Events & Culture
Marathon revisited: the new excavation of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens at the site of Plasi
The Greek Archaeological Committee UK takes great pleasure in inviting you to its 61st lecture entitled ‘Marathon revisited: the new excavation of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens at the site of Plasi’, by Associate Professor Dr Yannis Papadatos
Dr Yiannis Papadatos is Associate Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology in the Department of History and Archaeology, at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He received his degree on Archaeology and History of Art from the University of Athens (1994), and his PhD on Prehistoric Archaeology from the University of Sheffield (1999). He has also worked as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield, as contract archaeologist for the Greek Archaeological Service, and adjunct lecturer in the Hellenic Open University. He is the director of several fieldwork projects, including the Minoan mountain building at Gaidourofas, the Minoan peak sanctuary at Stavromenos at Anatoli Ierapetra, both in Crete and at Marathon-Plasi. He is a member of the organizing committee of the Minoan Seminar, and he has organized several international conferences and workshops in Greece and the UK. His publications include several monographs, edited volumes, and papers.The excavations of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens which commenced in 2014, under the direction of our speaker, is a collective project of the Department of Archaeology and History of Art. The scientific team for study and publication consists of members of staff and research students of the Department.
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