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Βασικές σπουδές στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Southampton (πτυχίο Αρχαιολογίας), μεταπτυχιακές σπουδές στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Southampton (M.A. Eυρωπαϊκή Αρχαιολογία) και στο Ιnstitute of Archaeology, University College London (PhD, Αιγαιακή προϊστορία και ανθρωπόμορφα ειδώλια). Είναι μέλος της επιστημονικής ομάδας Working Party on Gender and Archaeology in Europe.
Προϊστορική κοινωνική οργάνωση στο Αιγαίο και στην Ανατολική Μεσόγειο, ανθρωπόμορφα ειδώλια, προϊστορική μεταλλουργία, κοινωνικό φύλο, το σώμα στην αρχαιολογία, αντικείμενα προσωπικής χρήσης, η οργάνωση του χώρου, η χρήση της Πληροφορικής στην Αρχαιολογία.
ΜΟΝΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ
 
Mina, M., 2008. Anthropomorphic Figurines from the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Aegean: Gender Dynamics and Implications for the Understanding of Aegean Prehistory (BAR International Series 1894). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports. 
 
ΕΠΙΜΕΛΕΙΑ
 
Mina, M., S. Triantaphyllou και Υ. Papadatos (επιμ.), 2016. An Archaeology of Prehistoric Βodies and Embodied Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
  
ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΑ ΠΕΡΙΟΔΙΚΑ
 
Mina, M., 2016. Was it a man’s world? Gender relationships at the transition to the Bronze Age in Cyprus, Journal of Near Eastern Archaeology 79.3, 140-147.
 
Μηνά, Μ., 2012. Η μελέτη του σώματος ως μέσο ανάλυσης της κοινωνικής ταυτότητας στη Χαλκολιθική και Πρωτοκυπριακή Κύπρο, Επιστημονική Επετηρίδα του Τμήματος Αρχαιοτήτων Κύπρου (Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus).
 
Mina, M., 2008. Carving Out Gender in the Prehistoric Aegean: Anthropomorphic Figurines of the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology, τόμος 21:2, 213-239.
 
ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ 
 
Mina, M., 2015. Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater: integrating sex in the study of Greek Neolithic anthropomorphic figurines. Στο C.-M. Ursu και S. Țerna (επιμ.), Anthropomorphism and Symbolic Behaviour in the Neolithic and Copper Age Communities of South-Eastern Europe (Studies into South-East European Prehistory), 123-160Suceava: Bucovina Museum και Editura Karl A. Romstorfer.
 
Mina, M., 2014. Forging identities: metallurgical technology and embodied experiences in the Philia period. Στο J. M. Webb (επιμ.), Structure, Measurement and Meaning: Insights into the Prehistory of Cyprus: Studies in Honour of David Frankel (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology), 229-243. Uppsala: Paul Åströms Förlag.
 
Mina, M., 2010. In search of the Cycladic hunter-warrior: evidence and implications for the understanding of gender construction and roles in the Early Bronze Age Aegean. Στo L. H. Dommasnes, T. Hjorungdal, S. Monton-Subias, M. Sanchez Romero και N. L. Wicker (επιμ.), Situating Gender in European Archaeologies (Archaeolingua, Series Minor), 225-244. Βουδαπέστη: Archaeolingua Foundation.
 
Mina, M., 2008. Figurin’ Out Cretan Neolithic Society. Στο V. Isaakidou και P. Tomkins (επιμ.), Escaping the Labyrinth: The Cretan Neolithic in Context (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 8), 115-135. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
 
Mina, M., 2007. Figurines without Sex; People without Gender? Στο S. Hamilton, R. Whitehouse και K. Wright (επιμ.), Women in Archaeology, Women in Antiquity, 263-282. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.
 
Mina, M., 2003. Gender in Transition: Evidence and Implication from the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Aegean. Στο J. B. Wilkins και E. Herring (επιμ.), Inhabiting Symbols: Symbol and Image in the Ancient Mediterranean (Accordia Specialist Studies on the Mediterranean V), 85-100. London: Accordia Research Institute, University of London.
 
ΑΡΘΡΑ ΣΕ ΤΟΜΟΥΣ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΩΝ
 
Mina, M., υπό έκδοση. Minoan Metal Objects in Prehistoric Cyprus: Evidence and Implications for the Construction and Performance of Social Identity, Πρακτικά του 11ου Διεθνούς Κρητολογικού Συνεδρίου, Οκτώβριος 2011, Ρέθυμνο, Κρήτη.
 
Mina, M., υπό εκτύπωση. Casting doubts on metallurgy and the transition to social complexity: the evidence from the Aegean. Στο S. Dietz, F. Mavridis, Ž. Tankosić και T. Takaoğlu (επιμ.), Communities in Transition: The Circum-Aegean Later Neolithic Stages (ca. 5000/4800-3200/3000 BC).
 
Mina, M., 2016. Dressed to impress: metal objects, anthropomorphic representations and the construction of embodied identities in Early and Middle Bronze Age Cyprus. Στο Mina, M., S. Triantaphyllou και Υ. Papadatos (επιμ.), An Archaeology of Prehistoric Βodies and Embodied Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
 
Mina, M., 2015. Social complexity and gender inequality in prepalatial Crete: an argument of reason or a reason for argument? Στο S. Cappel, U. Günkel-Maschek και D. Panagiotopoulos (επιμ.), Minoan Archaeology: Perspectives for the 21st Century, 181-198. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Presses universitaires de Louvain.
 
Mina, M., 2013. Exotica in Early and Middle Bronze Age Cyprus: exploring aspects of the secular and sacred economy. Στο A. B. Knapp, J. M. Webb  and A. McCarthy (επιμ.), J.R.B. Stewart: An Archaeological Legacy (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 139), 33-45. Uppsala: Åströms Förlag.
 
Mina, M., 2011. Flesh and Bones: evidence for the construction of personal and social identity in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Cyprus. Στο Α. Δημητρίου (επιμ.), Πρακτικά του Δ' Διεθνούς Κυπρολογικού Συνεδρίου (Αρχαίο Τμήμα), Λευκωσία 29 Απριλίου-3 Μαΐου 2008, 635-644. Λευκωσία: Εταιρεία Κυπριακών Σπουδών.
 
Mina, M., 2009. Island Histories, Gender Stories: a Comparative View through Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus and Crete, Medelhavsmuseet Focus on the Mediterranean 5, (Proceedings from the International Conference Finds and Results from the Swedish Cyprus Expedition: A Gender Perspective, March 31-April 2, 2006, Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden), 171-186.
 
Mina, M., 2005. Gendering figurines, engendering people in early Aegean prehistory. Στο C. Briault, J. Green, A. Kaldelis και A. Stellatou (επιμ.), SOMA 2003: Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology (BAR International Series 1391), 111-114. Oxford: Archaeopress.
 
ΚΑΤΑΛΟΓΟΙ ΕΚΘΕΣΕΩΝ
 
Μina, M., 2015. Συγγραφή εισαγωγής, κειμένων έκθεσης και λημμάτων εκθεμάτων, στο Ε. Alphas και E. Zachariou-Kaila (επιμ.), The Body: Lived Experiences in Ancient Cyprus (Κατάλογος Έκθεσης), 15-21, 23-25, 69-71, 117-119, 126-127, 169-171, 193-195, 214-215. Nicosia: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus.
 
ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΝΙΚΕΣ ΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΥΣΕΙΣ
 
Mina, M., υπό εκτύπωση. Thinking through the body: reconsidering cremations in Archaic Cyprus, στα πλαίσια του ερευνητικού προγράμματος «Τα αργυρά νομίσματα των βασιλέων της Κύπρου: νομισματική και ιστορία της αρχαϊκής και κλασικής περιόδου (6ος-4ος αι. π.Χ.) (SilCoinCy)», Ινστιτούτο Ιστορικών Ερευνών, Τομέας Ελληνικής και Ρωμαϊκής Αρχαιότητας, Εθνικό Ιδρυμα Ερευνών (Ιστότοπος: kyprioscharacter.eie.gr).
 
Mina, M., 2013. Virtual and Actual Corporealities in Bronze-Age Cyprus:Exploring Humanity through the Study of Anthropomorphic Figurines and Material Culture, Newsletter of the Association for Coroplastic Studies (Καλοκαίρι 2013), 3-4.

Profile Information

Undergraduate studies at the University of Southampton (B.A. in Archaeology), postgraduate studies at the University of Southampton (M.A. in European Archaeology) and the Institute of Archaeology, University College London (PhD in Aegean prehistoric archaeology and anthropomorphic figurines). She is a member of the Working Party on Archaeology and Gender in Europe.
Prehistoric social organisation in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, anthropomorphic figurines, prehistoric metallurgy, gender, the body in archaeology, personal material culture, the use of information technology in Archaeology.
BOOK
 
Mina, M., 2008. Anthropomorphic Figurines from the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Aegean: Gender Dynamics and Implications for the Understanding of Aegean Prehistory (BAR International Series 1894). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.
 
EDITED VOLUME
 
Mina, M., S. Triantaphyllou and Υ. Papadatos (eds.), 2016. An Archaeology of Prehistoric Βodies and Embodied Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
  
ARTICLES IN JOURNALS
 
Mina, M., 2016. Was it a man’s world? Gender relationships at the transition to the Bronze Age in Cyprus, Journal of Near Eastern Archaeology 79.3, 140-147.
 
Μina, Μ., 2012. Η μελέτη του σώματος ως μέσο ανάλυσης της κοινωνικής ταυτότητας στη Χαλκολιθική και Πρωτοκυπριακή Κύπρο, Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus.
 
Mina, M., 2008. Carving Out Gender in the Prehistoric Aegean: Anthropomorphic Figurines of the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 21:2, 213-239.
 
ARTICLES IN BOOKS
 
Mina, M., 2015. Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater: integrating sex in the study of Greek Neolithic anthropomorphic figurines. Ιn C.-M. Ursu and S. Țerna (ed.), Anthropomorphism and Symbolic Behaviour in the Neolithic and Copper Age Communities of South-Eastern Europe (Studies into South-East European Prehistory), 123-160. Suceava: Bucovina Museum και Editura Karl A. Romstorfer.

Mina, M., 2014. Forging identities: metallurgical technology and embodied experiences in the Philia period. Ιn J. M. Webb (ed.), Structure, Measurement and Meaning: Insights into the Prehistory of Cyprus: Studies in Honour of David Frankel (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology), 229-243. Uppsala: Paul Åströms Förlag.

Mina, M., 2010. In search of the Cycladic hunter-warrior: evidence and implications for the understanding of gender construction and roles in the Early Bronze Age Aegean. In L. H. Dommasnes, T. Hjorungdal, S. Monton-Subias, M. Sanchez Romero and N. L. Wicker (eds.), Situating Gender in European Archaeologies (Archaeolingua, Series Minor), 225-244. Budapest: Archaeolingua Foundation.

Mina, M., 2008. Figurin’ Out Cretan Neolithic Society. In V. Isaakidou and P. Tomkins (eds.), Escaping the Labyrinth: The Cretan Neolithic in Context (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 8), 115-135. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
 
Mina, M., 2007. Figurines without Sex; People without Gender?' In S. Hamilton, R. Whitehouse and K. Wright (eds.), Women in Archaeology, Women in Antiquity, 263-282. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.
 
Mina, M., 2003. Gender in Transition: Evidence and Implication from the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Aegean. In J. B. Wilkins and E. Herring (eds.), Inhabiting Symbols: Symbol and Image in the Ancient Mediterranean (Accordia Specialist Studies on the Mediterranean V), 85-100. London: Accordia Research Institute, University of London.
 
ARTICLES IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
 
Mina, M., in press. Casting doubts on metallurgy and the transition to social complexity: the evidence from the Aegean. Ιn S. Dietz, F. Mavridis, Ž. Tankosić and T. Takaoğlu (eds.), Communities in Transition: The Circum-Aegean Later Neolithic Stages (ca. 5000/4800-3200/3000 BC).
 
Mina, M., in press. Minoan Metal Objects in Prehistoric Cyprus: Evidence and Implications for the Construction and Performance of Social Identity. In Proceedings of the 11th International Cretological Conference, October 2011, Rethymno, Greece.
 
Mina, M., 2016. Dressed to impress: metal objects, anthropomorphic representations and the construction of embodied identities in Early and Middle Bronze Age Cyprus. In Mina, M., S. Triantaphyllou και Υ. Papadatos (eds.), An Archaeology of Prehistoric Βodies and Embodied Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
 
Mina, M., 2015. Social complexity and gender inequality in prepalatial Crete: an argument of reason or a reason for argument? Ιn S. Cappel, U. Günkel-Maschek and D. Panagiotopoulos (eds.), Minoan Archaeology: Perspectives for the 21st Century, 181-198. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Presses universitaires de Louvain.
 
Mina, M., 2013. Exotica in Early and Middle Bronze Age Cyprus: exploring aspects of the secular and sacred economy. In A. B. Knapp, J. M. Webb and A. McCarthy (eds), J.R.B. Stewart: An Archaeological Legacy (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 139), 33-45. Uppsala: Åströms Förlag.

Mina, M., 2011. Flesh and Bones: evidence for the construction of personal and social identity in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Cyprus. In A. Demetriou (ed), Proceedings of the IV International Cyprological Congress (Ancient Part), Nicosia 29 April-3 May 2008, 635-644. Nicosia: Society of Cypriot Studies.
 
Mina, M., 2009. Island Histories, Gender Stories: a Comparative View through Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus and Crete, Medelhavsmuseet Focus on the Mediterranean 5, (Proceedings from the International Conference Finds and Results from the Swedish Cyprus Expedition: A Gender Perspective, March 31-April 2, 2006, Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden), 171-186.
 
Mina, M., 2005. Gendering figurines, engendering people in early Aegean prehistory. In C. Briault, J. Green, A. Kaldelis and A. Stellatou (eds.), SOMA 2003: Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology (BAR International Series 1391), 111-114. Oxford: Archaeopress.
 
EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
 
Μina, M., 2015. Introduction, exhibition texts and exhibits entries, in Ε. Alphas and E. Zachariou-Kaila (επιμ.), The Body: Lived Experiences in Ancient Cyprus (Exhibition Catalogue), 15-21, 23-25, 69-71, 117-119, 126-127, 169-171, 193-195, 214-215. Nicosia: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus.
 
ELECTRONIC ARTICLES

Mina, M., in press. Thinking through the body: reconsidering cremations in Archaic Cyprus», part of the research project “The Silver Coinage of the Kings of Cyprus: Numismatics and History in the Archaic and Classical Periods (6th to 4th centuries BC)”, National Hellenic Research Foundation - Institute of Historical Research (kyprioscharacter.eie.gr).

Mina, M., 2013. Virtual and Actual Corporealities in Bronze-Age Cyprus:Exploring Humanity through the Study of Anthropomorphic Figurines and Material Culture, Newsletter of the Association for Coroplastic Studies (Summer 2013), 3-4.