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Department of History of Art


Dr Markou will take up his position as Assistant Professor at the Department of Fine Arts at Cyprus University of Technology on 2 January 2024 and we wish him well in his new role. Dr Markou read Archaeology and History of Art at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, before going to the University of Warwick, where he took an MA on “Venice and Its Legacies”.

In 2018, he obtained his PhD at Jesus College, Cambridge, and subsequently held postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton University (2018-19) and at the British School at Rome (2019-2020). He returned to Cambridge in Autumn 2021 as Leverhulme Early Career Fellow. His research focuses on the art of Renaissance Venice and on cultural networks of exchange in the Eastern Mediterranean.