Research Projects

 

CLASSICS

LINGUISTICS

PHILOSOPHY

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
 
 CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS
COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS
COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

 

CLASSICS

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

THE ANCIENT SCHOLIA TO SOPHOCLES' OEDIPUS TYRANNUS: A NEW CRITICAL EDITION

Principal investigator and coordinator: Professor Georgios Xenis    ✦   Funding body: Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RESTART 2016-2020, Excellence Hubs, proposal number EXCELLENCE/0918/0057)   ✦   Duration: 2019 - 2022

HIPPONAXINTRODUCTIONTEXTCOMMENTARY

Coordinator: Professor Georgios Xenis   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Margarita Alexandrou   ✦   Funding body: Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RESTART 2016-2020 – DIDAKTOR, with Project No. POST-DOC/0718/0119)   ✦   The main objective is the publication of the first complete commentary (incl. a full introduction and updated text) on the extant works of the archaic iambic poet Hipponax of Ephesos (6th century BCE). The project is under contract for publication by Oxford University Press.    ✦   Duration: 2020 - 2022

FRAGMENTA IAMBICA: SEMONIDEA, MINORA, ADESPOTA

Coordinator: Professor Georgios Xenis   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Margarita Alexandrou   ✦   Funding body: Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RESTART 2016-2020 – OPPORTUNITY MSCA, with Project No. OPPORTUNITY/0916/MSCA/0009)   ✦   The main objective is the publication of a commentary (in English) on a collection of iambic corpora (Semonides of Amorgos, minor iambographers, iambic adespota). The project also investigates the methodology of working with ancient poetic fragments.   ✦   Duration: 2018 - 2021

MELAMPODIA: INTRODUCTION, TEXT AND COMMENTARY

Coordinator: Professor Georgios Xenis   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Irini Kyriakou   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus – Research programme “Onisilos”   ✦   The objective is the publication of a comprehensive commentary on the pseudo-Hesiodic fragmentary poem entitled Melampodia.   ✦   Duration: 2020 - 2022

MIND. A NEW MODEL FOR MINDFULNESS

Coordinator: Associate Professor Antonis Tsakmakis   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Christos Hadjioannou   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus – Research programme “Onisilos”   ✦   Duration: 2020 – 2022

STUDIES IN GREEK BIBLE EPIC

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Maria Ypsilanti   ✦   Funding body: Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RESTART 2016-2020, Excellence Hubs, proposal number EXCELLENCE/1216/0400)   ✦   Investigation of the paraphrastic technique of Ps. Apollinaris in the poem in which the author produces a paraphrase of the Old Testament’s Psalms of David in dactylic hexameter verse, entitled Μετάφρασις τοῦ Ψαλτῆρος   ✦   Duration: 2018 – 2022

AN EDITION WITH COMMENTARY OF THE EIGHTH BOOK OF THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Maria Ypsilanti   ✦   Funding body: Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RESTART 2016-2020, Excellence Hubs, proposal number EXCELLENCE/0918/0321)   ✦   Composition of a commentated critical edition of the 254 Greek Anthology epigrams of St. Gregory the Theologian   ✦   Duration: 2019 – 2022

AN EDITION WITH COMMENTARY OF THE EIGHTH BOOK OF THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Maria Ypsilanti   ✦   Funding body: Leventis Foundation   ✦   Duration: 2019 – 2022

THE RECEPTION OF ANCIENT CYPRUS IN THE CULTURE OF THE WESTERN WORLD

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Spyridon Tzounakas   ✦   Funding body; Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RESTART 2016-2020, Excellence Hubs, project protocol number EXCELLENCE/1216/0525)   ✦   Duration 2018 - 2021

THE ART OF RECONCILIATION IN THE AGE OF CICERO

Coordinator: Associate Professor Spyridon Tzounakas   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Gabriel Evangelou   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus – Research programme “Onisilos”   ✦   The objective is the research on efforts and strategies of reconciliation in the age of Cicero.   ✦   Duration: 2020 – 2022

 

 

COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

THE ANCIENT SCHOLIA TO SOPHOCLES' ANTIGONE: A NEW CRITICAL EDITION

Principal investigator and coordinator: Professor Georgios Xenis   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   Duration: 2017 - 2018

THE ANCIENT SCHOLIA TO SOPHOCLES' OEDIPUS COLONEUS: A NEW CRITICAL EDITION

Principal investigator and coordinator: Professor Georgios Xenis   ✦   Funding body: A.G. Leventis Foundation   ✦   Duration: 2011 - 2014

THEOGNOSTUS' CANONES: A BRIDGE BETWEEN THE ANCIENT AND BYZANTINE WORLDS 

Coordinator: Professor Anna Panayotou   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Stephanie Roussou   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   Duration: 2018 - 2020

TIME IN PINDAR

Coordinator: Professor Anna Panayotou   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Maria Pavlou  ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   Duration: 2015 - 2017

PRODUCING AND PERCEIVING MIRACLES IN ANTIQUITY

Coordinator: Associate Professor Antonis Tsakmakis   ✦   Principal investigator: Dr Maria Gerolemou   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   Duration: 2015 – 2017

LEADER. REPRESENTATIONS OF LEADERSHIP IN GREEK LITERATURE

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Antonis Tsakmakis   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   Duration: 2010 - 2012

STYLE. STYLE AND LANGUAGE IN THUCYDIDES’ SPEECHES

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Antonis Tsakmakis   ✦   Funding body: A.G. Leventis Foundation   ✦   Duration: 2008 - 2011

STADION: SOURCES ON THE IDEOLOGY OF GREEK ATHLETICS

Coordinator: Associate Professor Antonis Tsakmakis   ✦   Principal investigator: Dina Panayotou   ✦   Funding body: Research Promotion Foundation (special programme designed to support young researchers)   ✦   Duration 2002 - 2003

PRODIKOS: DEVELOPMENT OF A TOOLBOX FOR THE SUPPORT OF RESEARCH IN CLASSICAL STUDIES

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Antonis Tsakmakis   ✦   Funding body: University of Athens   (in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science of the Universities of Athens and Cyprus)   ✦   Duration: 1996 - 1998

STUDIES ON NONNUS' PARAPHRASE OF ST. JOHN'S GOSPEL

Principal investigator and coordinator: Associate Professor Maria Ypsilanti   ✦  Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   An in-depth study of Nonnus’ poem from the point to view of ancient rhetorical theory, intertextual references and theological doctrine   ✦   Duration: 2010 – 2012

EMBEDDED POEMS IN ANCIENT PROSE LETTERS

Principal investigator and coordinator: Assistant Professor Margot Neger   ✦   Funding body: Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Project number P 29721-G25   ✦   Duration: 2017-2019

 

 

LINGUISTICS

COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS

 
FEEL, in the framework of a SOCRATES/LINGUA 1 Project for Promotion of Language Learning  

Principal investigator: Professor Anna Panayotou   ✦   Funding body: EU, project LINGUA 1.   ✦   «European Label Award» as the best linguistic programme in 2006. Silver Award by Slovenia, June 2008   ✦   In collaboration with 10 European Union universities, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Hungary, Poland, Czech republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Cyprus.   ✦   Project coordinator: University Vytautas Magnus, Kaunas, Lithuania.   ✦   Duration: 2004 - 2006

Electronic lexicography-Greek spelling checker  

Coordinator: Professor Anna Panayotou   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   In collaboration with Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki (Department of Philology and Department of French Language and Philology)   ✦   Duration: 2005 - 2007

 

 

PHILOSOPHY

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

CONCEPTUAL NORMATIVE RATIONALISM

Principal investigator and coordinator: Lecturer Christos Kyriacou  ✦   Funding body: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany   ✦   Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Humboldt University, Berlin   ✦   The goal of the programme is to develop an a prioristic, robustly realist moral theory.   ✦   Duration: 2021 - 2022

 

 

COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

EUROPEAN SCIENCE FOUNDATION RESEARCH NETWORKING PROGRAMME: THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE IN A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

Member of the Steering Committee (representative of Cyprus Research Foundation): Professor Dimitris Portides   ✦   Funding body: European Science Foundation   ✦   Duration: 2008 - 2013

DESCRIBING THE ABSTRACT AND REPRESENTING THE REAL

Coordinator: Professor Dimitris Portides   ✦   Funding body: Leventis Foundation   ✦   Duration: 2014 - 2016

DESCRIBING THE ABSTRACT AND REPRESENTING THE REAL II

Coordinator: Professor Dimitris Portides   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus   ✦   Duration: 2016 - 2019

SCIENCE IN METAPHYSICS: PROPERTIES, LAWS AND STRUCTURES

Principal investigator and coordinator: Assistant Professor Vassilis Livanios   ✦   Funding body: University of Cyprus (starting funding) (No 8037Ε-42803)   ✦   Duration: 2017 - 2018

MORAL, EPISTEMIC AND LOGICAL FIXED POINTS: EXPLORING CONCEPTUAL NORMATIVE RATIONALISM

Principal investigator and coordinator: Lecturer Christos Kyriacou   ✦   Funding body : University of Cyprus   ✦   The goal of the programme is to explore the subtle interconnections between basic moral, epistemic and logical principles.   ✦   Duration: 2019 - 2021

NORMATIVE FIXED POINTS: ANCHORING RATIONAL THOUGHT ON VIRTUOUS CONCEPTUAL COMPETENCE

Principal investigator and coordinator: Lecturer Christos Kyriacou   ✦   Funding body : University of Cyprus (Start-up funding)   ✦   The goal of the programme is to explore how basic principles of rationality are known on the basis of intuitionist virtuous conceptual competence.   ✦   Duration: 2018 - 2020

 
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