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Vassos Karageorghis

Vassos Karageorghis

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Adjunct Professor v.karegeorghis@cyi.ac.cy +357 22 208669
  • Born in Cyprus in 1929.
  • B.A. (Honours) and Ph.D. University of London 1948-1957.
  • Served as Assistant Curator and Curator of the Cyprus Museum.
  • Director of the Department of Antiquities: 1963-1989.
  • Professor of Archaeology and Director of the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus: 1992-1996.
  • Director of the Foundation “Anastasios G. Leventis” in Nicosia, 1990-2010.
  • Adjunct Professor, the Cyprus Institute, 2014.
  • Corresponding member or Foreign member of the following Academies: London, Athens, Paris, Stockholm, Madrid, Rome, Vienna.
  • Received honorary doctorates from the University of: Oxford, Athens, Brock, Brussels, Dublin (Trinity College), Lyon, Göteborg, Birmingham, Mariupol.
  • Adjunct Professor, State University of New York at Albany.
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, 1997,1998.
  • Visiting Research Fellow at Merton College and All Souls (Oxford).
  • Visiting Fellow Professor, the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1989-1990).
  • Visiting Professor of Aberdeen, Laval (Quebec) Berkley, Sorbonne.
  • International Prize “I cavalla d’ oro di San Marco”, Venice. Onassis Prize “Olympia”.
  • Excavated extensively in Cyprus from 1952 to 1989 and 2010-2011.
  • Author of more than 100 books and about 500 articles.
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