Head of the Institute

Dr. Gil Gambash

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Gil Gambash is the chair of the Department of Maritime Civilizations at the University of Haifa, and the co-founder and director of the Haifa Centre for Mediterranean History. In October 2016 was appointed the head of the Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies at the University of Haifa. He wrote his PhD in Princeton and Oxford, focusing on the relationship between the Roman empire and its provinces. His current research interests center on ancient Mediterranean empires, particularly with regard to aspects of maritime connectivity, mobility, and logistics. Recent publications include: Rome and Provincial Resistance, New-York: Routledge (2015); ‘Between Mobility and Connectivity in the Ancient Mediterranean: Coast-Skirting Travellers,’ Impact of Empire 12: 155-172 (2017); ‘Servicing the Mediterranean Empire – Non-State Actors and Maritime Logistics,’ Mediterranean Studies 25.1: 9-32 (2017).


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