Ivana Radovanović

Ivana Radovanović
  • Associate Professor Emerita
  • Archaeological Anthropology


Ph.D. in Archaeology, University of Belgrade


Research Areas: Old World Palaeolithic and Mesolithic; lithics.


Courses Recently Taught

  • Prehistory of Art
  • Fundamentals of Archaeology
  • Prehistory of Europe
  • Mortuary Practices in the Archaeological Record

Selected Publications

Bonsall, C., G. Cook, C. Pickard, K. McSweeney, K. Sayle, L. Bartosiewicz, I. Radovanović, T. Higham , A. Soficaru, and A. Boroneant. “Food for Thought: Re-Assessing Mesolithic Diets in the Iron Gates.” Journal Articles. Radiocarbon 57, no. 4 (August 2015).

Radovanovic, Ivana, Rolfe Mandel, and Dusan Mihailovic. “Mesolithic Settlement in the Iron Gates Region: Integrating Current Archaeological and Geoarchaeological Evidence.” Book Chapters. In Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Research in the Central Balkans, edited by Dušan Mihailović, 139–51. Belgrade: Serbian Archaeological Society, 2014.

Bonsall, C., I. Radovanović, M. Roksandic, G. T. Cook, T. Higham, and C. Pickard. “Dating Burial Practices and Architecture at Lepenski Vir.” Book Chapters. In The Iron Gates in Prehistory: New Perspectives, edited by C. Bonsall, V. Boroneant, and I. Radovanović, 175–98. Oxford: ArchaeoPress, 2008.

Bonsall, Clive, Boroneant Vasile, and Ivana Radovanović, eds. The Iron Gates in Prehistory : New Perspectives. Books. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2008.

Radovanović, Ivana. “Further Notes on Mesolithic-Neolithic Contacts in the Iron Gates Region and the Central Balkans.” Journal Articles. Documenta Praehistorica 33 (2006): 107–24.

Bonsall, C., G. T. Cook, R. E.M. Hedges, T. F.G. Higham, C. Pickard, and I. Radovanović. “Radiocarbon and Stable Isotope Evidence of Dietary Change from the Mesolithic to the Middle Ages in the Iron Gates: New Results from Lepenski Vir.” Journal Articles. Radiocarbon 46, no. 1 (2004): 293–300.

Garašanin, Milutin, and Ivana Radovanović. “A Pot in House 54 at Lepenski Vir I.” Journal Articles. Antiquity 75 (2001): 118–25. .

Radovanović, Ivana. “Houses and Burials at Lepenski Vir.” Journal Articles. European Journal of Archaeology 3, no. 3 (2000): 331–50.

Radovanović, Ivana. “Neither Person nor Beast – Dogs in the Burial Practice in the Iron Gates Mesolithic.” Journal Articles. Documenta Praehisorica XXVI (1999): 71–87.

Radovanović, Ivana, and Barbara Voytek. “Hunters, Fishers or Farmers: Sedentism, Subsistence and Social Complexity in the Djerdap Mesolithic.” Journal Articles. Edited by Annelou van Gjin and Marek Zvelebil. Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia 29 (1997): 17–29.

Radovanović, Ivana. “The Culture of Lepenski Vir: A Contribution to the Interpretation of Its Ideological Aspects.” Book Chapters. In Antidoron Dragoslavo Srejovic Completis LXV Annis Ad Amicis, Collegis, Discipulis Oblatum, edited by M. Lazić, 87–93. Belgrade: Center for Archaeological Research, 1997.

Radovanović, Ivana. “Mesolithic-Neolithic Contacts: A Case of the Iron Gates Region.” Journal Articles. Poročila Za Raziskovanje Paleolitika, Neolitika in Eneolitika (Review of Paleolithic, Neolithic, and Eneolithic in Slovenia) XXIII (1996): 39–48.

Radovanović, Ivana. The Iron Gates Mesolithic. Books. Vol. 11. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.

Radovanović, Ivana. “A Review of Formal Disposal Areas in the Mesolithic of Europe.” Journal Articles. Starinar XLIII–XLIV (1994): 93–102.

Kozłowski, J. K., and S. K. Kozłowski. Meso and Neolithic Sequence from the Odmut Cave, Montenegro. Books. Edited by I. Radovanović. Warszawa: Wydwnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, 1994.

Radovanović, I., M. Kaczanowska, J. K. Kozłowski, M. Pawlikowski, and B. Voytek. The Chipped Stone Industry from Vinča: Excavations 1929-1934. Books. Belgrade: Centre for Archaeological Research, 1984.

Radovanovic, Ivana. Padina - Ranoholocenska Kremena Industrija Sa Lokaliteta Padina u Djerdapu [Padina - Early Holocene Chipped Stone Industry from the Site of Padina in the Iron Gates]. Books. Beograd, 1981.

Selected Presentations

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2015). Correlating climate change and archaeological record in the Iron Gates Mesolithic. 80th SAA Meeting Session; Human Adaptations to Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene Environmental Change. San Francisco CA. 

Radovanovic, I., Mandel, R., & Mihailovic, D. (4/26/2014). Mesolithic settlement in the Iron Gates region: integrating current archaeological and geoarchaeological evidence. SAA 79th Meeting. Austin, TX

Bonsall, C., & Radovanovic, I. (4/30/2011). Distinguishing between freshwater- and terrestrial-based diets? The case of the Iron Gates Mesolithic. 76th Annual SAA Meeting. Sacramento, CA

Radovanović, I. (4/30/2007). Early and Middle Holocene small-scale societies research in the Balkans: the case of Lepenski Vir. SAA 72nd Meeting. Austin, TX

Radovanović, I. (11/30/2006). Further notes on Mesolithic-Neolithic contacts in the Iron Gates Region and the Central Balkans. 13th Neolithic Seminar. University of Ljubljana

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2004). Archaeological Research Facility, University of California. Berkeley

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2002). CREES. University of Kansas

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2001). Department of Archaeology Research Seminar. The University of Durham

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2001). PALMS research seminar. The University of Durham

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2000). Mesolithic International Conference, University of Edinburgh

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2000). The Prehistoric Society and the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2000). 7th Neolithic Seminar. University of Ljubljana

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2000). Research Seminar. University of Sheffield

Radovanović, I. (12/31/2000). Research Seminar at the McDonald Institute. University of Cambridge

Radovanović, I. (12/31/1999). 6th Neolithic Seminar. University of Ljubljana

Radovanović, I. (12/31/1999). Research seminar. University of Cardiff

Radovanović, I. (12/31/1999). Research seminar. University of Reading

Radovanović, I. (12/31/1999). Research seminar at the Department of Archaeology. University of Durham

Radovanović, I. (12/31/1995). Commission XII. V Congress UISPP. Grenoble

Grants & Other Funded Activity

Settlement and riparian/inland interaction in the Iron Gates Mesolithic. University of Kansas. $11236.00. Submitted 1/15/2014 (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015). State of Kansas. Status: Funded

University of Kansas travel award. International Program. $1000.00. (6/1/2015 - 6/10/2015). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

The Hall Center for Humanities Revise and Resubmit Incentive Award. The University of Kansas. Submitted 5/1/2012 (7/15/2012 - 8/15/2012). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

General Research Fund Award. The University of Kansas. Submitted 1/15/2011 (7/1/2011 - 6/30/2012). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Archaeology Program Award. National Science Foundation. (4/1/2011 - 4/30/2012). Foundation. Status: Funded

Development of Web Based/Long Distance Learning Course Award. The University of Kansas. (8/31/2008). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

General Research Fund Award. The University of Kansas. (6/1/2005 - 7/15/2005). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

The Hall Center for Humanities Fellowship. The University of Kansas. (8/1/2004 - 12/31/2004). Status: Funded

General Research Fund Award. The University of Kansas. (12/31/2003). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

The Leverhulme Grant for Visiting Professors from Abroad at the Department of Archaeology. University of Durham, UK. (4/1/2000 - 4/15/2001). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded

Visiting Scholar Grant. The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology UCLA. (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2001). Other University. Status: Funded. (Declined)

Postdoctoral Research award. The Getty Foundation. (6/1/1999 - 4/1/2000). Foundation. Status: Funded

The British Academy Visiting Professorship Award. The University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. (4/1/1999 - 5/31/1999). Other University. Status: Funded