Christina Hadjiafxenti


Dr Christina Hadjiafxenti is since 2020 Teaching associate at the Theological School of the Church of Cyprus, specializing in the field of Byzantine Literature. She is also research assistant at the Faculty of Byzantine Studies of the University of Cyprus. From September 2018 to April 2019 she worked in the research project of the Open University of Cyprus “Byzart: Byzantine Art and Archaeology on Europeana”. From 2015 to 2017 she had a postdoc-scholarship at the Leibniz-Institute for European History in Mainz in Germany and Leibniz-WissenschaftCampus Mainz “Byzantium between Orient and Occident” (Subject of the research project: The reception of Byzantium in the Church historiography of the 19th century. A comparison between German and Greek sources). In 2017 she had also a fellowship at the Georg-Eckert-Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany.

She participated in many conferences and workshops in Germany and other European countries and was teaching assistant for many semesters at the University of Leipzig in Germany.