Current Fellows

Here follows a list of the current fellows from all the CHS Fellowships Programs, supported by CHS Greece . As part of their collaboration with the Center, all fellows are invited to become active members of the CHS global academic community. They receive an appointment for at least one academic year, which includes–among other provisions–the title of CHS Fellow as well as remote access to Harvard’s online libraries and resources for the entire duration of their fellowship. The exact dates and provisions of their appointment vary according to the fellowship program they have been accepted to. The fellows are listed per fellowship program, appointment and alphabetical order.


Early Career Fellow in Hellenic Studies 2020–21

Ioanna Moutafi, American School of Classical Studies

Research topic during fellowship: The Bioarchaeology of the Early Mycenaean Period: An Interdisciplinary Study of Human Skeletal Remains from Ayios Vasilios (Laconia) and Kirrha (Phokis).
See Ioanna Moutafi's bio.



Early Career Fellow in Hellenic Studies 2020–21

Nikos Tsivikis, Academy of Athens and Institute of Mediterranean Studies/FORTH (Rethymno)

Research topic during fellowship: An Early End to Antiquity in Roman Provincial Greece: Pagans and Christians in the Wake of the AD 365 Earthquake in Messene.
See Nikos Tsivikis's bio.



Fellow in Comparative Cultural Studies 2020–21

Theodore Antoniadis, Department of Classics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Research topic during fellowship: Contextualizing Mobility and Immigration in Roman Myth and Latin Epic.
See Theodore Antoniadis's bio.



Fellow in Comparative Cultural Studies 2020–21

Maria Nikolopoulou, Department of Philology, National and Κapodistrian University of Athens

Research topic during fellowship: The reception of American literature in Greece in the long 1960s and the perception of Greece in the poetry of the Beats.
See Maria Nikolopoulou's bio.



Center for Hellenic Studies–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21

Christos Aristopoulos, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus

Research topic during fellowship: Panhellenism and Athenian Athletics.
See Christos Aristopoulos's bio.



Center for Hellenic Studies–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21

Despoina Dretaki, Department of Philology, University of Crete

Research topic during fellowship: Athletics in the Era of Peloponnesian War.
See Despoina Dretaki's bio.



Center for Hellenic Studies–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21

Georgios Podaropoulos, Department of Classics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Research topic during fellowship: The Poetics of Perspective on the Body in the Epinician Genre.
See Georgios Podaropoulos's bio.



Center for Hellenic Studies–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21

Paraskevi Salepi, School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Research topic during fellowship: The institutional environment of the National Olympic Academies and their dependence on resources.
See Paraskevi Salepi's bio.



Center for Hellenic Studies–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21

Evangelos Tataridis, Department of Philology, University of Crete

Research topic during fellowship: Orestes in Olympia.
See Evangelos Tataridis's bio.



Center for Hellenic Studies–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21

Alexandros Velaoras, Department of Philology, University of Patras

Research topic during fellowship:Tragic ἄεθλοι.
See Alexandros Velaoras's bio.