The Phoenix Project is led by Dr Eoghan Moloney, previously a lecturer at the Unviersity of Adelaide, and now with the Dept. of Ancient Classics at N.U.I. Maynooth. He specialises in ancient Greek history, with a particular interest in the fourth century BC and the kingdom of Macedon. At the moment Eoghan is working on a volume that considers how and why successive Argead monarchs appropriated Hellenic culture in the Classical Age and later facilitated its spread far beyond the Greek world in the Hellenistic Age. In addition, he is also working on a major project that explores instances of conflict resolution, conciliation, and concession from ancient history in order to establish imaginative lines between past and present models and practices.
- The Phoenix Project considers examples of regeneration and restoration from ancient history. The fundamental premise here is that ancient efforts to establish order out of disorder offer parallels still useful to any contemporary society in, or emerging from, serious crisis.