The Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies will be hosting Professor Thanos Veremis, one of the best known Modern Greek historians of Greece, for the month of October 2014. The Visit is sponsored by the Onassis Foundation.
Thanos Veremis is Professor Emeritus of Political History in Department of European and International Studies at the University of Athens and Founding Member of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). He has held teaching and research positions at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (London), Harvard University's Center for European Studies, Princeton University's the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, St. Antony's College (Oxford), the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the Hellenic Observatory of the LSE. From 2004 to 2010, he served as President of Greece's National Council for Education. His publications include Modern Greece: A History since 1821 (with J. Koliopoulos, 2010); The Balkans: Construction and Deconstruction of States (2005), Greece: The Modern Sequel (with J. Koliopoulos, 2002), Greece (with M. Dragoumis, 1998) and The Military in Greek Politics (1997).
The Visit is sponsored by the University Seminars Program of the Onassis
Foundation (USA) .