Prof. Dr. Alexandra Ioannidou – visiting scholar at UACS

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Ioannidou from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
is a visiting scholar at the UACS School of Political Science. She is on a short term scientific mission funded by ENTAN – The European Non-Territorial Autonomy Network ( Her recent research is focused on the issues of silencing and self-censorship in the academic world. On Monday 20 September 2021 she has delivered a lecture on ‘The Entanglements of Research and Politics in the Balkans’ for the UACS students.
Professor Alexandra Ioannidou, PhD studied Slavistics (Russian and Polish Literature, Bulgarian Linguistics) in Heidelberg from 1984 to 1992. Her dissertation on Russian symbolism was published by Peter-Lang Verlag in 1996. She has authored publications on Russian and comparative literature, and Slavic dialects in the Balkans. She has translated from German, Russian and Polish into Greek a number of theoretical studies, including M. Bakhtin’s “Voprosy poetyki Dostoevskogo”, and books by several writers (Vladimir Makanin, Viktor Pelevin, Sonja Ulickaja, Pavel Kohout, Czesław Miłosz). In 2009 she was awarded the National Award for her book “The Kouloufakos Case” (Kastaniotis Editions, 2008). As a recipient of DAAD scholarship in 2013-2014, she was a guest professor at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.

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