Zorzin Nicolas David

Assistant Professor

  • 11 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Personal profile


  • 2006 - 2011 PhD in Archaeology at the University of Southampton, UK
  • 2003 - 2005 D.E.S.S. in Cultural Organisation Management at HEC Montreal, Canada
  • 2001 - 2003 M.Sc in Anthropology specialized in archaeology at the University of Montreal, Canada
  • 1999 - 2001 B.Sc in Anthropology at the University of Montreal, Canada

Research Interests

Zorzin is an archaeologist primarily interested in the political economy of modern archaeological practices, sometime referred as Cultural Heritage Management’s critical studies. He has carried out most of his field work on the socio-economics and politics of archaeology in Canada, Western Europe, and East Asia. Furthermore, he is involved in a long-term prehistorical field project in Norther Greece since 2009, and operated as field director since 2015. He has also done historical archaeology in the Eastern Canada and he is now participating in a collaborative research in contemporary archaeology on the Dutch-Taiwanese heritage of Tainan (Taiwan). In addition to the political economy of contemporary archaeological practices, prehistorical archaeology, and historical archaeology, his interests include social theory, cultural heritage management, community-based archaeology, and ceramic analysis.

Research Interests
  • Archaeology
  • Political Economy
  • Neoliberalism
  • Cultural Heritage Management
  • Prehistory
  • Neolithic Greece
  • Community-based Archaeology


  • 2017/8 ~ present Assistant Professor, Institute of Archaeology, National Chen Kung University
  • 2017/1 ~ 2017/7 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
  • 2016/1 ~ 2016/10 Research Fellow & Adjunct Prof., National Taiwan University
  • 2015/1 ~ 2015/9 Research Fellow, Université Paris 1 (Panthéon – Sorbonne); Université Paris Ouest (Nanterre, La Défense); CNRS (UMR 8215 Trajectoires), France
  • 2014/1 ~ 2014/10 Associate Research Fellow, Université de Montréal, Canada
  • 2012 ~ 2013 North American and European Foreign Research Fellow, Kyushu University, Japan
  • 2012 Endeavour Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2011 Research Fellow, Université Laval, Canada
  • 2009 ~ 2010, Archaeological Library Research Assistant, Library of the British School at Athens / Southampton University, Greece

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Research Output

Archaeology and development in Taiwan - The case of Hanben

Zorzin, N. D., 2018 Jan 1, In : AP: Online Journal in Public Archaeology. 7, p. 7-38 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Koutroulou Magoula in Phthiotida, Central Greece: A middle Neolithic tell site in context

Hamilakis, Y., Kyparissi-Apostolika, N., Loughlin, T., Carter, T., Cole, J., Facorellis, Y., Katsarou, S., Kaznesi, A., Pentedeka, A., Tsamis, V. & Zorzin, N., 2018 Aug 1, Communities, Landscapes, and Interaction in Neolithic Greece. Berghahn Books, p. 81-96 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Nuevas estrategias de gestión en arqueología comercial británica en el año 2015

    Translated title of the contribution: New management strategies in British commercial archeology in 2015 (TRANSLATION)Nicolas David, Z., 2018, Arqueología Y Neoliberalismo. Aparicio Resco, P. (ed.). JAS Arqueologia S.L.U

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter