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OLGA KARAGIORGOU  

Assistant Researcher (Grade C) at the Research Centre
for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art (KEVMT)
of the Academy of Athens

CONTACT DETAILS
Office: Research Centre for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art (KEVMT), Academy of Athens
Anagnostopoulou 14, GR-106 73, Athens
(+30) 210 3664655
(+30) 210 3664652 (fax)
karagiorgou@academyofathens.gr

Home: Psiloritou 64, GR-173 42, Athens
(+30) 210 9887235
(+30) 6942654942 (mob.)
olga.karagiorgou@gmx.net

Web-page(s):
http://www.amoriumexcavations.org/Team.htm


LINKS
1. List of Publications (in pdf)
2. Papers at scientific meetings (in pdf)
3. Scientific public lectures (in pdf)
4. D.Phil. thesis in three volumes (in pdf)
5. M. Phil. thesis (in pdf)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Scientific and Professional experience
2010- Lecturer at the Hellenic Open University.

2008- Assistant Researcher (Grade C) at the Research Centre for the Study of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art of the Academy of Athens.

2004-2008 Junior Researcher (Grade D) at the Research Centre for the Study of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art of the Academy of Athens.

2004 University of Oxford. Visiting Lecturer in Byzantine Sigillography (Postgraduate Class).

2001-2004 British Academy, King's College, London. Research assistant in the project The Prosopography of the Byzantine World. Project director: Prof. Michael Jeffreys.

1996- Member of the Amorium Excavation Project, Hisark?y, Turkey. Director: Dr. Chris Lightfoot, The Metropolitan Museum of New York. Cf. http://www.amoriumexcavations.org/Team.htm

Scholarships and academic awards
2010 Scholarship (3 months) by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for Postdoctoral Research at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit?t, Munich.

2006-2007 Scholarship (18 months) by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for Postdoctoral Research at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit?t, Munich.

2003-2004 Scholarship for postdoctoral research (12 months) by the State Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y) of the Hellenic Rebuplic.

2001 Summer Fellowship (2 months) at the Dumbarton Oaks Centre for Byzantine Studies, Washington, D.C.

1995-1999 Scholarships by the British Academy (1995-1996, fees only), the Onasseio Foundation, Athens (1995-1998, maintenance), the A. G. Leventis Foundation, Paris, and the S. I. Kostopoulos Foundation, Athens. Purpose: D.Phil. studies in Byzantine Archaeology at the University of Oxford.

1993-1995 Scholarship by the Greek Archaeological Committee, UK, London (fees and maintenance). Purpose: M. Phil. in Byzantine Studies at the University of Oxford.

1991 Scholarship (2 months) by the German Embassy in Athens (DAAD).

Education
1995-2002 University of Oxford, Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) in Byzantine Archaeology. Title of thesis: Urbanism and Economy in Late Antique Thessaly (3rd-7th century A.D.): The archaeological Evidence (Vol. 1: Text; Vol. 2: Appendices and Tables; Vol. 3: Illustrations), Oxford 2001.

1993-1995 University of Oxford, Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Byzantine Studies (written examinations and thesis). Title of thesis: The architecture of the Byzantine basilica of Kalambaka in Thessaly, Oxford 1995.

1986-1991 University of Athens, School of Philosophy, Department of History and Archaeology. B. A. in Archaeology, "First Class" (8,58/10).

Language skills
Greek (native)
English (fluent, "First Certificate in English/Cambridge University")
French (fluent, "Dipl?me d' ?tudes Sup?rieures III")
German (fluent, "Kleines Sprachdiplom")

Computer skills
Word for Windows, Excel, Access, File Maker.Pro.

Participation in excavations
Turkey, Amorium. Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2003, 2002, 1997, 1996 (July). Director: Dr. Chris Lightfoot, The Metropolitan Museum of New York.

Syria, al-Andarin. Seasons: 2002 (December), 2001 (September). Director: Dr. Marlia Mundell-Mango, University of Oxford.

Greece, Sporades islands, Alonnesos. Season: 1999 (September-October).
Under the auspices of the 7th Department of Byzantine Antiquities, Larisa.

Greece, Thessaly, Kalambaka. Season: 1994 (December).
Under the auspices of the 7th Department of Byzantine Antiquities, Larisa.

Greece, Athens, Monastiraki Square. Season: 1992-1993.
Full-time supervisor of the excavation prior to the construction of the Athens Subway (METRO), under the supervision of the 1st Department of Byzantine Antiquities.

Greece, Epirus, Pantanassa Philippiados. Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989 (July). Director: Prof. P. L. Vocotopoulos, Athens Archaeological Society.

Greece, Κos, Κardamena. Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987 (August). Directors: Profs. S. Kalopisi-Verti, G. Kokorou-Alevra, A. Lemos, M. Panagiotidi, University of Athens.

Membership in scientific societies