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Dr Alexandre Loktionov

Visiting Senior Research Fellow


Alexandre Loktionov is an Egyptologist based at Christ’s College, Cambridge, who also works remotely as Professor of Egyptology at HSE University, Moscow. At King's, he is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Political Economy. His main research interests lie in ancient Egyptian justice and long-term constitutional change in ancient societies, as well as the exchange of intellectual culture between Egypt and Mesopotamia. He holds PhD, MPhil and BA degrees from the University of Cambridge and has also previously worked at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.


  • Egyptology
  • Assyriology
  • Ancient history
  • Legal history
  • Constitutional studies
  • Political science 


Primary investigator of the AHRC-funded Development of Early Constitutional Thought Project, run jointly at Cambridge and King's College London, working with Professor Andrew Blick.


Latest book: Loktionov, A (ed.) 2023. Compulsion and Control in Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Archaeopress.