Sebastian Scharff (PhD University of Münster) is a post-doctoral researcher, currently working at the University of Mannheim. His research focuses on the impact of Greek religion on international relations and on the cultural history of Greek agonistics. His first monograph is on Greek treaty-oaths (Eid und Außenpolitik. Studien zur religiösen Fundierung der Akzeptanz zwischenstaatlicher Vereinbarungen im vorrömischen Griechenland, Stuttgart 2016), and he has co-edited a volume on sport in the Hellenistic period, which is now in print. While at the CHS, he plans to finish his second book on the representation of Hellenistic athletes.