Paraskevi Sykopetritou

Ph.D. Candidate in Byzantine Studies, Department of History and Archaeology and Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, University of Cyprus

Project Coordinator, Wittgenstein-Prize Project, Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, University of Vienna

 

B.A. in History and Archaeology (major degree) and in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies (minor degree) (2007); M.A. in Byzantine Studies (2010); Ph.D. candidate writing her dissertation on “Imperial ceremonies and political ideology in the Late Byzantine Palaiologan Court” (University of Cyprus). Assisted on research projects and participated in excavations. Received a pre-doctoral teaching assistant position at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Vienna (2014).

 

Research interests:

  • The imperial ceremonies and the political ideology of the Byzantine Court
  • Byzantine Historiography and Hymnography
  • Late Byzantine History, Literature and Archaeology
  • Greek and Latin Palaeography and Byzantine Diplomatics
  • Culture and History of Ideas in Byzantium and the West
  • Mobility, Microstructures and Personal Agency in Byzantium

 

Publications (selection):

Sykopetritou, P., Lemma “Philotheos Protospatharios”, in: Lexikon byzantinischer Autoren, M., Grünbart – A., Riehle (eds.) (Forthcoming).

(co-author) Adashinskaya, A. – Gara, K. – Gaul, N. – Ivanišević, D. – Kraft, A. – Manolova, D. – Minasidis, D. – Mitrea, M. – Riehle, A. – Spingou, F. – Stambolov, A. – Sykopetritou, P. – Zagklas, N., “Spiritual Guidance in Ninth-century Byzantium: English Translation of the Letters of Theodore the Stoudite to Eirene the Patrician”, The Annual of Medieval Studies at CEU 21 (2015), pp. 162–176.

Sykopetritou, P., “Ceremonies and political ideology in “Exile”: studying the accession rituals of the Laskarids Emperors of Nicaea”, in: Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Sofia, 22-27 August 2011, vol. III: Abstracts of free communications, Sofia 2011, p. 250

Sykopetritou, P., Μελέτες για το τελετουργικό και την πολιτική ιδεολογία της αυλής της Νίκαιας. Unpublished M.A. Dissertation, Interdepartmental Postgraduate Programme in Byzantine Studies, University of Cyprus (2010).

W: https://ucy.academia.edu/ParaskeviSykopetritou

 

Contact:

E: paraskevi.sykopetritou(at)univie.ac.at

E: s.sykopetritou(at)gmail.com

A: Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

University of Vienna

Postgasse 7/1/3

A-1010 Vienna, Austria