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Professor Angelos Chaniotis

BA, MA, PhD
Quondam Fellow
Professor, School of Historical Studies, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton
Associate Member, All Souls College
  • Background

    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 2010)
    • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls (from 2006 to 2010)
    • Vice-Rector for International Affairs, University of Heidelberg (from 2001 to 2006)
    • Professor of Ancient History, University of Heidelberg (from 1998 to 2006)
    • Professor of Classics, New York University (from 1994 to 1998)
    • Assistant and then Associate Professor, University of Heidelberg (from 1986 to 1994)
    • Postgraduate, University of Heidelberg (from 1982 to 1984)
    • Undergraduate, University of Athens (from 1978 to 1982)
  • Research interests

    • Hellenistic history
    • History of Greek religion
    • Cultural history of the Hellenistic and Roman East
    • History of Crete
    • Greek epigraphy
  • Selected publications

    • War in the Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History (2005)
    • Die Verträge zwischen kretischen Städten in der hellenistischen Zeit (1996)
    • Historie und Historiker in den griechischen Inschriften (1988)
    • For a full publicaton list, please see CV (above).
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Editor of Mnemosyne (from 2008)
    • Editor of Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum (from 1998)
    • Editor of the new inscriptions of Aphrodisias (from 1995)
    • Member of the Academia Europaea
  • Research awards and grants

    • Advanced Investigator Grant of the European Research Council for the project ‘The social and cultural construction of emotions’ (from 2008 to 2013).
    • Grant of the Packard Humanities Institute for Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum (from 2005 to 2009).
    • Grant of the German Research Council for the project ‘The language of religious communication in the Roman East’ (from 2005 to 2007).
    • Grant of the Ministry of Research of Baden-Württemberg for the project ‘Persuasion strategies’ (from 2004 to 2006).
    • Grant of the German Research Council for Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum (from 2003 to 2006).
    • Grant of the German Research Council for the project ‘Ritual and Communication in the Greek communities in the Hellenistic and Roman Imperial Periods’ (from 2002 to 2009).
    • State Research Award 2000 of Baden-Württemberg (2001).
    • Teaching Award, New York University (1997).
    • Nikos Svoronos History Award (1991).