Alte Geschichte

Dr. Stephanie Pambakian

Teach @ Tübingen Post-doctoral Fellow


Wilhelmstr. 36, 72074 Tübingen

07071 / 29 XXXXX



April 2023 – ongoing
Teach @ Tübingen Post-doctoral Fellow

Departments of Ancient History and Medieval History, Faculty of Philosphy, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

February 2021 – ongoing
Cultrice della materia

Department of Asian and Mediterranean Studies, Università Ca’ Foscari (Venice, Italy)

September 2015 – September 2021
PhD in Medieval History and Oriental Studies (Mention très honorable)

University of St Andrews and Université de Genève (UK and Switzerland)

September 2016 – July 2017
Visiting Scholar

Dipartimento di Scienze Religiose, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano (Milano, Italia)

February 2017 – June 2017
Visiting Scholar

Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà, Università di Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum (Bologna, Italia)

October 2013 – June 2014
Master of Studies in Classical Armenian (Distinction)

Oriental Institute, Oriel College, University of Oxford

October 2009 – June 2013
Bachelor Joint Honours Degree in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

Faculty of Classics, Oriel College, University of Oxford


Research interests


Journal articles and contributions to edited volumes

  • with Zanetti Domigues, Lidia. Armenians on the via Francigena: Armenian and Latin sources on the origins of the Armenian community on the Urbis Vetus (Orvieto). Eurasiatica Vol. 15 (2020), 11-34, Armenia, Caucaso e Asia Centrale, Ed. Ca’ Foscari: Venice.
  • Tradition and innovation in the Cosmology of Anania Širakac‘i. Eurasiatica Vol. 11 (2018), 9-24, Armenia, Caucaso e Asia Centrale Ed. Ca’ Foscari: Venice.


  • Axtʻamar by Yovhannēs Tʻumanean in Ferrari, A., 2019. L' Armenia perduta. Viaggio nella memoria di un popolo. Roma: Salerno Editrice.
  • (partial). Nash-Marshall, S., (2018). I Peccati Dei Padri. Negazionismo Turco E Genocidio Armeno. Milano: Edizioni Angelo Guerini e Associati.
  • The Elegy on the death of the Great Prince Jevansher by Davt’ak K’ert’ogh, 7th century AD, translation from Classical Armenian. In Inventory, issue n°5, Fall 2014, Princeton University.


  • Francesca Gazzano/Lara Pagani/Giusto Traina (eds): Greek texts and Armenian traditions. An interdisciplinary approach. Trends in classics: Supplementary volumes 39. De Gruyter, Berlin/Boston 2016. 76/2 (2019) du Museum Helveticum, 268-269.

Presented Papers / Workshops

Conferences / Workshops

  • 2023 Medieval History Colloquium (Tübingen, Germany)
    New perspectives on Anania Širakac‘i's k'nnikon
  • 2022 TeTra Research Seminar (KU Leuven, Belgium)
    Seeds of science in medieval Armenia: Anania Širakac'i's corpus reconsidered
  • 2022 24th International congress of Byzantine Studies (Venice – Padue, 22-27 AUGUST 2022)
  • 2022 St Andrews - Tübingen Graduate Conference (Tübingen, Germany) cfp
    Science in Late Antique and Early Medieval Armenia.
  • 2022 London Society for Medieval Studies seminar series (London, U.K.) online
    Science in "mediaeval" Armenia: contexts, approaches and Anania Širakac‘i's case-study
  • 2019 XIII Giornata di Studi Armeni e Caucasici - ASIAC (Venice, Italy)
    Armenians on the via Francigena: Armenian and Latin sources on the origins of the Armenian community on the Urbis Vetus (Orvieto). with Lidia Zanetti Domigues.
  • 2019 New Research on Ancient Armenia (Geneve, Switzerland) cfp
    2nd Geneva Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers.
  • 2017 Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School
    From Text to Tech.
  • 2017 XI Giornata di Studi Armeni e Caucasici- ASIAC (Venice, Italy)
    Tradition and innovation in the Cosmology of Anania Širakac‘i
  • 2017 AIEA XIVth General Conference (Oxford, U.K.)
    The Cosmology of Anania Širakac‘i: text, sources, and value
  • 2016 Armenian Manuscript Studies: An Introduction Berlin Staatsbibliothek (Workshop)

Archaeological Excavations

Archaeological Excavations

  • July 2013 Casa Herrera Excavation Project (MeRrida, Spain)
    Excavation of the Basilica complex at Casa Herrera, Late Roman-Visigothic period. Supervised by Consorcio Ciudad Monumental de Mérida (Miguel Alba e Dr Isaac Sastre de Diego) and by the University of Oxford (Javier Martinez).
  • August – September 2010 Aramus Excavation Project (Yerevan, Armenia)
    Excavation of the East wing of an Urartean fortress, Iron Age. Supervised by the Innsbruck University (Ass.-Prof. Dr Sandra Heinsch e Dr Walter Kuntner).