Position/s

Senior Lecturer - Maritime Archaeology
Department of Archaeology

Biography

Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde is a senior lecturer in maritime archaeology at Flinders University. Her current research is focused primarily on maritime trade and shipbuilding in the ancient Mediterranean and Northern Europe. Dr van Duivenvoorde is an expert in late sixteenth and early seventeenth-century Dutch shipbuilding and her studies primarily focus on ships of exploration and Indiamen, and include the archaeological remains of Western Australia's Dutch East Indiamen shipwrecks. An additional research interest comprises ancient ship's fastenings and anchors. Dr van Duivenvoorde has become a specialist in the study of ship's fastenings dating to the ancient Greek and Roman periods. She has conducted research on the metal fasteners and anchors excavated from ancient Mediterranean merchantmen such as the Tektaş Burnu (±440-425 B.C.) and Kyrenia (3rd century B.C.) shipwrecks.

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Anthropology (Nautical Archaeology), Texas A&M University (2008)
Masters of Arts, Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Amsterdam (2000)
Propedeuse, Art History, University of Amsterdam (1993)

Honours, awards and grants

Awards in last 10 years:

  • Flinders University Institute for Research in the Humanities Fellow 2015;
  • Flinders University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Researchers 2013;
  • Best Paper, AIMA Conference 2011, Brisbane, Australia (Title: Tree rings within ship timber: the inter-disciplinary study of Batavia’s hull remains and their connection to the Dutch fine arts);
  • Best Student Paper, ASHA/AIMA Conference 2006, Darwin, Australia (Title: From Batavia Onwards: New Light on Dutch Shipbuilding).

Grants in last 10 years:

  • Flinders University, Re-entry Fellowship, 2015;
  • Chief Investigator, AINSE grant (ALNGRA11309), 2015;
  • Partner Investigator, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canberra grant, Vergulde Draeck shipwreck survivors (w/ Jeremy Green and Alistair Paterson), 2014;
  • Flinders University, Faculty Conference Scheme, International Overseas Conference, 2014;
  • Chief Investigator, AINSE grant (ALNGRA13505), 2013;
  • Chief Investigator, AINSE grant (ALNGRA13504), 2013;
  • Chief Investigator, ARC Linkage (LP130100137)(w/ Jeremy Green and Alistair Paterson), Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties: a maritime archaeological reassessment of some of Australia’s earliest shipwrecks, 2013;
  • Flinders University, Faculty Conference Scheme, International Overseas Conference, 2013;
  • Partner Investigator, Batavia National Heritage Listing-Heritage Management Plan (BHMP), Your Community Heritage (YCH) Program, 2013;
  • Flinders University, EHL Large Research Project, Round 2 2011;
  • Flinders University, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Near Miss Grant, 2011;
  • Partner Investigator, Worldwide Universities Network WUN, Building an Indian Ocean Archaeology Network, 2011;
  • Best Conference Paper Award, Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology Annual Conference, Brisbane, 2011;
  • Partner Investigator, ARC Linkage (LP110100456): Southeast Asia's global economy, climate and the impact of natural hazards from the 10th to 21st centuries, 2011;
  • Partner Investigator, UQ-UWA Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards, 2011;
  • Dr R.C. Anderson Fund, Society for Nautical Research, UK, 2009;
  • Marion C. Cook Fellowship, Nautical Archaeology Program, Texas A&M University, 2005;
  • Marine Archaeology Committee Scholarship, Marine Technological Society, 2005;
  • Cecilia Connelly Memorial Scholarship, Women Divers Hall of Fame, 2004.

Key responsibilities

Research Higher Degree Coordinator for Department of Archaeology
Maritime Archaeology Program Coordinator

Teaching interests

See also (ARCH 8158): Ships: Research, Recording and Reconstruction
See also (ARCH 8152): Maritime Archaeology Field School Phillip Island, 2-16 February 2014

Topic Coordinator:

  • ARCH2204  Australian Maritime Archaeology
  • ARCH2211  Ships and seafaring in the Indian Ocean
  • ARCH3309  Maritime Archaeological Field School
  • ARCH8150  Maritime Archaeology in Australia
  • ARCH8152  Maritime Archaeological Field School
  • ARCH8154  Underwater Cultural Heritage: Legislation, Management and Interpretation
  • ARCH8155  The Archaeology of Seafaring
  • ARCH8157  Methods in Underwater Archaeology
  • ARCH8158  Ships: Research, Recording and Reconstruction
  • ARCH8159  Maritime Archaeology Field Practicum
  • ARCH8160  Ships and seafaring in the Indian Ocean

Topic Lecturer:

Research expertise

  • Archaeology

Research interests

Nautical archaeology, classical archaeology, computer applications in archaeology, archaeobotany, archaeometallurgy, technological advancement, dendro-archaeology, ancient Mediterranean ship construction and technologies, ancient Mediterranean seafaring and seamanship, and European shipbuilding (in particular that of the Dutch United East India Company), seafaring, and seamanship.

Supervisory interests

  • Australian maritime archaeology
  • East Asian maritime archaeology
  • Experimental archaeology
  • Indian Ocean shipbuilding and seafaring
  • Maritime archaeology
  • Maritime cultural heritage
  • Material studies in maritime archaeology
  • Museum studies in maritime archaeology
  • Nautical archaeology
  • North-western European shipbuilding and seafaring
  • Traditional boatbuilding

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Maritime Archaeology (8) ;

Associate supervisor : Maritime Archaeology (6) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Maritime Archaeology (16) ;

Associate supervisor : Maritime Archaeology (6) ;

Publications

  • Ford, B. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2013). Maritime Archaeology through the Lens of Historical Archaeology and ACUA Underwater Archaeology Proceedings. In Ben Ford and Wendy van Duivenvoorde, ed. Perspectives from Historical Archaeology and ACUA Proceedings: Maritime Archaeology. Columbus, Ohio: Society for Historical Archaeology, pp. 9-16.
  • McAllister, M. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). Hamelin Bay: World Trade Centre for Karri and Jarrah Hardwoods? Wrecks and strandings: "Agincourt" (1882), "Chaudiere" (1883), "Greyhound" (1884), "Aristide" (1889), "Omeo" (1895), "Anna Maria Schwalbe" (1897), "Arcadia" (1900)... In M. McCarthy, ed. Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast. Welshpool: Western Australian Museum, pp. 184-189.
  • McCarthy, M. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). Iron Sailing Ships: Raw Power and Cargo Capacity? "Ben Ledi" (1879), "Benan" (1888), "Ulidia" (1893), "City of York" (1899) and "Crown of England" (1912) In M. McCarthy, ed. Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast. Welshpool: Western Australian Museum, pp. 194-197.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). The Great Ocean Liners: RMS "Orizaba" (1905) and TSS "Pericles" (1910) In Michael McCarthy, ed. Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast. Welshpool: Western Australian Museum, pp. 201-209.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. and McCarthy, M. (2012). Four-Masted Ships: Oceanic Road Trains? "Mayhill" (1895), "Ville de Rouen" (1901), "Alex T. Brown" (1917) In M. McCarthy, ed. Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast. Welshpool: Western Australian Museum, pp. 198-201.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). "Gudrun" (1901): Cape Peron, Shark Bay. In Michael McCarthy, ed. Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast. 1st ed. Welshpool: Western Australian Museum, pp. 172-175.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2015). Dutch East India Company (VOC) Shipbuilding: The Archaeological Study of "Batavia" and Other Seventeenth-Century VOC Ships. College Station: Texas A&M University Press.
  • Ford, B. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2013). Co-editor. Columbus, OH: Society for Historical Archaeology.
    [Web Link]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). Use of Pine Sheathing on Dutch East India Company Ships. In N Günsenin, ed. Between Continents: Proceedings of the Twelfth International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology, Istanbul 2009, ISBSA 12. Istanbul, Turkey: Ege Yayinlari. International Symposium on Boat and Shipbuilding Archaeology. Istanbul, Turkey. Oct 2009, pp. 241-251.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). VOC Schip "Zuytdorp" Spoorloos Verdwenen op Zee. Scheepshistorie, 14 pp. 92-101.
    [Web Link]
  • Pulak, C.M. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2007). Das Institute for Nautical Archaeology in der Tuerkei. Skyllis: Zeitschrift für Unterwasserarchäologie, 6 pp. 129-140.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2007). Nautische Archaeologie an der Texas A&M University aus der Sicht einer Studentin. Skyllis: Zeitschrift für Unterwasserarchäologie, 6 pp. 16-20.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). The Barrel Wreck: A Preliminary Assessment of its Hull Remains. Report Series of the Department of Maritime Archaeology. 288
    [Web Link]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2011). 2009 WA Museum ALA Fellowship Placement: An Archaeological survey and corrosion study in Geographe Bay. Report Series Department of Maritime Archaeology. 250
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W., Green, J., Stanbury, M. and McCarthy, M. (2011). Well-Travelled Artefacts. The Australia-Netherlands collection makes its final voyage.
    [Web Link]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2009). The "Batavia" Shipwreck: an archaeological study of an early seventeenth-century Dutch East Indiaman: thesis abstract. Australian Archaeology. 68 pp. 81-81.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2015). The Use of Copper and Lead Sheathing in VOC Shipbuilding. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 44(2) pp. 349-361.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2014). The 5th-century B.C. shipwreck at Tektas Burnu, Turkey: Evidence for the ship's hull from nail concretions. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 43(1) pp. 10-26.
    [10.1111/1095-9270.12035]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2014). Response: The discovery of New Zealand's oldest shipwreck. Journal of Archaeological Science, 46(1) pp. 191-194.
    [10.1016/j.jas.2014.03.014] [Scopus]
  • Paterson, A. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2013). The Sea, Inland: Aboriginal rock art depictions of boats from the western Pilbara. The Great Circle, 34(2) pp. 30-54.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W., Polzer, M. and Downes, P. (2013). Hoaxes and Folklore: Inscriptions Associated with the Vergulde Draak (1656) and Zuiddorp (1712) Shipwrecking Events. Australian Archaeology, 77 pp. 52-65.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W., Stedman, J., Billstrom, K., Stos-Gale, Z. and McCarthy, M. (2013). The Lead Ingots from the Wreck of the Zuiddorp (1712), Western Australia: a report on their provenance and manufacture. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 42(1) pp. 150-166.
    [10.1111/j.1095-9270.2012.00362.x] [Scopus]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). The Anchor of the 3rd-Century-BC Ship from Kyrenia, Cyprus: a one-armed wooden anchor with a lead-filled stock. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 41(2) pp. 397-407.
    [10.1111/j.1095-9270.2012.00350.x] [Scopus]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2009). More Than Just Bits of Hull: expensive oak, laminate construction, and goat hair: new insights on Batavia's archaeological hull remains. Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis, 28(2) pp. 59-73.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2015). Dutch East India Company (VOC) Shipbuilding: The Archaeological Study of "Batavia" and Other Seventeenth-Century VOC Ships. College Station: Texas A&M University Press.
  • Ford, B. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2013). Co-editor. Columbus, OH: Society for Historical Archaeology.
    [Web Link]
  • Ford, B. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2013). Maritime Archaeology through the Lens of Historical Archaeology and ACUA Underwater Archaeology Proceedings. In Ben Ford and Wendy van Duivenvoorde, ed. Perspectives from Historical Archaeology and ACUA Proceedings: Maritime Archaeology. Columbus, Ohio: Society for Historical Archaeology, pp. 9-16.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). "Gudrun" (1901): Cape Peron, Shark Bay. In Michael McCarthy, ed. Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast. 1st ed. Welshpool: Western Australian Museum, pp. 172-175.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2014). Response: The discovery of New Zealand's oldest shipwreck. Journal of Archaeological Science, 46(1) pp. 191-194.
    [10.1016/j.jas.2014.03.014] [Scopus]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2014). The 5th-century B.C. shipwreck at Tektas Burnu, Turkey: Evidence for the ship's hull from nail concretions. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 43(1) pp. 10-26.
    [10.1111/1095-9270.12035]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W., Polzer, M. and Downes, P. (2013). Hoaxes and Folklore: Inscriptions Associated with the Vergulde Draak (1656) and Zuiddorp (1712) Shipwrecking Events. Australian Archaeology, 77 pp. 52-65.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Paterson, A. and Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2013). The Sea, Inland: Aboriginal rock art depictions of boats from the western Pilbara. The Great Circle, 34(2) pp. 30-54.
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W., Stedman, J., Billstrom, K., Stos-Gale, Z. and McCarthy, M. (2013). The Lead Ingots from the Wreck of the Zuiddorp (1712), Western Australia: a report on their provenance and manufacture. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 42(1) pp. 150-166.
    [10.1111/j.1095-9270.2012.00362.x] [Scopus]
  • Van Duivenvoorde, W. (2012). The Anchor of the 3rd-Century-BC Ship from Kyrenia, Cyprus: a one-armed wooden anchor with a lead-filled stock. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 41(2) pp. 397-407.
    [10.1111/j.1095-9270.2012.00350.x] [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

Professional

  • Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC);
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Western Australia;
  • Affiliated Scholar, Member, Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA), Texas A&M University;
  • Board Member, Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology (ACUA, 2010-2013);
  • Organising Committee Member, Indian Ocean World Centre 2012 Conference, Perth;
  • Committee Member, South Australia Maritime Heritage Working Group;
  • SA Chapter Coordinator, Computer Applications in Archaeology;
  • Organising Committee Member, 2013 Computer Applications in Archaeology Conference, Perth;
  • Scientific Committee Member, 2013 Computer Applications in Archaeology Conference, Perth;
  • Editorial Committee Member, Special Publications of the Australian National Centre of Excellence for Maritime Archaeology;
  • Vice-President, Council Member, Life Member, Editorial Committee Member, Scholarship Committee Member, Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (AIMA);
  • Member, American Institute of Archaeology (AIA);
  • Member, American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR);
  • Member, Computer Applications in Archaeology (CAA);
  • Member, Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA).


Community

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Research

Interests

  • Dendro-archaeology
  • Dutch East India Company
  • Maritime Archaeology
  • Historic Shipwrecks
  • Post-medieval seafaring
  • Wooden shipbuilding
  • Underwater Cultural Heritage
  • Batavia Shipwreck
  • Zeewijk Shipwreck
  • Vergulde Draeck Shipwreck
  • Zuytdorp Shipwreck
  • Kyrenia Shipwreck
  • Australian Maritime Archaeology
  • Ancient Mediterranean Seafaring

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