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Anne Karakatsouli
Assistant Professor



Office 912, 9th floor, School of Philosophy

Office Hours: Tuesday 12:30 - 14:00 and Thursday, 11:30-13:00
Phone: 210-7277839
E-mail: ankaraka[at]theatre.uoa[dot]gr


Anne Karakatsouli is Assistant Professor in the Theatre Studies Department of the University of Athens. She studied European History and Culture in Athens, Strasbourg and Paris. She has been an Expert Associate in the project of the new edition of the History of Humankind by UNESCO (Paris) and Vice-director at the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation (Athens). Her research interests focus on intellectual history in modern and contemporary Europe, history of colonialism and the study of networks, contacts and transfer of ideas. Her most recent publication concerns Greek book history and the Hestia booksellers and publishers from 1885 to 2010 while her current research project refers to the Philhellenes who took part as freedom fighters in the Greek War of Independence in a transnational approach and within the wider context of the global revolutionary wave of the 1820s. Member of the Committee of the State Literary Awards since 2010. Translator of several scholarly books, she speaks English, French, German and Russian.

Recent Publications & International Conferences

Στη χώρα των βιβλίων: Η εκδοτική ιστορία του Βιβλιοπωλείου της Εστίας, 1885-2010, Οι Εκδόσεις των Συναδέλφων, 2011 [In the Land of Books: The Publishing History of Hestia Publishers and Booksellers, 1885-2010. The Colleagues’ Publications, Athens]

«Liberal and National Insurgencies in Southeastern Europe: A Transnational Approach», paper delivered at Revolutions in the Balkans: Revolts and Uprisings in the Era of Nationalism (1804-1908), Research Center for Modern History (ΚΕΝΙ), Panteion University, Athens, 31 October-2 November 2013

«The Greek book in crisis: Structural deficiencies and challenges», paper delivered at the Eleventh International Conference on Books & Publishing, Regensburg Universität, Regensburg, 26-27 September 2013

«L’élite intellectuelle et ses revues: Rédaction et lectorat de la Revue des Deux Mondes et de la Nea Estia en Grèce pendant les années trente», paper delivered at the XXIIIe Congrès des néo-hellénistes des universités francophones Les élites grecques modernes. Identités, modes d'action, représentations, INALCO, Paris, 26-29 June 2013

«Ο Γιαννάκης και η Μαρούλα (Το ζαχαρένιο σπίτι), με ωραιότατες πολύχρωμες εικόνες: Η εκδοτική παρουσία των αδελφών Grimm στην Ελλάδα» [“Yannakis and Maroula (The Gingerbread House), with most beautiful illustrations printed in colour”: The publishing history of Brothers Grimm in Greece], paper delivered at the International Conference on The Brothers Grimm and the folktale: narrations, readings, transformations, organized by the Faculty of Philology of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly and the Department of Primary Education of the University of the Aegean, Athens, 22-24 November 2012