The journal is pleased to announce that Prof. Yannis Varalis has joined the editorial board.
Dr. Yannis Varalis was born in Volos, Greece. He graduated from the Department of History and Archeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and received his Ph.D. in Byzantine Archeology from the Department of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is associate professor in Byzantine Archaeology at the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. He participated in excavations of the French Archaeological School, the Archaeological Society at Athens, and the Archaeological Service, at Argos, the Pantanassa monastery near Philippias, and on the island of Naxos. He co-directed the excavation of the church at the Castle of Velika, Thessaly (2011-2017). He currently runs the excavation of the basilica of Sicyon (Kiato) since 2021. His studies and articles are focused on Early Christian architecture, Byzantine iconography, sculpture, and minor arts, as well as Post-byzantine painting. He is a member of the Christian Archaeological Society.