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Roderick Beaton is Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature at King's College London. His most recent books are Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution (2013), and Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation (US edition published October 2019).

Henriette-Rika Benveniste is Professor of European Medieval History at the University of Thessaly, Volos. Her publications in Medieval History examine issues of law and society, relations between Jews and Christians, religiosity and conversion, historical anthropology and historiography. She has also researched and written on the history and the historiography of the Holocaust. She has recently published: Those who survived. Resistance, Deportation and Return. Jews of Salonika in the 1940s (Polis 2014) (German translation 2016, English and Hebrew translations forthcoming) and Luna. An essay in Historical Biography (Polis 2017).

Lin Foxhall is Rathbone Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool. Previously, she was Professor of Greek Archaeology and History at the University of Leicester and the Head of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History. She has held posts at St Hilda's College, Oxford and University College London, and Visiting Professorships in Germany, Denmark, and the USA. She studied at Bryn Mawr College, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Liverpool, where she obtained her doctorate. She is an active field archaeologist and researcher currently working in Southern Calabria, Italy.

Sharon E.J. Gerstel is Professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles and Director of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. Her most recent monograph, Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaeology, and Ethnography (2015), won the 2016 Runciman Prize. She has edited five volumes, including, most recently, Viewing the Morea: Land and People in the Late Medieval Peloponnese (2013) and Viewing Greece: Cultural and Political Agency in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean (2016).

Christopher Grafos is a Research Associate in History at York University. He is the co-Director of the Greek Canadian History Research Project, which is an archival and public history initiative seeking to illuminate the memory and experiences of Greek immigrants in Canada. He works on questions related to the state and immigration policy, Greek migration, and transnational politics.

Alexander Grammatikos is Instructor at Langara College in Vancouver. His research interests include British Romantic conceptions of Modern Greece and nineteenth-century European print culture. His book British Romantic Literature and the Emerging Modern Greek Nation was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2018. His latest publication is "Staging Transcultural Relations: Early Nineteenth-Century British Drama and the Greek War of Independence," in the Journal of Modern Hellenism 34 (2019).

Michael Herzfeld, Ernest E. Monrad Research Professor of the Social Sciences in Harvard University's Department of Anthropology and Professorial Fellow in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Melbourne, is also affiliated with Leiden, Thammasat, La Sapienza (Rome I), and Shanghai International Studies Universities. A past president of the MGSA and holder of honorary doctorates from the Universities of Crete and Macedonia (Thessaloniki) and the Université Libre de Bruxelles, he has produced two films and authored eleven monographs, including The Poetics of Manhood and Cultural Intimacy. His 2018 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures, to be published in monograph form, draw extensively on his past and current research on Crete as well as, comparatively, Italy and Thailand.

Karin Hofmeisterová is a PhD candidate and teaching assistant at Charles University. Her research focuses primarily on religion in Southeast Europe, with a special emphasis on Eastern Christianity. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and contributed to several edited volumes, and her most recent article addresses the Serbian Orthodox Church's involvement in maintaining the memory of the Holocaust. She is currently finishing her dissertation on Serbian Orthodox historical narratives in post-Milošević Serbia.

James Horncastle is Assistant Professor in the Hellenic Studies program at Simon Fraser University. His research interests include population movements, conflict, and identity formation in the Balkans, with a specific focus on Greece and the former Yugoslavia. He is the author of Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, 19441949 (Lexington, 2019).

Konstantinos Kalantzis is a social anthropologist (PhD, University College London) specializing in visual culture and political imagination. Since 2006, he has been conducting ethnographic fieldwork in rural and urban Greece and in which he incorporates visual practices. He is Research Associate at Photo-Demos in the Department of Anthropology at University College London. He is the author of Tradition in the Frame: Photography, Power, and Imagination in Sfakia, Crete (Indiana University Press, 2019), and director of the ethnographic film Dowsing the Past: Materialities of Civil War Memories (2014).

Neovi M. Karakatsanis is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University South Bend. Her work has appeared in South European Society and Politics, Armed Forces and Society, the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Democratization and Mediterranean Quarterly. She is the author of The Politics of Elite Transformation: The Consolidation of Greek Democracy in Theoretical Perspective and American Foreign Policy towards the Colonels' Greece: Uncertain Allies and the 1967 Coup d'État (with Jonathan Swarts). Currently, she is the coeditor of the Journal of Political and Military Sociology as well as book review editor of Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters.

Stefanos Katsikas is Associate Director and Instructional Assistant Professor at the Center for Hellenic Studies at the University of Chicago. His research interests lie in the modern and contemporary history of Southeastern Europe. His first monograph, Negotiating Diplomacy in the New Europe: Foreign Policy in Post-Communist Bulgaria (2011), received a Scouloudi Publication Award from the Institute of Historical Research (University of London). He is currently writing his fourth book, titled Islam and Nationalism in Modern Greece 18211941. He holds a BA in history from the Ionian University in Greece and an MA and PhD in the Modern History of Southeastern Europe from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) at the University College London (UCL).

Kostis Kourelis is Associate Professor of Art History at Franklin & Marshall College. He is an architectural historian who specializes in the archaeology of the Mediterranean from the medieval to the modern periods. He also investigates how medieval material culture has shaped modern notions of identity, space, and aesthetics, particularly during the 1930s. His current fieldwork focuses on the archaeology of modern migration; recent publications include "The North Dakota Man Camp Project: The Archaeology of Home in the Bakken Oil Fields" in Historical Archaeology and "If Place Remotely Matters: Camped in Greece's Contingent Countryside" in the Journal of Contemporary Archaeology.

Kateřina Králová is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Russian and Eastern European Studies at Charles University. Her research focuses on reconciliation with the Nazi past, the Greek Civil War, and historical migration. She is the author of, among other works, Das Vermächtnis der Besatzung (Böhlau 2016/BPB 2017), and editor of Στέγνωσαν τα δάκρυά μας. Έλληνες πρόσφυγες στην Τσεχοσλοβακία (Alexandria 2015).

Anna Krinaki is a PhD candidate in Modern Greek History at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Greece, on a scholarship from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation. Her doctoral research focuses on temporal modernization processes in Greek urban areas (1870–1940). She has worked in archival institutions (the Konstantinos G. Karamanlis Foundation; the Benaki Museum) and on the research projects "Faith, Nation and the State in Southeastern Europe, 1821–1940," in the Program in Modern Greek Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and "Mediterranean Cultural Landscapes," at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies—Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas.

Artemis Leontis is C.P. Cavafy Professor of Modern Greek and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. Her research includes classical reception and Modern Greek literary and cultural studies. Her books are Topographies of Hellenism: Mapping the Homeland (Cornell University Press, 1995, Greek translation 1998), Greece: A Traveler's Literary Companion (San Francisco: Whereabouts Press, 1997); "What these Ithakas mean …": Readings in Cavafy (Athens: ELIA, 2002), the companion to the exhibit "Cavafy's World" at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; Culture and Customs of Greece (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO, 2009), and Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019).

Alexandros Makris is a PhD student at the University of Athens, researching the political and cultural impact of the Cold War on the periphery of the European continent, particularly in Greece, and focusing on the discourse and protest surrounding nuclear weapons.

Robert L. Pounder is Professor Emeritus of Greek and Roman Studies at Vassar College. He has published articles and reviews in, among others, Hesperia, The American Journal of Archaeology, The American Historical Review, and Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies. He served as Secretary of the School and Assistant Director at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He is currently a member of the Board of Overseers of the Gennadius Library. He is at work on a study of the conjoined personal and professional lives of Carl W. Blegen, Elizabeth Pierce Blegen, Ida Thallon Hill, and Bert Hodge Hill.

Christos Tsakas is a historian, a Carlsberg Fellow at the Danish Institute at Athens and, in 2019–2020, a Center for European Studies Visiting Scholar at Harvard University. He holds a PhD from the University of Crete. Before moving to Athens, he held postdoctoral positions in Berlin, Florence, and Princeton. As an external researcher at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FORTH in Rethymno, he initiated an archival and oral history project documenting postwar Greek industrialization. His articles have appeared in Business History, the European Review of History, and Historica.

Panagiotis Zestanakis is a postdoctoral researcher in the Institute for Media and Communication at the University of Hamburg. He earned his PhD in Contemporary European History from the University of Crete in 2017. His research interests include the history of everyday life in post-authoritarian societies, the history of media and communication, and the uses of contemporary history in web cultures. His work has appeared in several international journals, including Transfers, the Journal of Consumer Culture, and Cultural History, as well as in edited volumes in English, Spanish, and Greek.

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