Apostolos Delis (Volos, 1971) studied Ancient History in the Universities of Siena and Bologna and Maritime Archaeology and History in the University of Bristol.
Anna Sydorenko studied Political Science at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She completed her Ph.D thesis at the Ionian University entitled: “The economic development of the Crimean port-cities, second half of the 19th, beginning of the 20th century. Evpatoria, Sevastopol, Theodosia”.
Katerina Galani studied history and archaeology at the University of Athens. She continued her postgraduate studies in Economic and Social History (M.Sc) at the University of Oxford, Wolfson College. In Oxford, she also completed her doctoral thesis on British Shipping during the Napoleonic Wars which was awarded the Frank Broeze Prize by the International Maritime Economic History Association in 2012.
Matteo Barbano (Genoa, 1986) studied Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Genoa. Since 2012 he has been a member of Laboratorio di Storia Marittima e Navale (NavLab), coordinated by Prof. Luca Lo Basso. In 2016 he completed his PhD thesis at the Department of History, Philosophy and Antiquities (DAFIST), Genoa University, with the title: “Within the Straits: the English, Tangier and Barbary (1661-1684)”.
Ph.D. in History of Eastern Europe at Università degli Studi di Trieste (2011). Currently she is a post-doc researcher in the framework of the project ERC STG 2016 SeaLit with a research on maritime education in the Eastern Adriatic from the second half of Nineteenth Century to World War I. Her research interests focus on economic and social history. Particularly her work is focused on the economic characteristics of groups and networks, labor history and financial strategies in Eastern Europe from Early modern to Modern Times.
Popi Vasilaki is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Crete and a Ph.D Fellow of the ERC STG 2016, SeaLiT project in the Institute of Mediterranean Studies (IMS/FORTH), since July 2017.
Petros Kastrinakis is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete in co-supervision with the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS/F.O.R.T.H.) in Rethymnon.
Alkiviadis Kapokakis is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Crete in co-supervision with the Institute for the Mediterranean Studies (IMS/F.O.R.T.H.) in Rethymnon. He is a Ph.D. Fellow since June 2019 in the ERC STG 2016 project SeaLiΤ hosted by the Institute for Mediterranean Studies.
Thomas Kalesios is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History and Archaeology of University of Crete.
Nikos Kastrinakis holds a first class honors BA in History from the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete (2018).