Principal Researcher

Antonis Hadjikyriacou is Marie Curie Intra European Fellow at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas. He earned his Ph.D. in History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. The title of his thesis was ‘Society and Economy in an Ottoman Island: Cyprus in the eighteenth century’. He is completing his monograph entitled Insularity and Empire: Ottoman Cyprus in the Early Modern Mediterranean.  He has worked and taught at Princeton University, SOAS, the University of Cyprus and the University of Crete. His research interests include spatial history, economic and social history, digital humanities, and the Mediterranean world. page

Scientist in Charge

Elias Kolovos is Assistant Professor of Ottoman History at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete and a research collaborator with the Institute for Mediterranean Studies, FO.R.T.H. His research interests focus on the rural societies of the Ottoman Empire, especially in the Greek lands. He has published books and papers concerning especially the histories of the Greek islands, monasteries, and borderlands at the time of the Ottoman Empire.

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Associate Members

Palmira Brummett (Brown University)

Gilles Grivaud (Université de Rouen)

Socratis Petmezas (University of Crete/IMS-FORTH)

Ali Yaycioğlu (Stanford University)

Nikolas Bakirtzis (The Cyprus Institute)

Alexis Rappas (Koç University)

Kyprianos D. Louis (Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Cyprus)

Despo Pasia (Institute of Education, UCL, University of London)

Institutional Partners

Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Cyprus

The Cyprus Institute

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