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Dr. Gil Gambash

gil gambashHead of the Department of Maritime Civilizations, The Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences, Haifa Center for Mediterranean History, Faculty of Humanities, University of Haifa  

Gil Gambash is the chair of the Department of Maritime Civilizations at the University of Haifa, and the co-founder and director of the Haifa Centre for Mediterranean History. He has been appointed recently the head of the Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies at the University of Haifa. He wrote his PhD in Princeton and Oxford, focusing on the relationship between the Roman empire and its provinces. His current research interests center on ancient Mediterranean empires, particularly with regard to aspects of maritime connectivity, mobility, and logistics. Recent publications include: ‘En Route to Egypt – Akko in the Persian Period,’ Journal of Near Eastern Studies 73.2 (2014): 273-282; Rome and Provincial Resistance, New-York: Routledge (2015); ‘Maritime Activity in the Ancient Southern Levant: The Case of Late Antique Dor,’ ARAM 27 (2015): 61-74.