About

Ioannis Georganas is Academic Director and Lecturer at Hellenic International Studies in the Arts. He holds an MA (1998) and a PhD (2003) in Archaeology from the University of Nottingham, and has worked for the British School at Athens, the Foundation of the Hellenic World, Lake Forest College, and the University of St Andrews.

His research interests include the study of Early Iron Age burial customs and the construction of identities in Greece, as well as weapons and warfare in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Aegean.

Ioannis has participated in excavations and field surveys in Greece (Kouphovouno, Lefkandi, Kastro-Kallithea, Praisos, Kenchreai) and Bulgaria (Halka Bunar).

He served as President of the Athens-Greece Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (2005-2017) and he’s been Secretary of the Society of Ancient Military Historians (2013-present).

Education

PhD in Archaeology, The University of Nottingham, 2003

MA in Archaeology, The University of Nottingham, 1998

BA (Hons) in Business Administration, University of Portsmouth, 1997

Other Publications

1. Edited Book

Under contract The Thessalian World. Routledge, London (co-edited with M. Haagsma and M. Stamatopoulou).

 

2. Book Chapters

In prep. “Chapter 2: Weaponry”. Shelton, K. and L. Kvapil (eds.), Brill Companion on Warfare in the Bronze Age Aegean.

In prep. “Chapter 6: Cycladic, Minoan, and Shaft Grave Period Warfare”. Shelton, K. and L. Kvapil (eds.), Brill Companion on Warfare in the Bronze Age Aegean (co-authored with Barry Molloy).

In prep. “Chapter 7: Late Helladic IIIA-C Warfare”. Shelton, K. and L. Kvapil (eds.), Brill Companion on Warfare in the Bronze Age Aegean (co-authored with Barry Molloy).

2010 “Chapter 23: Weapons and Warfare”. Cline, E. H. (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean. Oxford University Press, New York and London: 305–314.

2010 “Αλίαρτος”. Sideris, A. (ed.), Βοιωτία. Ιστορία και Πολιτισμός. Athens: 45–47.

2010 “Τανάγρα”. Sideris, A. (ed.), Βοιωτία. Ιστορία και Πολιτισμός. Athens: 163–166.

2008 “Between Admetus and Jason: Pherai in the Early Iron Age”. Gallou, C., M. Georgiadis and G. Muskett (eds.), DIOSKOUROI. Studies presented to W.G. Cavanagh and C.B. Mee on the anniversary of their 30-year joint contribution to Aegean Archaeology. BAR I.S. 1889, Oxford: 274–280.
3. Journal Articles / Conference Proceedings

In press ““Warrior Graves” vs. Warrior Graves in the Bronze Age Aegean”. Horn, C. (ed.), Proceedings of Bronze Age Warfare: The Impact of Combat and Warfare on Societies in Bronze Age Europe and Beyond, University of Gothenburg, 6-7 December 2012. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 209-218.

2015 “Η Θεσσαλία κατά την Πρώιμη Εποχή του Σιδήρου”. Αχαιοφθιωτικά Δ’. Πρακτικά του Δ’ Συνεδρίου Αλμυριώτικων Σπουδών. Ιστορία, Αρχαιολογία, Λαογραφία Αχαΐας Φθιώτιδας, 17-19 Οκτωβρίου 2008. Almyros: 113-120.

2013 “The Effects of the Economic Crisis on Greek Heritage: A View from the Private Cultural Sector”, Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies 1.3: 242–245.

2013 “The Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World – Volume 2: The Black Sea”. Tsetskhladze, G.R. et al. (eds.), The Bosporus: Gateway between the Ancient West and East (1st Millennium BC-5th Century AD). Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress on Black Sea Antiquities Istanbul, 14th-18th September 2009. Oxford: 297–299 (with Athanasios Sideris).

2011 “The Transition from the Late Bronze to the Early Iron Age in Thessaly: Some Thoughts”. Mazarakis-Ainian, A. (ed.), The “Dark Ages” Revisited. An International Symposium in Memory of William D.E. Coulson, University of Thessaly, 14-17 June 2007. Volos: 627–633.

2009 “Dying in Early Iron Age Thessaly”. Mazarakis-Ainian, A. (ed.), Acts of the 2nd Archaeological Meeting of Thessaly and Central Greece 2003-2005. From Prehistory to the Contemporary Period. University of Thessaly, 16-19 March 2006. Volos: 195–205.

2005 “Weapons and Warfare in Early Iron Age Thessaly”, Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 5.2: 63–74.

2002 “Constructing Identities in Early Iron Age Thessaly: The Case of the Halos Tumuli”, Oxford Journal of Archaeology 21.3: 289–298.

2000 “Early Iron Age Tholos Tombs in Thessaly (c. 1100-700 BC)”, Mediterranean Archaeology 13: 47–54.
4. Articles in Popular Magazines and Electronic Journals

2001  “The Study of Ancient Genetics”, Athena Review 2.4: 53.

2000 “Η Μυκηναϊκή Εξάπλωση στο Αιγαίο και στα Παράλια της Μικράς Ασίας, 1400-1200 π.Χ.”, Corpus 12: 20–25.

2000 “Gournia, Archanes and Ayia Triada: Palaces or Not?”, Classics Technology Center on the Web [http://ablemedia.com/ctcweb/showcase/palaces1.html].

1999 “The Mycenaean Presence in Italy”, Anistoriton 3.E992.

1998 “The Rise of the Minoan Palaces”, Anistoriton 2.E985.
5. Encyclopaedia Entries

In press “Piraeus”, “Syracusia”. Stein, S. (ed.), The Sea in World History: Exploration, Travel, and Trade. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara.

2016 “Antiochus I Soter”, “Antiochus IV Epiphanes”, “Hero of Alexandria”, “Prusias II of Bithynia”, “Ptolemy I Soter”. Phang, S. E. et al (eds), Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara: 104, 106, 300-301, 461, 462-463.

2016 “Metropolis in Thessaly”. Bagnall, R. S. et al. (eds), The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Wiley-Blackwell (Online Edition).

2015 “Pherai in Thessaly”. Bagnall, R. S. et al. (eds), The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Wiley-Blackwell (Online Edition).

2013 “Herodotus”, “Polybius”. Coetzee, D. and L. Eysturlid (eds), Philosophers of War: The Evolution of History’s Greatest Military Thinkers. Praeger: 58-59, 148–149.

2012 “Αλίαρτος”, “Τανάγρα”. Sideris, A. (ed.), Boeotia Digital Cultural Encyclopaedia [http://boeotia.ehw.gr/forms/fmain.aspx].

2012 “Lactantius”. Stanton, A. L. et al. (eds), Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA: 59–60.

2010 “Argyros, Isaac”, “Assizes of Romania”, “Chalcondyles (or Chalcocondylas), Demetrius”, “Cyriacus of Ancona”, “Terra sigillata”. Bjork, R. E. (ed.), The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

2005 “Trade”. Wilson, N. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece. Routledge, London: 710.

2005 “Athens”, “Delian League”. Northrup, C., (ed.), Encyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present. M. E. Sharpe, New York.

2002 “Amazons”, “Cimon”, “Epaminondas”, “Marathon”, “Philippi”. Sandler, S., (ed.), Ground Warfare: An International Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara: 25-26, 193, 265, 541–542, 680.

2002 “Kanaris”, “Miaoulis”. Tucker, S., (ed.), Naval Warfare: An International Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara: 568, 677.

2000 “Trade”. Speake, G., (ed.), Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition. Fitzroy Dearborn, London and Chicago: 1656–1658.
6. Translations

2016 Klokoni, I. From Olympia…to the World! A Magical Journey. Athens (children’s book translated from Greek to English).

2015 Makri, A. Prometheus – Pandora’s Box. Athens (children’s book translated from Greek to English).

2015 Makri, A. Phrixus and Helle – Orpheus and Eurydice. Athens (children’s book translated from Greek to English).

2015 Archaic Athenian Coinage. Mines, Metals and Coins. Epigraphic and Numismatic Museum, Greece (exhibition panels and brochure translated from Greek to English).

2013 Dimas, P. “Το Έργο του Νορβηγικού Ινστιτούτου Αθηνών”, 42nd Olympus Festival (public lecture translated from English to Greek).

2010 Bintliff, J. B. “Η Βοιωτία στην Οθωμανική Περίοδο”, Sideris, A. (ed.), Βοιωτία. Ιστορία και Πολιτισμός. Athens: 31-35 (book contribution translated from English to Greek).

2006 Haagsma, M. and S. Gouglas. “H Ιστορία του Κάστρου Καλλιθέας” (public lecture translated from English to Greek).

2005– Numerous translations (Greek-English-Greek) of archaeological fieldwork reports, permit applications, and website content for the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, the Canadian Institute in Greece, the Norwegian Institute at Athens, and the Aegeus-Society of Aegean Prehistory.

Projects

Through a Glass Darkly: The Bridges Collection Project

http://openvirtualworlds.org/omeka/exhibits/show/bridgeshome

Memberships

Aegeus – Society of Aegean Prehistory (2011–)

Archaeological Institute of America (2003–)

British School at Athens (2006–14)

Canadian Institute in Greece (2015–)

Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies, The University of Nottingham (2008–)

European Association of Archaeologists (2001–04)

Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens (2005–06)

Society of Ancient Military Historians (2013–)

Society for Prehistoric Archaeology (2016–)

Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (1998–2001)

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