People

Presently five people work for the project. Three are based at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge and currently there are two project associates working in Italy and Greece.

Project staff

Alexander and Gethin are based at the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge. They both work full-time on the project. Nicholas is also based in the Faculty of Divinity. In the first half of the project he will work part-time, mainly supervising the work in Cambridge and undertaking research trips to study archaeological sites, inscriptions and manuscripts; in the second half, he will work full-time on the project.

 

Nicholas de Lange

Nicholas de Lange has been Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Cambridge since 2001. He is the principal investigator on the project ‘Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire’ and is based in the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.

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Alexander Panayotov

Alexander Panayotov is a full-time research associate based at the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.

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Gethin Rees

Gethin Rees is a full-time research associate for the project and specialises in the use of geographical information systems. He is based at the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.

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Project associates

The associates work part-time for the project on aspects of specific regions such as archive work and archaeology. As the project develops, further associates may join the project.


Aleida Paudice

Aleida Paudice is a part-time researcher for the project, concentrating on Italy.

In 1998 Aleida received a degree in Classics and Italian Literature at the State University of Milan. Between 1999 and 2000 she spent a year abroad with a scholarship from the Israeli Government and the Rothberg International School.

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Anastasia Loudarou

Anastasia Loudarou is conducting epigraphical and archaeological fieldwork for the project in Greece.

In 2002 to 3 she studied at the FU–Berlin, Department of Archaeology. She was awarded a Ptychion (Bachelors) in Archaeology in 2004 from the Department of History and Archaeology, School of Philosophy, University of Ioannina, Greece.

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 Inci Turkoglu

Inci Turkoglu is conducting research for the project in Turkey.

She graduated in 1997 from Art History Department of Ege University
and finished her master’s at the same university on synagogue architecture in
Turkey from antiquity to the present. Currently she is writing her PhD
dissertation in the Ancient History Department of Istanbul University.

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  • Mapping the Jewish communities of the Byzantine Empire
  • is funded by:
  • ERC
  • and hosted by:
  • CARTS
  • University of Cambridge