Dr. Florence Gaignerot-Driessen

Universität Heidelberg, Institut für Klassische Archäologie (Humboldt research fellow)
Ort: 3000 Leuven
Universität: Universität Heidelberg, Institut für Klassische Archäologie (Humboldt research fellow)
Mitglied seit 13.09.2010



BA & MA in Classical Philology, University of Paris-Sorbonne
MA in Greek History, University of Paris-Sorbonne
PhD in Greek Archaeology, University of Paris-Sorbonne

2013-2015: Temporary Lecturer and Researcher (ATER) in Greek and Roman History and Archaeology, University of Picardie - Jules Verne

Wissenschaftliches Profil


Archaeology and History of Crete, from Late Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period; formation of the Greek city-state in the Aegean (14th c.-7th c. BC); social groups in Aegean Protohistory; archives of old excavations on Crete.

Aktuelles Projekt

Responsible of the archaeological, topographical and geomorphological mission on the Anavlochos (Crete) (EFA)

Publication of the 2007-2011 excavations at Sissi (Crete): Zone 3 (LM IIIA-B Building) (EBSA, UCL)
Publication of the 2009-2013 excavations at Dreros (Crete): architecture of zone 5 (Hellenistic house) (EFA, Greek Archaeological Service)
Publication of the 2012 rescue excavation on Anavlochos (Crete): pottery (LM IIIC-Archaic) (Greek Archaeological Service)


Förderbeginn September 2010


Postdoctoral grant:

Since 2015: Humboldt research fellow


Doctoral grants:

Gerda Henkel Stiftung (2010-2012)

A. S. Onassis Foundation (2012-2013)

EFA (1 month in 2010, 1 month in 2011)


Research and travel grants:

3 travel and field work grants. ARC programme ‘A world in crisis’ (UCLouvain). 2013, 2014

3 travel grants from the CNRS (UMR 8167). 2012, 2013, 2014.

Travel grant from the INHA. 2011.


FUNDRAISING (preparation of applications and reports)

ANR, Projet‘DIKIDA’, (270 000 €) (2010-2013) [application submitted by Dr. Daniela Lefèvre-Novaro, University of Strasbourg].


Partenariat Hubert Curien –Programme Tournesol, Projet Talos (Paris IV-UCL) (4000 €) (2010-2011) [application submitted by Pr. A. Farnoux & Pr. J. Driessen]. 


Shelby White Grant for the publication of the old excavations at Dreros (90 000 $) (2009-2011) [application submitted by Pr. A. Farnoux]. 


Prix de la Compagnie du Bois Sauvage for the archaeological mission at Sissi, Fondation Louvain (12 500 €) (2009) [application submitted by Pr. J. Driessen].