PARIS PAPAMICHOS CHRONAKIS

Lecturer in Modern Greek History


Education:

BA (Thessaloniki), MA (Essex University), PhD (Crete)


Areas of Research and Publication:

Mediterranean social and cultural history; history of interethnic relations; Modern Greek history; History of the Sephardic Jews; urban history


Research Awards/Grants:

The Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship, 2011

John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation. Project: Database of Greek-Jewish Holocaust Survivors’ Testimonies


Books:

Guest Editor (with Anthony Molho & Eyal Ginio). “The Jews of Salonica in the Modern Period”, special thematic issue of Jewish History (Autumn 2014)


Research Projects:

Database of Greek-Jewish Holocaust Survivors’ Testimonies (http://gjst.ha.uth.gr/en), 2011-2013


Articles and Chapters:

“On the ‘Multicultural’ Past of Salonica. Thoughts on Some Uses of the Concept”, Thessalonikeon Polis (June 2011): 22-27 (in Greek)


Book reviews:

“Honour and Gender in Historical Perspective. Insights from Modern Greece. Review essay”. Aspasia: International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History 1 (2007): 272-275

Greece, A Jewish History by Katherine E. Fleming. The Athens Review of Books 6 (April 2010): 42-46 (in Greek)

The Social History of Piraeus. The Formation of the Middle Class, 1870-1910 by Yannis Yannitsiotis. Historein/Ιστορείν 9 (2008): 130-134

Le goût de l’archive by Arlete Farge (Greek translation). I Avgi tis Kiriakis, Anagnosis (19 May 2005): 23 (in Greek)


Work in Progress:

“De-Judaicizing a Class, Hellenizing a city. Jewish Merchants and the Future of Salonica in Greek Public Discourse, 1913-1914.” Jewish History (revised and resubmitted; awaiting final approval)

‘Cosmopolitans of the Levantine Type’: the Entrepreneurs of Salonica from the Ottoman Empire to the Greek Nation-State, 1880-1922 (monograph in preparation)


Courses recently taught:

Empire and Nation: Violence and Cosmopolitanism in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1856-1922

The Rise of the Middle Class: Modernity, Nationalism, and Globalization

Failed States? Democracy and Dictatorship in Southern Europe

Drifting Cities. Multiethnic Societies from Empire to Nation-State

Unwanted and Uprooted. Minorities and Refugees in 20th-Century Europe

The Mediterranean City. Conflict and Coexistence in the Long 20th Century

Jews, Greeks, Muslims, Dönme and Salonicans. Living together in the Late Ottoman Empire

From Jews of Greece to Greek Jews. Jews in the Greek State, 1821-1950

Contact Information

Location: 1818 UH
Email: parispc@uic.edu