Grants, Fellowships, Honors

  1. "Distinguished Service Award" of the Republic of Iraq for my archaeological research in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (2013)
  2. Member of the scientific committee of the Series Études Mésopotamiennes - Mesopotamian Studies (2015 ff) and of the Journal of Greek Archaeology (2015 ff). Evaluation of papers for the journals Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Athens Annals of Archaeology, Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry. Evaluation of research proposals for the French National Research Agency.
  3. Election as "Korrespondierendes Mitglied" of the German Archaeological Institute in Athens (2011 ff)
  4. Member of the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft (2009 ff.)
  5. Member of the Union of Archaeologists in Greece "EOS" (2013 ff.)
  6. Advisor to the Directorate of Antiquities of Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (2013 ff). Under this function, I participated in rescue excavations of the Directorate in Pungina and Gird Baxcan (12/2013).
  7. Grants for the excavation in Tell Nader and Tell Baqrta from the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2011), the Greek Ministry of Culture and Tourism (2011 ff) and the Foundation Α. Onassis (2012 ff). The excavation received sponsorship from the Kurdistan Regional Government, Viking Hellas, Cyprus Airlines, and PLAISIO.
  8. Received the Summer Residency Fellowship of the University of Cincinnati (2004) and the Centenary Bursary Award of the British School at Athens (2006)
  9. Scholarship from from the Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg for M.A. studies (1996-97), the Michelis Foundation for Ph.D. studies (1997-98) and the Deutsche Forschungs-gemeinschaft for Ph.D. studies (1998-2001)