Institute of Ancient History


Dr. Federico Montinaro

Research Group Leader

Studies in Ancient, Byzantine and Islamic History Italy, and Paris, awarded a PhD in Byzantine History in 2013 at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE)-Sorbonne. In Tübingen since 2015, first as a postdoctoral researcher in the Collaborative Research Centre 923 “Threatened Orders”, then as a substitute chair for Ancient History, currently as leader of his own research group. His webpage at the Institute for Ancient History.

Daniil Pleshak

Research Associate (from December 2021)

BA, MA and Aspirantura in Lingusitics (Languages of the Bible and Byzantine Greek) in Saint Petersburg. Summer School 2018 at Boğazici University in Istanbul. He will be pursuing a doctorate  with a dissertation on the correspondence of Patriarch Photius of Constantinople (858-67 and 878-86).

Anastasiia Buianova

Research Assistant

Degree in Computational linguistic from HSE Moscow. Currently enrolled in the MA in Cultural Anthorpology at the University of Tübingen and teaching since 2018.

Viola Oßwald

Research Assistant

Since 2019, teacher training in History and German in Tübingen.