His main research interests are the Latin and Palaeohispanic epigraphies and the ancient history of Hispania, and more recently the irrigation in the Roman west. Leader of several funded research projects on Pliny the Elder, tesserae and tabulae hospitales, bilingualism in ancient Hispania, the supports of Palaeohispanic epigraphy or the origins of epigraphic cultures in the Roman west, he is also involved in the Hesperia Palaeohispanic online...

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Full professor of Ancient History
University of Zaragoza

Simona Marchesini, after a degree in Classics (Archaeology) at the University of Pisa (1988) and a PhD in Comparative Linguistics at the University of Tübingen, Germany (1996) with a Dissertation on Etruscan Onomastics, worked as post research scientist at the Department of Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft of Tübingen (DFG-Project on the Messapic language). In 1999 worked as research scientist at the Scuola Normale Superiore - Pisa, studying the...

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Founder and Scientific Coordinator
Alteritas - Interazione tra i popoli/Interactions among peoples - Verona

Borja Díaz became Ramón y Cajal Fellow in 2013. Previously he has been Juan de la Cierva Research Fellow at the University of the Vasque Country (2010-12) and post-doc fellow at the University of Rome – La Sapienza (2007-09). He also has been visiting scholar at the Department of Classics of the University of Cincinnati, thanks to a Tytus Fellowship (2013), at the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies (Ohio State University),...

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Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow
University of Zaragoza

Carlos Jordán Cólera has been a teacher of the University of Zaragoza from October, 1989 in different categories. From October, 2007 he is Lecturer (Profesor Titular de Universidad) at the same University. From December, 2013 he is accredited for full Professor. His research interests have been focused into the archaeo-indoeuropean hidro-toponymy and the palaeohispanic languages. He is director of Palaeohispanica that has become one of the main...

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Lecturer (Profesor Titular de Universidad)
University of Zaragoza

Doctor in Sciences of Antiquity of the École pratique des hautes études (Paris) in 2011, Coline Ruiz Darasse is an expert in Palaeohispanic studies and preroman epigraphy of fragmentary attestation (Iberian, Celtiberian, Gaulish). With a parallel formation in Classics, Philology and Archaeology, she participated to various archaeological fieldworks. She was a scientific member of the Casa de Velázquez (École des hautes études hispaniques et...

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Chargée de recherche CNRS
Ausonius UMR 5607 Bordeaux

Eduardo Orduña is a teacher of Latin language in the Institut El Pont de Suert (Lleida). Since he obtained his PhD in 2006 with the thesis “Segmentación de textos ibéricos y distribución de los segmentos”, he has published several papers about the Iberian language. He is also a member of the Hesperia project, devoted to the implementing of an online databank of the inscriptions written in pre-roman languages in the Iberian Peninsula. His main...

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Institut El Pont de Suert (Lleida)

Gabriela de Tord became predoctoral researcher in the University of Zaragoza in 2014. She is graduated in History by this University and has a masterʼs degree in Sciences of Antiquity. Her research interests are focused in the religious epigraphy across the Western Mediterraneo and the indigenous languages and writings in this area, specially in the Iberian Peninsula. She is member of the research project "El nacimiento de las culturas...

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Predoctoral researcher (FPI)
University of Zaragoza

Ignacio Simón became Juan de la Cierva Research Fellow in 2013. Previously he has been FPU Fellow at the University of Zaragoza. He also has been visiting scholar at the Escuela Española de Historia y Arqueología at Rome and the University of Toulouse - Le Mirail. His research interests have been focused into the paleohispanic scripts, epigraphy and languages. Selected publications: Books: I. Simón Cornago (2013), Los soportes de la epigrafía...

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Juan de la Cierva Research Fellow
University of the Basque Country

Javier Herrera graduated in History by the University of Málaga, and since 2014 is a predoctoral researcher in the University of Zaragoza with a contract for Faculty Formation of the Spanish Ministry of Education. At the present he is preparing his PhD thesis under the supervision of Dr. Francisco Beltrán, which is focused on the Romanization of the Southern Spain through epigraphic culture and linguistic change. He is member of the research...

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Predoctoral researcher (FPU)
University of Zaragoza

María José Estarán Tolosa is currently Research Affiliate of the ERC Project LatinNow: Latinization of the North-Western Provinces: Sociolinguistics, Epigraphy and Archaeology (University of Nottingham / University of Oxford, Center for the Study of Ancient Documents). After obtaining her PhD in Ancient History (Epigraphy) in 2014, she has worked at the Université libre de Bruxelles from 2015 to 2017 as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Researcher....

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Research Fellow
University of Nottingham - University of Oxford

Valentina Belfiore is currently director of the postdoc project FWF M1841-GBL “Stone monuments of ancient Italy (7th/4th cent. BC)” at the Innsbruck University, Institut für Archäologien. She has engaged herself in research activities on Etruscan language in Italian end foreign Universities (participation to the Thesaurus Linguae Etruscae, CNR-ISMA, Rome/ HiSoMA Lyon2, and to the Etruskische Texte, Halle University, Germany) and has been active...

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Valentina BELFIORE

Post Doctoral Researcher
University of Innsbruck

Ulla Rajala is currently a researcher at the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies at Stockholm University. She is an archaeologist and interested in local identities and multiculturality in central Italy; she uses inscriptions as one of the material groups in her analysis. She did her PhD thesis on the use of GIS in analysing human landscapes at the University of Cambridge in 2002. She became a docent in central Italian protohistoric...

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Stockholm University

Alexander Falileyev worked at the Institute of Linguistic Studies, St. Petersburg, University of Bonn, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies and Aberystwyth University. His research interests include historical linguistics and langue contact. He has surveyed all ancient Celtic linguistic remnants in Eastern Europe (cf. monographs published in 2007, 2012, 2013, and 2014) and is the author of Dictionary of Continental Celtic Place-Names (...

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University of Bonn

Karin W. Tikkanen (M.Phil. in Comparative Philology and General Linguisics, University of Oxford; Ph.D. in Latin, Uppsala University) is a researcher of Latin at the University of Gothenburg. Her doctoral thesis was a comparative study of the case grammar of Latin and the Sabellian languages, later published as A Sabellian Case Grammar. She currently holds a four-year research grant from the Swedish Research Council, in which project she...

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University of Uppsala

Corinna Salomon has studied German philology and historical linguistics at the Universities of Vienna and Oslo. After a pre-doc post at the Viennese Department of Linguistics, she is currently working, at the same department, in the project Thesaurus Inscriptionum Raeticarum, creating a database and online edition of the Raetic inscription corpus. In addition, she is a member of the editorial team of Die Sprache – Zeitschrift für...

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Thesaurus Inscriptionum Raeticarum
University of Vienna

Alba González Nieto is graduated in History by the University of Zaragoza, and has a master’s degree in Archaeology by the University of Granada. Since 2016 she became a predoctoral researcher in the University of Zaragoza, where she is preparing her PhD thesis under the supervision of Dr. Francisco Beltrán. Her lines of research are focused on roman family representation and promotion strategies in the Western Provinces. She is member of the...

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Predoctoral researcher (DGA)
University of Zaragoza

David Stifter is Professor of Old Irish at the Maynooth University Department of Early Irish since 2011. Before that, from 2000–2008, he was contract assistant at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Vienna. From 2006–2011, he was director and prime investigator in three different research projects in Vienna: A dictionary of the Old Irish glosses in the Milan manuscript Ambr. C301 infr.

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Professor of Old and Middle Irish
Maynooth University

Dupraz has been appointed professor of Classics at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Belgium) in 2013. He defended his Habilitation à diriger des recherches at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Paris, France) in 2010 and his doctoral thesis at the Université Paris-IV (France) in 2003. His research deals with the inscriptions and languages of Gaul and Italy. He has been working both in a linguistic (syntax, semantics) and in a...

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Emmanuel DUPRAZ

Chargé de cours
Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Belgium)

His main research interests are the Latin epigraphy, the Palaeohispanic languages and epigraphies, the Textual criticism and the Roman Literature. He is Director of the research team LITTERA (Laboratory for research and treatment of Roman and ancient Epigraphic texts). He is a member of the Committee of the new edition of the Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum II (Hispania) and of the International Commitee of Palaeohispanistic. He has led numerous...

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Professor of Latin Philology
University of Barcelona

Joan Ferrer is a software engineer that works as an Information and technology Project Manager at the Barcelona Port Authority. He also has a degree in archaeology and has developed in the last ten years a line of research in the field of the palaeohispanic scripts and languages, publishing more than fifty papers on the matter. Currently, he is preparing a PhD by prior publication at the Barcelona University in the doctoral program ‘Cultures and...

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Independent Researcher
LITTERA group (University of Barcelona)

Researcher in CNRS 1975-2015, lecturing in EPHE (École Pratique des Hautes Études), 1988-2015. Thesis 1985 (Univ. Paris-III) on coordinated nominal clauses in Celtic. Visiting Fellow in Jesus College, Oxford (Rhys Fellowship) 1987-88. Organised the 9th International Congress of Celtic Studies in Paris, July 1991. Correspondant of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. Research interests: Celtic languages, Celtic comparative grammar,...

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Pierre-Yves LAMBERT

Emeritus Researcher in CNRS,
Emeritus Professor in EPHE

M.-L. Haack is Professor of ancient history at the University of Picardie (UPJV), Junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), Member of TRAME EA 4284 (UPJV). Her research interest are Etruscology, Pre-roman Italy, historiography, Roman religion. Selected publications: Books: M.-L. Haack, ed. (2015) L'écriture et l'espace de la mort. Epigraphie et nécropoles à l'époque pré-romaine. Actes du colloque international de Rome (5-7...

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Marie-Laurence HAACK

Professor of Ancient History
University of Picardie

Eugenio R. Luján is Professor of Indo-European Studies and currently Dean of the Faculty of Philology of the Complutense University of Madrid, where he has taught courses on Indo-European and comparative linguistics for more than 15 years. He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, the École Pratique des Hautes Études at Paris, the Freie Universität at Berlin, and the University of Rome La Sapienza. He has been...

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Professor of Indo-European Studies
Complutense University of Madrid

Alex Mullen is PI of LatinNow, a 5-year ERC project on the Latinization of the north-western Provinces. She became Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham in October 2015 and was previously Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Classics at All Souls College, University of Oxford (2011–2015) and Lumley Research Fellow in Classics at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge (2008–2011). Her main research interests lie in the application...

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Assistant Professor in Classics
University of Nottingham

Dagmar S. Wodtko is post-doc fellow for Indo-European Linguistics at the University of Freiburg (Germany) and Chief Editor of the Etymological Dictionary of Old High German at the Saxonian Academy of Sciences, Leipzig. Her research interests include historical linguistics, language change and langue contact. She has participated in projects relevant to the pre-Roman languages of the Iberian Peninsula, the Celtic and Baltic languages and the...

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Dagmar S. WODTKO

Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau

1984–1990 MA in Indo-European Studies in Innsbruck (Austria). 1991–1995 PhD in Celtic Studies at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth (Ireland). 1996–2001 Project fellow at the Universities of Halle/Saale and Freiburg/Breisgau (Germany). 2002–2006 Visiting Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna. 2003 Habilitation in Historical Linguistics. 2008–2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna. Since 2012...

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Dept. of Linguistics
Vienna University

Assoc. prof. Wojciech Sowa (b. 1974) – he studied classical philology and Indo-European linguistics at universities in Kraków, Vienna and Cologne. He obtained his PhD in Greek dialectology in 2002, completing his post-doctoral degree of habilitation on the basis of the book “Studien zum Phrygischen” (Göttingen 2008) in 2010. Between the years 2002-2011 he was employed at Jagiellonian University (the Chair in General and Indo-European Linguistics...

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Wojciech SOWA

Coordinator of the Arts and Humanities
National Science Centre, Cracow

In 1991 BA, Letters (Hispanic Philology) in the University of Deusto (Bilbao). In 1994 BA, Classical Philology (Latin Philology) in the University of the Basque Country. In 2002 PhD, Classical Philology, University of the Basque Country. Nowadays assistant teacher in the University of the Basque Country, in the Area of Indo-European Linguistics. The main field of research has been the Western Hispania in Antiquity, mainly the onomastic features...

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Assistant lecturer
University of the Basque Country

Oliver Simkin is Temporary Research Asociate at the Faculty of Classics (University of Cambridge). He is currently working on the Greek Lexicon Project.

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Research Associate
University of Cambridge

Graduated in 1974 from archaeology and ancient Greek at the University of Ljubljana, spent the next two years as a postgraduate student in Greece (at the British School at Athens); Ph.D. in 1989. Since 1987 (after two years as assistant professor in the Department of Classical Philology at the University of Ljubljana), she has had a research post at the Institute of Archaeology of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts...

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Research Advisor
ZRC SAZU - Institute of Archaeology

Anja Ragolič studied archaeology (graduated in 2010), the German language with literature, as well as the Latin language with literature (graduated in 2016) at the University of Ljubljana. In 2010, she obtained a junior research post at the Institute of Archaeology of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU) to complete her PhD study in epigraphy under the supervision of Marjeta Šašel Kos. Her thesis Roman...

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Institute of Archaeology

Jonathan Prag is Associate Professor of Roman History at the University of Oxford (since 2005); prior to that he was a lecturer at the University of Leicester (2003-2005). He currently directs the I.Sicily project, a comprehensive digital corpus of the epigraphy of ancient Sicily (, and has recently taken on the editorship of IG XIV.12 (Sicily). He has edited volumes on Cicero’s Verrines (2007), Petronius’...

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Jonathan PRAG

Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History, Merton College, Oxford
Associate Professor in Ancient History, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford

Paolo Poccetti è professore ordinario di Glottologia dal 1990. Si occupa di linguistica storica, di lingue classiche, di lingue di frammentaria attestazione del Mediterraneo antico, di onomastica, di lessicologia, di analisi di testi arcaici. Oltre ad un centinaio di articoli e saggi apparsi su riviste specialistiche e atti di convegni, è autore di una raccolta di testi di lingue dell'Italia antica, di una monografia sulle civiltà preromane...

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Professor of Linguistics
University of Roma 2 - Tor Vergata

Sindy Kluge is Magistra Artium (M.A.) in Ancient Studies (Classical Archaeology and Ancient History) and Italian Studies. She studied at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, as well as the Università degli studi Firenze, Italy. In 2009 she has graduated the Master's Programme with the Master's Thesis “Griechische Mythen auf etruskischen Spiegeln - Die Helden Herakles, Perseus, Bellerophon und Theseus mit einem Exkurs: Die...

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Research Fellow
Thesaurus Inscriptionum Raeticarum - University of Vienna

Ralph Häusler is Senior Lecturer at University of Wales. He is currently Programme Director MA Ancient Religions. His main academic interests are the study of Identity, ethnicity and ethnogenesis in the Roman empire and the socio-cultural change between Iron Age and Augustus.

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Senior Lecturer
University of Wales

The main academic interests of Amilcar Guerra are the study of Archaeology and the Ancient History of the Iberian peninsula.

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Amílcar GUERRA

Assistant Professor of Ancient History
University of Lisboa

Joaquín Gorrochategui is Doctor in Classical Philology (Univ. of Salamanca 1982) with a dissertation about Indigenous Onomastics of Aquitaine, under supervision of Prof. Michelena. He continued Post-Graduate studies at the University of Bonn (1985-86) about Celtic languages, under the direction of KH Schmidt. He has been visiting scholar at the University of Wales (Aberystwyth), in the Ausonius Institute at the University of Bordeaux and at the...

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Professor of Indo-European Linguistics
University of the Basque Country.

Professor catedrático em História e Arqueologia da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra desde 1991. Está aposentado desde Julho de 2005. Leccionou as disciplinas de História da Antiguidade Clássica, Epigrafia, Património Cultural e Comunicação Social e diversos seminários no âmbito da História Antiga e Arqueologia Peninsular, designadamente da Lusitânia Romana. Além da carreira académica que decorreu na totalidade na Universidade de...

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Professor on History and Archaeology
Universidade de Coimbra

Javier de Hoz was Professor of Greek Philology at the Universities of Seville (l967-l969), Salamanca (l969-1989) and Complutensis from Madrid (1989-2010), Emeritus since 2010. He has given lectures and seminars in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Canada, the United States, France, Britain, Italy and Portugal. Of them can be highlighted Vortrag in memoriam Rudolf Thurneysen l988 (University of Bonn) conference in Hommage Rendu à Michel Lejeune,...

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Javier DE HOZ

Professor of Greek Philology
Complutensis University

Anna Chahoud (B.A. in Classics, University of Bologna; PhD in Greek and Latin Philology, University of Pisa; MA (j.o.) Trinity College Dublin) has been Chair of Latin in Trinity College Dublin since 2006, after holding positions at University College Dublin and in the UK. Her research focuses on fragmentary Latin and its transmission, with a special interest in the relationship between literary and colloquial, substandard and non-literary Latin...

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Chair of Latin
Trinity College, University of Dublin

Enrico Benelli has obtained his PhD in the University of Rome.  As a specialist in Etruscan epigraphy, he is currently a researcher at the ISMA (Institute for Ancient Mediterranean Studies) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), where he has been entrusted with the editing of the Thesaurus linguae Etruscae and the Corpus Inscriptionum Etruscarum. He has also become a specialist in central-Italic archaeology, thanks to his participation...

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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico

Her research interests concentrate on paleohispanic epigraphy and, above all, on the figure of the scientist Manuel Gómez-Moreno. She is writing her PhD dissertation focused in these themes and, specifically, on the epigraphy of the Iberian city of Azaila (Teruel). She has participated in several congresses, such as the III and IV Congreso Ganimedes (for young researchers in classical Philology) in 2015 and 2017, with the presentations  “La...

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Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Noemí Moncunill holds a PhD in Latin Philology from the University of Barcelona and she is currently a research fellow of the ERC project LatinNow, hosted by the University of Nottingham and based at the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, University of Oxford. From 2015 to 2017 she has  been a Marie Skłodowska-Curie experienced researcher at Paris Sorbonne University and King’s College London. Before that, she was a lecturer at the...

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Research Fellow
University of Nottingham - University of Oxford