Institute of Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (IHR/NHRF) conducts research on the political, economic, social and cultural history of Greek and Roman Antiquity, Byzantium and modern Hellenism. The Institute emerged in 2012 from the merging of the three former Humanities research institutes of the NHRF (KERA, IBR and INR), the oldest research institutions for historical and philological sciences in Greece.

The Institute's research objectives are the historical documentation and interpretation, the diffusion of new knowledge, and the training of young scholars, thus contributing to national self-awareness and active presence in the international scientific community.


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Section of Greek & Roman Antiquity


Section of Byzantine Research

Section of Neohellenic Research




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    E. Andrikou, A. Agapiou, P. Bes, X. Charalambidou, M. Chidiroglou, A. Dakouri-Hild, S. Davis, T. Kinnaird, W. Rourk, K. Sarri & A. Yangaki, «The Kotroni Archaeological Survey Project (KASP) at Ancient Afidna in Northern Attica: Results of the First Season (2019)»
    Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (Washington D.C., 2-5 January, 2020)
    08:00-10:30 // Washington

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    Maria Leontsini, «Το βυζαντινό ναυτικό στο Ιόνιο και το Αιγαίο: δίκτυα, συνδετικότητα και υποδομές ανεφοδιασμού»
    Networks and Communication in Byzantium, Graduate Training Seminar, Training Center and Lifelong Learning, KEDIVIM / AUTH, Department of Byzantine Archeology and Art, AUTH Centre for Byzantine Research
    16:00 // AUTH, Centre for Byzantine Research

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