Invited Lectures

    “Designing the Nation: The Role of Religion in Greece and Turkey”

    ·         Netherlands Institute at Athens, April 28, 2017

    “The Workers’ Party of Turkey and the Cyprus Question”

    ·         Department of Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies, January 24, 2017

    “Colonial and Post-Colonial Historical Approaches: The Example of Cyprus”

    ·         Department of Anthropology, Panteion University, December 15, 2016

    “The Turkish Left and the Instrumentalization of the Past during the 1960s: The Case of Cyprus”

    ·           Department of History and Archeology and Institute for Mediterranean Studies, University of Crete, November 11, 2015

    “Kemalist Politics and the Left in Turkey, 1923-1938”

    ·         Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies Department, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2, 2005


    Presentations/Discussant/Chair at Professional Conferences

    Chair of the panel “Turkish Foreign Policy”, Turkey in Transition (?): Before and After the Attempted July Coup, Netherlands Institute in Athens (NIA), Athens, June 6-7, 2017

    Chair of the panel on “Constituting ‘New Turkey’”, Turkey in Transition (?): Before and After the Attempted July Coup, Netherlands Institute in Athens (NIA), Athens, June 6-7, 2017

    Discussant on Antonis Antoniou’s talk, “Turkey and Turkish Cypriots in the 1950s: Perspectives of the Greek Left through the Cyprus Question”, ΜΝΗΜΩΝ, March 22, 2017

    “Yeni Türkiye: Towards the Construction of a New Historical Narrative”, in Turkey at Critical Crossroads: Dynamic Trajectories for Society, Politics and Culture, Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, Lisboa, February 1-3, 2017

    “The Image of the Turk/Turkish Cypriot in the Greek Left during the 1950s”, in the conference 1940s and 1950s, The Critical Decades: The Development and Shaping of the Relations of the two Communities. University of Cyprus, September 9-10, 2016

    “The Usable Past: Cyprus in the Greek and Turkish Left Discourse”, in the Conference in Memory of Rolandos Katsiaounis: Social, Economic, and Political History of Cyprus. University of Nicosia, Cyprus, June 19-20, 2015 (in Greek)

    “Greek Economic Crisis and the Victimization of the Left: The Revival of Ethnikofrosyni”, Politics in Crisis conference organized by the Cyprus Association of Political Science (CAPS) and the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES), University of Cyprus, Nicosia, November 21-22, 2014

    “The Invention of Resistance: Collective Memory in the Greek and Turkish Left during the 1950s and 1960s”, Memory and Culture: 7th International Cultural Studies Conference, International Conference organized by the Turkish Cultural Studies Association and Bilkent University, Ankara, Bilkent University, September 5-7, 2013

    “Greek Leftist Foreign Policy or a Pie in the Sky: United Democratic Left and the Cyprus Question”, 6th Biennial Hellenic Observatory Symposium on Contemporary Greece and Turkey, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom, June 6-7, 2013

    “The Invention of Resistance: Cyprus in the Greek and Turkish Left Rhetoric”, The Emergence and the Evolution of Nationalisms in Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, April 27, 2013 (in Greek)

    “The Foreign Policy of the Turkish Left Between Anti-imperialism and Nationalism: Cyprus as a Case Study”, 3rdInternational Cyprus Symposium, Mersin, October 18-20, 2012

    (with Apostolos Stagianis, Christos Kollias, Stefanos Papadamos), “Terrorism and Capital Markets: The Effects of the Istanbul Bombings”, 7thAnnual South-East European Doctoral Student Conference, South-East European Research Center, Thessaloniki, September 24-25, 2012

    Re-interpreting the Past Through the Looking-glass: The 1821 Greek Revolution in the Rhetoric of the United Democratic Left”, 22nd Biennial International Symposium, Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), New York University, October 13-16, 2011

    “Conflict within the Turkish Left: TİP and YÖN on the Cyprus Issue”, Columbia University’s Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies, Ottomans/Turks in Conflict, 1800-2010: New Approaches, Sponsored by Columbia University’s Middle East Institute and University Seminars, Columbia University, New York, April 28-30, 2011

    (with Apostolos Stagianis, Christos Kollias, Stefanos Papadamos), “Economic and Political Implications from Terrorist Attacks in Istanbul”, 14th Annual International Conference on Economics and Security, Izmir, Turkey, June 17-18, 2010

    “Enosis in the Left Discourse: EDA’s Talks in the Greek Parliament”, 4thBiennial Hellenic Observatory Symposium on Contemporary Greece and Cyprus, London School of Economics, June 25-26, 2009

    “Yön between Anti-Imperialism and Nationalism: Cyprus as a Case study”, 9th Conference in Critical Political Theory, University of Essex, June 12-13, 2008

    “Turkish Left and Cyprus in the 1960s”: TİP and Yön. First Remarks”, 12thPhD Symposium, University of Crete, July 18, 2007 (in Greek)