Professor Jari Pakkanen

Personal profile

Research interests

Greek archaeology, especially architecture; three-dimensional documentation and modelling as research tools; use of statistics and computer simulations in architectural and archaeological research.

Current projects

Principal investigator of Quantum Models in Archaeology and Palaeoclimatology. The project was set up to investigate whether similar methods can be used to detect statistically significant patterns both in manmade objects and environmental data (funded by the British Academy). Project website: www.rhul.ac.uk/caar/quantummodels

Project director of Kyllene Harbour Project, an interdisciplinary study of the coastal and underwater remains of an ancient naval base and Frankish harbour. Project website: www.finninstitute.gr/en/kyllene

Study of architecture as part of the research team The Sea, the City and the God. The Kalaureia Archaeological Program (hosted by the Swedish Archaeological Institute at Athens and funded by the National Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation). Project website: www.kalaureia.org

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