Current Position (2014-today)

Singapore, Nanyang Technological University – College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences – School of Art, Design and Media: Associate Professor.

Previous Positions (1995-2013)

Singapore, Nanyang Technological University – College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences – School of Art, Design and Media: Vg. Asst. Professor (2013).

Greece, DIKEMES – College Year in Athens: Instructor (2009-2012, Fall Semesters only).

Italy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia – Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences: Adjunct Professor (2009-2012).

Italy, University of Bologna – Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation: Adjunct Professor (2002-2009).

Italy, University of Bologna – Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation and ECIPAR: Instructor (2001).

Italy, University of Bologna, Research Fellow (Assegno di ricerca 2000-2004) at the Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Prof. Antonio Carile supervisor): ‘Economy and Society in Territories Influenced by Venice (12th-15th centuries): the Peloponnese and Ravenna as Case Studies’ with sojourns in Athens (Prof. Evanghelos Chrysos supervisor) and Vienna (Prof. Johannes Koder supervisor).

Italy, Archivio di Stato di Venezia, Research Fellow (1997-1999): ‘Progetto Anagrafe Informatizzata’.

Greece, British School of Archaeology at Athens: Instructor (July 1997).

Greece, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation – Centre for History and Paleography: Instructor (1996-2001).

Greece, Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice, Research Fellow (1995-1996): ‘Documenta Veneta res Byzantinas spectantia ante 1204’.

Courses taught (1996-today)

2016 (Spring Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, University Scholars Programme (USP), What is Art to Us? Aesthetics in Theory and Practice. – The USP is an interdisciplinary programme that provides an intellectually stimulating environment for the best students in Nanyang Technological University -http://scholars.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/default.aspx – Teaching Score

2016 (Spring Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media Graduate Programme: The Aesthetic. – Teaching Score

2015 (Fall Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, University Scholars Programme (USP), Maritime Silk Roads. Past, Present, and Future. – The USP is an interdisciplinary programme that provides an intellectually stimulating environment for the best students in Nanyang Technological University -http://scholars.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/default.aspx – Teaching Score 81.8/100.

2015 (Fall Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media Graduate Programme: Guided Study in Art History. – Teaching Score 91.4/100.

2015 (Spring Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, University Scholars Programme (USP), Heritage Studies. An Introduction. – The USP is an interdisciplinary programme that provides an intellectually stimulating environment for the best students in Nanyang Technological University -http://scholars.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/default.aspx – LINK TO INDUSTRY: this semester the course uses interdisciplinary light-inspired case studies and examples (guest speakers and museum visits) because 2015 is the UNESCO International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (http://www.light2015.org/Home.html). The two Best Students are awarded with an invitation to attend the 3-day PLDC Professional Lighting Design Convention (http://www.pld-c.com/about-pldc/ – Rome, 28-31 October 2015), fully sponsored by the company Performance in Lighting Singapore Pte. Ltd. The “Light and Culture” track of the Rome Convention features presentations on recently completed projects, indicate how lighting has changed in cultural spaces (museums, art galleries, cultural heritage sites, etc.), how different cultures perceive light and consequently how this influences lighting design. – Teaching Score 87.2/100.

2015 (Spring Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media Graduate Programme: The Aesthetic. – Teaching Score 73/100.

2014 (Fall Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media: Heritage Studies. An Introduction. – Teaching Score 92.8/100.

2014 (Fall Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media: Imag(in)ing the Silk Road. – Teaching Score 89.8/100.

2014 (Summer Term) Shanghai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering: An Introduction to Heritage Science. World Art Histories and Heritage in the 21st century. Teaching Score of 88.30/100.

2014 (Spring Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media: Engineering Historical Memory. Heritage Science & Social Media. – Teaching Score 94.40/100.

2013 (Fall Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media: Engineering Historical Memory. Heritage Science & Social Media. – Teaching Score 82/100.

2013 (Summer Term) Shanghai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering: An Introduction to Heritage Science. World Art Histories and Heritage in the 21st century. – On the basis of students’ evaluations, SJTU Academic Affairs Office determined that the summer term course was welcomed by students with the higher-than-average Teaching Score of 97.93/100.

2013 (Spring Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media: Imag(in)ing the Silk Road. – Teaching Score 85/100.

2012 (Spring Semester) University of Venice Ca’ Foscari, Department of Humanities: Engineering Historical Memory. Old and new ontologies for the semantic web in the age of data revolution (in Italian). Link http://www.unive.it/data/insegnamento/133630/programma

2009-2012 (Fall Semesters) College Year in Athens: A History of Byzantium: The Eastern Roman Empire and its Lasting Legacy. – On the basis of students’ evaluations, CYA Director of Academic Affairs certified that in a very short time “A History of Byzantium” became one of the most popular CYA courses.

2010-2012 University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences (Modena): Medieval history (in Italian).

2010-2011 University of Bologna, Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Ravenna): Medieval history (in Italian).

2006-2010 University of Bologna, Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Ravenna): History of Medieval Venice (in Italian).

2004-2010 University of Bologna, Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Trapani, Sicily): History of the Byzantine Maritime Traditions (in Italian).

2004-2006 University of Bologna, Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Ravenna):
Diplomatics (in Italian).

2004-2006 University of Bologna, Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Ravenna):
Latin Palaeography (in Italian).

2002-2004 University of Bologna, Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Ravenna):
Diplomatics (in Italian).

2002-2004 University of Bologna, Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation (Ravenna):
Latin Palaeography (in Italian).

2001 University of Bologna and ECIPAR joint program on “Technician for Cultural Heritage Conservation” (Ravenna): History and Codicology (in Italian).

2000 National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation–Summer Seminar of the Centre for History and Paleography (Dimitzana): History of Venice (in Modern Modern Greek).

1997 British School of Archaeology at Athens–25th Annual Summer School:
History of Medieval Greece.

1996-2001 National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation–Centre for History and Paleography (Athens): Paleography and Diplomatics of the Venetian document (in Modern Greek).