Undergraduate studies at Bryn Mawr College, USA (B.A. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and Chemistry, 1989). Graduate studies at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London (Ph.D. in Archaeometallurgy, 1993). She has worked as a research fellow at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL, (1993). She has been teaching Archaeometry and Environmental Archaeology at the University of Cyprus since 1994.
Her research interests include: extractive metallurgy, ancient technology (stone, ceramic, glass, and metals), conservation of metals, production and trade of Cypriot copper in Antiquity, metals trade in the Mediterranean in Antiquity, the production and use of silver.
NARNIA: NEW ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH NETWORK FOR INTERGRATING APPROACHES TO ANCIENT MATERIAL STUDIES. A Marie Curie Initial Training Network – Proposal Number 265010 Call: FP7-PEOPLE-2010-ITN (2010-2014)
Project coordinator of this Marie Curie Initial Training Network which consists of seven universities and research institutions and two private enterprises, the aim of which is to improve the career prospects of employment for 19 young researchers (16 doctoral and 3 post doctoral fellows), developing their lab-based skills in the study of ancient materials, while contributing to the history and archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean basin, a region of great historical, cultural and geopolitical significance.
STAR LAB – A MOBILE ARCHAEOLOGICAL LAB. ΝΕΑ ΥΠΟΔΟΜΗ/ΣΤΡΑΤΗΙΙ/0308/30 (2010-2014)
The aim of this project is to create a mobile archaeological laboratory fully equipped with all the necessary equipment for the characterization of ancient materials (portable XRF, optical microscope, etc.), for geophysical survey (proton magnetometer, electrical resistivity metre, differential GPS, etc) and for digital recording of ancient artifacts and monuments (3D Scanner, digital cameras etc). The project is coordinated by the STAR C of the Cyprus Institute.
CAMP: THE CYPRUS ARCHAEOMAGNETIC PROJECT: high resolution dating, magnetic characterization and archaeointensity correlation of major slag deposits in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean NSF grant EAR – Geophysics, 09-539 (2011-2012)
This collaborative project is directed by Prof. Tom Levy, Department of Anthropology and Prof. Lisa Tauxe, Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California San Diego. The aim of the project is the high resolution dating and the magnetic investigation of the ancient slag deposits in Cyprus.
WITNESS THE PAST: Educational Programs for Public and Cultural Heritage Professionals on Illicit Trafficking of Antiquities 160674-CU-1-2009-1-GR-CULTURE-VOL13 (2010-2012).
The objectives of the project are the following: a) to create and implement a didactic children’s program in Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, and Germany on the importance of proper excavation of archaeological sites, b) to have an impact on the prevention of looting of antiquities, and to educate Cultural Heritage (CH) professionals on the scientific tools to help authenticate and fingerprint looted antiquity and c) to produce best practice guidelines or a “Museum theft response plan” aimed at law enforcement and museum professionals for stolen goods. Website: http://www.witnessthepast.gr/
RECONSTRUCTING WOODLAND VEGETATION AND ITS EXPLOITATION BY PAST SOCIETIES, BASED ON ANTHRACOLOGICAL ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION. (2008-2011)
Project coordinator of a research program funded by the Research Promotion Foundation (ΠΕΝΕΚ/ΕΝΙΣΧ/0308/35), which seeks to investigate the economic importance of the forests in ancient Cyprus and to record the negative effects that over-exploitation of this natural resource had on the environment and of course eventually on the economy of the island. Website: http://www.ucy.ac.cy/goto/anthra/en-US/Home.aspx
ARCANE: ASSOCIATED REGIONAL CHRONOLOGIES FOR THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST. RG 3 CYPRUS. ESF funded project (2006-2011)
The goal of the ARCANE project is to produce a reliable relative and absolute chronology of the entire Near East based on the synchronization of regional chronologies for the third millennium BC. Member of the Regional Group of Cyprus which is led by Prof. Edgar Peltenburg. Responsible for the study and publication of metal artifacts that can be safely dated to the third millennium. Website: http://www.arcane.uni-tuebingen.de/index.html
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR ARCHAEOLOGY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN (STACHEM). FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES 2008-1 (2008-2010)
The goal of this project is to contribute to a regional strategic plan for research infrastructures devoted to archaeological sciences and digital heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean. Website: http://starc.cyi.ac.cy/stachem/stachem
PRODUCTION, AND TRADE OF POTTERY AND SOCIAL INTERACTIONS. ANALYTICAL STUDY OF CYPRIOT POTTERY DATING TO THE EARLY AND MIDDLE BRONZE AGE (2006-2009)
Project coordinator of a research program funded by the Research Promotion Foundation (ΚΟΙΝΩ/0506/09), whose aim is, the diachronic study of the technology and the production methods of Cypriot pottery dating to the Early and Middle Bronze Age.
ELABORATING EARLY NEOLITHIC CYPRUS (2005-TODAY)
Co-director of a project which aims to document the existence and define the nature of human occupation of Cyprus between c.10,000 and 8,000 BC. Project Directors: Vasiliki Kassianidou, Carole McCartney (University of Cyprus), Sturt Manning (Cornell University) and Sally Stewart (University of Toronto).
THE SOUSKIOU PROJECT: COMMUNITY INTEGRATION IN PREHISTORIC CYPRUS. (2008-today)
In charge of the scientific analysis of the metallic finds from Souskiou Laona. The project is directed by Prof. E. Peltenburg (University of Edinburgh) and funded by the National Geographic Society (Grant number 8392-08) Website: http://www.souskiou.com/
TROODOS ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEY PROJECT (2000-2012)
Co-director of a diachronic and multidisciplinary survey of the northern foothills of the Troodos Mountains, which includes the mining district of Skouriotissa. Project Directors: M. Given (University of Glasgow), V. Kassianidou, A.B. Knapp (University of Glasgow), J. Noller (State University of Oregon).
EXCAVATIONS AT POLITIKO – PHORADES (1997-2001)
Co-director of the excavation of a Late Bronze Age smelting workshop at the site of Politiko-Phorades. The excavation was a joint project of the University of Cyprus and the University of Glasgow. Project Directors: A. B. Knapp (University of Glasgow), and V. Kassianidou. Website: http://www.scsp.arts.gla.ac.uk/Phorades/
SYDNEY CYPRUS SURVEY PROJECT (1995-2000)
Responsible for the recording and publication of archaeometallurgical remains in the survey area, as well as, the study and scientific analysis of the archaeometallurgical finds. Project director: A. B. Knapp (University of Glasgow). Website: http://www.scsp.arts.gla.ac.uk/
PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS
KASSIANIDOU, V. (accepted for publication - to appear in 2013) The Exploitation of the Landscape: Metal Resources and the Copper Trade during the Age of the Kingdoms. Bulletin of the American School of Oriental Research.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2008-2011 Oxhide ingots and Cyprus - the story so far. The Numismatic Report, ΧΧΧΙΧ-ΧLII: 1-46.
BEN-YOSEF, E. SHAAR, R. TAUXE, L., LEVY, T. and V. KASSIANIDOU 2011. The Cyprus Archaeomagnetic Project (CAMP): targeting the slag deposits of Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean. Antiquity 85: http://antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/ben-yosef330/
KASSIANIDOU, V. υπό εκτύπωση Oxhide ingots and Cyprus - the story so far. The Numismatic Report, ΧΧΧΙΧ-ΧLI (2008-2011).
HEIN, A., KILIKOGLOU, V. and V. KASSIANIDOU 2007 Chemical and Mineralogical Examination of Metallurgical Ceramics from a Late Bronze Age copper smelting site in Cyprus. Journal of Archaeological Science, 34: 141-154.
GRAHAM, A., JACOBSEN, K. WINTHER and V. KASSIANIDOU 2006 Ayia Marina Mavrovouni. Preliminary report on the Roman settlement and smelting workshop in the central northern foothills of the Troodos Mountains, Cyprus. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. 345-366.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2006 The production, use and trade of metals in Cyprus and Sardinia: so similar and yet so different. In “Archaeometallurgy in Sardinia: from the Origins to the early Iron Age” - 10th and 11th September 2004 (Italy)”. Instrumentum: Bulletin du Groupe de Travail Européen sur l' Artisanat et les Productions Manufacturées dans l' Antiquité. 23: 34-37
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2005 The production and export of Cypriot copper during the Late Bronze Age (in Greek). Arxaiologia kai Texnes, 94: 39-44.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 A bimetallic artifact from Hala Sultan Tekke. Archaeology and Natural Science 2: 12-19.
GIVEN, M., KASSIANIDOU, V., KNAPP, A.B. and J. NOLLER, 2002 Troodos Archaeological and Environmental Survey Project, Cyprus: Report on the 2001 Season. Levant, 34: 25-38.
KNAPP, A.B., KASSIANIDOU, V. and M. DONNELLY 2002 Excavations at Politiko Phorades, a Bronze Age copper smelting site on Cyprus. Antiquity 76: 319-20.
KNAPP, A.B., KASSIANIDOU, V. and M. DONNELLY 2001 Copper smelting in Late Bronze Age Cyprus. The excavations at Politiko Phorades. Near Eastern Archaeology, 64/4: 204-209.
KASSIANIDOU, V. and C. CHRISTOFIDES 2000 Development of a new infrared radiometric technique for non-destructive analysis of ancient Cypriot coins: a preliminary report. In: A.G. Pitsillides and M.L. Santamas (eds.), The Numismatic Report. Cyprus Numismatic Society. XXVI-XXVII (1995-1996): 59-68.
KNAPP, A.B., KASSIANIDOU, V. and M. DONNELLY 1999 Excavations at Politiko Phorades -1998. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus: 125-146.
KARAGEORGHIS, V. and V. KASSIANIDOU 1999 Metalworking and recycling in Late Bronze Age Cyprus - the evidence from Kition. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 18.2: 171-188.
GIVEN, M., KNAPP, A.B., MEYER, N., GREGORY, T.E., KASSIANIDOU, V., NOLLER, J., WELLS, L., URWIN, N. and H. WRIGHT 1999 The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: an interdisciplinary investigation of long-term change in the North Central Troodos, Cyprus. Journal of Field Archaeology, 26: 19-39.
KNAPP, A.B., DONNELLY, M. and V. KASSIANIDOU 1998 Excavations at Politiko Phorades - 1997. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus: 247-268.
KNAPP, A.B., KASSIANIDOU, V. and DONNELLY, M. 1998 1997 Excavations at Politiko Phorades, Cyprus. Old World Archaeology Newsletter. XXI/1: 15-23.
KASSIANIDOU V. 1996 Almyras mine report. In "Excavations at Agia Varvara-Almyras. Fifth preliminary report", by Walter Fasnacht with the collaboration of V. Kassianidou, A. Connolly, C. Deslex. J. Kunz. T. Marandi, K. Zubler and P. Boll. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. 114-116.
KASSIANIDOU V. and H.G. WRIGHT 1996 SCSP 1995: Agrokipia Kriadhis mine (Unit 2013) and Mitsero Sykamies slag heap (Unit 2009). In "The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project (SCSP)- Third Season (1995 )" by A.B. Knapp and M. Given with contributions by other members of SCSP. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. 316-323.
KASSIANIDOU, V., ROTHENBERG, B. and P. ANDREWS 1995 Silver production in the Tartessian period. The evidence from Monte Romero. ARX World Journal of Prehistoric and Ancient Studies. 1/1: 17-34.
KASSIANIDOU V. 1994 Could iron have been produced in Cyprus? Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. 73-81.
KASSIANIDOU V. 1993 The production of silver in Monte Romero, a 7th century BC workshop in Huelva, Spain. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology. 4: 37-47.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 1992 Monte Romero, a silver producing workshop of the 7th century BC in South-west Spain. IAMS Newsletter. 18: 7-10.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 1992 Microanalysis of four slag samples from Almyras Furnace No 1. In W. Fasnacht et al. "Excavations at Ayia Varvara Almyras. Fourth preliminary report". Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. 68 - 71.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 1991-1993 Small finds. Στο: N. Coldstream et al. "A Late Bronze Age tomb group in UCL from Nicosia, Kaimakli -Evretadhes". Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 38: 223-238.
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
KASSIANIDOU, V. (forthcoming) Cyprus and Copper in Antiquity. Chapter in the textbook for the course on the Archaeology of Cyprus of the undergraduate program on Greek Civilization. Cyprus Open University Cyprus.
KASSIANIDOU, V. (in press) Archaeometallurgy. In M. Given, A.B. Knapp, L.Sollars, J. Noller and V. Kassianidou Landscape and Interaction. The Troodos Archaeological & Environmental Survey Project, Cyprus. Vol. 1. To be published by the Council for British Research in the Levant.
GEORGAKOPOULOU, M. and KASSIANIDOU, V. (in press) Archaeometallurgical finds and analytical results. M. Given, A.B. Knapp, L.Sollars, J. Noller and V. Kassianidou Landscape and Interaction. The Troodos Archaeological & Environmental Survey Project, Cyprus. Vol. 1. To be published by the Council for British Research in the Levant.
KASSIANIDOU, V. (in press) Ancient and modern copper production at Skouriotissa Vouppes. In M. Given, A.B. Knapp, L.Sollars, J. Noller and V. Kassianidou Landscape and Interaction. The Troodos Archaeological & Environmental Survey Project, Cyprus. Vol. 1. To be published by the Council for British Research in the Levant.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2013 Chapter 6 - Metals. In E. Peltenburg (ed.), ARCANE II. Cyprus. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers. 231-249.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2012 Natural resources and the importance of copper. In Ancient Cyprus – Cultures in Dialogue. Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels. A Department of Antiquities Archaeological Exhibition. 78-82.
CHARALAMBOUS A. and V. KASSIANIDOU 2012 Appendix I. Chemical analyses of metal artefacts from Late Cypriot tombs excavated in the Limassol area with the employment of pXRF. In V. Karageorghis and I. Violaris, Tombs of the Late Bronze Age in the Limassol Area Cyprus (17th -13th Centuries BC). Municipality of Limassol. 37-45.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2011 Objects found in a copper mine. In V. Karageorghis Cypriote and Other Antiquities in the Collection of Angelos and Emily Tsirides. Nicosia: En Tipis. 193-195.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2011 Blowing the wind of change: the introduction of bellows in Late Bronze Age Cyprus. In P.P. Betancourt and S.C. Ferrence (eds.) Metallurgy: Understanding How, Learning Why. Studies in Honor of James D. Muhly. Prehistory Monographs 29. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press. 41-48.
GIUMLIA MAIR, A., KASSIANIDOU, V. and G. PAPASAVVAS 2011 Miniature ingots from Cyprus. In Philip P. Betancourt and Susan C. Ferrence (eds.) Metallurgy: Understanding How, Learning Why. Studies in Honor of James D. Muhly. Prehistory Monographs 29. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press. 11-20
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2009 Oxhide ingots in Cyprus. In F. Lo Schiavo, J.D. Muhly, R. Maddin and A. Giumlia Mair (eds.) Oxhide Ingots in the Central Mediterranean. Rome: A.G. Leventis Foundation and CNR - Istituto di Studi Sulle Civiltà Dell´Egeo e Del Vicino Oriente. 41-81
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2007 Ground stone tools from Apliki Karamallos. In B. Kling and J.D. Muhly, Joan du Plat Taylor´s Excavations at the Late Bronze Age Mining Settlement at Apliki Karamallos, Cyprus. Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Volume 94:1. Sävedalen: Paul Åströms Förlag. 277-306.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2006 Cyprus the island of copper. The production and trade of the metal from the Bronze Age to the Roman Period (in Greek). In Cyprus. The History of the Greeks (I Istoria ton Ellinon), Volume 15. Athens: Domi Publications. 90-113
KASSIANIDOU, V. and A.B. KNAPP 2005 Archaeometallurgy in the Mediterranean: the social context of mining, technology and trade. In E. Blake and A.B. Knapp (eds.), Archaeology of Mediterranean Prehistory. Oxford: Blackwell. 220-256.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 Dossier 5T: Le cuivre. In A. Orejas (ed.), Atlas Historique des Zones Minières d´ Europe II. Action COST G2 “Paysages Anciens et Structures Rurales”. European Commission.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 3.6. Archaeometallurgical Procedures. In M. Given and A.B. Knapp, The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: Social Approaches To Regional Archaeological Survey. Monumenta Archaeologica, 21. Los Angeles: University of California at Los Angeles, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. 44-48.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 SIA 1: Agrokipia Kriadhis. In M. Given and A.B. Knapp, The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: Social Approaches To Regional Archaeological Survey. Monumenta Archaeologica, 21. Los Angeles: University of California at Los Angeles, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. 60-74.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 SIA 3: Mitsero Kouloupakhis. In M. Given and A.B. Knapp, The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: Social Approaches To Regional Archaeological Survey. Monumenta Archaeologica, 21. Los Angeles: University of California at Los Angeles, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. 82-95.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 5.4 Archaeometallurgy: Data, Analyses and Discussion. In M. Given and A.B. Knapp, The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: Social Approaches To Regional Archaeological Survey. Monumenta Archaeologica, 21. Los Angeles: University of California at Los Angeles, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. 214-227.
KASSIANIDOU, V., VAN LOKEREN, S. and A.B. KNAPP 2003 7.3.Industrial Landscapes. In M. Given and A. B. Knapp, The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: Social Approaches To Regional Archaeological Survey. Monumenta Archaeologica, 21. Los Angeles: University of California at Los Angeles, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. 301-305.
VAN LOKEREN, S. and V. KASSIANIDOU 2003 2.6. Archaeological Survey and Archaeometallurgy. In M. Given and A. B. Knapp, The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: Social Approaches To Regional Archaeological Survey. Monumenta Archaeologica, 21. Los Angeles: University of California at Los Angeles, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. 21-23.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2002 Copper and mines (in Greek). In M. Given, V. Kassianidou, and K. Seretis (eds.) In the Footsteps of the Ancients. The History and Archaeology of the Orini District, Central Cyprus. Nicosia. 29-35.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2001 Dossier VIII: Les mines des monts de Troodos. In A. Orejas (ed.), Atlas Historique des Zones Minières d´ Europe I. Action COST G2 “Paysages Anciens et Structures Rurales”. European Commission.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 1998 Was silver actually recovered from speiss in Antiquity. Reconsidering the evidence from Rio Tinto. In Th. Rehren, A. Hauptmann, and J.D. Muhly (eds.), Metallurgica Antiqua. In honour of H.-G. Bachmann and R. Maddin. Der Anschnitt - Beiheft 8. Bochum: Selbstverlag des Deutschen Bergbau Museum. 69-76.
KASSIANIDOU V. 1992 Cyprus and SW Spain. Connections. In A. Marangou and K. Psillides (eds.), Cyprus, Copper and the Sea. Nicosia: Government of Cyprus. 129 - 148.
KASSIANIDOU, V. and W. FASNACHT 1992 Copper at Almyras. A mining and smelting site in Cyprus. In A. Marangou and K. Psillides (eds.), Cyprus, Copper and the Sea. Nicosia: Government of Cyprus. 78 - 90.
BOOKS IN PRESS
GIVEN, M. KNAPP, A.B., SOLLARS, L., NOLLER J. and V. KASSIANIDOU (forthcoming) Landscape and Interaction. The Troodos Archaeological & Environmental Survey Project, Cyprus. To be published by the Council for British Research in the Levant. The book is in the process of peer review.
Volume 1 Methodology, Analysis and Interpretation.
Volume 2 The TAESP Landscape.
BOOKS IN PREPARATION
KASSIANIDOU, V. and G. PAPASAVVAS (in preparation), Introduction to the Archaeometallurgy of Cyprus. To be published in the Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology Series, Paul Åströms Forlag.
KNAPP, A.B., KASSIANIDOU, V., DONNELLY, M., DUFFY, P. and J. NOLLER (in preparation), The Excavations At Politiko Phorades (1996-2000). The Archaeology and Archaeometallurgy of a Bronze Age Smelting Site. To be submitted to INSTAP Academic Press
KASSIANIDOU, V. and G. PAPASAVVAS 2012 Eastern Mediterranean Metallurgy and Metalwork in the Second Millennium BC. A conference in honour of James D. Muhly. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
MICHAELIDES, D., KASSIANIDOU, V. and MERRILLEES, R. 2009 Egypt and Cyprus in Antiquity. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
GIVEN, M., KASSIANIDOU, V. and K. SERETIS (eds.) 2002 In the Footsteps of the Ancients. The History and Archaeology of the Orini District, Central Cyprus. Nicosia
PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
SOCRATOUS, M., KASSIANIDOU, V. and G. Di PASQUALE (forthcoming) Ancient slag heaps in Cyprus: The contribution of charcoal analysis to the study of the ancient copper industry. In: 3rd International Conference Archaeometallurgy in Europe III. Bochum, 29 June – 1st July 2011. Organized by the Deutsches Bergbau Museum.
KASSIANIDOU, V (forthcoming) Roman copper mining and smelting in Cyprus. In A. Wilson and A. Bowman (eds.), Mining, Metal Supply and Coinage in the Roman Empire. Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
KASSIANIDOU, V. (forthcoming) Appendix 1. Compositional analysis of a copper-alloy dish of the Middle Byzantine period in the A. Pitsillides collection. In M. Parani “The Stuff of Life: The Material Culture of Everyday Living on Middle Byzantine Cyprus (11th-12th centuries). In Ch. Stewart (ed.), Proceedings of the international conference Cyprus and the Balance of Empire. From Justinian I to the Coeur de Lion. CAARI Monographs - ASOR Archaeological Reports Series 5. Boston, MA: ASOR.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2012 Parallels and diversities in the production, trade and use of copper and iron in Crete and Cyprus from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age: the view from Cyprus. In G. Cadogan, M. Iacovou, K. Kopaka and James Whitley (eds.), Parallel Lives. Ancient Island Societies in Crete and Cyprus. London: British School at Athens Studies. 126-140.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2012 The origin and use of metals in Iron Age Cyprus. In M. Iacovou (ed.), Cyprus and the Aegean in the Early Iron Age. The legacy of Nicolas Coldstream. Nicosia: Cultural Foundation of the Bank of Cyprus. 229-259.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2012 Metallurgy and metalwork in Enkomi: the early phases. In V. Kassianidou and G. Papasavvas (eds.), “Eastern Mediterranean Metallurgy and Metalwork in the Second Millennium BC”. A conference in honour of James D. Muhly. Nicosia 10th-11th October 2009. Oxford: Oxbow. 94-106.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2011 The production of copper in Cyprus during the Roman Period. In A. Demetriou (ed.) Proceedings of the Fourth International Cyprological Conference (Nicosia, 29 April –3 May 2008). Volume A´- Ancient Section. Nicosia: Society of Cypriot Studies. 539-548.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2009 “May He Send Me Silver in Very Great Quantities” EΑ 35. In: D. Michaelides, V. Kassianidou and R. Merrillees (eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference “Egypt and Cyprus in Antiquity” Nicosia, 3-6 April 2003. Oxbow Books: Oxford. 48-57.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2008 The formative years of the Cypriot copper industry. In I. Tzachilli (ed.), Αegean Metallurgy in the Bronze Age. Proceedings of an International Symposium held at the University of Crete Rethymnon, Greece, on November 19-21, 2004. Ta Pragmata Publications. 249-267.
KNAPP, A.B. and V. KASSIANIDOU 2008 The archaeology of Late Bronze Age copper production. Politiko Phorades on Cyprus. In Ü. Yalçin (ed.), Anatolian Metal IV. Der Anschnitt Beiheft 21. Bochum: Deutsches Bergbau Museum Bochum. 135-147.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2005 Was copper production under divine protection in Late Bronze Age Cyprus? Some Thoughts on an Old Question. In V. Karageorghis, H. Matthäus, and S. Rogge (eds.), Cyprus: Religion and Society, from the Late Bronze Age to the End of the Archaic Period. Proceedings of an International Symposium in Cypriote Archaeology, Erlangen 23rd - 24th July 2004. A.G. Leventis Foundation, Institute for Classical Archaeology and Institute for Interdisciplinary Cypriot Studies, University of Muenster. 127-142.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2004 And at Tamassos there are important mines of copper... “(Strabo 14.6). In S. Fourrier, A. Hermary and N. Lécuyer (eds.), Actes du Colloque international «Frontières et territoires au centre de Chypre : la région d’Idalion, de l’Antiquité au XIXe siècle , Aix-en-Provence , 3-5 Juin 2004. Cahier du Centre d’Etudes Chypriotes 34, 33-46.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2004 Recording Cyprus´ mining history through archaeological survey. In M. Iacovou (ed.), Archaeological Field Survey in Cyprus: Past History, Future Potential. Proceedings of a Conference held by the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus, 1-2 December, 2000. BSA Studies Volume No. 11. London: British School at Athens. 95-104.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2004 The production and export of Cypriot copper in the Bronze Age (in Greek). In A. Kyriatsoulis (ed.), Ancient Greek Technology and Technique. 21-23 March 2003 Ohlstadt/Obb. Germany. Weilheim: Society for the Study and Dissemination of Greek History. 67-85.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 The trade of tin and the island of copper. In A. Giumlia-Mair and F. Lo Schiavo (eds.), Le Problème de l´ Etain a l´ Origine de la Métallurgie/ The Problem of Early Tin. XIV Congress UISPP, Section 11, 2ND Colloquium, Sept. 4, 2001BAR International Series. S1199. 109-119.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 Extraction of silver from complex poly-metallic ores. The evidence from Monte Romero. In P. Craddock and J. Lang (eds.), Mining and Metal Production through the Ages. London: The British Museum Press. 198-206.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2003 Gold-working in the Ancient Greek World (in Greek). In D. Martidou-Forsier (ed.), Proceedings of the 7th Seminar on the Teaching of Ancient Greek Language and Culture with the theme “Ancient Greek Technology”. Nicosia: Ministry of Education and Culture. 139-154.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2001 Cypriot copper in Sardinia. Yet another case of bringing coals to Newcastle? In: Bonfante, L. and Karageorghis, V. (eds.), Italy and Cyprus in Antiquity: 1500-400 B.C. Proceedings of an International Symposium held at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University, Nov. 16-18, 2000. Nicosia: Costakis and Leto Severis Foundation. 97-119.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2001 New developments in the archaeometallurgy of Cyprus. In: Y. Bassiakos, E. Aloupi, and Y. Facorellis (eds.), Archaeometry Issues in Greek Prehistory and Antiquity. Athens: Hellenic Society for Archaeometry and Society for Archaeological Messenian Studies. 609-616.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 2000 Hellenistic and Roman mining in Cyprus. In G. K. Ioannides and S.A. Hadjistyllis (eds.), Acts of the Third International Congress of Cypriot Studies (Nicosia, 16-20 April 1996). Volume A´ Ancient Section. Society of Cypriot Studies: Nicosia. 745-756.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 1999 Bronze Age copper smelting technology in Cyprus - the evidence from Politiko Phorades. In S.M.M. Young, A.M. Pollard, P. Budd and R.A. Ixer (eds.), Metals in Antiquity. British Archaeological Reports, International Series 792. Oxford: Archaeopress. 91-97.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 1998 Small scale mining and smelting in ancient Cyprus. In A.B. Knapp, V. Pigott and E. Herbert (eds.), Social Approaches to an Industrial Past: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Mining. Routledge: London. 226-241.
ΚASSIANIDOU, V. 1997 The extraction of copper from sulphide ores in Cyprus in Antiquity. In Ancient Greek Technology Proceedings 1st International Conference - Thessaloniki 1997. Thessaloniki: Texnikon Mouseio Thessalonikis and Politistiko Idryma ETBA. 103-110.
KASSIANIDOU, V. 1995 Silver from Monte Romero, SW Spain. In F.A. Esmael (ed.), Proceedings of the First International Conference on Ancient Egyptian Mining and Metallurgy and Conservation of Metallic Artifacts. Cairo, Egypt, April 1995. Ministry of Culture Supreme Council of Antiquities. 379-385.