“Tokens in Classical and Hellenistic Athens: Politics, Communities, Contexts: is the topic to be addressed by Dr. Mairi Gkikaki (University of Warwick) in the framework of this week’s research paper for the Work in Progress virtual seminar series at Warwick’s Department of Classics and Ancient History. The lecture will take place online via MS. Teams.
About the speaker
Mairi Gkikaki is a classical archaeologist and a numismatist.
She holds a BA and Masters in Archaeology and Art History from the National University of Athens and a Ph.D. from the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg. She has worked for the Greek Ministry of Culture as well as the Acropolis Museum and has published on Greek Numismatics and art of the classical and Hellenistic period.
She is especially interested in the social and economic aspects of the ancient Greek coinage and in matters of taste and fashion in antiquity. As a team member of the University’s project “Token Communities in the Ancient Mediterranean”, Mairi focuses on the tokens of Hellenistic and Roman Athens.