Olivier Delouis is a permanent researcher at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris and a former Research fellow of the French School of Archaeology at Athens (EfA). He holds an MPhil and a PhD in Byzantine history from Panthéon-Sorbonne University, and an MPhil from the Paris School of Economics (PSE).
His research interests are Byzantine monasticism, Byzantine archaeology, Byzantine reception studies and Digital humanities. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Sorbonne University, the Catholic University of Paris (ICP), and has given a significant number of seminars, conference papers and public lectures in France and abroad. He has held several administrative and editorial responsibilities, especially for the Revue des études byzantines.
His current research includes the edition of a catechetical corpus, the Great Catecheseis (or monastic sermons) of Theodore the Stoudite (759-826), the edition of two volumes of Mount Athos archives collection (monastery of Chilandar), the publication of the scientific correspondence of a modern scholar, Athanasios Papadopoulos-Kerameus (1856-1912), and a digital humanities project called “Mapping Byzantine Bithynia Online”, in collaboration with the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Vienna. During the next two years in Oxford (MT 2021-2023), he wishes to establish contacts between French and Oxford researchers in the field of archaeometry and digital humanities for the ancient and medieval world.