The Members and Chair of the SEP are appointed by the President of CyI. The Committee meets at least twice a year.
Goldwin Smith Professor of Classical Archaeology, Cornell University, USA
Professor Sturt Manning is the Director of the Cornell Tree Ring Laboratory and Goldwin Smith Professor of Classical Archaeology, Department of Classics. His research interests and activities are mainly the Aegean, Cypriot and east Mediterranean archaeology, classical archaeology, complex societies, state formation and interactions, dendrochronology/dendroarchaeology, radiocarbon dating and analysis, climate (palaeoclimate) and archaeology/history.
Members of the Panel:
Curator of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection, Benaki Museum, Greece
Dr. Anastasia Drandaki is the Curator of the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection at the Benaki Museum, Athens. She has organized exhibitions on diverse aspects of Byzantine art and culture including jewelry, ceramics, and icons. She has published articles on late antique and medieval metalwork, on icons, and on the collections and history of Saint Catherine’s Monastery at Sinai.
Head of Research, Centre for Research and Restoration of the Museums of France (C2RMF), France
Professor Michel Menu is the Head of Research in C2RMF. He is a Physicist and Color Analysis Specialist for painted works. He was the coordinator of several large European projects such as Integrated Infractrusture Initiatives (I3): Eu - Artech, CHARISMA.
Scientific Director, VAST-LAB presso PIN, Servizi Didattici e Scientifici, University of Florence
Professor Franco Niccolucci is the coordinator of ARIADNE, the European research infrastructure on digital archaeology, and the Scientific Director of VAST-LAB of PIN, University of Florence, Italy. With a background in Mathematics, he is a former professor at the University of Florence. His research interests focus on digital archaeology and its semantic foundations.
|Alan Mark Pollard
Edward Hall Professor of Archaeological Science, School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, UK
Professor Alan Mark Pollard’s research over the past 35 years has encompassed the application of the physical sciences, particularly chemistry, within archaeology, and has included a wide range of topics. He is a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and a Member of the Oriental Ceramic Society.
Director of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou graduated from Sorbonne University (Paris IV) in 1980 and obtained her D.E.U.G. (1979), Licence (1980) and Maîtrise (1981) in Archaeology and Art History, while in 1984 she received her postgraduate title D.E.A. in Archaeology. In 2001 she received her PhD with honors in Medieval Archaeology from Sorbonne University (Paris I). She is a member of the Department of Antiquities since 1986. She was promoted to an a Curator of Antiquities (Ancient Monuments Sector) in 2006, where she was responsible for the coordination of works in relation to the conservation, restoration, protection and promotion of all Ancient Monuments in Cyprus. In 2014 she was appointed Director of the Department of Antiquities.