Smarnakis Ioannis

Lecturer (tenured)

Academic field: Social and Cultural History of Byzantium

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Yannis Smarnakis received his university degree in History and Archaeology from the University of Athens in 1993. His postgraduate studies were in Byzantine History at the Universities of Athens and Brussels. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Athens in 2005 with a thesis on the subject “Renaissance and Byzantium: The Case Study of Plethon”. He has taught courses of Byzantine History at the University of Ioannina and the University of the Aegean. In 2013 he was appointed lecturer in Social and Cultural History of Byzantium at the University of Aegean. His research interests mainly concern the social and cultural history of the late Byzantine era with an emphasis on issues related to the construction of identities and otherness, the history of the political thought, the perceptions of the past, the urban revolts and the historiography about Byzantium.

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Undergraduate Courses

W/S-030 Historiography of Byzantium
skills development
H-226 The byzantine cities (4th-15th cc.)
special background, specialised general knowledge
H-214 Introduction to the Social and Cultural History of Byzantium
special background, specialised general knowledge

Graduate Courses

CHC-2 Ruptures in Macro- and Microhistory: The Byzantine world after 1204
MA in Crisis and Historical Change

Courses taught

H-226 The Byzantine Cities (4th – 15th c.) (elective course)
H-286 Utopias and Dystopias in the Byzantine World (elective course)
W/S-030 Historiography of Byzantium (elective seminar)

Undergraduate

W/S-030 Historiography of Byzantium
skills development
H-226 The byzantine cities (4th-15th cc.)
special background, specialised general knowledge
H-214 Introduction to the Social and Cultural History of Byzantium
special background, specialised general knowledge

Postgraduate Courses

CHC-2 Ruptures in Macro- and Microhistory: The Byzantine world after 1204
Smarnakis Ioannis