Dr Olivier Delouis

Visiting Fellow in Byzantine Studies


Olivier Delouis is a researcher at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS, Paris) and has been a Research Fellow at the Maison française d’Oxford since 2021, in charge of Ancient and Medieval Studies. A former member of the French School of Archaeology at Athens, he holds an MPhil and a PhD in Byzantine history from Panthéon-Sorbonne University, and an MPhil from the Paris School of Economics.

He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Sorbonne University and the Catholic University of Paris (ICP). His recent publications include collective volumes on Monastic mobility (Rome, 2019), Monastic daily life (Cairo-Athens, 2019), and Athos monastic archives and their reception (Paris, 2019), as well as various articles on the iconology and hagiography of Theodore the Stoudite (2019-2020).

Among his research projects in Oxford are the publication of a corpus of monastic sermons by Theodore the Stoudite (8/9th c.) and two volumes on the Byzantine archives of Chilandar monastery on Mount Athos, Greece (14th c.).