Evi Margaritis: Evi Margaritis, STARC, The Cyprus Institute, 20 Constantinou Kavafi Street, 2121 Nicosia, Cyprus; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Evi Margaritis is a leading expert in archaeobotanical research in the east Mediterranean and the only archaeobotantist based in Cyprus, where she is an assistant professor at the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Centre of the Cyprus Institute. Her research focuses on exploring the human-environment relationship in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean through botanical remains and environmental evidence. Her research projects stretch from the Minoan and Mycenaean agriculture to early Bronze Age farming, and Classical economy. Currently, she is the assistant director of the Cambridge Keros Project, where she is in charge of all environmental studies of the project and organised several field school to train the next generation of archaeologists in the eastern Mediterranean region.