Publications and communications of Veerle Rots

Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (04 April 2024). Demonstrating the Potential of Stone Tool Residues in Reconstructing Palaeolithic Stone Tool Technologies [Paper presentation]. 65th Annual Meeting of the Hugo Obermaier Society, Weimar, Germany.

Touzé, O., Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (2024). A morphometric and functional dataset on the lithic points from the Upper Palaeolithic site of Maisières-Canal (Province of Hainaut, Belgium). doi:10.58119/ULG/LAFHVF

Rots, V., & Coppe, J. (April 2024). Functional perspectives on the Evolution of Hunting Technology in Africa and Europe [Paper presentation]. Annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, United States.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Perdaen, Y., & Rots, V. (22 March 2024). Van micro naar macro: de aanwezigheid van Mesolitische jagers-verzamelaarsgroepen in de regio van de Beneden-Schelde begrijpen door middel van techno-functioneel onderzoek [Paper presentation]. Verdiepende opleiding: syntheseonderzoek archeologie 2021, Brussels, Belgium.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (05 March 2024). Constructing a more detailed picture of human-environment relations during the Quaternary through the functional analysis of stone tools [Paper presentation]. BELQUA Annual Scientific Workshop, Brusssels, Belgium.

Conard, N. J., & Rots, V. (02 February 2024). Rope making in the Aurignacian of Central Europe more than 35,000 years ago. Science Advances, 10 (5), 5217. doi:10.1126/sciadv.adh5217

Lokker, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Oberholzer, R., Cnuts, D., Rots, V.* , & Focant, J.-F.*. (27 January 2024). Non-destructive identification of prehistoric adhesives by DHS-GC×GC-TOFMS [Poster presentation]. EDT-Chimie.
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Tydgadt, L., & Rots, V. (2024). Getting a handle on form and function. Functional analysis of Aurignacian formal tools from Abri Pataud (Périgord, France) [Paper presentation]. Annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, United States.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (16 December 2023). Functional insights from a Middle Neolithic toolbox: a case study from Koersel [Paper presentation]. NOTAE, Groupe de Contact FNRS Préhistoire, Brussels, Belgium.

Rots, V. (2023). A la recherche des traces microscopiques des néandertaliens et de premiers hommes modernes [Paper presentation]. Université du troisième age, Jupille, Belgium.

Rots, V. (22 November 2023). From technical expertise to robust method: increasing the relevance of functional research to understand archaeological assemblages [Paper presentation]. Developing guidelines, protocols, and a collaborative platform for use-wear analysis, Portugal.

Rots, V., & Taipale, N. (15 November 2023). Réflexions par rapport à la variabilité des traces, le rôle des référentiels et le transfert des données entre matières premières [Paper presentation]. Variabilité des matières premières au Paléolithique moyen et ancien: apports et limites de la tracéologie, Toulouse, France.

Rots, V. (2023). Recherches actuelles en Afrique du Sud [Paper presentation]. Forum des Savoirs, Liège, Belgium.

Rots, V. (26 October 2023). The role and concept of functional studies: views and works from TraceoLab [Paper presentation]. TraceoLab 10 years - anniversary conference, Liège, Belgium.

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (25 October 2023). Terminal ballistic analysis of impact fractures reveals the use of spearthrower 31 ky ago at Maisières-Canal, Belgium. Scientific Reports, 13 (1), 18305. doi:10.1038/s41598-023-45554-w

Rots, V. (2023). Les outils préhistoriques et leur évolution: Ce que les traces microscopiques révèlent… [Paper presentation]. Forum des Savoirs, Liège, Belgium.

Rots, V. (2023). L'humain préhistorique. Tracer le développement d'un comportement humain à travers des approches fonctionnelles des outils en pierre [Paper presentation]. Grandes Colloques à Verviers.

Barham, L., Duller, G. A. T., Candy, I., Scott, C., Cartwright, C. R., Peterson, J. R., Kabukcu, C., Chapot, M. S., Melia, F., Rots, V., George, N., Taipale, N., Gethin, P., & Nkombwe, P. (2023). Evidence for the earliest structural use of wood at least 476,000 years ago. Nature. doi:10.1038/s41586-023-06557-9

Rots, V. (2023). La tracéologie: ses techniques et son apport à la compréhension de l’outillage lithique et les comportements humains [Paper presentation]. Musée archéologique du Val d'Oise, Guiry-en-Vexin, France.

Rots, V. (25 May 2023). Tracking important innovations back in time. The evolution of hafting and projectile technology in the Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. Invited conference, Köln, Germany.

Rots, V. (13 May 2023). Hoe functioneel onderzoek van stenen werktuigen een nieuw licht werpt op de evolutie van prehistorische technologie en het gedrag van vroege moderne mensen en Neanderthalers [Paper presentation]. Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten, Liège, Belgium.

Rots, V. (11 May 2023). Néandertaliens er hommes modernes. Vers une compréhension des innovations technologiques et du comportement humain à travers l’analyse fonctionnelle et l’expérimentation [Paper presentation]. Association des Professeurs émérites de l’Université de Liège, Liège, Belgium.

Rots, V. (2023). La contribution de l’analyse fonctionnelle à la compréhension du comportement des néandertaliens et des hommes modernes [Paper presentation]. Invited lecture, Liège, Belgium.

Lokker, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Oberholzer, R., Cnuts, D., Rots, V.* , & Focant, J.-F.*. (17 April 2023). Non-destructive identification of prehistoric adhesives by HS-GC×GC-TOFMS [Poster presentation]. GMPCA - Nice 2023, Nice, France.
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Lokker, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Oberholzer, R., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (01 February 2023). Non-destructive identification of prehistoric adhesives by HS-GC×GC-TOFMS [Paper presentation]. 14th Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop.

Lokker, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Oberholzer, R., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (30 January 2023). Non-destructive identification of prehistoric adhesives by HS-GC×GC-TOFMS [Poster presentation]. 14th Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop.

Alaime, K., Vignes, M.-P., Bray, F., Rots, V., Auguste, P., & Julien, M.-A. (2023). Multiproxy approach to the Biache-St-Vaast site (Pas-de-Calais, MIS 7): paleoproteomics, traceology and experimental archeology [Paper presentation]. VCWAP conference.

Asryan, L., & Rots, V. (2023). Investigating the potential of basalt tools through use-wear experiments [Paper presentation]. UISPP conference, Timisoara, Romania.

Asryan, L., & Rots, V. (2023). BaTEx: A Methodological Framework for Analysing Wear Traces on Basalt Tools [Poster presentation]. ESHE conference, Aarhus, Denmark. doi:10.48738/2023.ISS2.1093

Baumann, M., Plisson, H., Maury, S., Renou, S., Coqueugniot, H., Vanderesse, N., Kolobova, K., Shnaider, S., Rots, V., Guérin, G., & Rendu, W. (2023). On the Quina side: A Neanderthal bone industry at Chez-Pinaud site, France. PLoS ONE, 18 (6), 0284081. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0284081

Conard, N., Bigga, G., Bocherens, H., Luzi, E., Posth, C., Rots, V., Starkovich, B., Verheijen, I., Urban, B., Venditti, F., Weingarten, A., & Serangeli, J. (2023). How the exceptional preservation at Schöningen opens new perspectives on hominin lifeways during the Middle Pleistocene of Northern Europe [Paper presentation]. INQUA conference, Rome, Italy.

Denys, M., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (2023). When stones can shed light on the past [Paper presentation]. Symposium on Holley Shelter.

Kong, X., Rots, V., & Conard, N. (2023). New Perspectives on the Still Bay lithic assemblages from Sibhudu Cave, KZN, South Africa [Paper presentation]. UISPP conference, Timisoara, Romania.

Noiret, P., & Rots, V. (2023). Avant-propos. In D. Cliquet & J.-P. Coutard, Les environnements des occupations humaines pléistocènes de Normandie (France) et des îles anglo-normandes dans leur cadre chronologique. Des milieux et des hommes (pp. 13). Liège, Belgium: Presses universitaires de Liège.

Rots, V. (2023). Grootse nieuwe inzichten in de menselijke evolutie en in de prehistorische technologie. M&L. Monumenten en Landschappen.

Taipale, N., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (2023). Blind-testing the quartz microwear method. In J. Apel & L. Sundström (Eds.), Stones. Current Stone Age research in northern Europe. Uppsala, Sweden: Uppsala University.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (2023). Functional Perspectives on Lithic Standardization. Lithic Technology, 1-24. doi:10.1080/01977261.2023.2190670

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (2023). Functioneel onderzoek. In Y. Perdaen, I. Depaepe, M. Opbroek, ... I. Woltinge, Jager-verzamelaars en boeren onder het veen (pp. 373-416). Gent, Belgium: BAAC Vlaanderen bvba.

Vignes, M.-P., Alaime, K., Bray, F., Rots, V., Auguste, P., & Julien, M.-A. (2023). L'industrie osseuse au Paléolithique moyen dans la moitié septentrionale de la France : approche multi-proxy (archéozoologie, taphonomie, tracéologie, protéomique [Paper presentation]. Colloque d'archéometrie, Nice, France.

Vignes, M.-P., Bray, F., Rots, V., Julien, M.-A., & Auguste, P. (2023). Middle Paleolithic bone retouchers from Northern France: preliminary results of a multi-proxy analysis [Paper presentation]. UISPP conference, Timisoara, Romania.

Goffette, Q., Lepers, C., Jadin, I., & Rots, V. (2022). A handful of duck radiuses: Peculiarities of the avifaunal exploitation at the Gravettian site of Maisières‐Canal (Belgium). International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. doi:10.1002/oa.3194

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., Michel, M., Perdaen, Y., Devriendt, I., Geerts, F., Van Gils, M., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (22 December 2022). Final Pleistocene and Early Holocene hunter-gatherer technological organisation and human-environment interaction in Northeast Belgium [Paper presentation]. Journée de contact FNRS “Préhistoire – Prehistorie” 2022, Leuven, Belgium.

Rots, V. (2022). Van Zuid-Afrika tot Europa: Wat stenen werktuigen vertellen over het denken en doen van Neanderthalers en moderne mensen [Paper presentation]. Spraakwater, Tongeren, Belgium.

Cnuts, D., Peresani, M., & Rots, V. (December 2022). The contribution of stone tool residues in reconstructing Late Pleistocene hominin stone tool behaviour at Grotta di Fumane, Italy. Quaternary Science Reviews, 297, 107829. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2022.107829

Rots, V. (16 November 2022). L’évolution de l’emmanchement: la contribution de l’analyse fonctionnelle [Paper presentation]. Séminaire de master et de doctorat, Paris, France.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (27 October 2022). A referential framework for the identification of projectile points and propulsion modes built at the TraceoLab [Paper presentation]. 6ème CONEXP: Congrès International d'Archéologie Expérimentale, Pézénas, France.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Cheval, C., Perdaen, Y., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (25 October 2022). Towards a better understanding of fibre processing activities in Mesolithic wetland sites in Northwestern Europe: combining experimentation, use wear and residue analysis [Paper presentation]. 6ème édition du Congrès International d'Archéologie Expérimentale à Pézenas.

Rots, V. (October 2022). Tracing stone tool hafting back in time: microscopic evidence and recent developments [Paper presentation]. Evolutionary Anthropology Webinar Series, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Lokker, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Oberholzer, R., Cnuts, D., Focant, J.-F., & Rots, V. (29 September 2022). Non-destructive identification of prehistoric adhesives by HS-GCxGC-TOFMS: preliminary study [Poster presentation]. MaSC 10th meeting, Bordeaux, France.

Taipale, N., Chiotti, L., & Rots, V. (22 September 2022). Weapon choice and hunting strategies in the Gravettian of Abri Pataud [Paper presentation]. 12th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Tübingen, Germany.

Serangeli, J., Altamura, F., Bigga, G., Bocherens, H., Luzi, E., Posth, C., Rodriguez, B., Rots, V., Venditti, F., van Kolfschoten, T., Urban, B., Verheijen, I., Weingarten, A., & Conard, N. J. (September 2022). Update on the excavations and research at Schöningen [Paper presentation]. ESHE conference, Tübingen, Germany.

Taipale, N., Tomasso, S., Michel, M., & Rots, V. (01 September 2022). How to integrate quantification into qualitative use-wear analysis? [Paper presentation]. 28th EAA Annual Meeting, Budapest, Hungary.

Rots, V., Coppe, J., & Taipale, N. (August 2022). Tracing the evolution of stone projectile technology: reflections on the potential and constraints of current methods and perspectives offered by recent developments [Paper presentation]. PanAfrican Archaeological Conference, Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Michel, M., Tomasso, A., Porraz, G., Purdue, L., & Rots, V. (21 June 2022). Open-air taphonomy, open-air activities: contribution of the functional analysis to the understanding of the Prés de Laure site [Paper presentation]. Les Vallée de Préhistoire, Comps-sur-Artuby, France.

Rots, V., Tomasso, A., Beyries, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Julien, M.-A., Lepers, C., M’hamdi, M., Sardelli, G., Purdue, L., & Porraz, G. (21 June 2022). The Stratigraphic Unit L17 and the composite bone tip of Les Prés de Laure [Paper presentation]. Vallées de Préhistoire.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Taipale, N., Coppe, J., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (June 2022). Reconstructing prehistoric hunter-gatherer behaviour through the study of stone tools: combining experimentation, use wear and residue analysis [Paper presentation]. 13th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies "Living Well Together", Dublin, Ireland.

Michel, M., & Rots, V. (23 May 2022). Into the light: The effect of UV light on flint tool surfaces, residues and adhesives. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 43, 103479. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2022.103479

Tydgadt, L., & Rots, V. (2022). Stick to it! Mechanical performance tests to explore the resilience of prehistoric glues in hafting. Archaeometry. doi:10.1111/arcm.12779

Tydgadt, L., & Rots, V. (07 April 2022). Mechanical performance tests to explore the resilience of prehistoric glues in hafting [Paper presentation]. AWRANA 2022, Barcelone, Spain.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (05 April 2022). Towards a referential framework for the identification of projectile points and propulsion modes [Paper presentation]. Awrana.

Asryan, L., & Rots, V. (April 2022). Wear traces of basalt tools - an experimental case for archaeological interpretation (BATEX): a new project on micro-wear studies of basalt tools [Poster presentation]. Awrana conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Baumann, M., Vanderesse, N., Plisson, H., Maury, S., Coqueugniot, H., Kolobova, K., Shnaider, S., Rots, V., & Rendu, W. (April 2022). Neanderthal bone tools from inside, at Jonzac, Quina level, France [Poster presentation]. Awrana conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Michel, M., & Rots, V. (April 2022). Stone tools in the sun: the effect of UV light on the preservation of flint surfaces and adhesives [Poster presentation]. awrana, Barcelone, Spain.

Rots, V., & Conard, N. (April 2022). The Lochstab of Hohle Fels [Paper presentation]. UISPP workshop "Bâtons percés", Tübingen, Germany.

Ruta, G., Rots, V., Duches, R., & Peresani, M. (April 2022). Testing backed lithic points as perforators to create ornaments. Experimentation results and new possible use from Riparo Villabruna (Belluno -Italy) [Poster presentation]. Awrana Conference, Barcelona, Spain. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.22105.39527

Ruta, G., Rots, V., & Mussi, M. (April 2022). Stone projectiles at Grotta di Pozzo (Italy). Results of a macro-fractures analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 42, 103412. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2022.103412

Ruta, G., Rots, V., Romandini, M., Duches, R., & Peresani, M. (April 2022). Close the circle: backed lithic points used as perforators? New results and perspective of research from Riparo Villabruna (Belluno – Italy) [Paper presentation]. Awrana conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (2022). Understanding the effect of taphonomic processes on stone tool residues through actualistic experimentation [Paper presentation]. 6th International Congress of Experimental Archaeology, Pézenas, France.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (2022). Towards a detailed reconstruction of mesolithic plantrelated wetland activities at the lower scheldt basin belgium through systemic experimentation, residue and usewear analysis [Paper presentation]. 3th Conference of the Association of Archaeological Wear and Residue Analysts, Barcelona, Spain.

Coppe, J., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (2022). Projectiles Under a New Angle: a Ballistic Analysis Provides an Important Building Block to Grasp Paleolithic Weapon Technology. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. doi:10.1007/s10816-022-09551-z

Lokker, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Oberholtzer, R., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Non-destructive identification of prehistoric adhesives by HS-SPME-GCxGC-TOFMS: preliminary study [Poster presentation]. ADVANCES IN SEPARATION SCIENCE from extraction to chromatographic applications, Gembloux, Belgium.

Taipale, N., Chiotti, L., & Rots, V. (2022). Why did hunting weapon design change at Abri Pataud? Lithic use-wear data on armature use and hafting around 24,000–22,000 BP. PLoS ONE, 17 (1), 0262185. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0262185

Taipale, N., Cnuts, D., Chiotti, L., Conard, N. J., & Rots, V. (2022). What about Apatite? Possibilities and Limitations of Recognising Bone Mineral Residues on Stone Tools. Journal of Paleolithic Archaeology, 5 (1), 1-33. doi:10.1007/s41982-022-00132-w

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Van gils, M., Geerts, F., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (2022). Gone with the wind? Evaluating the functional potential of a federmessergruppen assemblage from the eroded dune landscape of Lommel Maatheide [Paper presentation]. 3th Conference of the Association of Archaeological Wear and Residue Analysts, Barcelona, Spain.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Geerts, F., Van Gils, M., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (2021). A closer look at an eroded dune landscape: first functional insights into the Federmessergruppen site of Lommel-Maatheide. Peer Community Journal. doi:10.24072/pcjournal.67

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (07 October 2021). Fracture mechanics and the identification of projectiles: what is the influence of raw material? [Paper presentation]. Rock and Roll: 13th International Symposium on Knappable Materials, Tarragona (held on-line), Spain.

Taipale, N., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (07 October 2021). Transferability of use-wear identification criteria between raw materials: insights from a blind test [Paper presentation]. Rock and Roll: 13th International Symposium on Knappable Materials, Tarragona, Spain.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Geerts, F., Van Gils, M., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (2021). A closer look at an eroded dune landscape: first functional insights into the Federmessergruppen site of Lommel - Maatheide. (1). ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/263395. doi:10.31219/osf.io/pf3sm

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (07 September 2021). How does a projectile fly? Using Ballistics and Fracture mechanics to try and recognise Palaeolithic weapon systems [Paper presentation]. European Association of Archaeologists, Kiel, Germany.

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (26 August 2021). The importance of understanding the influence of raw material on fracture mechanics when searching for projectiles [Paper presentation]. SAfA 2021 - Society of Africanist Archaeologists (SAfA) 25th Biennial Meeting, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (26 August 2021). Raw materials and trace formation: adapting reference frameworks to the reality in Southern Africa [Paper presentation]. SAfA 2021 - Society of Africanist Archaeologists (SAfA) 25th Biennial Meeting, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Aleo, A., Duches, R., Falcucci, A., Rots, V., & Peresani, M. (July 2021). Scraping hide in the early Upper Paleolithic: insights into the life and function of the Protoaurignacian endscrapers at Fumane Cave. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 13, 137. doi:10.1007/s12520-021-01367-4

Goffette, Q., Jadin, I., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (June 2021). A handful of duck radiuses – Peculiarities of the avifaunal exploitation at the Gravettian site of Maisières ‘Canal' (Belgium) [Paper presentation]. Bird Working Group meeting.

Rots, V., Cnuts, D., & Tomasso, S. (29 March 2021). Experiments in functional studies of stone tools. The case of hearth-related experiments [Paper presentation]. EXARC conference.

Rots, V., Cnuts, D., & Tomasso, S. (26 March 2021). Functioneel onderzoek van Laat-Paleolithische en Vroeg-Mesolithische sites in Vlaanderen [Paper presentation]. Verdiepende opleiding / webinar "Archeologisch syntheseonderzoek", Belgium.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2021). Functioneel onderzoek van Laat-Paleolithische en Vroeg-Mesolithische sites in Vlaanderen. Belgium: Agentschap Onroerend Erfgoed.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (2021). Time to shine The effect of metal traces on the functional analysis of lithic artefacts. Notae Praehistoricae, 41, 81-92.

Conard, N., Luzi, E., Richard, M., Rots, V., Schürch, B., & Starkovich, B. (2021). New finds from Hohle Fels Cave in the Swabian Jura require a reassessment of cultural variability during the late Middle Paleolithic in Central Europe [Paper presentation]. UISPP conference, Meknes (held on-line), Morocco.

Huyge, D., Hendrickx, S., Rots, V., & Midant-Reynes, B. (2021). A group of Predynastic flints from the First Dynasty “Royal Mastaba” at Naqada. In Y. Tristant & N. Buchez (Ed.), Égypte antérieure. Mélanges de préhistoire et d’archéologie offerts à Béatrix Midant-Reynes par ses étudiants, collègues et amis (pp. 407-442). Peeters.

Rots, V. (2021). TRAIL - An Experimental Trace and Residue Reference Library for the functional analysis of stone tools in Liège. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/259280.

Rots, V., Coppe, J., & Conard, N. J. (2021). A leaf point documents hunting with spears in the Middle Paleolithic at Hohle Fels, Germany. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Urgeschichte, 30, 28. doi:10.51315/mgfu.2021.30004

Shimelmitz, R., Hershkovitz, I., Yeshurun, R., Orbach, M., Mercier, N., Richard, M., Duval, M., Grün, R., Friesem, D., Fried, T., Weissbrod, L., Lev, M., van Horacek, I., Amos, L., Lee-Thorpe, J., Rots, V., White, D., Blockley, S., Stringer, C., ... Weinstein-Evron, M. (2021). Renewed excavations of Tabun Layer B: a window into the complexity of Middle Paleolithic hominin population [Paper presentation]. Annual meeting ESHE.

Starkovich, B. M., Cuthbertson, P., Kitagawa, K., Thompson, N., Konidaris, G. E., Rots, V., Münzel, S. C., Giusti, D., Schmid, V. C., Blanco-Lapaz, A., Lepers, C., & Tourloukis, V. (2021). Minimal Tools, Maximum Meat: A Pilot Experiment to Butcher an Elephant Foot and Make Elephant Bone Tools Using Lower Paleolithic Stone Tool Technology. Ethnoarchaeology. doi:10.1080/19442890.2020.1864877

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (2021). Every hunter needs a knife: Hafted butchering knives from Maisières-Canal and their effect on lithic assemblage characteristics. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 36, 102874. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102874

Tomasso, A., & Rots, V. (2021). Looking into Upper Paleolithic gear: the potential of an integrated techno-economic approach. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 61, 101240. doi:10.1016/j.jaa.2020.101240

Touzé, O., Bodu, P., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2021). The site of Ormesson – Les Bossats (Seine-et-Marne, France) around 31 ka cal. BP: Contribution of the Lithic Industry to the Understanding of Site Function and Occupation of the Paris Basin during the Early Gravettian. In O. Touzé, N. Goutas, H. Salomon, ... P. Noiret (Eds.), Les sociétés gravettiennes du Nord-Ouest européen : nouveaux sites, nouvelles données, nouvelles lectures (pp. 155-181). Liège - Bruxelles, Belgium: Presses universitaires de Liège - Société royale belge d'Anthropologie et de Préhistoire.

Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (October 2020). The important role of bow choice and arrow fletching in projectile experimentation. A ballistic approach. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 34, 102613. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102613

Conard, N. J., Serangeli, J., Bigga, G., & Rots, V. (2020). A 300.000 old throwing stick from the Palaeolithic site of Schöningen, northern Germany documents the evolution of human hunting. Nature Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1038/s41559-020-1139-0

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Mikdad, A., & Rots, V. (2020). Changes in hafting practices during the Middle Stone Age at Ifri n’ Ammar. Quaternary International. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2020.03.026

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2020). Functioneel onderzoek van Laat-Paleolithische en Vroeg-Mesolithische sites in Vlaanderen. Synthese-onderzoek archeologie 2018. Agentschap Onroerend erfgoed. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/246739

Douze, K., Igreja, M., Rots, V., Cnuts, D., & Porraz, G. (2020). Technology and function of Middle Stone Age points in sub-Saharan Africa. Insights from a combined approach on Bushman Rockshelter, South Africa. In H. Groucett, Culture history and convergent evolution: Can we detect populations in Prehistory? (pp. 127-141). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-46126-3_7

Goffette, Q., Germonpré, M., Lefèvre, C., Brecko, J., Goemaere, E., & Rots, V. (2020). Bird bones from Trou de Chaleux and the human exploitation of birds during the late Magdalenian in Belgium. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.102096

Rots, V., Hayes, E., Akerman, K., Green, P., Clarkson, C., Lepers, C., Bordes, L., McAdams, C., Foley, E., & Fullagar, R. (January 2020). Hafted Tool-use Experiments with Australian Aboriginal Plant Adhesives: Triodia Spinifex, Xanthorrhoea Grass Tree and Lechenaultia divaricata Mindrie. EXARC Journal, 1.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (2020). Revisiting Maisières-Canal (Hainaut, BE): New results on tool use and hafting. Notae Praehistoricae, 40, 105-127.

Taipale, N., Rots, V., & Conard, N. J. (2020). Cold-climate toolkits: firemaking, lithic recycling and assemblage formation in the Magdalenian of Hohle Fels Cave. In J. F. Gibaja, J. Marreiros, N. Mazzucco, ... I. Clemente (Eds.), Hunter-Gatherers' Tool-Kit: A Functional Perspective (pp. 154-176). Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Tomasso, S., Mikdad, A., & Rots, V. (2020). Apport de l’analyse tracéologique à la compréhension de l’assemblage lithique atérien d’Ifri n’Ammar : résultat d’une étude préliminaire sur l’assemblage de l’Occupation supérieure. Bulletin d'Archeologie Marocaine, 24, 23-36.

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (2020). Toolkits in the Aterian technocomplex: new insights based on a use-wear analysis of the assemblages of Ifri n’Ammar. In Hunter-gatherers tool-kit: a functional perspective (pp. 309-329). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Conard, N., Bader, G., Schmid, V., Rots, V., Tribolo, C., & Will, M. (September 2019). MSA deposits at Sibudu and Umbeli Belli in KZN, South Africa document cultural change in high resolution [Paper presentation]. 9th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Liège, Belgium.

Goffette, Q., Germonpré, M., Lefèvre, C., Goemaere, E., Brecko, J., & Rots, V. (September 2019). Human exploitation of birds during the late Magdalenian at the Trou de Chaleux, Belgium [Paper presentation]. 9th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Liège, Belgium.

Michel, M., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (September 2019). What about taphonomy for stone tools? The effect of freeze and thaw cycles on use-wear and residues [Poster presentation]. 9th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Liège, Belgium.

Taipale, N., Chiotti, L., Conard, N., & Rots, V. (September 2019). Diverse means to an end: domestic tool hafting in the European Upper Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. 9th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Liège, Belgium.

de la Peña, P., Taipale, N., Wadley, L., & Rots, V. (03 July 2019). A techno-functional perspective on quartz micro-notches in Sibudu's Howiesons Poort indicates the use of barbs in hunting technology [Paper presentation]. ASAPA Conference, Kimberley, South Africa.

Michel, M., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (2019). Freezing in-sight: the effect of frost cycles on use-wear and residues on flint tools. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. doi:10.1007/s12520-019-00881-w

Conard, N., Bader, G., Rots, V., Schmid, V., Tribolo, C., & Will, M. (April 2019). New results from the MSA of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa [Paper presentation]. Obermaier Tagung, Germany.

Coppe, J., Lepers, C., Clarenne, V., Delaunois, E., Pirlot, M., & Rots, V. (2019). Ballistic study tackles kinetic energy values of Palaeolithic weaponry. Archaeometry. doi:10.1111/arcm.12452

Hayes, E., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (2019). Integrating SEM-EDS in a sequential residue analysis protocol: benefits and challenges. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 23, 116-126. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.10.029

Hayes, E., & Rots, V. (2019). Documenting scarce and fragmented residues on stone tools: an experimental approach using optical microscopy and SEM-EDS. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. doi:10.1007/s12520-018-0736-1

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (2019). Breakage, scarring, scratches, and explosions: understanding impact trace formation on quartz. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 11, 3013-3039. doi:10.1007/s12520-018-0738-z

Cnuts, D., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Focant, J.-F., & Rots, V. (December 2018). Fingerprinting glues using HS-SPME GC×GC-HRTOFMS: a new powerful method allows tracking glues back in time. Archaeometry, 60 (6), 1361-1376. doi:10.1111/arcm.12364

Rots, V. (December 2018). How to handle hafting? Some reflections on black spots and other evidence of hafting in Africa [Paper presentation]. Meeting of Modern Air and African Prehistory, Paris, France.

Michel, M., Rots, V., & Cnuts, D. (14 November 2018). Altérations des outils lithiques en contexte périglaciaire : études expérimentales vers une meilleure interprétation fonctionnelle des sites archéologiques [Paper presentation]. Conférence des Chercheurs de la Wallonie, Flémalle, Belgium.

Perrault, K.* , Dubois, L.* , Cnuts, D., Rots, V., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (November 2018). Characterization of hafting adhesives using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Separation Science Plus, 1-12. doi:10.1002/sscp.201800111
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (October 2018). Extracting residues from stone tools for optical analysis: towards an experiment-based protocol. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 10 (7), 1717–1736. doi:10.1007/s12520-017-0484-7

Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (27 September 2018). Taphonomy and stone tool residues: understanding processes of deposition, removal and decay [Paper presentation]. Taphonomy of use-wear traces and residues on stone tools : issues and perspectives.

Michel, M., & Rots, V. (26 September 2018). L’altération et la fonction : vers une compréhension globale de l'effet des processus taphonomiques et son intégration à l'analyse fonctionnelle des outils en pierre [Paper presentation]. Taphonomie des traces d’utilisation et des résidus sur les outils en pierre : problèmes et perspectives de recherches/Taphonomy of use-wear traces and residues on stone tools : issues and perspectives, Liège, Belgium.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Mikdad, A., & Rots, V. (11 September 2018). Assessing the preservation of residues on stone tools from a North African Pleistocene context: the case of Ifri’n Ammar [Paper presentation]. The 15th Congress of PanAfrican Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies (PanAf), Rabat, Morocco.

Tomasso, S., Abdeslam, M., & Rots, V. (11 September 2018). The Aterian at Ifri n’Ammar from a functional perspective [Paper presentation]. PANAF-The 15th Congress of PanAfrican Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related StudiesThe 15th Congress of PanAfrican Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies, Rabat, Morocco.

Cnuts, D.* , Tomasso, S.* , & Rots, V. (September 2018). The Role of Fire in the Life of an Adhesive. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 25 (3), 839–862. doi:10.1007/s10816-017-9361-z
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Ruta, G., Rots, V., & Mussi, M. (June 2018). Finding a standard procedure in impact-fractures analysis: the case of Grotta di Pozzo (L’Aquila – Italy) [Paper presentation]. UISPP Conference, Paris, France.

Cnuts, D., Peresani, M., Purdue, L., Porraz, G., Soressi, M., Tomasso, A., Val, A., & Rots, V. (30 May 2018). Assessing residue preservation and identification on stone tool assemblages from four different Late Pleistocene sites [Paper presentation]. Second Association of Archaeological Wear and Residue Analysts conference.

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., Touzé, O., Bodu, P., Chiotti, L., & Rots, V. (30 May 2018). New light on the variability of hunting equipment in the Gravettian [Paper presentation]. AWRANA 2018. Beyond use-wear traces: On tools and people, Nice, France.

Taipale, N., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., Touzé, O., & Rots, V. (30 May 2018). Untangling tangs: Implications of tanged stone tool morphologies for hafting and raw material use in the Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. AWRANA 2018. Beyond use-wear traces: On tools and people, Nice, France.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (28 May 2018). Around the Fire: Understanding the effect of heat exposure on hafting adhesives [Paper presentation]. AWRANA, Nice, France.

Tomasso, A., Rots, V., Purdue, L., Beyries, S., Buckley, M., Cheval, C., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Julien, M.-A., Grenet, M., Lepers, C., M'hamdi, M., Simon, P., Sorin, S., & Porraz, G. (2018). Gravettian weaponry: 23,500-year-old evidence of a composite barbed point from Les Prés de Laure (France). Journal of Archaeological Science. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2018.05.003

Rots, V. (May 2018). Integrating use-wear, residue analysis and chemical approaches in addressing questions of hafting in the Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. AWRANA Conference, Nice, France.

Ruta, G., Rots, V., Romandini, M., Duches, R., & Peresani, M. (May 2018). Projectile points vs tools for dental treatment? From the impact fracture analysis to a new perspective of research: the case of Riparo Villabruna (Belluno – Italy) [Paper presentation]. AWRANA conference, Nice, France.

Tomasso, A., & Rots, V. (May 2018). Searching for why and how: functional or technical motications for the production of twisted blades during the Upper Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. AWRANA conference, Nice, France.

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., Touzé, O., & Rots, V. (12 April 2018). Reconstructing the design of Gravettian weapons: techno-functional approach to tanged points from Maisières-Canal [Paper presentation]. North-Western Europe during the Gravettian: contributions of recent research to the understanding of the societies and their environments, Liège, Belgium.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (12 April 2018). Functional perspectives to Gravettian lithic assemblage variability [Paper presentation]. North-Western Europe during the Gravettian: contributions of recent research to the understanding of the societies and their environments, Liège, Belgium.

Touzé, O., Bodu, P., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (12 April 2018). The site of Ormesson – Les Bossats around 27.000 BP: contribution of the lithic industry to the understanding of site function and occupation of the Paris Basin during the Early Gravettian [Paper presentation]. North-Western Europe during the Gravettian. Contributions of recent research to the understanding of the societies and their environments, Liège, Belgium.

Ruta, G., Rots, V., & Peresani, M. (February 2018). A hunter-gatherer in the North of Italy: impact fracture analysis of the lithic materials from Riparo Villabruna (Belluno, Italy) [Paper presentation]. Symposium of Italian Prehistory and Protohistory (IPPP), Ferrara, Italy.

Bodu, P., Ballinger, M., Baillet, M., Coppe, J., Dumarçay, G., Goutas, N., Julien, M.-A., Lacarrière, J., Legrand-Pineau, A., Lejay, M., Leroyer, M., Lucas, C., Moine, O., Naton, H.-G., Peschaux, C., Rots, V., Salomon, H., Stoetzel, E., Suire, J., ... Touzé, O. (2018). Quand Ormesson rimait avec bison. Nemours, France: Communauté de communes du Pays de Nemours.

de la Peña, P., Taipale, N., Wadley, L., & Rots, V. (2018). A techno-functional perspective on quartz micro-notches in Sibudu’s Howiesons Poort indicates the use of barbs in hunting technology. Journal of Archaeological Science, 93, 166-195. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2018.03.001

Douze, K., Delagnes, A., Rots, V., & Gravina, B. (2018). A reply to Sahle and Braun’s reply to ‘The pattern of emergence of a Middle Stone Age tradition at Gademotta and Kulkuletti (Ethiopia) through convergent tool and point technologies’ [J; Hum. Evol. 91 (2016) 93-121]. Journal of Human Evolution, 125, 207-214. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.04.015

Hilbert, Y. H., Clemente-Conte, I., Geiling, J. M., Setien, J., Ruiz-Martinez, E., Lentfer, C., Rots, V., & Rose, J. I. (2018). Woodworking sites from the Late Paleolithic of South Arabia: Functional and technological analysis of burins from Dhofar, Oman. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 20, 115-134. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.04.010

Rigaud, S., & Rots, V. (2018). Analyse microscopique de quatre perles provenant de la tombe T.200 (N° 26) de Chagar Bazar (Syrie). In Ö. Tunca & A. E.-M. Baghdo, Chagar Bazar (Syrie) VIII. Les tombes ordinaires de l’âge du bronze ancien et moyen des chantiers D-F-H-I (1999-2011). Études diverses (pp. 149-154). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (16 December 2017). Understanding the transformation of stone tool residues around the fire place: an experimental approach [Paper presentation]. Journée de contact FNRS “Préhistoire – Prehistorie”, Flemalle, Belgium.

Goffette, Q., Rots, V., Polet, C., Cauwe, N., Smith, R., & Smith, T. (December 2017). The worked bone industry and intrusive fauna associated with the prehistoric cave burials of Abri des Autours (Belgium). Anthropozoologica, 52 (2), 185-201. doi:10.5252/az2017n2a4

Hayes, E., Rots, V., & Cnuts, D. (December 2017). The use of SEM-EDS in the documentation and characterisation of tool residues: recent research and future directions [Paper presentation]. ARCAS symposium, Australia.

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (November 2017). Apport de l’analyse tracéologique à la compréhension de l’assemblage lithique atérien d’Ifri n’Ammar [Paper presentation]. RQM 9 - Quaternaire des plaines et plateaux côtiers atlantiques marocains : géomorphologie, préhistoire, paléo-environnements, Safi, Morocco.

Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (2017). Taphonomie et analyse des résidus sur les pièces lithiques. In J.-P. Brugal, TaphonomieS (pp. 187-194). Paris, France: Éditions des archives contemporaines.

Taipale, N., Coppe, J., Touzé, O., & Rots, V. (23 September 2017). The weapon system behind the point: Early Gravettian hunting technologies at Maisières-Canal [Paper presentation]. 7th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Leiden, Netherlands.

Aleo, A., Duches, R., Rots, V., & Peresani, M. (September 2017). A technological and functional examination of the Aurignacian end-scrapers from Grotta di Fumane [Poster presentation]. ESHE conference, Leiden, Netherlands.

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (September 2017). A Techno-Functional Study of the Aterian Technocomplex at Ifri n'Ammar [Poster presentation]. 7th Annual European Society for the study of Human Evolution meeting, Leiden, Netherlands.

Rots, V. (03 May 2017). L’ethnoarchéologie et sa contribution à la compréhension des procédés techniques et des outils en préhistoire [Paper presentation]. Séminaires d'ethnoarchéologie.

Rots, V., Lentfer, C., Schmid, V. C., Porraz, G., & Conard, N. J. (26 April 2017). Pressure flaking to serrate bifacial points for the hunt during the MIS5 at Sibudu Cave (South Africa). PLoS ONE, 12 (4), 0175151. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175151

Coppe, J., Clarenne, V., Pirlot, M., & Rots, V. (30 March 2017). The ballistic performance of prehistoric weapons: first results of a comparative study [Paper presentation]. Society for American Archaeology, Vancouvert, Canada.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (30 March 2017). Emmanchement des outils du Paléolithique supérieur [Paper presentation]. ASLIRA (Association Scientifique Liégeoise pour la Recherche Archéologique), Liège, Belgium.

Hayes, E. H., Cnuts, D., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (February 2017). Learning from blind tests: Determining the function of experimental grinding stones through use-wear and residue analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 11, 245 - 260. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.12.001

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (2017). What is the use of shaping a tang? Tool use and hafting of tanged tools in the Aterian of Northern Africa. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 1-29. doi:10.1007/s12520-016-0448-3

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (2017). Around the fireplace: heat exposure and adhesive alteration [Poster presentation]. 7th Annual European Society for the study of Human Evolution meeting, Leiden, Netherlands.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2017). Focus on the target. The importance of a transparent fracture terminology for understanding projectile points and projecting modes. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 12, 109-123. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.01.010

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2017). Investigation of archeological mysteries by GCxGC-HRTOFMS and GCxGC-MS/MS [Paper presentation]. 8th Annual MDC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Tomasso, A., Rots, V., Purdue, L., Beyries, S., Buckley, M., Cheval, C., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Julien, M.-A., Grenet, M., Lepers, C., M'Hamdi, M., Simon, P., Sorin, S., & Porraz, G. (2017). The Upper Paleolithic site of Les Prés de Laure (France) sheds new light on Palaeolithic weaponry [Paper presentation]. European Society for the study of Human Evolution ESHE 7th Annual Meeting, Leiden, Netherlands.

Touzé, O., Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (17 December 2016). Manufacture and use of points at Maisières-Canal [Paper presentation]. Journée du Groupe de contact FNRS « Préhistoire - Prehistorie », Bruxelles, Belgium.

Touzé, O., Salomon, H., Goutas, N., Bodu, P., Cauwe, N., Coppe, J., Delvigne, V., Flas, D., Germonpré, M., Jadin, I., Jungels, C., Lacarrière, J., Mevel, L., Peschaux, C., Rots, V., Taipale, N., Tartar, E., & Noiret, P. (17 December 2016). Présentation du projet Economie et pratiques des sociétés gravettiennes dans le Nord-Ouest de l’Europe (ECOPRAT) [Poster presentation]. Journée du Groupe de contact FNRS « Préhistoire - Prehistorie », Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rots, V. (15 December 2016). Identifying stone tool hafting in the archaeological record: interpretative potential and methodology [Paper presentation]. Hafting workshop, Yadboro, Australia.

Rots, V. (09 November 2016). Identifying hafting based on macro- and microscopic wear traces [Paper presentation]. Invited lecture, Barcelona, Spain.

Rots, V. (09 November 2016). Hafting, tool use, and the interpretation of site function in the Middle Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. Invited lecture, Barcelona, Spain.

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (16 September 2016). What’s the difference? Results of a functional study of Aterian and Mousterian tools from the site of Ifri n’Ammar (Morocco) [Paper presentation]. 6th Annual ESHE Meeting.

Taipale, N., Conard, N. J., & Rots, V. (14 September 2016). Domestic tools, hafting, and the evolution of technology: The Upper Palaeolithic of Hohle Fels as a case study [Poster presentation]. 6th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.

Cnuts, D., Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Focant, J.-F., & Rots, V. (September 2016). A new method for identifying experimental and Palaeolithic hafting adhesives using GC×GC-HRTOFMS [Poster presentation]. 6th ESHE Annual Meeting, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain.

Conard, N., & Rots, V. (September 2016). Fiber technology, rope-making, textiles and the Lochstäbe from the Aurignacian of the Swabian Jura [Paper presentation]. Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Madrid, Spain.

Rots, V., Lentfer, C., Schmid, V., Porraz, G., & Conard, N. (September 2016). There is more to life than subsistence: use-wear and residue analyses on pre-Still Bay stone tools at Sibudu [Paper presentation]. Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Madrid, Spain.

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (07 July 2016). Time travelling into human prehistory using GC×GC-TOFMS [Paper presentation]. Journée du Département de Chimie, Liège, Belgium.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (09 June 2016). Hafting and use of domestic tools in the Gravettian and the Magdalenian of Hohle Fels (Invited talk) [Paper presentation]. Abteilungskolloquium Ältere Urgeschichte, Tübingen, Germany.

Conard, N., Miller, C., Rots, V., Schmid, V., Will, M., Zeidi, M., & Porraz, G. (June 2016). Cultural stratigraphy at Sibudu and its implications for our understanding of the MSA [Paper presentation]. Society for Africanist Archaeologists, Toulouse, France.

Rots, V., & Lentfer, C. (June 2016). Results of the residue and microwear studies on pointed tools of the MSA levels at Sibudu Cave [Paper presentation]. Society for Africanist Archaeologists, Toulouse, France.

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (June 2016). What is the use of shaping a tang? Use-wear and technological analysis of the tanged and non-tanged tools from the Aterian assemblage of Ifri N'Ammar [Paper presentation]. Society for Africanist Archaeologists, Toulouse, France.

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Characterization of organic residues from archaeological artefacts using GC×GC-TOFMS [Paper presentation]. 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., L'Homme, B., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Examination of hafting adhesives on paleolithic stone tools using GC×GC-QTOFMS [Poster presentation]. 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (18 May 2016). A New Approach for the Characterization of Organic Residues from Stone Tools Using GC×GC-TOFMS. Separations, 3 (2), 16. doi:10.3390/separations3020016

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2016). GCxGC-TOFMS for the Investigation of Archeological Mysteries [Paper presentation]. Forum Labo Biotech Lyon, Lyon, France.

Rots, V., Hayes, E., Cnuts, D., Lepers, C., & Fullagar, R. (2016). Making sense of residues on flaked stone artefacts: learning from blind tests. PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150437

Rots, V. (17 February 2016). L’émergence des comportements modernes en Afrique à travers les données fonctionnelles : innovations au niveau de l’utilisation et l’emmanchement des outils lithiques [Paper presentation]. Seminar series of African Studies Group, Toulouse, France.

Bader, G., Porraz, G., Rots, V., Schmid, V., Will, M., & Conard, N. (2016). Implications of spatial and temporal variation in point technology in KwaZulu-Natal during the MSA [Poster presentation]. Society for Africanist Archaeologists, Toulouse, France.

Noiret, P., & Rots, V. (2016). Histoire de l'Art et Archéologie de la Préhisoire. Art & Fact, 35, 88-89.

Rots, V. (2016). Projectiles and hafting technology. In R. Iovita & K. Sano (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Stone Age Weaponry (pp. 167-185). Springer.

Tomasso, S., Rots, V., Perdaen, Y., Crombé, P., & Meylemans, E. (December 2015). Hunting with trapezes at Bazel-Sluis: the results of a functional analysis. Notae Praehistoricae, 35.

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (11 November 2015). Etude des traces d’utilisation et d’emmanchement au Paléolithique Moyen en Afrique du Nord: résultats préliminaires d’une analyse fonctionnelle des outils lithiques Atérien d’Ifri n’Ammar (Maroc) [Paper presentation]. RQM 8 - Le Quaternaire Maghrébin dans son contexte méditerranéen, Nador, Morocco.

Schmid, V., Porraz, G., Rots, V., & Conard, N. (September 2015). Bifacial serrated technology in the southern African Still Bay: new data from Sibudu Cave, Kwazulu-Natal [Paper presentation]. European Society for Human Evolution, London, United Kingdom.

Val, A., Backwell, L., Brugal, J.-P., Cnuts, D., Dayet, L., de la Peña, P., Douze, K., Feyant, L., Grenet, M., Igreja, M., Kloos, P., Mentzer, S., Mercier, N., Miller, C., Murungi, M., Rots, V., Schmid, V., Sievers, C., Théry-Parisot, I., ... Porraz, G. (01 July 2015). New excavations of the Later and Middle Stone Age layers at Bushman Rock Shelter, Limpopo Province, South Africa [Paper presentation]. Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists (ASAPA) Biennial Conference, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Rots, V. (June 2015). Introduction: vegetal, animal and mineral residues [Paper presentation]. Workshop on residue analysis and hafting, Liège, Belgium.

Rots, V. (June 2015). Introduction: Palaeolithic stone tool hafting [Paper presentation]. Workshop on residue analysis and hafting, Liège, Belgium.

Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (29 May 2015). Towards an experiment based protocol for extracting and identifying residues [Paper presentation]. AWRANA Meeting 2015: Connecting people and technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (29 May 2015). Toward a more precise terminology for impact damage and an improved understanding of hunting weapons: First results from a large scale systematic experiment [Paper presentation]. AWRANA Meeting Connecting people a nd technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Lentfer, C., Stephenson, B., Cnuts, D., & Rots, V. (28 May 2015). The more you know...........various approaches in the analysis of tools from Liang Bua, Flores Indonesia [Paper presentation]. AWRANA 2015 Connecting people and technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (28 May 2015). Stone tool hafting and use in the European Upper Palaeolithic: the first results of the analysis of Gravettian tools from Hohle Fels [Paper presentation]. AWRANA 2015: Connecting people and technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (28 May 2015). Tool use and hafting in the Middle Palaeolithic of Northern Africa An on-going use-wear analysis on the Mousterian/Aterian assemblages of Ifri n’Ammar (Morocco) [Paper presentation]. AWRANA Meeting 2015: Connecting people and technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Fullagar, R., & Rots, V. (May 2015). Stone tool use and hominin evolution [Paper presentation]. Awrana meeting. Connecting People and technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Rots, V., Hayes, E., Cnuts, D., & Fullagar, R. (May 2015). Learning from blind tests: residues on grinding stones and flaked stone tools [Paper presentation]. Awrana meeting. Connecting People and technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Sorensen, A., & Rots, V. (May 2015). Searching for early traces of fire production on flint tools [Paper presentation]. Awrana meeting. Connecting People and technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (07 April 2015). Stone tool hafting and use in the European Upper Palaeolithic: first results from Hohle Fels [Poster presentation]. 57th Annual Meeting of Hugo Obermaier Society, Heidenheim, Germany.

Coppe, J., Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (2015). Le TraceoLab de l'université de Liège: regarder les traces pour mieux comprendre l'outil. In Rapports. Archéologie. Belgium: Région Wallonne.

Rots, V. (2015). Towards a more behavioral approach: the contribution of wear studies. In M. J. Shott (Ed.), Works in Stone (pp. 96-115). Utah University Press.

Rots, V. (2015). Keys to the identification of prehension and hafting traces. In J. Marreiros, J. Gibaja, ... N. Bicho (Eds.), Use-Wear and Residue Analysis in Archaeology (pp. 83-104). Springer.

Rots, V. (2015). Hafting and the interpretation of site function in the European Middle Palaeolithic. In N. Conard & A. Delagnes (Eds.), Settlement Dynamics of the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age. Kerns Verlag.

Rots, V., Hardy, B., Serangeli, J., & Conard, N. (2015). Residue and microwear analyses of the stone tools from Schöningen. Journal of Human Evolution, 89, 298-308.

Tomasso, S., Rots, V., & Eiwanger, J. (02 September 2014). Tool use and hafting in the Middle Palaeolithic of North Africa: preliminary results of an on-going use-wear analysis on the Mousterian/Aterian assemblages of Ifri n’Ammar (Morocco) [Paper presentation]. 17th World UISPP conference, Burgos, Spain.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (September 2014). Ambiguity in the terminologies used to document impact wear on projectile points : towards an improved descriptive framework [Paper presentation]. XVII Union internationale des sciences préhistoriques et protohistoriques, Burgos, Spain.

Rots, V., & Hardy, B. (September 2014). Residue and microwear analyses of the stone artefacts from Schöningen [Paper presentation]. 17th World UISPP conference, Burgos, Spain.

Sörensen, A., & Rots, V. (September 2014). Testing the ‘expedient strike-a-light model’: An experimental assessment based on the first identified Middle Palaeolithic fire-maker from Bettencourt (France) [Paper presentation]. 17th World UISPP Congress, Burgos, Spain.

Rots, V. (25 April 2014). Current issues for wear studies on Palaeolithic assemblages. Hafting, fire, projectiles [Paper presentation]. Seminar series of the Human Evolution group, Leiden, Netherlands.

Rots, V. (22 April 2014). Jacht in de prehistorie [Paper presentation]. Opening lecture of Exhibition "Man the Hunter", Leuven, Belgium.

Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (17 April 2014). Variability in stone tool hafting and use in the Upper Palaeolithic of Central and Western Europe: Outline of the PhD project (Invited talk) [Paper presentation]. Abteilungskolloquium Ältere Urgeschichte, Tübingen, Germany.

Rots, V. (2014). Présentations des recherches au Service de Préhistoire et au TraceoLab [Paper presentation]. Année de l'Archéologie en Wallonie, Liège, Salle Académique, Belgium.

Rots, V. (2014). What method to choose? The contribution of wear and residue studies to the identification of hafting. In C. Lemorini & S. Nunziante Cesaro (Eds.), An integration of use-wear and residues analysis for the identification of the function of archaeological stone tools. Archaeopress.

Rots, V. (2014). Stone tool hafting in the Middle Palaeolithic as viewed through the microscope. In J. Marreiros, N. Bicho, ... J. Gibaja (Eds.), Proceedings of the Use-wear conference at Faro, Portugal.

Rots, V. (2014). Evaluating functional data for the European Middle Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. The Middle Palaeolithic in Northwestern Europe, Namur, Belgium.

Rots, V., & Plisson, H. (2014). Projectiles and the abuse of the use-wear method in a search for impact. Journal of Archaeological Science, 48, 154-165. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2013.10.027

Rots, V., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Tomasso, S. (07 December 2013). Functional studies at Liège [Poster presentation]. Journée de contact FNRS “Préhistoire – Prehistorie” 2013, Eupen, Belgium.

Rots, V. (10 July 2013). Precautions to take in the field in view of functional analyses [Paper presentation]. Field school.

Rots, V. (13 June 2013). To haft or not to haft: the potential of functional studies including hafting. Methodological basis & archaeological case studies [Paper presentation]. Seminar on Traceology, Pilzen, Czechia.

Rots, V. (2013). Insights into early Middle Palaeolithic tool use and hafting in Western Europe: the functional analysis of level IIa of the early Middle Palaeolithic site of Biache-Saint-Vaast (France). Journal of Archaeological Science, 40, 497-506. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2012.06.042

Rots, V. (2013). 6 - Functional analysis of the lithics. In P. M. Vermeersch (Ed.), The Ahrensburgian at Zonhoven-Molenheide (Belgium) (pp. 81). Oxford, United Kingdom: Archaeopress.

Rots, V. (2012). Trace formation, strike-a-lights, and the contribution of functional analyses for understanding Palaeolithic contexts. In M. J. L. Niekus, R. N. E. Barton, M. Street, ... T. Therberger (Eds.), A Mind set on Flint. Studies in Honour of Dick Stapert (pp. 149-162). Groningen University.

Rots, V. (2011). Tool use and Hafting in the Western European Middle Palaeolithic. In M. Toussaint, K. Di Modica, ... S. Pirson (Eds.), Le Paléolithique Moyen en Belgique. Mélanges Marguerite Ulrix-Closset, Bulletin de la Société Royale Belge d’Etudes Géologiques et Archéologiques. Les Chercheurs de la Wallonie (pp. 277-287). Flémalle, Belgium: Les Chercheurs de la Wallonie.

Rots, V. (2011). Hafting and its impact on projectile tecnology [Paper presentation]. Multidisciplinary appraches to the study of stone age weaponry, Mainz, Germany.

Rots, V., Van Peer, P., & Vermeersch, P. M. (2011). Aspects of Tool Production, Use and Hafting in Palaeolithic industries from Northeast Africa. Journal of Human Evolution, 60, 637-664. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2011.01.001

Vanmontfort, B., Van Peer, P., & Rots, V. (2011). Sporen van de vroegste menselijke aanwezigheid in het Brugse. In B. Hillewaert, Y. Hollevoet, ... M. Ryckaert (Eds.), Op het raakvlak van twee landschappen. De vroegste geschiedenis van Brugge.

Rots, V. (06 May 2010). Stone tool life cycles: the potential of functional studies including hafting [Paper presentation]. Seminar series of the Institüt für Ur-and Frügeschichte, Tübingen, Germany.

Beyries, S., & Rots, V. (2010). Méthode de reconstitution des procédés de traitement des peaux en préhistoire: Premières applications archéologiques. In E. Zubrow, F. Audouze, ... J. Enloe (Eds.), The Magdalenian Household. Unraveling Domesticity (pp. 269-282). State University of New York Press.

Rots, V. (2010). Un tailleur et ses traces. Traces microscopiques de production: programme expérimental et potentiel interprétatif. Bulletin de la Société Royale Belge d'Études Géologiques et Archéologiques, hors-série n°2, 51-67.

Rots, V. (2010). Tool use and site function in the European Middle Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. Congrès préhistorique de France, Bordeaux - Les Eyzies, France.

Rots, V. (2010). Prehistorische technologie en modern gedrag. Karakter. Tijdschrift van Wetenschap, 32, 3-5.

Rots, V. (2010). Prehension and Hafting Traces on Flint Tools. A Methodology. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.

Rots, V. (2010). Jacht in de prehistorie. Vlaamse Jager (De), 101 (3), 12-15.

Van Peer, P., & Rots, V. (2010). L’apport de l’expérimentation dans l’identification des tailleurs paléolithiques. Bulletin de la Société Royale Belge d'Études Géologiques et Archéologiques, hors-série n°2, 93-105.

Rots, V. (27 February 2009). De bijdrage van etnoarcheologisch onderzoek in Ethiopië tot de studie van prehistorische stenen werktuigen [Paper presentation]. Lectures of the Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences, Belgium.

Rots, V. (2009). The functional analysis of the Mousterian and Micoquian assemblages of Sesselfelsgrotte, Germany. Tool use and Hafting in the European Late Middle Paleolithic. Quartär: Jahrbuch für Erforschung des Eiszeitalters und Seiner Kulturen, 56, 37-66.

Beyries, S., & Rots, V. (2008). The contribution of ethnoarchaeological macro- and microscopic wear traces to the understanding of archaeological hide-working processes. In L. Longo & M. Della Riva (Eds.), Proceedings of the Congress "Prehistoric Technology: 40 years later. Functional Studies and the Russian Legacy" (pp. 21-28).

Beyries, S., & Rots, V. (2008). Le traitement des peaux. Reconstitution des outils et des procédés. Anthropozoologica, 43 (1).

Rots, V. (2008). Hafting Traces on Flint Tools. In L. Longo & M. Della Riva (Eds.), Proceedings of the Congress "Prehistoric Technology: 40 years later. Functional Studies and the Russian Legacy" (pp. 75-84).

Rots, V. (2008). Hafting and raw material from animals. Guide to the identification of hafting traces on stone tools. Anthropozoologica, 43 (1), 43-66.

Van Peer, P., Rots, V., & Vermeersch, P. M. (2008). A Wasted Effort at the Quarry. Analysis and Interpretation of an MSA lanceolate point from Taramsa-8, Egypt. Paleoanthropology, 2008, 234-250.

Vermeersch, P. M., Moeyersons, J., Van Peer, P., Rots, V., & Vanmontfort, B. (2008). Field work. In P. M. Vermeersch (Ed.), A Holocene Prehistoric Sequence in the Egyptian Red Sea Area: the Tree Shelter (pp. 9-67). Leuven University Press.

Beyries, S., & Rots, V. (2007). Contribution de l’ethnoarchéologie du travail du cuir aux analyses d’usure marcro- et microscopiques. Premières applications au site magdalénien de Verberie. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101297

Rots, V. (2007). Functionele analyse van een piek uit Spiennes (Neolithicum). https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101298

Vermeersch, P. M., Van Peer, P., Van Neer, W., Rots, V., & Ponzetta, L. (2007). A Palaeolithic site at Wadi Bili in the Red Sea Mountains, Egypt. In N. F. Bicho (Ed.), From the Mediterranean Basin to the Portugese Atlantic Shore: Papers in Honor of Anthony Marks (pp. 69-82). Universidade do Algarve.

Rots, V. (April 2006). Core-axe production, hafting and use: complex technologies in the Sangoan on Sai Island, Sudan [Paper presentation]. 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeologists, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Rots, V. (25 January 2006). Understanding and recognising hafting traces on prehistoric stone tools [Paper presentation]. Conférences de la Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences Humaines, Aix-en-Provence, France.

Rots, V. (2006). Stone tool production, hafting and use: complex technologies in the Sangoan on Sai Island, Sudan [Paper presentation]. PaleoAnthropology Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Rots, V. (2006). Stone tool production, hafting and use: complex technologies in the Sangoan on Sai Island, Sudan. Paleoanthropology, 46.

Rots, V., Pirnay, L., Pirson, P., & Baudoux, O. (2006). Blind tests shed light on possibilities of interpreting prehistoric stone tool prehension and hafting. Journal of Archaeological Science, 33, 935-952.

Rots, V., & Van Peer, P. (2006). Early Evidence of Complexity in Lithic Economy: Core-axe Production, Hafting and Use at Late Middle Pleistocene site 8-B-11, Sai Island (Sudan). Journal of Archaeological Science, 33 (3), 360-371. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2005.08.002

Vermeersch, P., Van Peer, P., Rots, V., & Van Neer, W. (2006). The Middle Holocene Shell Mound of el Gouna on the Red Sea (Egypt). Journal of Field Archaeology, 30, 435-442. doi:10.1179/009346905791072143

Rots, V. (26 March 2005). Wear traces in perspective: the contribution of ethnoarchaeological evidence from the Konso hide workers (Southern Ethiopia) [Paper presentation]. Invitation, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Rots, V. (2005). Wear Traces and the Interpretation of Stone Tools. Journal of Field Archaeology, 30 (1), 61-73. doi:10.1179/009346905791072404

Rots, V. (2005). Review of “Les Stratégies de Production des Outils au Paléolithique Moyen. Contribution à la Compréhension du Comportement des Néandertaliens, BAR International Series 1078, par H. Vande Walle”. Bulletin de la Société Préhistorique Française, 102 (1), 228-229.

Rots, V., Stapert, D., & Johanssen, L. (2005). Spitsen van Siegerswoude (Fr.), Emmerhout (Dr.) en Luttenberg (OV.): gebruikssporenonderzoek. Paleo-Aktueel, 14-15, 11-15.

Vermeersch, P. M., Van Peer, P., & Rots, V. (2005). A Middle Paleolithic site with blade technology at Al Tiwayrat, Qena, Upper Egypt. Antiquity, 79 (305).

Vermeersch, P. M., Van Peer, P., Rots, V., & Paulussen, R. (2005). A Survey of the Bili-cave and its surroundings in the Red Sea mountains, El Gouna, Egypt. Journal of African Archaeology, 3 (2), 267-276. doi:10.3213/1612-1651-10054

Rots, V. (2004). Stenen werktuigen… kunnen we achterhalen waartoe ze gediend hebben? De interpretatie van het gebruik en de eventuele schachting van prehistorische silexwerktuigen via microscopisch onderzoek.

Rots, V. (2004). Prehensile wear on flint tools. Lithic Technology, 29 (1), 7-32.

Rots, V. (2004). Gebruikssporenanalyse van een Paleolithisch artefact uit Romeinse context te Brugge. Museum Brugge. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101318

Rots, V., & Vermeersch, P. M. (2004). Experimental characterization of hafting traces and their recognition in archaeological assemblages. In E. A. Walker, F. Wenban-Smith, ... F. Healy (Eds.), Lithics in Action. Papers from the Conference Lithic Studies in the Year 2000 (pp. 156-168). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford books.

Rots, V., & Williamson, B. (2004). Microwear and Residue Analysis in Perspective: the contribution of ethnoarchaeological evidence. Journal of Archaeological Science, 31, 1287-1299. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2004.02.009

Van Peer, P., Rots, V., & Vroomans, J.-M. (2004). A Story of Colourful Diggers and Grinders. The Sangoan and Lupemban at site 8-B-11, Sai Island, Northern Sudan. Before Farming, 3, 1.

Rots, V. (04 April 2003). The current state of microwear research and the importance of Africa for its future [Paper presentation]. Invitation by the Centre for African Studies, University of Florida, United States.

Audouze, F., Enloe, J. G., Janny, F., Rots, V., Averbough, A., Keeler, D., Zubrow, E., Finetin, C., & Hardy, M. (2003). Verberie - Le Buisson Campin, Oise (60667001): Rapport de Fouilles Programmées Pluriannuelles, 2000-2002. (122). https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101319

Rots, V. (2003). Use-wear and Hafting Traces in Perspective: the contribution of ethnographic evidence [Paper presentation]. Conference of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee, United States.

Rots, V. (2003). Towards an Understanding of Hafting: the macro- and microscopic evidence. Antiquity, 77 (298), 805-815. doi:10.1017/S0003598X00061743

Rots, V. (2003). The identification of experimental microscopic hafting traces on lithic tools. In Le Sécretariat du Congrès (Ed.), Sessions Générales et Posters / General Sessions and Posters. Acts of the XIVth UISPP Congress University of Liège, Belgium, 2 – 8 September 2001 (pp. 47-55).

Rots, V. (2003). Report on the functional analysis of some flint artefacts from the “Koninklijke Museum voor Kunst en Geschiedenis, afdeling Egypte”. KMKG. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101320

Rots, V. (2003). A la recherche des traces d’emmanchement: expérimentation et exemples ethnographiques [Paper presentation]. Conférences des Chercheurs de la Wallonie, Flémalle, Belgium.

Rots, V., Stapert, D., & Johanssen, L. (2003). De Cheddar- en Creswell-spitsen van Zeijen (Dr.): ‘projectielen’ of ‘messen’? Paleo-Aktueel, 13, 24-29.

Rots, V. (2002). Report: Results of the Functional Analysis on Some Hide Scrapers of Verberie (France): Use and Hafting. (Université de Paris X, Nanterre). https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101321

Rots, V. (2002). Report on the Functional Analysis of Three Artefacts from Bad Breisig. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101322

Rots, V. (2002). Hafting Traces on Flint Tools: Possibilities and Limitations of Macro- and Microscopic Approaches [Doctoral thesis, K.U.Leuven]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101328

Rots, V. (2002). Bright Spots and the Question of Hafting. Anthropologica et Praehistorica, 113, 61-71.

Rots, V. (2002). Are Tangs Morphological Adaptations in View of Hafting? Macro- and microscopic wear analysis on a selection of tanged burins from Maisières-Canal. Notae Praehistoricae, 114, 61-69.

Rots, V., Pirnay, L., Pirson, P., & Baudoux, O. (2002). Traces expérimentales d’emmanchement. Identification et caractéristiques. Bulletin de la Société Royale Belge d'Études Géologiques et Archéologiques, 41, 115-125.

Rots, V. (2001). The identiication of experimental microscopic hafting traces on lithic tools [Paper presentation]. Congress of the International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences, Liège, Belgium.

Rots, V., Pirnay, L., Pirson, P., Baudoux, O., & Vermeersch, P. M. (2001). Experimental Hafting Traces. Identification and Characteristics. Notae Praehistoricae, 21, 129-137.

Caspar, J.-P., Beyries, S., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (2000). Hide-working in the Late Palaeolithic site at Rekem (Belgium): confrontation with ethnoarchaelogical observations [Paper presentation]. Conference in honour of Sergei Semenov, St Petersburg, Russia.

Caspar, J.-P., Burnez-Lanotte, L., & Rots, V. (2000). Gestion des matières minérales dans le Rubané et le Groupe de Blicquy: l’apport du site de Vaux-et-Borset « Gibour » et « A la Croix Marie-Jeanne » (Villers-le-Bouillet, Hesbaye Liégoise, Belgique) [Paper presentation]. 25e Congrès Préhistorique de France. Approches Fonctionnelles en Préhistoire, France.

Rots, V., & Vermeersch, P. (2000). Lithics in Belgium. Some Current Research Trends. Lithic Technology, 25 (2), 76-79.

Caspar, J.-P., Delye, E., Rots, V., & Rochus, N. (1999). Villers-le-Bouillet/Vaux-et-Borset: campagne de fouilles “A la Croix Marie-Jeanne”. Chronique de l'Archéologie Wallonne, 7, 79.

Rots, V., Caspar, J.-P., Speckens, J., & Pirnay, L. (1999). Characterisation of macro- and microscopic hafting traces on lithic artefacts based on experimental research : methodology and results [Paper presentation]. Conference on Experimental Archaeology, Torino, Italy.

Caspar, J.-P., Burnez-Lanotte, L., & Rots, V. (1998). Le grattoir-herminette dans le Groupe de Blicquy : approche expérimentale. InterNéo, 2, 39-41.

Caspar, J.-P., & Rots, V. (1998). Resultaten van het gebruikssporenonderzoek op silexmateriaal van het Goudenleeuwplein in Gent. Stadsarcheologie, 22 (1), 8.

Rots, V. (1997). Inventarisatiedossier ruilverkaveling Rijkevorsel. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101330

Rots, V. (1997). Inventarisatiedossier ruilverkaveling Londerzeel. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101331

Rots, V. (1996). Gebruikssporenonderzoek op het site van Zonhoven-Molenheide 2. Aanvullend experimenteel programma [Master’s dissertation, K.U.Leuven]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/101329

Vermeersch, P. M., Peleman, C., Rots, V., & Maes, R. (1996). The Ahrensburgian site at Zonhoven-Molenheide. Notae Praehistoricae, 16, 117-121.