Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Nikos Potamianos

Assistant Researcher
Department of Mediterranean and Global Economic and Social History

Nikos Potamianos was born in Athens in 1971. He has studied history in the departments of History and Archaeology of the Universities of Athens and Crete; in the latter he has earned his Phd. In 2016 he was a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly. In 2016 and 2017 he has taught in the Departments of Political Science and of History and Archaeology in the University of Crete. In 2018 he began to work as an assistant researcher in the Institute for Mediterranean Studies - FORTH. He is member of the academic board and reader in the journal Ta Istorika, and scientific collaborator in the Small Enterprises' Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (IME-GSEVEE). His books include: Oi Noikokyraioi. Shopkeepers and master artisans in Athens 1880-1925 (Cretan University Press); Noble pachyderms and suffering workers. Topical histories from the beginnings of the 20th century (Assini editions); and the children's history book Stories I told my daughter about prehistory (Kedros editions). His new book under publication is about the social history of the carnival of Athens 1800-1940 (Cretan University Press). He is currently (2018) working on issues of the 20th c. history of the traditional petite bourgeoisie, as well as on the concept of moral economy and its potential for historical research.

Selected Publications

Nikos Potamianos

Current Employment

Assistant researcher, Institute for Mediterranean Studies-FORTH

 

 

Academic Studies

First Degree: History and archaeology, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Athens, 1995

MA in Modern and Contemporary History, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete, 1999

PhD in History and Archaeology, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete, 2011. Title: «The “traditional petty bourgeoisie” of Athens. Master artisans and shopkeepers 1880-1925»

 

 

 

Fellowships

2016: Fellowship for one-year post-doctoral research, from the Research Centre for the humanities (Athens)

2017-19: Fellowship for a collective research project on "Associative representation and collective action of shopkeepers and craftsmen 1945-1967" (team of Christos Hadjiiossif, University of Crete), from the Ministry of Finance, call ΕΔΒΜ34 (Junior researchers' support: NSRF 2014-2020)

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Research

2016: Post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of history, archaeology and social anthropology, University of Thessaly. Research topic: “The carnival of Athens, 1800-1940. Popular culture, bourgeois culture, hegemony”. Funded by a scholarship from the Research Centre for the Humanities

 

 

Current Research Projects (Principal Investigator)

2017-2019 Scientific collaborator in the Small Enterprises' Institute of the GSEVEE (Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants); scientific responsible for a project of historical research on the history of the Confederation, in which two books, several research papers, a conference, an exhibition and a web-exhibition will be produced

            2018-2020 Principal investigator of the research project "Moral Economy. Issues of morality in the public discourse about market and profit in Greece, late 19th century-first half of the 20th century", funded by ELIDEK

 

 

University Teaching

            2014-15: Crash course in the postgraduate study program in contemporary Greek and European history, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete: “Towards a theory of social class. The traditional petite bourgeoisie of Athens 1880-1925 as a case study”

2015-16 (spring term): Undergraduate course “History of Europe 1789-1945” in the Department of Political Science, University of Crete  (Adjunct Lecturer with “Law 407” appointment)

2016-17 (fall term): Undergraduate course “Modern and contemporary European history” in the Department of Political Science, University of Crete  (Adjunct Lecturer with “Panepistimiakos ypotrofos” ‒ law 4115 appointment)

2016-17 (spring term): Undergraduate course “Collectivities and social demands, 19th-20th centuries” in the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete (Adjunct Lecturer with “Panepistimiakos ypotrofos” ‒ law 4115 appointment)

 

 

Teaching in the secondary education

            2009-15: Teacher of history, language and literature in the secondary education

 

 

Professional memberships

Member of the Academic Board and proof reading in the journal Ta Historica

Member of the Greek Economic History Society

Member of the Society for the study of Modern Hellenism –journal Mnemon

Member of the Greek Labour History Network

 

Languages

Greek (native), English (fluent: C2), French (good: B2), Italian (good: Palso Superiore)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publications

(in Greek, unless otherwise mentioned)

 

 

PhD thesis

The “traditional petty bourgeoisie” of Athens. Master artisans and shopkeepers 1880-1925”, in the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete, 2011. 1549 pp

 

Books

1) The ‘noikokyraioi’. Shopkeepers and master artisans in Athens 1880-1925, Crete University Press: Heraklion 2015. 547+xvi pp

2) 'Noble pachyderms' and 'suffering workers'. Topical histories from the beginnings of the twentieth century, Assini editions: Athens 2016. 186 pp

3) Carnival in Athens 1800-1940. To be published by Crete University Press

 

Edited volumes

'The carnival and its liberties' in Greece 19th - 21th centuries , co-edited with Elena Melidi, to be published as an e-book by the Museum of Greek Folk Art

 

Other books

Stories I told my daughter about prehistory: children's history book, Kedros editions, 2017

 

 

Papers in peer-reviewed journals (in English)

1) “Moral economy? Popular demands and state intervention in the struggle over anti-profiteering laws in Greece 1914-1925”, Journal of social history 48/4 (2015), 803-815

2) “Regulation and the retailing community: the struggle over the establishment of the holiday of Sunday in Greece, 1872-1925”, History of Retailing and Consumption 3/3 (2017), 168-183 

3) “Internationalism and the Emergence of Communist Politics in Greece, 1912–1924”, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies (under publication)

 

Papers in Greek academic journals

1) “‘Parliamentarism, this is our enemy’. An organization of the radical right: The society ‘Hellenism’ 1898-1910”, Utopia 56 (2003), 77-95

2) “The radical right and the agrarian question in the beginnings of the 20th century. The case of Christovassilis and the society ‘Hellenism’”, Mnemon 26 (2004), 133-156

3) “Right, Left, Jacobinism: the radicalism in the years of the coup of Goudi [1908-1910]”, Ta Historica 44 (2004), 97-132

4) “Clientelism and popular political participation in modern Greek history”, Ta Historica 49 (2008), 309-330

5) “‘Local stuff!’. The national preference demand and the strategies of control of the labor market from the workers’ collectivities: Athens and Piraeus 1890-1922”, Ta Historica 55 (2011), 283-322

6) “Market regulations in Greece during the World War I: price controls, legislation against ‘shameful profit’, rent controls”, Archeiotaxio 17 (2016), 55-65

7) “Women's labour in retailing in Athens in the beginnings of the 20th century”, Ta Historica (under publication)

 

 

Invited volume chapters

1) “The civil war governments. A new political system is formed”, in Vassilis Panayotopoulos (ed.), History of modern Hellenism 1770-2000, Athens 2004, v.8, 221-230

2) “From the people to a class: the petite bourgeoisie of Athens, 1901-1923”, in Andreas Lyberatos (ed.), Social transformation and mass mobilization in the Balkan and Eastern Mediterranean cities, 1900-1923, Heraklion 2013, 133-145 (in English)

3) “Greek labor movement and national preference demands, 1890-1922”, in M. Erdem Kabadayi and Leda Papastefanaki (eds.), Working in Greece and Turkey: a comparative labor history from empires to nation states, 1840 - 1940, Berghahn, Oxford - New York (forthcoming) (in English)

4) “Associations in the trades 1870s-1914: organization and collective action of the working class and the petite bourgeoisie in Athens and Piraeus”, in Leda Papastefanaki and Nikos Potamianos (eds), Social History of Greece (17th – 20th centuries. New approaches and perspectives, Berghahn, Oxford - New York (forthcoming) (in English)

5) “Itinerant traders in the streets of Athens, 1890-1930”,  in Maria-Christina Chatziioannou (ed.), Histories of retailing in contemporary Greece (forthcoming)

6) “The discourse against 'shameful profiteering' in Greece 1914-1925: notions of exploitation, anticapitalist morality and the concept of moral economy”, in Stefan Berger and Alexandra Przyrembel (eds), Moralizing Capitalism, Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming) (in English)

7) “The affair of Domna Samiou's carnival songs and the censorship in carnival”, in Penelope Petsini and Dimitris Christopoulos (eds), Censorship in Greece, Kastaniotis editions (forthcoming)

 

Contributions in conference proceedings

1) “The anti-profiteering laws, rent controls and the making of the petite bourgeoisie class-pole, 1916-1925”, in  Socrates Petmezas, Gelina Harlafti, Andreas Lyberatos and Katerina Papakonstantinou (eds), New perspectives in theory and empirical research. Proceedings of the international conference of economic and social history, Rethymnon 10-13/12/2008, Athens 2012, 325-343 (http://hdoisto.gr/gr/activities/eeoi-conferences-archive/2008-conference)

2) “The ‘corporations’ association’”, in (Society for the study of neo-hellenic culture), The first decade of the 20th century: changes and overturns, Athens 2012, 75-91

3) “The lower middle class audience at the beginning of the 20th century and the transformation of Karagiozis shadow theatre”, in Konstantina Georgiadi (ed.), Towards a scientific approach of Karagiozis shadow theatre, Heraklion 2015, 151-170

4) “The foundation and the first years of the Confederation of professionals, artisans and shopkeepers of Greece (GSEVE), 1919-1925”, in E. Avdela. R. Alvanos, D. Kousouris and M. Charalambidis (eds), I Ellada sto mesopolemo, Athens 2017, 171-185

5) “State policies, small units and concentration/centralization of the capital: the case of labor legislation and hygiene standards, 1910-1929”, in Christina Agriantoni, Leda Papastefanaki and Maria-Christina Chatziioannou (eds), Markets and politics. Private interests and public authority, 18th-20th centuries, Volos 2016, 287-299

6) “Rules, prohibitions and self-censorship in Athens carnival 1887-1920”, in Dimitris Christopoulos and Penelope Petsini (eds), The censorship in Greece, Idryma Roza Luxemburg: Athens 2016

7) “The radicalism of the first decade of the 20th century and the concept of populism”, in Etaireia Spoudon, Populism: in history, art, politics, Athens 2016, 117-131

8) “How a new class identity was made: ‘middle bourgeois class’, 1919-1925”, in Z. Gavriilidoy, M. Konstintinidou, N. Mavrelos, Io. Delyannis, Io. Papadopouloy, G. Tsomis and P. Symeonidou (eds), Identities: language and literature, v.2, Komotini 2018, 749-764  http://www.saitapublications.gr/2018/04/ebook.223.html

9) “Carnival in Athens 1800-1940: meanings beyond entertainment, and their decline”, in Elena Melidi and Nikos Potamianos (eds), 'The carnival and its liberties.' Greece 19th - 21th centuries, Museum of Greek Folk Art (forthcoming)

 

Papers published οn webpages

1) “The center and the neighbourhoods of Athens 1870-1922”: part of the paper presented in the seminar “The center of Athens from the 19th to the 21st century: an interdisciplinary approach” is published in the site of the National Centre for Social Research: http://www2.ekke.gr/images/PDF/Abstract-potamianos.pdf)

2) “The trade community and its transformation: professional associations’ festivals in Greece 1880-1930”: the paper, presented in the conference “Forms of public sociality: collective action, collective subjectivities and the state in the twentieth century”, is published in the website of the interdisciplinary and inter-university research project "Forms of public sociality in 20th-century urban Greece: associations, networks of social intervention and collective subjectivities".  (http://www.public-sociality.uoc.gr/texts_conference/Nikos%20Potamianos.pdf) (in English)

3) “Locating retail commerce and craft industry in Athens, 1830-1925”: in the website of the project Athens social atlas:  http://www.athenssocialatlas.gr/en/article/crafts-and-retailing-in-athens-1830-1925/ 

4) “Cosmopolitan Athens: the communities of western European in Athens in the 19th century”: in the website of the project Athens social atlas: http://www.athenssocialatlas.gr/en/article/cosmopolitan-athens/

 

 

Book reviews and Conference reports

1) Review of Spyros Marketos, “How I kissed Mussolini. The first steps of Greek fascism”, Ta Historica 45 (2006), 525-531

2) “Nation and class in the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean”, Ta Historica 51 (2009), 478-486 (Conference report)

3) (together with Eleni Mouzouraki): “The military coup of Goudi after one hundred years”, Ta Historica 52 (2010), 240-246 (Conference report)

4) Review of Eleni Bastea, “The creation of modern Athens 1834-1896. Neoclassical urban planning and Greek national consciousness”, Ta Historica 54 (2011), 253-257

5) Review article (together with Voula Verrarou) of Kostas Kostis, “ 'The ‘enfants-gâtés’ of history'. The formation of the Greek state 18th-21st century”, Ta Historika 61 (2014), 427-448

6) (together with Leda Papastefanaki and Kostas Paloukis) “The Greek Labor History Network, Greek and European interactions”, Archeiotaxio 18 (2017) (forthcoming)

7) “History of retailing in the 20th century”, Ta Istorika 66 (2017), 223-226

 

Reports on research projects

            1) “'Experiments' and exhibitions of physics in the Greek lands, 1780-1820”: report of my 1995 research in the context of the European Union research project “Prometheus”

            2) Report on my postdoctoral research about "Carnival in Athens 1800-1940: bourgeois culture, popular culture, hegemony", 2016  https://www.rchumanities.gr/en/nikos-potamianos/

 

 

Publications in non-academic journals (selected)

1) Articles in the journals Polemikos Typos (War Press) and Emfylios Typos (Civil War Press) (2003-2004) on issues of social, cultural and warfare history of the 1940s in Greece and Europe and 1967-74 dictatorship in Greece

2) “The coup of Goudi and Venizelos”, Historica (newspaper Eleftherotypia) 289, 9 June 2005, 6-16

3) “For a theoretical approach of the petite bourgeoisie as a class”, Diaplous 26 (2008), 50-55

4) “From the coup of Goudi in 1909 to the spring of 1910”, in Niki Maroniti (ed.), The coup of Goudi, 1909, Athens 2010

5) “The national holiday of 28th of October 1940 and fascism”, 2012 http://www.alfavita.gr/arthra/%CE%B3%CE%B9%CE%B1-%CF%84%CE%B7%CE%BD-28%CE%B7-%CE%BF%CE%BA%CF%84%CF%89%CE%B2%CF%81%CE%AF%CE%BF%CF%85-%CF%84%CE%BF%CF%85-%CE%BD%CE%AF%CE%BA%CE%BF%CF%85-%CF%80%CE%BF%CF%84%CE%B1%CE%BC%CE%B9%CE%AC%CE%BD%CE%BF%CF%85  

6) “The holiday of Sunday: its establishment in 1909-10 and the competition between small and big businessmen”, 2013 https://ilesxi.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/%CE%B7-%CE%B1%CF%81%CE%B3%CE%AF%CE%B1-%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%82-%CE%BA%CF%85%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%AE%CF%82-%CE%B7-%CE%BA%CE%B1%CE%B8%CE%B9%CE%AD%CF%81%CF%89%CF%83%CE%AE-%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%82-%CF%84%CE%BF/

7) “Why was the permanent employment of civil servants established in 1911”, Avgi 23 March 2014       http://enthemata.wordpress.com/2014/03/23/npotamianos/  

8) “Taming the carnival. Carnival and politics in 19th c. Athens», Efimerida ton syntakton 24 February 2017  http://www.efsyn.gr/arthro/i-eximerosi-toy-karnavaloy

9) "Back to the 1930s? Extreme centre and TINA", Ta Nea 30 June 2018  http://www.tanea.gr/opinions/all-opinions/article/5583838/to-akraio-kentro-kai-h-tina/

 

 

 

Conference and workshop organization

1) Member of the organizing committee of the workshop “New research in the history of labour”, organized by the Greek Network of Labour History in Athens, 27 February 2016

2) Member of the organizing committee of the workshop “'The carnival and its liberties' in Greece 19th - 21th centuries”, organized by myself and the Museum of Greek Folk Art in Athens, 3 December 2016

3) Member of the scientific committee of the international conference “Labour history: production, markets, relations, policies (from the late Middle ages to the early 21st century)”, organized by the Greek Economic History Society and the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Ioannina in Ioannina, 24-27 May 2017

4) Member of the organizing committee of the workshop “Working in the theatre and film industry", organized by the Greek Network of Labour History in Athens, 10 November 2017

 

 

Organization of panels

1) Organizer of a panel about "Labour in retailing and street vending" in the international conference “Labour history: production, markets, relations, policies (from the late Middle ages to the early 21st century)”, to be organized by the Greek Economic History Society and the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Ioannina in Ioannina, 24-27 May 2017

2) Organizer of a panel about "Carnival, Class and Gender in the Mediterranean, 18th-20th Centuries" in the 12th European Social Science History Conference, Belfast, 4-7 April 2018

 

 

Invited lectures and seminars

(in Greek)

1) Lecture in the Society for the Study of Modern Hellenism, Athens, in 2003: “Left and right radicalism in the era of the coup d’ etat of Goudi”

2) Lecture in the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Ioannina, in 2004: “Christos Christovassilis and the agrarian question in Thessaly and Epirus”

3) Lecture in the seminar “The center of Athens from the 19th to the 21st century: an interdisciplinary approach” organized by the National Hellenic Research Foundation, the National Centre for Social Research, the Department of Geography of Harokopion University (Athens) and the Department of Social and Educational Policy of University of Peloponnesus, Athens 26th November 2012: “The center and the neighbourhoods of Athens 1870-1922”

4) Lecture in the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly, 20th March 2013: “Class and culture: the Athens carnival 1870-1922”

5) Lecture in the Society for the Study of Modern Hellenism, Athens, 26th February 2014: “Classes and culture: Carnival in Athens 1870-1922”

6) Chair in the panel “Occupation and Resistance in Greece 1941-1944: new historians”, organized by the Society of the friends of the Institute ‘Nicos Poulantzas’ in Crete, Rethymnon, 5th December 2014

            7) Lecture in the Greek Economic History Society, Athens, 15th December 2014: “Conceptualizations of the crisis. ‘Overcrowded professions’ and small businesses, 1905-1934”

            8) Lecture in the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly, 2nd November 2016: “Carnival in Athens 1800-1940: space, class and gender”

            9) Lecture (together with Sven Beckert, professor of history in Harvard University) in the exhibition Documenta 14, Athens, 22nd June 2017: “Fabrica Mundi: the history of capitalism”

 

 

Conference Papers

(In Greek when in Greece, unless otherwise mentioned, and in English when abroad)

1) Paper in the International Conference of Economic and Social History. New perspectives in theory and empirical research, organized by the Greek Economic History Society-HDOISTO, Rethymnon, 10-13 December 2008: “The anti-profiteering laws, rent controls and the making of the petite bourgeoisie class-pole, 1916-1925”

2) Paper in the conference “Rival pursuits, common experiences: social transformation and mass mobilization in the Balkan and Eastern Mediterranean cities (1900-1923)”, organized by the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete and the Institute of Mediterranean Studies, Rethymnon 22-24 October 2009: “From ‘people’ to class (‘middle bourgeoisie’): the petite bourgeoisie of Athens, 1900-1923” (in English)

3) Paper in the conference “The first decade of the 20th century: changes and overturns”, organized by the Society for the study of neo-hellenic culture, Athens, 11-12 December 2009: “The ‘corporations’ association’”

4) Paper in the conference “New approaches in the interwar Greek society (1922-1940)”, organized by the Forum of Social History, Athens, 14-16 January 2011: “The foundation and the first years of the Confederation of professionals, artisans and shopkeepers (GSEVE), 1919-1925”

5) Paper in the conference “The history of labor”, organized by the review Historein, Athens 20-21 May 2011: θέμα “‘Local stuff’. The “national preference demand” and the strategies of control of the labor market by the workers’ unions of Athens in the beginnings of the 20th century”

6) Paper in the conference “Working in the Ottoman Empire and in Turkey. Ottoman and Turkish labor history within a global perspective”, organized by the Bilgi University, Istanbul 18-20 November 2011: “Greek workers and “national preference” demands. Athens and Piraeus (1890-1922)”

7) Paper in the Second International Conference of Economic and Social History “‘Markets’ and politics. Private interests and public power (18th-20th c.)”, organized by the Greek Economic History Society and the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly, Volos 10-12 February 2012: “State policies, small units and concentration/centralization of the capital: the case of labor legislation and hygiene standards, 1910-1929”

8) Paper in the conference “The global E. P. Thompson: Reflections on the making of the English working class after fifty years” organized by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University in Cambridge, Boston (USA) in 3-5 October 2013: “Moral economy? Popular demands, liberalism and state intervention in the struggle over anti-profiteering laws in Greece, 1916-1925”

9) Paper in the conference “Towards a scientific approach of Karagiozis shadow theatre”, organized by the Institute for Mediterranean Studies-FORTH, Rethymnon 13 December 2013: “The lower middle class audience at the beginning of the 20th century and the transformation of Karagiozis”

10) Paper in the conference “Labor in East and Southeast Europe: institutions and practices between formality and informality”, organized by the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) in Regensburg (Germany), 26-28 June 2014: “Citizenship, racism and labor market: the case of Greek workers in the 1910s”

11) Paper in the conference “Continuities, discontinuities, ruptures in the Greek world (1204-2014): economy, society, history, literature”, organized by the European society of modern Greek studies in Thessaloniki, 2-5 October 2014: “The emergence of the concept of ‘over-populated professions’ as interpretation of the difficulties faced by small businesses in the first decades of the 20th century”

12) Paper in the conference “Workers of all lands unite? Working-class nationalism and internationalism until 1945”, organized by the University of Nottingham, Nottingham 7 March 2015: “National preference demands and labor market. The case of Greek workers in the 1910s”

13) Paper in the international conference “Forms of public sociality: collective action, collective subjectivities and the state in the twentieth century”, organized by the University of Crete, Rethymnon 8-9 May 2015: “The trade community and its transformation: professional associations’ festivals in Greece 1880-1930” (in English)

 14) Paper in the III international conference “Strikes and social conflicts. Combined historical approaches to conflict”, organized by the Centre d’ estudis sobre les epoques Franquista y democratica, Barcelona 16-19 June 2015: «Citizenship and labor market: the “national preference demands” of Greek workers, 1910-1922»

            15) Paper in the international conference “Identities: language and literature”, organized by the Department of Greek Philology, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 9-11 October 2015: “How was made a new class identity: the 'middling bourgeoisie', 1919-1925”

16) Paper in the conference “Populism: in history, art, politics”, organized by the Society for the study of neo-hellenic culture, Athens, 20-21 November 2015: “The radicalism of the first decade of the 20th century and the concept of populism”

 17) Paper in the conference “Censorships in Greece”, organized by the Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University, Athens, 17-19 December 2015: “Rules, prohibitions and self-censorship in the carnival of Athens, 1887-1920”

            18)  Paper in the conference “Moralizing Capitalism: Agents, Discourses and Practices of Capitalism in the Modern Age”, organized by the FernUniversität in Hagen, Berlin, 14-16 March 2016: “The discourse against ‘shameful profiteering’ in Greece, 1912-1925: an anticapitalist morality in the age of statism”

19) Paper in the conference of the European Social Science History (ESSHC) (network: Culture), Valencia, 30 March -2 April 2016: “The carnival of Athens 1880-1925: class, gender, hegemony”

            20) Paper in the conference “15es Journées Internationales de sociologie de travail”, organized by the Laboratoire d’ Economie et de Sociologie de Travail (LEST) and ΚΕΚΜΟΚΟΡ, Athens, 11-13 May 2016: “In the streets of Athens: itinerant traders between informal sector and retail community, 1890-1930” (in English)

            21) Paper in the “Hermoupolis workshops 2016”, organized by the National Hellenic Research Foundation, and more specifically in the workshop “Histories of retailing, 20th - 21st centuries”, Hermoupolis, 6-7 July 2016: “Women's labor in retailing in the beginning of the 20th century”

            22) Paper in the “2nd workshop on the evolution of the retail trade in the 20th century”, organized in the University of Uppsala (Sweden), 22-23 September 2016: “Regulation and the retailing community: the struggle over the establishment of the holiday of Sunday in Greece, 1872-1925”

            23) Paper in the workshop “ 'The carnival and its liberties' in Greece 19th - 21th centuries”, organized by myself and the Museum of Greek Folk Art in Athens, 3 December 2016: “Carnival in Athens 1800-1940: class, gender and space in the transformation of the carnival”

            24) Paper in the conference “Labour History: production, markets, relations, policies (from the late Middle ages to the early 21st century)”, organized by the Greek Economic History Association and the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Ioannina in Ioannina, 24-27 May 2017: “Self-employed labourers in the informal sector: the street vendors of Athens between the working class and the business community, 1890-1930” (in English)

            25) Participation in the round table with the topic “Transformations of labour and social sciences”, in the conference “Labour History: production, markets, relations, policies (from the late Middle ages to the early 21st century)”, organized by Greek Economic History Association and the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Ioannina in Ioannina, 24-27 May 2017 (in English)

            26) Paper in the conference “Russian revolution centenary: reflections on the 21st century”, organized by the Department of Social and Educational Policies, University of Peloponese, the Cooperative Institute for Transnational Studies and the California School of Integral Studies in Corinthos, 26-29 October 2017: “Internationalism and anti-war mobilization in Greece, 1912–1924: the impact of the Russian Revolution and the emergence of communist politics” (in English)

            27) Paper in the conference “100 anos da revolução de Outubro”, organized by the Istituto de Historia Contemporãnea da Nova FCSH, CULTRΑ and the Fundação Mario Soares in Lisbon, 2-4 November 2017: “Anti-nationalism and anti-war mobilization in Greece 1912-1925: the impact of the Russian Revolution and the emergence of communist politics”

            28) Paper in the conference “Working in the spectacle industry, 19th-20th c.”, organized by the Greek Labour History Network in Athens, 10 November 2017: “The acting as an odd job: street spectacles in Athens, 1880-1910”

            29) Paper in the workshop “Commerce and unionism of the merchants in the 20th century”, organized by the INEMY-ESEE and the Greek Economic History Society in Athens, 5 February 2018: “Profiteering, market controls and shopkeepers' associations in the 20th century”

            30) Paper in the ESSHC conference in Belfast, 4-7 April 2018: “Gender relations and the transformation of the urban carnival culture: Athens, 1800-1940”

            31) Paper in the 20th conference of the Greek Historians of Economic Thought in Argalasti, 1-2 June 2018: “Ethics and economy, Moral economy: profiteering and "closed professions" in Greece in the first decades of the 20th century”

            32) Together with Christos Hadjiiossif, Spyros Dimanopoulos and Kostas Katsoudas, Paper in the conference “16es Journées Internationales de sociologie de travail”, organized by the Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire pour la Sociologie Économique (LISE) in Paris, 9-11 July 2018: “Greek Shopkeepers and Master Artisans between Radicalization and Inclusion: Mobilization Cycle and Collective Action Repertoires during the 1960s”

Discussant

            1) Discussant of the papers of Maria Papathanassiou, Leda Papastefanaki, Kostas Paloukis and Dimitris Kopanas, in the workshop “New research in labor history”, organized by the Greek Labor History Network, Athens, 27 February 2016

            2) Discussant of the papers of Wim de Winter, Tomas Kacerauskas, Uta Protz and Dongjae You and Donggue Lee, in the panel «Cultural infrastructures», in the conference of the European Social Science History (ESSHC) (network: Culture), Valencia, 30 March -2 April 2016

            3) Discussant of the papers of Andreas Lyberatos, Gila Hadar, Marios Dimitriadis and Stella Chatzopoulou), in the panel «Labour and culture», in the conference “Labour History: production, markets, relations, policies (from the late Middle ages to the early 21st century)”, organized by Greek Economic History Association and the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Ioannina in Ioannina, 24-27 May 2017