Maître de conférences HDR en Archéologie grecque à l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne ; Alliance Visiting Professor Columbia University (2022)

Reader in Greek Archaeology at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Alliance Visiting Professor Columbia University (2022)

Email: Alain.Duplouy@univ-paris1.fr

Personal pages:

• Paris 1: https://www.pantheonsorbonne.fr/page-perso/aduplouy
• ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7158-4726
• HAL : https://cv.archives-ouvertes.fr/alain-duplouy

Alain Duplouy was educated in Brussels and Paris in two very different traditions. He holds a double PhD in history and in archaeology and has been teaching Greek archaeology at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne since 2003. He obtained his Habilitation in 2017. He has also been British Academy Visiting Fellow at the University of Leeds (2009), Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles (2011), Fellow in Hellenic Studies at Harvard University (2018/19) and is currently Alliance Visiting Professor at Columbia University (2022).

A specialist in Archaic Greece and author of numerous publications on the subject, he has notably published Le Prestige des élites (2006) and Construire la Cité (2019). He also co-edited the volume Defining citizenship in archaic Greece (2018) and the proceedings of the international conference La Lucanie entre deux mers: Archéologie et patrimoine (2019). He is currently preparing the publication of the proceedings of the conference Attica from the Late Bronze Age to the end of the Archaic period. The spatial roots of politics and society.

Co-director of the Master in Cultural Heritage and Museums, he is also coordinator of several European projects at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne: Lands of Meaning, Reframing Heritage Education in Egypt and Cultural heritage of universities. He is a member of the self-steering committee of the Cultural Heritage focus area of UNA Europa and leads the Transnational Research Team Heritage and the digitization of society.

After having conducted archaeological research in Greece (Itanos) and Italy (Laos), he is currently co-directing the Franco-German archaeological site of Pietragalla (Basilicata) in the continuation of the research programme on ancient Lucania. He is also responsible for the AGIAs project, which aims to study Greek antiquities of the Institute of Art and Archaeology in Paris, and for the research programme on the heritage of the University of Paris 1. He also coordinates, with Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge (Collège de France), the online Archaeological Chronicle of Greek Religion of the journal Kernos.

Research topics:

• Archaeology of the Greek city
• History of Greek religion
• Political and social history of archaic Greece
• Ancient Lucania: archaeology and heritage
• University heritage

Archaeological sites:

• Survey of the territory of Itanos, Eastern Crete (1999-2009)
• Co-director of the Laos survey, Calabria (2008-2014)
• Co-director of the Pietragalla excavation, Basilicata (2017-)

Recent and ongoing research programmes:

• Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece (British Academy, 2009-2018)
• AGIAs – Greek Antiquities of the Institute of Art and Archaeology (Paris 1, ongoing since 2009)
• Ancient Lucania: Archaeology and Heritage (City of Paris, ongoing since 2012)
• Atlas of the Athenian Funerary Evidence, 11th-7th c. BC (Università di Napoli L’Orientale, ongoing since 2016)
• Lands of Meaning. Settlement patterns and society in Attica from the collapse of the Mycenaean palaces to the Classical age (Marie Skłodowska-Curie, ongoing since 2017)
• Ancient Cities. Creating a Digital Learning Environment on Cultural Heritage (ERASMUS+ Strategic partnership, 2019-2020)
• Reframing Heritage Education in Egypt (ERASMUS+ Capacity Building, 2019-2022)
• PHOENIX: Parallel Heritage Of European uNIversities (UNA Europa, 2020)

Professional background

• 2003: PhD in History from the Free University of Brussels and in Archaeology from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
• 2003-2006: ATER in Greek Archaeology at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
• Since 2006: Lecturer, then Reader (2017) in Greek Archaeology at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
• 2008/9: British Academy Visiting Fellow, University of Leeds
• 2010/11: Fulbright Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
• 2017: Habilitation, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
• 2018/19: Fellow in Hellenic Studies, Harvard University
• 2022: Alliance Visiting Professor, Columbia University in the city of New York


Evaluation for the Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR), the Agence d’évaluation de la recherche et de l’enseignement supérieur (AERES), the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH), the Arts & Humanities Research Council (London), the National Science Centre (Warsaw), the Franco-American Commission (Fulbright), the European Research Council (Brussels), the Austrian Science Fund (Vienna)

Reviewer for the Publications de la Sorbonne, the Brill publisher (Leiden) and for the Historia Einzelschrift collection (Stuttgart). Expert for the reading committees of Annales HSS (Paris), Anabases (Toulouse), Archimède. Archéologie et histoire ancienne (Strasbourg), Cahiers des Mondes anciens (Paris), Perspective (Paris), Revue des études anciennes (Bordeaux), Ktèma (Strasbourg), Culture & Musées (Avignon), Circé (Paris), Les Nouvelles de l’archéologie (Paris), L’Antiquité classique (Brussels), Kernos (Liège), Journal of Hellenic Studies (London), Incidenza dell’antico (Naples).

Member of the scientific committee of the Litora (Potenza) collection), community expert for the OpenU project – Online Pedagogical Resources for European Universities.

Administrative and scientific responsibilities

Director of the Ba in History of Art and Archaeology (2008-2012), member of the Academic Council (2012-2016), co-director of the Ma in Cultural Heritage and Museums (since 2016).

Member of the Departement Council (2011-2017), co-director of the Archaeology section (2012), Chair of the Department History of Art and Archaeology (2013-2017), member of the University Management Board and Deputy chancellor on Heritage (2016-2020), member of the Self-Steering Committee in Cultural Heritage (UNA Europa, since 2019). Member of various selection panels.

Appointed member of the UMR 7041 Laboratory Council (2009-2014), member of the Academic Council of heSam Université (2016-2017), member of the CNU Section 21 (2019-2023), Vice-president of the admission and graduation jury of the Paris School of Business (2019-2026).

List of publications:

See the list on my personal page

Publications and references available in open archives:

• HAL: https://hal-paris1.archives-ouvertes.fr/search/index/q/*/authIdHal_s/alain-duplouy
• Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alain_Duplouy
• Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.fr/citations?user=yDMUVOwAAAAJ&hl=fr