Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Nikolaos Alexis

PhD candidate
Department of Mediterranean and Global Economic and Social History

Nikolaos Alexis is a PHD Candidate of History at the Department of History and Archaeology, at the University of Crete. He holds a BA (Hons) in History and Archaeology from the University of Crete (2012) and a BA (Hons) in Sociology from the University of Crete (2017), graduating at the top of his classes. He received his MA in Modern Greek and European History, from the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete, in 2019. His PHD thesis focuses on the technological unemployment and the question of mechanization (machinery question) in Greece during the 1900-1940 period. He was awarded a number of scholarships for his Master’s degree by the University of Crete and worked for Institute of Mediterranean Studies (IMS-FORTH), on the postdoctoral 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”. He is currently working on the same project as a PHD Candidate.