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Dr. Chiara Meccariello

Main Research Topics

  • Greek Papyrology
  • Greek Drama
  • Greek Mythography
  • Ancient Literary Criticism
  • Paraliterary Texts
  • Ancient Biography
  • Women in Antiquity

Academic Career

  • Since August 2017 Postdoctoral Researcher at the SFB 1136, conducting research on "Gods and Heroes in the Classroom. Myth, Religion and Education in Graeco-Roman Egypt"
  • 2016-2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford Research Member of Common Room, Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 2014-2016 Research Assistant in Greek Papyrology and Digital Humanities, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford
  • 2013-2014 Ernst Mach Postdoctoral Fellow in Greek Papyrology, University of Vienna

Academic Degrees

  • 2009-2012 PhD in Greek and Latin Philology and Literature, University of Pisa, Italy
  • 2010-2012 Visiting Student, University of Oxford, Faculty of Classics
  • 2003-2008 Diploma di Licenza in Ancient History and Classical Philology, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
  • 2006-2008 Master’s Degree in Classics, University of Pisa
  • 2003-2006 Bachelor’s Degree in Classics, University of Pisa

Additional Training

  • 2014 Programming: Introduction to Python, University of Oxford
  • 2013 Course in papyrus conservation, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
  • 2012 International Winter School "The Greeks in Egypt. From Alexandria to the Fayum", German Archaeological Institute, Cairo/ Bibliotheca Alexandrina/University of Alexandria

Scholarships and Grants

  • 2016-2017 John Fell OUP Research Fund for project Learning (from) Mythology: Religion, Multiculturalism and School Education in Graeco-Roman Egypt, with D. Colomo, University of Oxford (co-investigator)
  • 2015-2016 Grant awarded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) for project "Broken Scenes: Resurrecting Ancient Fragmented Voices Through Animation", with D. Obbink and J.H. Brusuelas, University of Oxford (research assistant)
  • 2013-2014 Ernst Mach Grant awarded by the Austrian Agency for International Mobility and Cooperation in Education and Research for postdoctoral research



Dr. Chiara Meccariello

Sonderforschungsbereich 1136
Nikolausberger Weg 23
37073 Göttingen

T 0551-39-10838

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Raum 1.114