Nadiya Gavrylyuk is Professor of Archaeology from the National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine. There, she is director of the editorial office in the Institute of Archaeology and publisher of the journal “ArheologijaKyiv, Ukraine”. Her research on the reconstruction of economic systems in the early Iron Age of Eastern Europe by taking the Greek colonies on the Black Sea coast into consideration is coincided with the studies of the Topoi research group (A-2) Political Ecology. During her fellowship she works with them by comparing and exchanging ideas on concepts, methods and results of this study.