Prof. Niki Tsironis, PhD. – National Hellenic Research Foundation (Greece)
Dr. Niki Tsironis is a Byzantinist working at the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens Greece. She is also an Associate in Byzantine Studies at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, Washington D.C. and an Adjunct Professor of Byzantine Studies at the Stavros Niarchos Center for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Canada. She has studied at King’s College London supervised by Dame Averil Cameron and she has worked for Onassis Foundation, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, the Eleni Nakou, and the Laskarides Foundation. She is President of the Cultural Society AINOS with which she organizes international research and cultural projects and trips in the US, Europe, and Greece. Her research interests focus on Byzantine narrative and performance, the relationship between word and image, the ritual lament in Greek tradition and the history of book in the Christian era.