Eleni Mantzourani

Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology

Eleni Mantourani holds a Ptychion (4-year BA) of the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA) , a M.A. and a PhD in Prehistoric Archaeology of the University of London. She is a staff member of the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens since May 1981, when she was first appointed as a Researher. She has taught and currently teaches various modules in Minoan, Cypriot and Egyptian Archaeology, both at the undergraduate and post-graduate level and has supervised, as main supervisor, a series of completed M.A. (35) and PhD dissertations (12) and post-doctoral projects (3) on related topics. She currently supervises (5) M.A. students, (8) PhD students and (3) post-doctoral researchers.

emantzou@arch.uoa.gr

Main Administrative Posts at UoA: Member of the UoA Council (2012-2016), Head of the Board of Postgraduate Studies of the Faculty of History and Archaeology (2009-2011), President of the Faculty of History and Archaeology of UoA (2011-2013), President of the Committee of International Relations and European Educational Programmes of UoA (2010 -2016). 

Academic and research interests: Minoan Archaeology, Cypriot Archaeology and Archaeological Surface Survey.

Select publications

  • Cherry, J., J. Davis and E. Mantzourani, 1991, Landscape Archaeology as Long-Term History: Northern Keos in the Cycladic Islands (Monumenta Archaeologica 16), Institute of California, Los Angeles. 
  • Mantzourani, E. 2001, (second revised edition 2006), The Archaeology of Prehistoric Cyprus, Kardamitsa, Athens (in Greek). 
  • Mantzourani, E. 2002, Prehistoric Crete, Topography and Architecture: from Neolithic to Neopalatial Times, Kardamitsa, Athens (in Greek). 
  • Mantzourani, E. 2009, The Excavation at the Neolithic Site Kantou-Kouphovounos in Cyprus, Part A΄, Volumes 1-2: Stratigraphy and Architecture, Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia (in Greek).
  • Mantzourani E. and P.P. Betancourt (eds), PHILISTOR, Studies in Honor of Costis Davaras, INSTAP Academic Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2012.
  • Mantzourani E. and Nanno Marinatos (eds), Spyridon Marinatos (1901-1974): His Life and Times, 2014, Kardamitsa, Athens (in Greek).