PhD (Courtauld Institute of Art)
Art History (ARTH)
Dimitra Kotoula studied history, art and archaeology at the University of Ioannina, Greece and the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. She has been the recipient of a number of fellowships/grants including an AHRB fellowship and research grants from the Dumbarton Oaks Center, Washington D.C., Princeton University, the British School at Athens and the Academy of Art, Letters, and Science in Venice.
She has published and lectured on a variety of topics ranging from Byzantine to 15th-century Cretan icons and burial chapels and tombs, to Arts & Crafts perceptions of Byzantium. She has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College-London. Her research interests include: form and function in Byzantine architecture and art with particular emphasis on eschatology; modern perceptions of Byzantium; sensory experiences and religious practices of the Byzantines as well as post-byzantine networks of humanism and artistic exchanges.