Modern Greek Studies Association

Panagiotis Delis

Ph.D. Candidate

Simon Fraser University
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies


MA, Comparative History, Central European University (Hungary), 2016

MSc, History of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014

BA, History, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2013

BA, Finance and Auditing, Technological Educational Institute of Kalamata (ATEI), 2008

Principal Presentations and Publications

The British Intervention in Greece: The Battle of Athens, December 1944." Journal of Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 35 no. 1, 2017, pp. 211-237.

Violence and Civilians during the Balkan Wars (1912-13)", in Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Vol: 20, no. 6, 2018, pp. 547-563.

The Treatment of POWs Held by the Greek Army during the Balkan Wars," in Journal of Military History, Vol. 82, No 4, October 2018, pp. 1123-1147.

"Aspects of Violence during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13: The Role of Civilians". Third Annual Western Consortium for Hellenic Studies Graduate Student Conference, Sacramento State University, 10 March 2017.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies: Seminar series Spring semester, 2018: The Limits in the Study of Nationalism: Τhe Case of the Balkan Wars, 1912-13, 26 January 2018.

“The Treatment of War Prisoners in Greece during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13”, Captivity in War: a Global Perspective, International Conference at the University of Bern, Switzerland, organized by the Military Academy at ETH Zurich 23/24 March 2018, University of Bern.

“When soldiers met the locals: the Balkan Wars as a contact zone among combatants and non-combatants”, War as contact zone in the nineteenth century, International Conference at the Institut d’études avancées et Institut historique allemand, Paris28-29 June 2018.

"Mass desertion of Christians from the Ottoman Army during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13", ’Refusing to Fight: Reimagining War in Global Perspectives Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada 11-13 October 2018.

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Areas of Specialization

Balkan/late Ottoman history

War violence

Social/military history

Courses taught in Modern Greek Studies

Constructing the Nation State in Greece, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean

Dissertation/Thesis working title and topic

Notions of Ethnic Cleansing on the eve of the First World War: The Balkan Wars of 1912-1913

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