Dr. Julian Schreyer studied Classical Archaeology, Greek and Latin Philology in Munich and Rome and graduated in 2013. He received his doctorate from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich in 2016. Since then he has been Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the Institute of Classical Archaeology at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. He has benefited from grants of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, DAAD, DFG, and Gerda Henkel Stiftung, and has held visiting positions in Oxford, Vienna, and Istanbul. His research examines the ancient treatment of ruins, urban wastelands, and architectural incompleteness, and he also focuses on ancient material perception and Roman portraiture.