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Angelos Chaniotis

Professor

School of Historical Studies
Ancient History and Classics

Angelos Chaniotis is engaged in wide-ranging research in the social, cultural, religious, legal, and economic history of the Hellenistic world and the Roman East. The author of many books and articles and senior editor of the Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, he has worked on war, religion, communicative aspects of rituals, and strategies of persuasion in the ancient world. His current research focuses on emotions, memory, and identity. Significant questions and dialogues in the field have grown out of his contributions, which have helped to advance understanding of previously unexplored aspects of the ancient world.

Dates at IAS
Faculty Historical Studies 7/2010current
Degrees
Universität Heidelberg Habilitation, 1992
Universität Heidelberg Ph.D., 1984
University of Athens B.A., 1982
Honors
Appointments: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Board of Directors 2015–
Awards: Anneliese Maier Research Award 2015; Hellenic Republic, Order of the Phoenix, Commander 2014; Greek State Prize for Literature 2010; Baden-Württemberg Prize for Pure Research 2001; Institute of Mediterranean Studies/Institute of Technology and Research, Crete, Nikos Svoronos History Award 1991
Editorships: Mnemosyne, Editor 2007­–; Kernos, Editor 2006–
Honorary Degrees: Université de Liège, Honorary Doctorate 2016; International Hellenic University, Honorary Doctorate 2012
Memberships: Academia Europaea; Academy of Athens; Archaeological Institute of America; Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters; German Archaeological Institute; Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Appointments
All Souls College, University of Oxford 2006– Visiting Professor 2010–, Senior Research Fellow 2006–10
Universität Heidelberg 1998–2006 Vice Rector for International Relations 2001–06, Professor and Chair of the Department of Ancient History 1998–2006
New York University 1993–1998 Professor 1997–98, Associate Professor 1994–97, Visiting Professor 1993
Universität Heidelberg 1987–1994 Associate Professor 1992–94, Assistant Professor 1987–92