Julien Aliquot is a French researcher of the history and archeology of the Near East and former resident of the French Institute of the Near East in Damascus (2007-2010).  In 2014 he was awarded a Bronze medal from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. 
Aliquot's specialty is in Ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions and h e has forged strong ties with Jordan, Lebanon and Syria to make epigraphical studes of these in three countries.  He published a volume of the Greek and Latin Inscriptions of Syria (IGLS) devoted to Mount Hermon (2008), as well as a monograph on Religious life in Lebanon under the Roman Empire (2009).  After that publication t he difficulties of the current situation in Syria lead him to redeploy his field activities in Jordan.  His diverse research ranges from Platonic philosophers from ancient Syria to the Byzantine reconquest of the Middle East in the Middle Ages.