, International Archaeological Symposium – Nicosia, November 6th-7th 2010, Nicosia, Nicosia: A.G. Leventis Foundation.

PANAGIOTOPOULOS, D., KAISER, I. & KOUKA, O. & (eds.) 2015 Ein Minoer im Exil. Festschrift für Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier, Bonn: Habelt Verlag GmbH.

JONES, J.-E. & O. KOUKA 2015 Elis 1969. The Peneios Valley Rescue Excavation Project. British School at Athens Survey 1967 and Rescue Excavations at Kostoureika and Keramidia 1969, Oxford: Archaeopress Archaeology.

DOUMAS, Chr.G., GIANNIKOURI, A. & KOUKA, O. (eds.) forthcoming The Aegean Early Bronze Age: New Evidence, International Conference, Athens, April 11th-14th 2008, Ministry of Culture – Archaeological Institute of Aegean Studies.

KOUKA, O. (in progress) The Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age settlement at Miletus (Milet I-II) (to be published in the Serie MILET of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (in progress) The Settlement of the Early Bronze Age I – early Early Bronze Age II Period at Liman Tepe (Klazomenae). Stratigraphy and Architecture.

KOUKA, O. (in progress) Heraion (Sacred Road). The settlement of the Chalcolithic Period (to be published in the Serie SAMOS of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (in progress) Heraion (Sacred Road). The Early Bronze Age. Stratigraphy and Architecture (to be published in the Serie SAMOS of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (in progress) Heraion (Sacred Road). The settlement of the Middle Bronze Age (to be published in the Serie SAMOS of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

KOUKA, O. (in progress) The Chalcolithic Period at Kastraki on the Island of Agathonisi, Southseast Aegean.


II. ON-LINE BOOKS

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. & K. ΣΑΡΡΗ 1999 Εποχή του Χαλκού στα νησιά του Αιγαίου (The Bronze Age of the Aegean Islands), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://www.ime.gr/chronos/02/islands/gr/index.html/).

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 1999 Ηπειρωτική Ελλάδα - Πρώιμη Χαλκοκρατία (The Early Bronze Age of the Greek Mainland), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://www.ime.gr/chronos/02/mainland/gr/eh/index.html).

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 1998-1999 Εποχή του Λίθου (Stone Age), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://www.ime.gr/chronos/01/gr/start.html).

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. & E. ΖΥΜΗ 1997 Περιήγηση στην αρχαία Μίλητο (A Walk Through Ancient Miletus), Foundation of the Hellenic World (http://miletus.ime.gr).


III. CHAPTERS/ARTICLES IN BOOKS

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Τhe dawn of the Early Bronze Age at Liman Tepe: Settlement and Community in the EB I-EB II early Periods, in: Erkanal, H. and Şahoğlu, V., Liman Tepe. Twenty-five Years Excavations.


ERKANAL H., TUNCEL, R. & KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Early Bronze Age Settlement Planning and Architecture in Western Anatolia, in: Erkanal, H. & Şahoğlu, V. (eds.), Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East (ARCANE). Vol. V. Western Anatolia, Brussels: Brepols.

KOUKA, O. 2018. The Prehistoric Settlement under the Heraion of Samos, in: Gagatsis, A. (ed.), The A.G. Leventis Research Projects 2000-2016. Final Reports, Nicosia: University of Cyprus, 61-72.

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 2017. Διαπολιτισμικές σχέσεις και νέες κοινοτικές ταυτότητες: Το Ανατολικό Αιγαίο, η Δυτική Μικρά Ασία και η Κύπρος στο κατώφλι της Εποχής του Χαλκού, στο: Παπαδημητρίου, Ν. & M.Tόλη (επιμ.), Αρχαία Κύπρος. Πρόσφατες εξελίξεις στην αρχαιολογία της ανατολικής Μεσογείου, Αθήνα: Μουσείο Κυκλαδικής Τέχνης, 43-68.

KOUKA, O. 2015. Prehistoric Heraion Reconsidered: Glimpses on the Excavations 2009-2013 North of the Sacred Road, in: Panagiotopoulos, D., Kaiser, I. and Kouka, O. (eds.), Ein Minoer im Exil. Festschrift für Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier. Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie (Aus dem Institut für Klassische Archäologie der Universität Heidelberg) Bd. 270. Bonn: Habelt, 223-242.

KOUKA, O. 2014. The Prehistoric Settlement under the Heraion of Samos, in: Gagatsis, A. and P. Eteokleous (eds.), A. G. Leventis Research Projects 2000-2016. Reviews and Contribution, 51-63, Nicosia: University of Cyprus.

KOUKA, O. 2013. Prehistoric Heraion on Samos Revisited: Cultural Transformation, Interaction and Urbanism in the East Aegean, in: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung für Wissenschaftsförderung - Jahresbericht 2013, 120-122.

ΚΟΥΚΑ, Ο. 2006. Η «Προϊστορική» Χαλκοκρατία: Πρώιμη και Μέση Εποχή του Χαλκού, Ιστορία των Ελλήνων, Κύπρος,τόμος 19, εκδόσεις ΔΟΜΗ Α.Ε., Αθήνα, 64-89. (The Prehistoric Bronze Age: Early and Middle Bronze Age, History of Greeks, Cyprus, Vol. 19, DOMI A.E., Athens, 64-89).



IV. ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΑ ΠΕΡΙΟΔΙΚΑ

MENELAOU, S.–O. KOUKA–P. DAY 2016. Pottery production and exchange at the Heraion, Samos during the late third millennium BC: First steps in the study of technology and provenance, International Conference Interdisciplinary Studies of Ancient Materials from the Mediterranean, Nicosia, 17-19 September 2014, University of Cyprus, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 7, 480-488.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2014 e-Jahresbericht 2012/13 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, 49-50.

KOUKA, O. 2013 Minding the Gap: Against the Gaps: The Early Bronze Age and the Transition to the Middle Bronze Age in the Northern and Eastern Aegean/Western Anatolia, American Journal of Archaeology 117.4, 569-580.

KOUKA, O. 2013. Prehistoric Heraion on Samos Revisited: Cultural Transformation, Interaction and Urbanism in the East Aegean, in: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung für Wissenschaftsförderung - Jahresbericht 2013, 120-122.

KOUKA, O. 2012 Prehistoric Ionia Reconsidered: New Excavations at the Heraion, Samos, and on the Western Littoral of Asia Minor (The Mycenaean Seminar 2010-11), Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies University of London 55.2, 125-126.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2012 Jahresbericht 2011 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, AA 2012/1 Beiheft 1(Jahresbericht 2011): 100-1.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2011 Jahresbericht 2010 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, AA 2011/1 Beiheft 1(Jahresbericht 2010): 104-6.

NIEMEIER, W.-D. & KOUKA, O. 2010 Jahresbericht 2009 des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Abteilung Athen: Samos, Heraion, AA 2010/1 Beiheft 1(Jahresbericht 2009): 112-4.

KOUKA, O. 1998 Siedlungsorganisation in der Nord- und Ostägäis während der Frühbronzezeit (3. Jahrtausend v. Chr.), Archäologisches Nachrichtenblatt, 3. 1, 1998, 53-59.

V. ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΤΟΜΟΥΣ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΩΝ

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. At the Mouth of the Maeander River: The Early Bronze Age in Miletus, in MARKETOU T. –S. VITALE (eds), The Southeast Aegean/Southwest Coastal Anatolian Region: Material Evidence and Cultural Identity I. The Early and Middle Bronze Age, International Conference, Athens, 12-14 May 2016, Italian School of Athens (20 pages).
 
KOUKA, O.– S. MENELAOU–Y. MANIATIS forthcoming. Filling in the Puzzle: A Holistic Approach on the Early Bronze Age at the Heraion on Samos, in MARKETOU T.–S. VITALE (eds), The Southeast Aegean/Southwest Coastal Anatolian Region: Material Evidence and Cultural Identity I. The Early and Middle Bronze Age, International Conference, Athens, 12-14 May 2016, Italian School of Athens (26 pages).
 
KOUKA, O.–Y. MANIATIS forthcoming. The Middle Bronze Age at Heraion on Samos: A Bright Epilogue in the Settlement History at Heraion?, in T. MARKETOU–S. VITALE (eds), The Southeast Aegean/Southwest Coastal Anatolian Region: Material Evidence and Cultural Identity I. The Early and Middle Bronze Age, International Conference, Athens, 12-14 May 2016, Italian School of Athens (22 pages).
 
KOUKA, O.-S. MENELAOU forthcoming, Settlement and Society in the Early Bronze Age Heraion: Exploring Stratigraphy, Architecture and Ceramic Innovation after mid–3rd Millennium BC, in Horejs, B. - E. Alram-Stern (eds), Pottery Technologies and Sociocultural Connections between the Aegean and Anatolia during the 3rd Milllennium BC, Conference Vienna, 21-23.10.2015. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (22 pages).
 
KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Local and Imported in Action: Western Anatolian and Cycladic Figurines at Early Bronze Age Miletus, in Marthari, M. - C. Renfrew -M. Boyd (eds), Early Cycladic Sculpture in Context from beyond the Cyclades: Mainland Greece, the North and East Aegean, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (15 pages).
 
KOUKA, O., ŞAHOĞLU, V. forthcoming.‘New Data on the Aegean Early Bronze Age I – Early Bronze Age II (early) Chronology from Liman Tepe, Izmir’, in: Doumas, Chr.G., Giannikouri, A. & Kouka, O. (Εds.), The Aegean Early Bronze Age: New Evidence, International Conference, Athens, April 11th-14th, Ministry of Culture – Archaeological Institute of Aegean Studies (24 pages).
 
KOUKA, O. 2018. Aspects of Mobility between Crete and the Southeast Aegean in the Middle Bronze Age: the new Evidence from Heraion on Samos, in 12th International Congress of Cretan Studies, Herakleion 21-25.9.2016 (www.12-ICCS.gr).

KOUKA, O.-S. MENELAOU 2018. Settlement and Society in the Early Bronze Age Heraion: Exploring Stratigraphy, Architecture and Ceramic Innovation after mid–3rd Millennium BC, in Horejs, B.–E. Alram-Stern (eds), Pottery Technologies and Sociocultural Connections between the Aegean and Anatolia during the 3rd Milllennium BC, Conference Vienna, 21-23.10.2015. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 119-142.

KOUKA, O. 2017. Η προϊστορική κατοίκηση στο Ηραίον Σάμου: Οι ανασκαφές 2009-2013 βόρεια της Ιεράς Οδού, in: Tριανταφυλλίδης Π. (επιμ.), Το Αρχαιολογικό Έργο στα νησιά του Αιγαίου, Διεθνές Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο, Ρόδος, 27 Νοεμβρίου-1 Δεκεμβρίου 2013, Tόμος B’, Μυτιλήνη: Υπουργείο Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού-Εφορεία Αρχαιοτήτων Λέσβου-Γενική Γραμματεία Αιγαίου και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής, 163-180.
 
KOUKA, O. 2016. The Embodiment of Land Ownership in the Aegean Early Bronze Age, in Mina, M. -S. Triantaphyllou- Y. Papadatos (eds), Embodied Identities in the Prehistoric Eastern Mediterranean: Convergence of Theory and Practice, Oxford: Oxbow Books, 129-135.
 
KOUKA, O. 2016. The Built Environment and Cultural Connectivity in the Aegean Early Bronze Age, in Molloy, B.P.C (ed.), Of Odysseys and Oddities, Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology, Oxbow Books, 203-222.
 
KOUKA, O. 2014 Past Stories – Modern Narratives: Cultural Dialogues between East Aegean Islands and the Western Anatolian Mainland in the 4th Millennium BC, in: Horejs, B. & M. Mehofer (Eds.), Western Anatolia before Troy. Proto-Urbanisation in the 4thMillennium BC?, Proceedings of the International Symposium held at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria, 21‒24 November, 2012, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften-Philosophisch-historische Klasse, Oriental and European Archaeology Volume 1, Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 43-63.

ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., AYKURT, A., KOUKA, O. & TUĞCU, İ. 2012 Liman Tepe 2010 Yılı Kara Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2010), in: XXXIII. Vol. 4. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, 463-478.
 
KOUKA, O. 2011 Symbolism, ritual feasting and ethnicity in Early Bronze Age Cyprus and Anatolia,in: Karageorghis, V. & Kouka, O. (eds.), On Cooking Pots, Drinking Cups, Loomweights and Ethnicity in Bronze Age Cyprus and Neighbouring Regions, International Archaeological Symposium – Nicosia, November 6th-7th 2010, A.G. Leventis Foundation, 43-56.
 
ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., TUNCEL, R., KOUKA, O., KESKIN, L. & TUĞCU, İ. 2011 Liman Tepe 2009 Yılı Kara Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2009), in: XXXII. Vol. 4. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, 446-462.
 
ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., TUNCEL, R., KOUKA, O., KESKIN, L. & TUĞCU, İ. 2010 Liman Tepe 2008 Yılı Kara Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2008), in: XXXI. Vol. 4. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, 347-360.
 
KOUKA, O. 2009 Third MillenniumBC Aegean Chronology: Old and New Data under the Perspectives of the Third Millennium AD, in: Manning, St. & Bruce, M.J. (eds.), Tree-Rings, Kings, and Old World Archaeology and Environment: Papers Presented in Honor of Peter Ian Kuniholm, Oxford and Oakville: Oxbow Books, 133-149.
 
KOUKA, O. 2009 Cross-Cultural Links and Elite Identities: the Eastern Aegean/Western Anatolia and Cyprus from the Early Third Millennium through the Early Second Millennium BC, in: Karageorghis, V. & Kouka, O. (eds.), Cyprus and East Aegean: Intercultural Contacts from 3000 to 500 BC, Proceedings of the International Archaeological Symposium – Pythagoreion Samos, 17th -18th October 2008,A.G. Leventis Foundation - German Archaeological Institute at Athens, 31-47.
 
DAY, P., DOUMAS, Chr., ERKANAL, H., KILIKOGLOU, V., KOUKA, O., RELAKI, M & ŞAHOĞLU, V. 2009 New Light on the ‘Kastri Group’: A Petrographic and Chemical Investigation of Ceramics from Liman Tepe and Bakla Tepe, in: 24. Arkeometri Sonuçları Toplantısı, 335-346.
 
ERKANAL, H., ŞAHOĞLU, V., TUNCEL, R., KOUKA, O., KESKIN, L. & TUĞCU, İ. 2009 2007 Yılı Liman Tepe Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2007), in: XXX. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, Vol. 1, 299-322.
 
KOUKA, O. 2008 Zur Struktur der frühbronzezeitlichen insularen Gesellschaften der Nord- und Ostägäis: Ein neues Bild der sogenannten ¨Trojanischen Kultur¨, in: Erkanal, H., H. Hauptmann, V. Şahoğlu & R. Tuncel (eds.) 2008. The Aegean in the Neolithic, Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age, Proceedings of the International Symposium, October 13th-19th 1997, Urla-Izmir (Turkey), Ankara University – Research Center for Maritime Archaeology (ANKÜSAM), Publication No: 1, Ankara: Ankara University, 285-300.
 
KOUKA, O. 2008 Diaspora, Presence or Interaction? The Cyclades and the Greek Mainland form the Final Neolithic to Early Bronze II, in: Brodie N.J., Doole J., Gavalas G. & Renfrew C. (eds.), Horizon – Όρίζωυ: A Colloquium on the prehistory of the Cyclades, Cambridge, 25th-28th March 2004, McDonald Institute Monograph Series, Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 311-319.
 
DAY, P.M., WILSON, D.E., KARIOTIS, ST., KOUKA, O., RELAKI, M. 2006 The World in a Chamber: The Kastri Group and a Late EC II Deposit from Akrotiri, Thera, 107th Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Montreal, Canada, January 2006 - Abstracts.
 
ERKANAL, H., ARTZY, M. & KOUKA, O. 2004 2002 Yılı Liman Tepe Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2002), in: XXV. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, Vol. 2, 165-178.
 
ERKANAL, H., ARTZY, M. & KOUKA, O. 2003 2001 Yılı Liman Tepe Kazıları (Excavations at Liman Tepe in 2001), in: XXIV. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, Vol. 1, 423-436.
 
ΚOUKA, Ο. 1999 Έκφραση πολιτικής εξουσίας, οικονομικής οργάνωσης και κοινωνικής διαφοροποίησης στη νησιωτική κοινωνία της Πολιόχνης κατά την Πρώιμη Εποχή του Χαλκού, in: Eliten in der Bronzezeit. Ergebnisse zweier Kolloquien in Mainz und Athen, Mainz 1999, 59-78.
 
ΚOUKA, Ο. 1997 Οργάνωση και χρήση του χώρου στη Θερμή Λέσβου κατά την Πρώιμη Εποχή του Χαλκού, in: Doumas, Chr. G. & La Rosa, V. (ed.), Η Πολιόχνη και η Πρώιμη Εποχή του Χαλκού στο Βόρειο Αιγαίο (Poliochni e l’ antica eta del bronzo nell’ Egeo settentrionale), ΔιεθνέςΣυνέδριο, Αθήνα, 22-25 Απριλίου 1996, Αθήνα 1997, 467-497.


VI. ΒΙΒΛΙΟΚΡΙΣΙΕΣ

KOUKA, O., forthcoming. Schwall, Christoph 2018, Çukuriçi Höyük 2. Das 5. und 4. Jahrtausend v. Chr. in Westanatolien und der Ostägäis, OREA 7.

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Alram-Stern, Eva, and Angelika Dousougli-Zachos, Die Deutschen Ausgrabungen 1941 auf der Visviki-Magula/Velestino. Die Neolithischen Befunde und Funde (Beiträge zur ur- und frühgeschichtlichen Archäologie des Mittelmeer-Kulturraumes 36), American Journal of Archaeology.

KOUKA, O. forthcoming. Bachhuber, Chr. 2016. Citadel and Cemetery in Early Bronze Age Anatolia, Monographs in Mediterranean Archaeology 13, Sheffield-Bristol: Equinox, Archaeologia Austriaca.

KOUKA, O. Die deutschen Ausgrabungen auf der Argissa-Magula in Thessalien II: Das frühe und das beginnende Neolithikum im Lichte transägäischer Beziehungen, by Agathe Reingruber (Beiträge zur ur- und frühgeschichtlichen Archäologie des Mittelmeer-Kulturraumes 35), American Journal of Archaeology 113. 4, 2009, 113 (http://www.ajaonline.org/pdfs/book_reviews/113.3/05_Kouka.pdf).

KOUKA, Ο. 2002 Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 1.1 (1988) – 13.2 (2000), European Journal of Archaeology 5.3, 386-388 (Periodical Review).