Franco Montanari#

Michael Huth
Membership Number:6247
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 - 2019 President of the Fédération Internationale des Associations des Etudes Classiques (FIEC). 1994-2014 member of the Bureau and Treasurer of the FIEC. Member of the International Organizing Committee of the IX (Pisa 1989), of the X (Québec 1994), of the XII (Brazil 2004) and of the XIII (Berlin 2009) FIEC Congresses
  • 1995 - 2015 member of the Conseil de Fondation and the Comité Scientifique of the Fondation Hardt pour l'Etude de l'Antiquité Classique of Geneva. Organizer and chairman of the following Entretiens Hardt: XL 1993 “La philologie grecque à l'époque hellénistique et romaine”; XLVIII 2001 (with Luigi Lehnus) “Callimaque”; LII 2005 (with Antonios Rengakos) “La poesie épique grecque: métamorphoses d’un genre littéraire”; LV 2008 (with Jacques Jouanna) “Eschyle à l’aube du théâtre occidental”.
  • Since 1996 member of the Societé Internationale de Bibliographie Classique and Director of the Centro Italiano dell'Année Philologique.
  • 2003 - 2009 President of the Associazione Alunni, Ricercatori e Professori della Scuola Normale di Pisa (“Associazione Normalisti”)
  • Since 2000 member of the Scientific Board of the Centro Studi sui papiri e i documenti antichi “G. Vitelli” of the University of Florence
  • 2009 - 2014 Deputy President, 2014-2020 Treasurer of the International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies (ICPHS) of UNESCO
  • 1986 - 2020 Full Professor of Ancient Greek Literature at the University of Genoa

Fields of Scholarship
  • Ancient Greek language and texts
  • History of ancient scholarship
  • Classical studies
  • Literary Greek papirology
  • Ancient Greek literature

Honours and Awards
  • Foreign Member of the Academy of Athens
  • Member of the Accademia Ligure di Scienze e Lettere
  • Foreign Member of The Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg (Sweden)
  • Dr. honoris causa University of Thessaloniki (27/05/2010)
  • * Member of the Comitato Istituzionale dei Garanti per la Cultura Classica, by the Italian Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (MIUR)
  • Coordinator of the Regional Action Center – Italy (University of Genoa) of the International Year of Global Understanding (2016-2017)
  • Director of the “Aristarchus” project on line (, including the “Lessico dei Grammatici Greci Antichi” (LGGA), i.e. Lexicon of Ancient Greek Grammarians, the database “Words in Progress” (WiP), the “Catalogus Philologorum Classicorum” (CPhCl), “Mediaclassica”, the site of the “Centro Italiano dell’Année Philologique” and the site “Scholia minora in Homerum”
  • Member of an International Editorial Board for the edition of the “Commentaria et Lexica Graeca in Papyris reperta” (CLGP).
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Bibliotheca Teubneriana
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the “Corpus dei Papiri Filosofici greci e latini” (CPF), published by Accademia “La Colombaria”, Florence (supported by the Unione Accademica Nazionale)
  • Member of the Kommission of the Project “Kommentierung der Fragmente der griechischen Komödie” of the Philosophisch-historische Klasse della Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Editor of the “Rivista di Filologia e di Istruzione Classica” (Loescher, Torino) and of the series “Pleiadi” (Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura - Roma)
  • Coeditor (with Antonios Rengakos) of the journal “Trends in Classics” and the series “Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes” (W. de Gryuter, Berlin - New York)
  • Member of the scientific board of the journals “Eikasmos” and “Seminari Romani” and of the Editorial Board of the journal “Diogène”

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