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Aleks Michalewicz

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Aleks Michalewicz

 
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Dr

Aleks Michalewicz

 

Aleksandra Michalewicz researches the Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique periods in the South Caucasus. She has excavated in Georgia since 2008 with Georgian-Australian Investigations in Archaeology, an interdisciplinary and collaborative project run by the Georgian National Museum and the University of Melbourne, and funded by the Australian Research Council.

In 2015 she was awarded her PhD in Archaeology by the University of Melbourne for work conducted on the Samtavro cemetery in Mtskheta, Georgia. She has also completed an MA in Classics, in which she examined human/divine hybridity at Troy, as represented in archaic Greek myth. She has held numerous positions at the University of Melbourne since 2004, including as tutor and research assistant, and most recently as the convenor of a masterclass for the Ian Potter Museum of Art. Since 2015 she has been an Honorary Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies.

Research expertise: The archaeology of the South Caucasus from the Hellenistic to the Late Antique periods; ritual and religion, especially mortuary ritual; legacy data investigation; computational analyses and emerging techniques of data mining and visualisation; archaeological method and theory; ancient identities (gender and ethnicity); ancient world studies approaches to Greek and Roman texts in translation, particularly regarding mythology, religion, culture and society; classical reception studies.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

Publication Subsidy Grants Scheme, University of Melbourne

2014

Archaeological Institute of America

2014

Lizette Bentwitch Scholarship, University of Melbourne

2013

Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology

2012

Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria

2011

Catherine Southwell-Keely Travel Grant, Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation, University of Sydney

2011

Caroline Kay Scholarship, University of Melbourne

2011

Fay Marles Scholarship, University of Melbourne

2008

Spencer Pappas Trust Travel Grant, University of Melbourne

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Historical And Philosophical Studies

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Historical And Philosophical Studies

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Social And Political Sciences

Education


PhD

University of Melbourne

MA

University of Melbourne

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

University of Melbourne

ARTS (HONOURS)

University of Melbourne