Greek Vase Painting and the Origins of Visual Humour (Cambridge University Press 2009, paperback 2012, e-book 2013). | read more

(in preparation), "The Greek crisis (2010-2016) in the hands of European cartoonists: Use and abuse of Classical Greece to address current affairs", Antike Welt

2020 (in press) "Le phallus comme objet et véhicule d'humour dans la peinture de vases attique", in Archimède. Archéologie et histoire ancienne. Numéro spécial, The Phallus in all its Glory

"Visual Humour on Greek Vases (550-350 BC): Three Approaches to the Ambivalence of Ugliness in Popular Culture", in Daniel Derrin and Hannah Burrows (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Humour, History, and Methodology, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 175-200. | read here

"Les handicaps et malformations à l'époque de Galien", in Au temps de Galien, catalogue de l'expostion, Musée Royal de Mariemont 2018, 155-161. | read here

(in press) "Montrer la laideur dans une société tournée vers la beauté : caricature, anxiétés et culture populaire d'après les vases grecs figurés du 6e au 4e siècles avant J.-C.", Valérie Huet (éd.), Caricature et Laideur, CRBC, Brest, 2018.

"Classical reception in Lysistrata posters: the visual debate between traditional and feminist imagery", in P. Walsh (ed.), Brill's Companion to the reception of Aristophanes, Brill: 331-368. | read here

"The Hellenistic turn in bodily representations: venting anxiety in terracotta figurines", in C. Laes (ed.), Disability in Antiquity, Oxford: Routledge, chapter 13. | read here

"Drôles de vases grecs", L'Histoire, Mai 2016, no.423, 72-75. | read here

"Humor, women, and male anxieties in ancient Greek visual culture", in A. Foka, J. Liliequist (eds.), Laughter, Humor, and the (Un)Making of Gender, Historical and Cultural Perspectives, Brill, 2015, 214-240. | read here

"La caricatura nell' antichità", L. Lorusso, E. Fazzi (éds.), Il sorriso della mente, la caricatura nella storia delle neuroscienze, Edizioni Santa Caterina, Pavia, 2014, pp.13-31. | read here

"Greek Visual Humor", in S. Attardo (éd.), Encyclopedia of Humor Studies: A Social History, Sage Publications, 2014, 271-275.

"Democracy and popular media. Classical receptions in 19th to 21st centuries political cartoons: statesmen, mythological figures and celebrated artworks", in L. Hardwick, S. J. Harrison (éds), Classics in the Modern World: A 'Democratic Turn ?, Oxford, 2013, 319-349. | read here

"Disparate bodies in ancient artefacts : the function of caricature and pathological grotesques among Roman terracotta figurines", in C. Laes (éd.), Disparate Bodies "A Capite ad Calcem" in Ancient Rome, Leiden, 2013, 275-297. | read here

"Grotesque terracotta in the Greco-Roman world: the role of caricature in visual humour, of theatrical masks in the realm of Comedy and of portraits of deformity in ancient medical centres", Rivista Italiana di Neurobiologia.

'Greek gods and mortals', Wace, R. (ed.). In our own image. Gods and mortals in ancient art. London. | webpdf

'Ancient Greek visual puns: a case study visualhumor'; in Attardo, S. and Popa, D. (eds.). New Approaches to the linguistics of humor. Academic Printing House of Dunarea de Jos, Univ. of Galati (Rumenia). | read here

'', in Lambrakis, A, Lezine,V. (eds.), État de la publication scientifique dans le domaine de l'archéologie, des arts et traditions populaires: [actes de colloque], 20-22 février 2004, Athènes. Athens: Αρχαιολογία και Τέχνες. | web

'Humour in Greek vase-painting', Revue Archéologique (fasc.2/2004) 3-32.|summary | read here

Comic pictures in Greek vase-painting: humour in the polis and the Dionysian world, in the sixth and the fifth centuries B.C. D.Phil Thesis, University of Oxford.

'Une outre outrée: parodie et jeu iconographique à propos d'une coupe de Leipzig', KTEMA 25 (2000) 115-122. | summary | cited


Review (Antiquité Classique) of Dorota Dutsch, Ann Suter (éds.), Ancient Obscenities, Their Nature and Use in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2015. 1 vol., 366 p., 14 ill. ISBN 978-0-472-11964-6.

Review of Walsh, D. (2009) Distorted Ideals in Greek Vase-Painting. The World of Mythological Burlesque, C.U.P. 2009’ Classical Review 60.2 | read here

Review of J. Clarke (2007). Looking at Laughter (100 B.C.- A.D. 250). Berkeley: University of California Press. Bryn Mawr Classical Review September 2008, no. 55. | web


(in press) D. Gourevitch, Le voyage de "Victor" et Victor, mise en page Alexandre Mitchell, édition privée.

(in press) V. Dujardin (eds.), Histoire et mémoires de la commission européenne 1986-2000, vol. 3, iconographie d'Alexandre Mitchell, Publications Office of the European Union.

D. Gourevitch, Psychè raconte à Yaël son histoire d'amour, mise en page Alexandre Mitchell, édition privée, 130 p, 340 ill. | read more

D. Gourevitch, Sécundilla la petite Romaine raconte sa vie à Lucie la petite parisienne, mise en page Alexandre Mitchell, édition privée, 138 p, 295 ill. | read more


English translation of C. Calame's 'Enunciative fiction and poetic performance. Choral voices in Bacchylides' Epinicians', in Athanassaki, L., Bowie, E. (eds.). Archaic and Classical Choral Song: Performance, Politics and Dissemination: 115-138. | web.

English translation of C. Calame's 'Referential Fiction and Poetic Ritual: Towards a Pragmatics of Myth (Sappho 17 and Bacchylides 13)', Trends in Classics (2009) 1/1: 1-17. | web.

English translation of F. Goddio's book:Canope Est. London (parts of which are published: Topography and Excavation of Heracleion-Thonis and East Canopus (1996-2006). | web.

Translations and editing of a number of scientific publications and presentations for Prof. Bert Smith, Institute of Archaeology, Oxford (recently: Smith, R. Aphrodisias Papers 4: New Research on the City and Its Monuments, 2008. | web).

Translation of all the technical terms in the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum online database. | web.


Mitchell, A., "Pandora's box from ancient myth to political cartoons: gender, humour and classical reception", TBAmore

Vases grecs et humour graphique: comment signer son oeuvre. Le cas du pottier Nikosthénès".

'The Laocoon: a statue for all seasons. The function and meaning of the Laocoon sculptural group in editorial cartoons, from a choice of 19th to 21st centuries newspapers'.

'Fiddling or non-fiddling Nero? A case study in the reception of classical statesmen in editorial cartoons, from a choice of 19th-21st centuries newspapers?'

'Herakles' labours in political cartoons: a case study in the reception of classical myth in editorial cartoons, from a choice of 19th-21st centuries newspapers'.