CYA Faculty - Lappa Daphne

Daphne Lappa

  • PhD (European U Institute of Florence)
  • History (HIST)


Daphne Lappa earned a BA in History from the University of Crete (Greece) and a Master and PhD from the European University Institute of Florence (Italy).

Her research interests engage with different aspects of religious group formation and cross-confessional dynamics in the pre-modern and modern Eastern Mediterranean. She has earned Post-doctoral fellowships at the Digital Humanities Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and at the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University (US), and has taught at the Universities of Athens and Corfu. She participates at the research project documenting the history of the Jews of Crete endorsed by the Etz Hayyim Synagogue in Chania, and has recently edited a volume focusing on the Jews of Greece in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.