About

Connecting the Greeks: Multi-scalar festival networks in the Greek and Roman world” is a research project of the University of Groningen, funded by NWO and the OIKOS Anchoring Innovation Research Initiative. The project was designed by Onno van Nijf (Principal Investigator) and  Christina Williamson (co-director and Postdoc). The other team members are  Adam Wiznura (PhD Candidate), Tom Britton (PhD Candidate) and Robin van Vliet (PhD Candidate).

We are currently building a database of sporting festivals, athletes and other competitors in the ancient world – see our latest progress at http://www.connectedcontests.org/