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Christos Aliprantis is a PhD Candidate in Modern European History at the University of Cambridge. His research interests, publications, and conference presentations concern the Habsburg Empire, Prussia, Greece, and the Mediterranean in the long nineteenth century. His dissertation focuses on the Austrian and Prussian secret police from 1848 to 1870. He holds a BA in History and Archaeology from the University of Athens, an MA in Austrian History from the University of Vienna, and an MA in Comparative History from the Central European University at Budapest.

Peter S. Allen recently retired from teaching Anthropology at Rhode Island College. He has a BA from Middlebury College and an MA and PhD from Brown University. For his doctoral dissertation, he conducted almost two years of research in the southern Peloponnese. He specializes in the anthropology of modern Greece and has published on social and cultural change, sex roles, identity, and other topics concerning modern Greece. He has served the MGSA as a member of the Executive Board, Treasurer, and Editor of JMGS.

Peter Bien is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College. His retranslation of Kazantzakis’s Zorba the Greek into English appeared in 2014; his 2018 ebook entitled Selected Lectures, Shorter Writings, and Translations contains essays on Kazantzakis, Cavafy, Myrivilis, and other Greek subjects both modern and ancient.

Charalampos Chrysomallidis works at National Documentation Centre (Greece). He has taught at the University of Athens and National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government. He has published articles in Greek and international scientific journals (Regional Science Policy and Practice, The Greek Review of Social Research, Greek Political Science Review, International and European Policy Review) and book chapters in edited volumes (Dionikos Publishing, 2018; Edward Elgar, 2017; Themelio Press, 2012).

Francesca de Lucia teaches in the English Department of Minzu University of China, Beijing. She has previously taught as an Associate Professor at Zhejiang Normal University (Jinhua, China). She holds a PhD from the University of Oxford and published her first book, Italian American Cultural Fictions: From Diaspora to Globalization, in 2017. Her main research focus is on the interrelation between ethnicity and American identity in literature.

Vasiliki Dimoula is Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature, University of Athens, Greece. Her book Human and More than Human: The Problematics of Lyric Poetry, Ancient and Modern (Kostas and Helen Ouranis Foundation, 2014) is a comparative study of Ancient Greek and European Romantic lyric poetry. Her other publications are in the areas of classical reception, comparative and modern Greek literature, and literary theory.

André Gerolymatos currently is Professor of History and Director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University. He researches international security, intelligence and military history, terrorism, foreign policy, and international relations. His most recent publications include The British and the Greek Resistance, 1936–1944: Spies, Saboteurs, and Partisans (Lexington Books, 2018), An International Civil War: Greece, 1936–1949 (Yale University Press, 2016), and Castles Made of Sand: A Century of Anglo-American Espionage and Intervention in the Middle East (St. Martin’s Press, 2010).

Panos Koromvokis is a PhD candidate at the Panteion University, Greece. He earned an MA in Political Sciences and History and has conducted research at Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, and California State University, Sacramento. His research interests include political science, modern Greek history, philanthropy studies, diaspora studies, and historical demography.

Seth Lerer is Distinguished Professor of Literature at the University of California at San Diego. Among his many publications is Children’s Literature: A Reader’s History from Aesop to Harry Potter (University of Chicago Press, 2008), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Truman Capote Prize in Criticism. His most recent books are Shakespeare’s Lyric Stage (University of Chicago Press, 2018) and Tradition: A Feeling for the Literary Past (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Martin Lykos has taught at the Democritus University of Thrace and is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Athens. His research interests include urban and regional economics, spatial economics, European cohesion policy, and European economic integration.

Aspasia Papadima is Associate Professor in the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts at Cyprus University of...


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