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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...


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