Prof. dr. Jari Pakkanen

Jari Pakkanen is Professor of Greek Archaeology at Royal Holloway, University of London. He was the Director of the Finnish Institute at Athens in 2013–2017 and he has directed and co-directed several archaeological projects in the Greece and Sicily which have concentrated on the built environment.

His main book publications to-date are as follows:
J. Pakkanen and A. Brysbaert (eds., 2021) Building BIG – Constructing Economies: from Design to Long-Term Impact of Large-Scale Building Projects. Panel 3.6. Archaeology and Economy in the Ancient World. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Cologne/Bonn 2018, vol. 10. Heidelberg: Propylaeum;
J. Pakkanen (2013), Classical Greek Architectural Design: a Quantitative Approach, Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, vol. 18, Helsinki: Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens;
D. Blackman, B. Rankov, K. Baika, H. Gerding and J. Pakkanen (2013) Shipsheds of the Ancient Mediterranean, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press;
J. Pakkanen (1998) The Temple of Athena Alea at Tegea. A Reconstruction of the Peristyle Column, Publications by the Department of Art History at the University of Helsinki 18. Helsinki: Department of Art History at the University of Helsinki and Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens.


Books by Jari Pakkanen

Shaping Cultural Landscapes

Connecting Agriculture, Crafts, Construction, Transport, and Resilience Strategies

Edited by Ann Brysbaert, Irene Vikatou & Jari Pakkanen | 2022

Any activity requires the expenditure of energy, and the larger the scale of the undertakings, the more careful and strategic planning in advance is required. In focusing on labouring by humans and other animals, the…









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