Institute of Ancient History

Future Mercator Fellows


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Prof. Jack Tannous (Summer 2022)

M. Phil. Oxford, Ph. D. Princeton, is Associate Professor of History and John Witherspoon bicentennial Preceptor in the Department of History at Princeton University. He is, among other things, the author of The Making of the Medieval Middle East, Princeton and Oxford 2018, an innovative study of the religious, social, and cultural history of the late antique Near East in the period c. 500-1000. His page on the website of the Department of History at Princeton.

Prof. Filippo Ronconi (2023)

Awarded a PhD in Greek and Latin Palaeography from La Sapienza University, Rome in 2005, awarded 2007 Diploma of the Scuola di Conservazione of the University of Cassino, since 2008 Maître de Conférences for "Écriture et société à Byzance" at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. He is a member of the Centre d'études en sciences sociales du religieux (CéSor) and a fellow of the Institut Convergences-Migration (ICM). He is the author of two books and dozens of publications on Byzantine manuscript culture.  His webpage on the EHESS website.

Prof. Maria Mavroudi (Spring/Summer 2024)

M. A. Harvard, Ph. D. Harvard 1998, is a professor in the Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of numerous books and essays, and is one of the world's leading specialists in Byzantine literature and cultural history, as well as Byzantino-Arabia. and cultural relations between Byzantium and the Islamic world. Her page on the website of UC Berkeley.