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Nassia Yakovaki

  Assistant Professor
  Social Theory and Sociology
  Modern and Contemporary Social and Political History


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  210 368 8973
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  6 Themistokleous Street, 2nd floor, office 9
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Curriculum Vitae

She is assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Social and Political History in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the University of Athens since 2011. A graduate of both Athens and Ioannina Universities, she pursued postgraduate studies at the Universities of Essex and Thessaloniki; she holds a PhD from the History Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2001).

She has worked in secondary education (1987-2001) as well as in the General State Archives of Greece (1991-1994) and in the Medieval and Modern Hellenism Research Center of the Academy of Athens (2002-2004). From 2001 until 2009 she taught courses on Modern European History in the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly in Volos. She is the author of one book and she has published studies and articles in collective volumes and academic journals.

Selected Recent Publications

  • (2014) «The Philiki Etaireia revisited . In search of contexts, national and international», The Historical Review / La Revue Historique, Section of Neohellenic Research / Institute of Historical Research, Volume XI, pp. 171-187.
  • (2011) «Adamantios Korais' The Greek Library (1805-1827): An Ingenious Publisher and the Making of a Nation» in John Spiers (ed.), The Culture of the Publisher's Series, 1700-2000, London: Palgrave/ Mcmillan.
  • (2007) «"Ancient and Modern Greeks" in the Late 18th Century: A Comparative Approach from a European Perspective"», in Ausdrucksformen und Internationalen Philhellenismus vom 17.-19. Jahrhundert, in the series Philhellenische Studien, vol. 13, Frankfurt/ NewYork: Peter Lang Verlag.
  • (2006) Εurope via Greece. A Turning-point in European Self-consiousness, 17th-18th centuries (in Greek), Athens: Hestia Publishers