Department of History - University of Washington

The University of Washington’s Department of History Presents
Department of History
Dimitris Tsougarakis
Dimitris Tsougarakis is Professor of Byzantine History at the Ionian University in Corfu,
Greece. He received his D.Phil. from Oxford.
Working across the disciplines of history, literature, archaeology, and epigraphy, Professor
Tsougarakis has published extensively on such
diverse topics as Roman and Byzantine Crete,
monasticism, sigillography, lives of saints, graffiti, and oil production. He is currently engaged
in several research projects, including the Academy of Athens’s project on the monasteries of
His visit to the University of Washington is
made possible by generous support from the Onassis Foundation’s University Seminars Program and is co-sponsored by the UW History Department,
Classics Department, and the Programs in Hellenic Studies and Art History.
Professor Tsougarakis will also be available for individual meetings with faculty
and students interested in Greek history and archaelogy. For appointments,
please contact Professor Joel Walker at [email protected]
“Jack was ‘ere”:
Post-Byzantine and Early Modern Inscriptions of Crete
Tuesday, October 9
Smith Hall 203E, 3:30-5:00pm
Rites of Passage:
Transitions and Social Change in Late Roman and Medieval Crete
Thursday, October 11
UW Club, 7:00-9:00pm
To request disability
accommodations, contact the
Office of the ADA Coordinator
Voice 206-543-6450
TDD 206 543-6432
FAX 206-685-3885
[email protected]
Why do we know Plato: Byzantium and the Classics
Friday, October 12
Denny Hall 216, 3:30-5:00pm