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dr. M. Pagkalos

Lecturer in Ancient History & Research Fellow
dr. M. Pagkalos
E-mail:
m.pagkalos rug.nl

Research Interests

Memory in the ancient world; Use of the Past; Hellenistic and Roman history and culture; Local history; Political thought; Historiography; Oratory; Epigraphy; Ancient numismatics; Hellenistic kingship; Peloponnesos; Athens; Sparta; Digital Humanities.

Education

  • 2014-2018: PhD in Archaeology/Ancient History; School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK. Title: Perceiving the Past in the Early Hellenistic Period: The Uses of the Past in Remodelling Reality. Supervisors: Prof. Graham Shipley; Dr Dan Stewart.
  • 2011-2014: MA in the Classical Mediterranean [Distinction]; School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK. MA Diss: Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Sparta and Lakonia: Continuity and Change.
  • 2010: BA (Hons) in History and Archaeology, specialisation in Ancient History; Faculty of History and Archaeology, School of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GR.

Academic Positions

  • 2018-2019: Teaching Associate in Ancient History; School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 2014-2018: Graduate Teaching Assistant; School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.

Other Roles

  • 2018-2020: Career Development Officer; Career Development Services, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 2015-2018: Leicester Award Associate Tutor; Career Development Services, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 2009-2014: Associate Tutor; Private School 'Diania', GR.
  • Feb.-April 2009: Collaborator/Editor; Epigraphic Museum of Athens, GR.

Conferences (Selected)

  • 12-13 December 2019: 'Ἀρκάδες καὶ Ἀχαιοί': Shifting Memories and Identity in the Making; Memory and Impression: A Walk-Through in the Peloponnese International Colloquium, Michail N. Stasinopoulos-Viohalco Public Benefit Foundation, Social and Cultural Affairs Welfare Foundation, and Ephorate of Antiquities of Arkadia, Tegea, GR.
  • 23-24 October 2019: In the Service of the Demos: Civic Religion and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens; Civil Religion: From Antiquity to Enlightenment Conference, Early Modern Civil Religion Reading Group, School of History, Classica and Archaeology, Newcastle University, UK.
  • 28 June-1 July 2019: Myth, History, and Politics: Exploring the Role of the Past in Hellenistic Peloponnesos; International Conference Mythical History and Historical Myth: Blurred Boundaries in Antiquity, Center for the Study of Greek & Roman Myth & Religion in Greek & Roman Antiquity, Department of Philology, University of Patras, GR.
  • 12-14 November 2018: Living in a Bubble: Ancient History as National Legacy and the Political Discourse in the Hellenic Republic, with Dr Stefanos Apostolou (University of Nottingham); International PhD and Early Career Researchers Conference Laetae Segetes VI, Department of Classical Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ.
  • 9 April 2018: From Local to Regional: Approaching the Ideological Topoi of the Achaian Koinon; Classical Association Conference 2018, School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.

Workshops & Seminars

  • 22 August 2019: Uses of the Past in the Hellenistic Period: Some Case-Studies from the PeloponneseGreek History Work-In-Progress Meeting, School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 13 May 2015: The Use of the Past: Theory, Limitations, and Future Work; School of Archaeology & Ancient History Research Seminars, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 24 November 2014: Past and Memory in Early Hellenistic Greece: Reshaping the Political Reality; Ancient World Research Seminars, School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.

Administration

  • April 2020: Panel Organiser & Convenor (Accepted), Classical Association Conference 2020 Panel: 'Narrative the Past, Transforming the Present: Unravelling Collectie Memory in the Ancient World'; Department of Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology, Swansea University, UK
  • April 2018: Panel Co-Organiser & Convenor, Classical Association Conference 2018 Panel: 'Identity In and Beyond the Polis: Local Responses to External Changes and Challenges', with Stelios Damigos (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster); School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 6 May 2016: Organiser & Convenor, International PhD and Early Career Researchers Conference ‘The Hellenistic Peloponnese: New Perspectives’; With Dr Andrea Scarpato (University of Leicester) and Dr Jane Ainsworth (University of Leicester); School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 2015-2016: Member of the SAAH Research Seminars Committee; With Dr Sarah Scheffler (University of Leicester) and Dr Rachel Wilkinson (University of Leicester); School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 13 November 2015: Panel Chair: "Journey to Magic Kingdoms: The Construction of Memory"Annual PhD Conference, School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK.

Professional Qualifications & Continuous Development Courses

  • April 2019: EpiDoc and TreebankingPapyGreek, Digital Grammar of Greek Documentary Papyri, Foundation Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, University of Helsinki, Finland.
  • February 2019: Supervising Research Degree Candidates; Doctoral College, University of Leicester, UK.
  • May 2017: Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA); Higher Education Academy, UK.
  • January 2017: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS); National College for Teaching and Leadership, Department of Education, UK.
  • May 2016: British School at Athens Course in Greek Numismatics; BSA, GR.
  • April-May 2016: Put Your Maps to Work: Introduction to ArcGIS (10.3); M3C Doctoral Training Partnership & Researcher Development Team, University of Leicester, UK.
  • 2010-2011: Proof-Reading & Copy-Editing Certificate; National Book Centre of Greece, Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports, GR.

Funding/Academic Awards

  • 2015-2018: Greek Archaeological Committee UK (GACUK) Scholarship [£9,500]
  • 2014-2018: Academic Awards for Professional Training, University of Leicester [£2,250]
  • 2014-2017: School of Archaeology & Ancient History Fees & CPD Scholarship [£13,800]

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Ancient Historians (AAH; US)
  • Classical Association (UK)
  • Royal Historical Society (UK)
  • Society for Classical Studies (SCS; US)
  • Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (UK)

Academic Networks

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Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands