Prof. Nikolas Bakirtzis, The Cyprus Institute
Prof. Nikolas Bakirtzis is Associate Professor and Director of the Andreas Pittas Art Characterization Laboratories (APAC Labs) at the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia. With a PhD in Art and Architectural History from Princeton University, his research, teaching and publications concentrate in the art and architecture of the urban and rural landscapes of the Byzantine, Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean. More recently, his work has focused on the perception and appropriation of Medieval art and heritage in Mediterranean cities, the application of advanced imaging and analytical methods to study the materiality of Medieval and Early Modern Art, as well as, the impact of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage. His work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Getty Foundation, Dumbarton Oaks, the European Commission, the A.G. Leventis Foundation, the Seeger Centre for Hellenic Studies at Princeton and the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation.