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Grzegorz Ochala

Postdoc / Marie Curie fellow

Dr. G.P. Ochala
+31 71 527 2186

Grzegorz Ochała is postdoctoral researcher (Marie Curie Fellow) at the LIAS. He graduated from archaeology at the University of Warsaw. There, he also obtained his PhD at the Faculty of History. He specialises in history of the Nile Valley (Egypt and Nubia) in Late Antiquity and Middle Ages through the perspective of written sources.

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Fields of interest

Grzegorz Ochała specialises in the history and culture of the Nile Valley in Late Antiquity and Middle Ages. He is an editor of inscriptions and papyri in Greek, Coptic, and Old Nubian. In his work, he combines the workshops of epigraphist, papyrologist, historian, and archaeologist to better understand the functioning of the society in the region and the role of individual in that society.
At Leiden University, he carries out the research project "IaM NUBIAN. Identity and Memory in Christian Nubia: A study on strategies of (self-)presentation and preservation of the past in medieval African society".

Postdoc / Marie Curie fellow

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies

Work address

Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 4
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 018A


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