Laboratoire d’excellence - Religions et Sociétés dans le Monde méditerranéen
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Domaine de recherche : Ancient History
Axe C2 - Religion, argent, pouvoirs politiques
Projet de recherche en cours :
Practising Religion on the Interface : religion and society in Karia (7th – 1st centuries BC)
The study of religion in Karia, in south western Anatolia, is inextricably linked with the wider social dynamics of the region ; its cultural and religious character was shaped by sustained interaction with both east and west. In this project I research the cultural hybridization of Karia, as reflected in the local cults and mythologies of the region. Rather than drawing a division between cultural forces that are labelled as ‘Karian’ or ‘Greek’, I will work outwards from the premise of assimilation and interchange between different cultural forces in the region in order to develop an analytical framework with which to study Karian religion
Bourses / Distinctions
Grote Prize, University of London, 2010.
Jacobi Stipendium, Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, München, October 2011 – January 2012.
BA Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, Balliol College, Oxford University (2003 – 2006).
MA Ancient History, University College London (2007 – 2008).
PhD History, University College London (2008 – 2013).
Communications et publications
‘The ‘Origin Myth’ of Magnesia-on-the-Maeander (I. Magnesia 17) and the Shaping of Civic History’ (forthcoming) in V. Gheller (ed.) Ricerche a Confronto. Dialoghi di Antichità Classica e del Vicino Oriente.