Duyrat, Frédérique

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Director of the Département des Monnaies, médailles et antiques of the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris

Frédérique Duyrat (*1970) studied History at the Sorbonne University (Paris) and received her doctoral degree in 2000 with a dissertation on the coinage and history of Hellenistic Arados in Phoenicia. The publication of her doctoral thesis earned her the Prix Mendel of the Institut de France as well as the Prix Delepierre of the Société pour l’encouragement des études grecques in 2005. It was also at the Sorbonne University that she took her habilitation in 2010 with a study on coinage and its circulation in Achaemenid and Hellenistic Syria.

Frédérique Duyrat was a research associate at the Institut français d’archéologie du Proche-Orient in Damascus (1996-1998), lecturer in Greek History at Sorbonne University (1998-2001) and in Ancient History at the University of Orleans (2001-2009). Between 2002 and 2014 she was a research associate at the IRAMAT Centre Ernest-Babelon. Since 2015 she has been research associate to the research team “Orient et Méditerranée-Mondes sémitiques” at the Sorbonne University and since 2017 she has been Honorary Research Fellow at the Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

In 2010, Frédérique Duyrat became curator of the collection of Greek coins at the Departement des Monnaies, médailles et antiques of the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris. In 2013 she was appointed director there.

Frédérique Duyrat has organised a number of colloquia and participated in many research projects, including the OPAL- Oxford Paris Alexander Project. Transnational Perspectives in a Digital Age (2016/17). Since 2018 she has been co-PI of the project JPI-CH ARCH. Ancient coins as Related Cultural Heritage. She is also a member of the steering committee of nomisma.org, a co-director of the Revue numismatique, a member of the Société française de numismatique (SFN), of the Association française d’histoire économique (AFHE) and of the Société des professeurs d’histoire ancienne de l’université (SOPHAU).

You can reach Frédérique Duyrat via email. 

On the website of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, you will find her here.

You can have a look at her profile at academia.edu here.

There is also a detailed CV for you to download there.

Further information on the project ARCH can be found here.

*as of 10 April 2020