Vicky Vlachou

Vicky Vlachou is an assistant professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She was born in Athens and studied History, Archaeology and History of Art at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her doctoral thesis on the Early Iron Age pottery from the settlement of Oropos (Attica) was awarded the G.P. Oikonomos prize of the Class of Letters and Fine Arts of the Academy of Athens (2010). After a short tenure at the Acropolis Conservation Service (YSMA), she worked as the principal researcher of a European funded project (ESF 2012-2015) that was based at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and continued her research at the ULB on a funding from the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (2015-2018). From 2019 to 2022 she was a research fellow at the French School of Athens with funding from the Royal Academy of Belgium. She has taught archaeology and ancient Greek culture at the University of Athens, the Université libre de Bruxelles and the Open Universities of Greece and Cyprus. Her research interests and published works focus on the Early Iron Age and Archaic Aegean, especially on burial sites and funerary practices, on cult and rituals, on pottery production and use, on textile production and Cycladic cooking ware. In the current MA programme (beginning October 2023), she will be the instructor of the course The Archaeology of the Early Iron Age Aegean and the Mediterranean.

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Vicky Vlachou is member of the Academic Staff (Adjunct Professor) of the MA Hellenic Studies (18 Months / 90 ECTS, E-Learning): History, Archaeology and Art, Heritage Management of the European University Cyprus.

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