Gianfranco Agosti - Biography#

Gianfranco Agosti studied and completed his PhD in Greek and Latin Philology (1995) at the University of Florence. He got a grant from the Fondation Hardt in 1993 and a Fellowship at the Center for Hellenic Studies (Washington DC) in 1995-1996; he was eventually Post-Doc Researcher in Papyrology at the University of Messina (2001-2005), Chercheur Associé Étranger at the CNRS–UMR 7044, Université de Strasbourg (2006), Directeur d’étude invité, Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne, EPHE (2008), Professeur invité, Paris IV-Sorbonne (2012), and Université Laval (Canada, 2014); Member of the Institute of Advanced Study (Princeton, 2016).

Regular professor of Greek and Latin in High Schools in Florence (1998-2001 and 2005-2008), he lectured Classical Philology at the University of Siena-Arezzo (2004-2010). Appointed as permanent Assistant Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Udine (2008), he has been from 2011 to 2022 Lecturer and then Associate Professor at Sapienza University of Rome. He is currently Full Professor of Classical and Late Antique Philology at the University of Pisa (Dipartimento di FIlologia, Letteratura e Linguistica).

He has extensively (2 monographs, 3 edited volumes, 2 forthcoming monographs; more than 150 articles, book chapters and reviews) published on Greek literature, papyrology, epigraphy of Late Antiquity and given more than 170 papers in Italy, Europe and USA.

- Co-director of the journal Incontri di Filologia Classica No InterWiki reference defined in properties for Wiki called "ISSN (print)"!, fascia A ⁃ Member of the editorial board of Medioevo Greco. Rivista di Filologia e storia bizantina (Edizioni dell’Orso, Alessandria), fascia A ⁃ Member of the editorial board o Semicerchio. Rivista di poesia comparata (Le Lettere, Florence), fascia A - Member of the editorial board o Journal of Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies (JLAIBS) ⁃ Member of the editorial board o Oriente/Occidente. Rivista internazionale di studi tardoantichi (Pisa, Fabrizio Serra Editore) ⁃ Co-Director of CentoPagine ⁃ Member of the scientific board o CeTRA, Centro di Studi sulla Tradizione e Ricezione dell’Antico ( ⁃ Former Member of the scientific board o European Summer School of Classics (Univ. di Trieste)

- He has been coordinator of the Greek and Latin Philology section of the PhD in Philology and History of the Ancient World (Sapienza Università di Roma, 2012-2022). – Honorary Research Fellow, School of Classics, Univ. di St Andrews (2020-2023) – Membre Associé étranger UMR 8167 - Orient et Méditerranée - Monde Byzantin (Paris) – Membre associé de l'Équipe de recherche sur le christianisme antique et médiéval (ERCAM)- EA 4377 Théologie Catholique et Sciences religieuses - Université de Strasbourg – Membre associé de l’Institut d’études anciennes et médiévales (IEAM) Université Laval (Canada) – Visiting Professor, Univ. di Newcastle, School of History, Classics and Archaeology (2019-2022)

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS, VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS 01/10/ - 31/12/2019 Leverhulme Professorship (Newcastle University, UK) 2019 Chaire Gutenberg 2018 de l’Université de Strasbourg (France) 30/07/ - 31/10/2018 Visiting Fellow of the British Academy at the Univ. di St Andrews (UK) 07/11/ - 06/12/2016 Visiting Professor (“Invito lungo”) presso la Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa) 01/01/-30/04/2016 Member of the Institute of Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies (Princeton, USA) 11/09-15/09/2015 Visiting Professor presso la Scuola Superiore dell’Univ. di Catania 01.2015 Professeur Invité presso l’Université Laval (Québec, Canada) 2014/15 Visiting Professor presso la Scuola Galileiana di Studi Superiori (Univ. di Padova) 03.05–03.06.2012 Professeur invité à l’Université de Paris IV – Sorbonne, LABEX RESMED (France) 08.03 – 06.04.2008 Directeur d’étude invité, Paris–Sorbonne, EPHE IVème section (France) 1995-1996 Fellow of Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC (USa)

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