About the Speaker
Zachary Chitwood, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
Zachary Chitwood is a Lecturer in Byzantine Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and Principal Investigator of the ERC Starting Grant MAMEMS “Mount Athos in Medieval Eastern Mediterranean Society: Contextualizing the History of a Monastic Republic, ca. 850-1550”. He has published on various aspects of Byzantine culture, including law, monasticism and interactions with the wider medieval world.