2017 Grant Recipient
Stephan G. Schmid has been Professor of Classical Archaeology at Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin since 2008. Previously he held a position as Professor of Classical Archaeology at the Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III and earlier he was the deputy director of the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece. He holds a PhD from Basel University (Switzerland) and a habilitation from the Université de Paris I – Sorbonne (France). His research interests are on the one hand related to his long-term excavation activities in Petra (Jordan), Eretria (Greece) and in Southern France. On the other hand, he is working on the relationship between sedentary and non-sedentary populations, luxury architecture in the Hellenistic and Roman Mediterranean and, since a couple of years, on the excavations of Max Ohnefalsch-Richter (1850-1917) in Cyprus.