Mirko Canevaro#


Mirko Canevaro
Email:mirko.canevaro 'at' ed.ac.uk
Membership Number:5025
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:mcanevaro
Elected:2019
ORCID:0000-0001-5884-1839
Twitter:@MirkoCanevaro
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/mirko.canevaro
Homepage: http://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/classics/staff-in-classics/profile_tab1_academic.php?uun=mcanevar


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2019, 07 - ongoing Professor of Greek History, the University of Edinburgh
  • 2017, 08 - 2019, 07 Reader in Greek History, the University of Edinburgh
  • 2013, 01 - 2017, 07 Chancellor's Fellow in Classics, the University of Edinburgh
  • 2012, 03 - 2012, 12 A. von Humboldt Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Lehrstuhl für Alte Geschichte, Universität Mannheim
  • 2011, 10 - 2012, 02 Research Fellow (The Richard Bradford McConnell Scholarship) British School at Athens
  • 2008, 10 - 2011, 09 Durham Doctoral Fellow and Teaching Assistant, Department of Classics and Ancient History, Durham University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Greek history
  • Attic oratory
  • Athenian democracy
  • Greek political institutions
  • Greek law
  • Greek economy
  • Ancient political thought
  • Greek ethics
  • Greek cultural history

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 Elected Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2018 - 2022 ERC Grant (Co-I, Douglas Cairns PI), ‘Honour in classical Greece: esteem, status, identity, and society in ancient Greek literature, life, and thought’
  • 2017 Chancellor’s Award – Rising Star (Research), the University of Edinburgh
  • 2017 Thomas Reid Medal (Early-Career Prize in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences), by the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2017 Elected Member of the Young Academy of Europe
  • 2017 Appointed as Visiting Professor of Ancient History at the Università degli Studi di Cagliari for Semester 2 of 2016/17
  • 2015 Philip Leverhulme Prize, by the Leverhulme Trust
  • 2014 Runner-Up Scotland International Young Thinker of the Year (Institute of Contemporary Scotland)
  • 2014 Elected Member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland

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