A World of Emotions

  We gladly give notice of this exhibition, organised and hosted by the Onassis Cultural Center New York from March 9 to June 24, 2017:   A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC – 200 AD   Starting on March 9, the Onassis Cultural Center New York brings to vivid life the emotions of the people of ancient Greece, and prompts questions about how we express, control, manipulate, or simulate…

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On Phrike

Douglas Cairns on phrike

For an example of the ETT‘s members research, check out two public talks by our PI Douglas Cairns: The Horror and the Pity: Phrike as a Tragic Emotion (2014)       Language, Literature, and History in the Study of Emotion (2016)   Douglas Cairns – Language, literature, and history in the study of emotion from The World As We Feel It on Vimeo.

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Douglas Cairns (PI)

Douglas Cairns

Douglas Cairns is Professor of Classics at Edinburgh University and ETT‘s principal investigator. Having received his PhD in Greek from the University of Glasgow, he later taught at University of St Andrews, University of Otago, University of Leeds and University of Glasgow before finally coming to Edinburgh where he took up the Chair of Classics in 2004. Following Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung research fellowships (1993-5 and 2011) and a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship (2008-11), Douglas received a Senior Research…

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Niels Gaul

Niels Gaul

Niels Gaul is A.G. Leventis Professor of Byzantine Studies and Acting Head of Classics (until 31 July 2016) at Edinburgh University and a member of ETT‘s network.  Having graduated from Oxford (MSt, 1999) and Bonn (PhD, 2005), Niels was Dilts-Lyell Research Fellow in Greek palaeography (University of Oxford, 2005–2007), Associate Professor of Byzantine studies (Central European University, 2007–2015) and most recently, in 2015, he was appointed A. G. Leventis Chair of Byzantine Studies at Edinburgh. Niels…

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Ioannis Papadogiannakis

Yannis Papadogiannakis

Ioannis Papadogiannakis is Lecturer in Classics at the Centre for Hellenic Studies and Theology and Religious Studies at King’s College London and a member of ETT‘s network.  Having studied at the Universities of Thessaloniki and Münster, in 2004 Ioannis defended his PhD at Princeton University. Entitled Christianity and Hellenism in the Fifth-Century Roman Empire: The Apologetics of Theodoret of Cyrrhus Against the Greeks in Context, his dissertation (and first book in press from Harvard…

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Martin Hinterberger

Martin Hinterberger

Martin Hinterberger is Professor at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Cyprus and a member of ETT‘s network.  Martin obtained bot his MA and PhD degrees in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies from the University of Vienna (1990 and 1996). During 1995-2001 he was a research fellow at the Center of Byzantine Studies of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, an appointment followed by his Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung fellowship at…

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Lioba Theis

Lioba Theis

Lioba Theis is Professor of Byzantine Art History at the Departments of Art History and Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Vienna (since 2005), an Associate Director of the Institute of Byzantine Studies, Director of the Digital Research Archive for Byzantium (DiFaB) and a member of ETT‘s network. Having studied art history, classical archaeology, Christian archaeology, and musicology and violin in Cologne and Bonn where she defended her dissertation, Lioba taught at the…

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Aglae Pizzone

Aglae Pizzone is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Medieval Literature, jointly hosted by the University of Southern Denmark and University of York, and a member of ETT‘s network. Aglae obtained degrees in Classics from the universities of Florence (1999) and Milan (2003) and held numerous prestigious fellowships and research appointments since 2004. She was a fellow a the École Pratique des Hautes Etudes-CNRS in Paris, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection and the Seeger Center for…

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