Dr. Vangelis Tourloukis

Function: Postdoc

Universität Tübingen
Institut für Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie, Abt. Paläoanthropologie
Rümelinstr. 23
D-72070 Tübingen

Office: Room 508, Hauptbäude, 2. OG
Tel.: +49-(0)7071-2974071
Fax: +49-(0)7071-295717
E-Mail: vag_tourloukis[at]

Consulting hours:
by arrangement

Current Position

Since 2012: Post-doctoral researcher in the Paleoanthropology Department of the Institute for Archaeological Sciences at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, and Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Paleoecology.

ERC Project PaGE (Paleoanthropology at the Gates of Europe: human evolution in the southern Balkans)

Research Interests


Tourloukis, V. (under review). On the spatio-temporal distribution of Mediterranean Lower Palaeolithic sites: a geoarchaeological perspective. In: Harvati, K., Roksandic, M. (Eds) Human Evolution in the Southern Balkans. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag

Harvati, K. and Tourloukis V. (2013) Human Evolution in the Southern Balkans. Evolutionary Anthropology 22:43-45.

Tourloukis, V. and Karkanas, P. (2012). Geoarchaeology in Greece: a review. In E. Skourtsos, G.S. Lister (Eds) The Geology of Greece, Journal of Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, vol. 42, paper 5.

Tourloukis, V., Karkanas, P. 2012. The Middle Pleistocene archaeological record of Greece and the role of the Aegean in hominin dispersals: new data and interpretations. Quaternary Science Reviews 43, 1-15.

Tourloukis, V. 2010. The Early and Middle Pleistocene archaeological record of Greece: current status and future prospects. Archaeological Studies Leiden University 23, Leiden: Leiden University Press

Tourloukis, E. 2009. New bifaces from the Palaeolithic site of Kokkinopilos, Greece and their stratigraphic significance. Antiquity 83 (issue 320) Project Gallery

Tourloukis, E., Palli, O. 2009. The first Mesolithic site of Thesprotia. In B. Forsén (Ed.), Thesprotia Expedition I: Towards a regional history, 25-38. Helsinki: Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens XV

Van Wijngaarden, G.J., Sotiriou, A., Horn Lopes, J., Gkouma, M., Koster, K., Stoker A., Susan, D., Tourloukis, E. 2009. The Zakynthos Archaeology Project: preliminary report on the 2008 season. Pharos XVI (2008), 61-83

Van Wijngaarden, G.J., Sotiriou, A., Pieters, N., Tourloukis, E. 2007. The Zakynthos Archaeology Project 2006: preliminary report of the first season. Pharos XIV (2006), 29-46

Van Wijngaarden, G.J., Arapogianni, X., Rink, R., Tourloukis, E. 2006. The Zakynthos Survey 2005: preliminary report of a pilot survey. Pharos XIII (2005), 59-76

Runnels, C., Panagopoulou, E., Murray, P., Tsartsidou, G., Allen, S., Mullen, K., Tourloukis, E. 2005. A Mesolithic landscape in Greece: testing a site-location model in the Argolid at Kandia. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 18 (2), 259-85