Dora Lafazani

POSITION: Associate Professor

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Telephone: 25310 39470

Email: dorala@he.duth.gr

Personal website: Human Geographies - Geographies & Societies

RESEARCH AND TEACHING SUBJECT:

Human Geography

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Human Geography, Political Geography, Cartography, Global Migration, European Migration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Work, Social Policy, Homeless, Homelessness, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, border zones and trans-boundary cooperation

COURSES TAUGHT

For further details, click here for course catalogue in English.

1. Introduction to Human Geography: Geographies and Societies (55ΖΥΕ1)

2. European Migration (55ΕΣΤΗ2)

3. Political Geography (55ΕΠΕΖ33)

4. Human Geography: Thematic Areas (55ΕΣΤΗ1)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Postgraduate Studies (TROISIÈME Cycle)


1994 Recognition of PHD from DIKATSA

1993 PHD Thesis in Social Geography, particularly in linking politics, Cultural and Historical Geography, University of Sorbonne-Paris IV, entitled : “Appartenance Culturelle et Différenciation Sociale dans le Bassin du Bas-Strymon: Étude d 'Intégration Nationale d'une Région Macédonienne” ( Cultural belonging and Social Differentiation in the Lower Strymon Basin: Study of National Integration of a Macedonian Region). Mention, unanimously: “Très Honorable, avec les félicitations du Jury”.

Scholarship S

1985 - 1989 Four-year scholarship from the Institution of Government Scholarships (I.K.Y) for postgraduate studies in the “Land planning and Urban Planning” in France.

DISTINCTIONS

Decoration for Services to Education and Culture in France (Palme Académique du Gouvernement Français, January 2004)

Foreign Languages
Greek: Mother tongue
French: Excellent written and oral use
English: Excellent written and oral use
Bulgarian: Moderate knowledge

MEMBERSHIPS OF ACADEMIC GROUPS

European Thematic Network for Political Science , (Paris, May, 2000), Hellenic Political Science Association, (Athens, 1996),Greek Centre for the Research & Study of Minorities (KEMO), Thessaloniki (founder member, 1996),Austrian Institute of East and South-East European Studies, (Vienna-Austria, 1992), Observatoir Grec de l’Immigration, Athens (founder member, 1994), Laboratoire « Espace et Culture » , U.R.A.830-C.N.R.S., (Paris-France, 1992), Laboratoire: « Dynamique de l’Espace Rural », U.R.A.906-C.N.R.S. (Montpellier-France, 1992), Greek Technical Chamber, (TEE, November,1981), Association of Greek Architects (SADAS), November, 1981)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

§ Interethnic relations: long-standing minorities and immigrant groups. National and social integration patterns and the conceptions of citizenship, the political organisation of the ethno-cultural difference. States’ policies and groups’ strategies, The changing sense of international boundaries, border zones and trans-boundary cooperation, Human Geography, Political Geography, Cartography, Global & European Migration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Work and Social Policy, Homeless, Sociology, Social & Cultural Anthropology

LAST FIVE APPOINTMENTS \ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006 - present Associate Professor, Department of History and Ethnology, Democritus University of Thrace, from March 2006, cognitive subject “Human Geography”. Courses: Introduction to Human Geography - Geography & Societies (Fall) European Migration (Fall), Political Geography (Spring), Human Geography-Thematic Areas (Spring). Served continuously until today. Responsible for the internal evaluation of the Department of History and Ethnology (Sept. 2010 -June 2013)

2004-2006 Academic Secretary of the Common -Greek Postgraduate Program (PSP -MASTER): « Population - Development - Strategic Perspectives- PLANAPRO », (Population-Développement-Prospectives-PODEPRO), which leads to joint Master Degree in the relevant field of knowledge . The PSP is a collaboration of the University of Thessaly, Department of Planning and Regional Development and Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV-Institut d'Études Démographiques-IEDUB (France).

2004 JAN-2005 JAN: Assistant professor, University of Thessaly, Department of Archaeology & Social Anthropology, Volos, Greece, part time contractual appointment (407/1980, “Anthropology of space” and “Immigration: Issues of Theory and political integration in the host countries”

2001, JAN-2004, AUG.: Associate professor, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, detached to the French (Archaeological) School at Athens as head of Modern and Contemporary Greek Studies. (Journal Officiel French government appointment #217\19.09.2001, sel.14.877 ministerial decision of 12 September 2001, the French Ministry of National Education). Academic responsible for the research orientation of francophone researchers, doctoral students, fellowships of the French state and post-doctoral researchers who conduct research in Greece and generally in the Balkans and the eastern Mediterranean, in the broader social sciences.

1994AUG-2002SEPT: Assistant professor: First three years on contractual appointment (407/1980). Next five years, Assistant professor, University of the Aegean, Department of Geography, Lesvos, Greece.


FOUR MOST RECENT RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS

· University of Paris X-Nanterre (France), Department of Geography, Prof.Alain Musset, coordinator of the network “Frontera”, working on “Boundaries and Societies in Mexico and Central America”, within the framework of the ALFA (Amérique Latine Formation Académique) -project funded by the European Commission, D.G.I.

· University of Athens- Prof. A.Frangoudaki and Prof.G.Kouzelis coordinating the project Education of the Children of the Muslim Minority in Greece”, funded by the greek Ministry of National Education and Religion-Direction for the Education of Greeks in Diaspora and Intercultural Education and the European Commission (fifteen manuals).

· Centre for European Migration and Ethnic Studies (CEMES, United Kingdom) and Consiglio Italiano per le Scienze Sociali (CSS, Roma)-Working as the Greek contributor in the “Ethnobarometer” project monitoring the interethnic relations, national and European policies and publishing different research reports and working papers on the situation of historical and immigrant minorities in different European Union and south-eastern European countries.

· National Centre for Social Research (EKKE, Athens).-Working in the General Direction for Research and Technology (GGET/PENED) project, coordinated by Prof.V.Kotzamanis of EKKE, on Demographic Developments in Greece and the Balkan Countries after the Second World War”.

SIX MOST RECENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

2001-2004 : Atlas Ėconomique et Social de la Grèce, Research project of the French School at Athens (EfA). Coordinator and member of the steering committee. Two volumes already published.

2001-2004 : “Les sociétés Méditerrannéennes face au Risque, first conference in the framework of the research project of Caza de Velasquez, Madrid, in collaboration with the Modern and Contemporary Greek Society Studies section of theÉcole Française d’Athènes, the École Française de Rome, the École Française du Caire and the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme at Aix-en Provence.

1997-1999: “ Education of the moslim minority children in Greek Thrace “minority schools”. Member of the steering committee and geography specialist, for the production of Textbooks and educational material, conceived for children whose the mother tongue is other than greek. Funded by the greek Ministry of Education and the European Commission (DG IV).

1996-1998: “ FRONTERA , international research program on “Borders and trans border cooperation”, involving France, Spain, Greece, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama, in the framework of the ALFA (Amérique Latine-Formation Académique) project, funded by the European Commission. Field-work in the western part of the USA-Mexico border zone.

1996-1998 : “ETHNOBAROMETER, international research program on “ Interethnic Relations and Human Rights in Europe ; A Survey of Research”, and Ethnic Conflict and Migration in Europe ”, funded by the European Commission, the Association for Innovative Cooperation in Europe, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the Cariplo Foundation and the Adriano Olivetti Foundation. Directed by the European Research Center on Migration and Ethnic Relations (ERCOMER) of the University of Utrecht and the Italian Social Sciences Council (CSS). In charge for Greece, Albania and F.Y.R.O.M.

1994-1997 : “Tourism And Migration in Marginal Mediterranean Areas: Corsica, France and Lesvos, Greece. Personal fieldwork in the framework of a Human Capital and Mobility project, directed by the Department of Geography, of the King’s College, London.

COLLOQUIA / CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION SINCE 1988

2004-JUNE : Lafazani D.E.,Sens, Permanence et Mutations de la Frontière nord de la Grèce”, conference: Empires et Etats nationaux en Méditerranée : la frontière entre risque et protection, in Cairo, in the framework of the research project of Caza de Velasquez, Madrid, in collaboration with the Modern and Contemporary Greek Society Studies section of theÉcole Française d’Athènes, the École Française de Rome, the École Française du Caire and the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme at Aix-en Provence, in french.

2003-DEC: Lafazani D.E.,Facets of Social Integration of Immigrants in Greece”, national roundtable of the Greek Association for Human Rights, on “Immigrants in Greece”, in greek.

2003- Ο C Τ .:Lafazani D.E.,Les sociétés Méditerrannéennes face au Risque, first conference in the framework of the research project of Caza de Velasquez, Madrid, in collaboration with the Modern and Contemporary Greek Society Studies section of theÉcole Française d’Athènes, the École Française de Rome, the École Française du Caire and the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme at Aix-en Provence, discussant, in french.

2003-APR. : Lafazani D.E.,New Migrations towards Greece during the last two Decades : a first account”, colloquium Social Change in Greece, 1980-2000, Athens, Karagiorga Foundation and Pandeion University, 2004, in greek.

2003-JAN.: Lafazani D.E., Migration as a Tool in Nationalizing States, Ethnic Groups and Individuals Strategies, Conference, Minorities in Greece: Historical issues and new Perspectives, organized by theHistorisches Seminar, Universität Freiburg- i.Br., l’Osteuropa Institut Freie Universitaet-Berlin, and the Fritz- Thyssen- Stiftung (Cologne), in Berlin, in English.

2002-DEC.: Lafazani D.E.,Immigrant Islam in Greece”, conference, Immigration towards Greece, Athens, OPEK, in greek.

2002-DEC. : Lafazani D.E., Citoyenneté, Représentativité et Participation Politique : la difficile harmonisation Européenne ”, Colloquium : La Mondialisation et les limites du politique, Department of Political Science, Nouvelle Université Bulgare, Sofia, in French.

2001-MAY : Lafazani D.E., Involvement Roundtable of the French Institute in Athens on " Ethnicity , Citizenship, Immigration in Europe " together with : J.-P.Garson, Director of International Migration, OECD -Paris, St.Perraki , Professor of Political Science Panteion University and , C.Withol de Wenden, Director of Research at CNRS- Institute of Political Studies, Paris . Quote of the lecture was themed " From Migrants to Citizens : co - belonging and Block " published in Step - New Seasons, Sunday, the 13th May 2001 .

2000 Lafazani D.E., « Planning, Regulating or Responding to Immigration in Greece: Fields of Possible Negotiation Between Sending and Receiving Countries of the European Union ». Paper presented at the conference: «Labor Emigration From Southeastern Europe», organized in Sofia, Bulgaria , the Center for Comparative Studies, Sofia, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences .

1998 Lafazani D.E., “Slavic Language et Dialects in Eastern Greek Macedonia: the problems of the fieldwork”, in L.Embeirikos et allii, Language Otherness in Greece, Athens, Alexandreia, 1998, 394 p., in Greek.

1997 Lafazani D.E., « La Grèce », in : Jacques Donzelot et Marie-Christine Jaillet, « Les Zones Urbaines Défavorisés; Leur Diagnostiques, les Politiques en Leur Direction et la Question de la Justice Sociale en Europe et en Amérique du Nord » (Disadvantaged Urban Areas : Diagnostics , Policies and the Question of Social Justice in Europe and North America ), Vol.V, « Pays-Bas, Suisse, Espagne, Grèce» - Livret III, Paris, Plan Urbain-CDSM-(OTAN), 1996.

1997 Lafazani D.E., Contributor in: Italian Social Science Council and Italian Committee of the European Cultural Foundation, Interethnic Relations and Human Rights in Europe; A Survey of Research”, Roma, 146 p., in English.

1996 Lafazani D.E., « Spatialisation de l'Exclusion Sociale: Zones Urbaines Défavorisées » (The Spatial Dimension of Social Exclusion: Disadvantaged Urban Areas ) . Presentation in French, pilot program of the French Minister de la Ville and NATO, designed to study the potential gentrification of socially excluded groups, the feedback and the possibility of a social explosion. Study of various models of marginalization of urban areas in France, Britain, USA, Spain, Greece, Italy, Turkey, the Netherlands and Germany, with one workshop by country.

1993 Lafazani D.E.,New Immigrants and refugee policy in Europe”. COST research program of international co-operation on new economic migration, and political refugees. Centre for European Studies GREEK (E.K.E.M)

1990-1991 : Lafazani D.E., participation in the seminar: "Social History and Sociology in Greek Rural Areas" in École de Hautes Études de Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, under the direction of Andrė Guillou and Hélène Antoniadis.

1988-1990 : Lafazani D.E., Biennial participation in seminars and tests for the Diplôme D'Études Approfondies (DEA) in Rural Sociology, direction: "Sociologie Rurale et Évonomie de la Vie Locale" (Rural Sociology and Economy of Local Society), Groupe de Sociologie Rurale CNRS, University PARIS X-Nanterre, under the direction of Henri Mendras, Marcel Jollivet and Nicole Eizner.

PAPERS

Journal Publications, Reports, Contribution to Collective Volumes

- Dora Lafazani, “Social and political aspects of the new immigration to Greece” , a four-hour lecture at the Department of Education and Childhood Education, University of Athens (Early Childhood Education), “Education and Human Rights”. Course title: “Social discrimination, rights and special teams”. Coordinator Prof. Dimitra Makrynioti, 2004, in Greek.

- Lafazani D.E.,Aspects of Social Integration of Immigrants in Greece”, participation in the round table, the Greek Association for Human Rights on “Migrants in Greece”, in D. Mavrommati (ed.), http://www.antigone.gr/NRT2003.pdf , pp. 7-15, 2003, in Greek.

- Dora Lafazani, The Immigration Islam in Greece , Symposium : The Immigration in Greece , the Reflection Group on the Greek Society- OPEC , Athens, 2002, in Greek .

- Dora Lafazani, “Ethnic Identity and Diversity in Europe”. Lecture for the course of the winter semester 2000-2001 “ Europe and Minorities: Theory and History of Ideas”, the Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University , Prof. St. Pesmazoglou.

- Dora Lafazani, “Ethnic Identity in Eastern Macedonia: The Strategies of Groups Against the policy of the state”. Lecture for the course of the spring semester " “Greece and Minorities”, Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University, Prof. St .Pesmazoglou, 2001, in Greek.

- Dora Lafazani, L. Empeirikos, A. Ioannidou, E. Karantzola, L. Mpaltsiotis, S. Mpeis, K. Tsitselikis and D. Christopoulos ( ed. ), “Linguistic Diversity in Greece”, Athens, Alexandria, 394 p. The volume summarizes four workshops organized by KEMO and the Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University, Athens and includes personal contribution on “Slavic Languages ​​ and Dialects in Eastern Macedonia: Problems and Approaches to Qualitative Field Research”, 2001, in Greek.

- Dora Lafazani, “Migration”, in: “20th Century: Changing Greece”, Athens, Hermes, 2000, pp. 150-154.

- Lafazani D.E.,Appartenance Culturelle et Différentiation Sociale dans le Bassin du bas-Strymon : L’Intégration Nationale d’une Région de la Macédoine”, in: Cahiers d’Études sur la Méditerrannée Orientale et le Monde Turco-Iranien-CEMOTI-nº 17, January 1994, p.p.123-133, in french.

- Lafazani D.E., « Les Lacunes dans l´Accueil des Nouveaux Immigrés en Grèce », in : Robert Bistolfi and François Zabbal (ed.), Islams d´Europe : Intégration ou Insertion Communautaire ? Traitement des Minorités dans une Approche Culturelle de la Nation, Paris, Aube and Institut du Monde Arabe, 1995, p.p. 346-348 and 356-370, in french.

- Lafazani D.E.,Space and Social Relations-Space and Social Exclusion”, in : Synchrona Themata-v.63, January-March 1997, p.p. 69-75, in greek.

- Lafazani D.E.,Mixed Villages in the lower-Strymon Bassin : Ethnicity, Community and Territoriality”, in: Synchrona Themata-v.63, April-June 1997, p.p. 96-107, in greek.

- Lafazani D.E.(ed.),Ourselves and Others : The Managment of the Ethno-Cultural Difference”-Introduction by the editor, in : Synchrona Themata-v.63, April-June 1997, p.p. 11-14, in greek.

- Lafazani D.E.,Sentido, Contenido y Mutaciones de la Frontera Norte de Grecia”, in : Estudios Fronterizos, Revista del Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, Universidad Autónoma de Baja Calofornia, nº40, Julio-diciembre de 1997, p.p.151-159, in spanish.

- Lafazani D.E.,“Space and Social Exclusion”, in Patterns of Social Exclusion and Related Process, Athens, 1997, p.p.187-202, in greek.

- Lafazani D.E., Personal contribution “Greece”, in: the collective volume Italian Social Science Council\Italian Committee of the European Cultural Foundation, “Interethnic Relations and Human Rights in Europe; A Survey of Research”, Roma, 1997, 146 p., in English .
Lafazani D.E.,Ethnic Groups and Minorities in the Balkan Countries : Geography, demography and migrations”, in : V.Kotzamanis(ed.), “ Demographic Developments in Greece and the Balkan Countries after the Second World War”, EKKE and Livanis, 1998, in greek.

Conference Publications

- Lafazani D.E., « Cultures Frontalières : la Gestion Sociale Locale de la Différence Culturelle ». Proceedings of the International Colloquium of Political Geography "Cross-Border Cultures and Regions in Europe in the Dawn of the European Union", organised by the European Commission of Political Geography and the Governement of Andorra, held in Andorra in May 1991, in french.

- Lafazani D.E., “L´Accessibilité de l´École Publique Grecque aux Enfants d´Immigrés”, personal contribution in the research report presented by EKEM (Greek Centre for European Studies, Athens) in Oslo, Norway, within the framework of the COST projec “Immigrants, Regugees and Asylum Seekers”, June 1991, in french.

- Lafazani D.E.,Mixed Villages in the lower-Strymon Bassin : The Sense of the Community”. Proceedings of the Conference “ In Search of the Community”, held in Athens, 1992, in greek.

- Lafazani D.E.,Greece’s first Attempt to Train Geographers; Studying Geography in the Department of Human Geography of the University of the Aegean”. Proceedings of the conference “Geography and Geographic Education in Greece”, held in December 1994, in Athens, by the Karagiorga Institut, in greek.

- Lafazani D.E.,Les Politiques Balkaniques de la Grèce : des Réajustements Nécessaires”. Proceedings of the International Conference “La Nouvelle Question d´Orient”, Institut de Geographie Daniel Faucher of the Toulouse II-Le Mirail University, France, December 1994, in french.

- Lafazani D.E., "La Grèce”, in Jacques Donzelot et Marie-Christine Jaillet(ed.), Les Zones Urbaines Défavorisés ; Leur Diagnostiques, les Politiques en Leur Direction et la Question de la Justice Sociale en Europe et en Amérique du Nord , Vol.V, “Pays-Bas, Suisse, Espagne, Grèce”- Livret III, Paris, Plan Urbain-C.D.S.M.-(N.A.T.O.), 1996, p.p. 131-163, in french. Discussant : G.Burgel.

- Dora Lafazani, “Liquidity and momentum strategies in the construction of identity of ethno-cultural groups”, the Greek-French Symposium on “The Greek- Pontian Diaspora”, held in Athens by: École Française d’Athènes and the French CNRS, 1995, in French.

- Lafazani D.E.,Tourism and Migration in Marginal Mediterranean Areas : Corsica-France and Lesvos anc Chios-Greece”, working paper through fieldwork, funded by the European Commission-D.G.XII, within the framework of the Human Capital and Mobility Research Project, coordinated by the Department of Geography, King´s College, London, 1997, 27p., in english.

- Dora Lafazani, “Greece, Europe, Minorities”, Collective work , cf summary of proceedings of academic meeting KEMO in Delphes (cf previously ‘conferences and academic meetings’. Reprinted from Kritiki publisher, Athens, 1997, 2000, in Greek .

- Lafazani D.E., “ Changing Minorities’ Strategies in Response to the States’ Strategies: Fields of Observation and related Methodological Aspects”. Proceedings of the workshop “Greece, Europe, Minorities”, KEMO and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Institute, 1997, in Greek and English.

- Lafazani D.E., Contributor in : Italian Social Science Council and Italian Committee of the European Cultural Foundation, “ Interethnic Relations and Human Rights in Europe ; A Survey of Research”, Roma, 1997, 146 p., in English.

- Lafazani D.E.,Interethnic Relations in the European Union and the South-Eastern European Countries”. Collective research report within the framework of the “Ethnobarometer” research project on interethnic relations, national and european policies and the situation of historical and immigrant minorities, Centre for European Migration and Ethnic Studies (CEMES, United Kingdom) and Consiglio Italiano per le Scienze Sociali (CSS, Italy), Roma, 1998, in English.

- Lafazani D.E.,Non-Greek Speaking Groups of Eastern Macedonia; Fieldwork Research and Special Methodological Aspects”. Proceedings of the workshop “Slavic Languages in Greece”, KEMO and European Commission, Athens, 1998, in Greek.

- Lafazani D.E.,The Changing Role of the Greek Border Zones and the Beginning of the Transboundary Cooperartion Era in the Southern Balkans”. Proceedings of the workshop “De la Frontière aux Éspaces Transfrontaliers : Décadence ou Rennaissance”, CREDAL (Centre de Recherches et de Documentation sur l´Amérique Latine) and University of Paris X-Nanterre, held in Paris, 1998, in french.

- Lafazani D.E., «La part Méditerranéenne de l'Identité Européenne». Participation in the second academic meeting in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, to promote the French program COMENIUS 2 \ contract 26268-CP-1-96-1-FR-C2 of SOCRATES, by: « Association pour le Développement des Études sur la Méditerrannée Orientale Contemporaine » (ADEMOC), Paris, under the academic supervision of Prof. Nikiforos Diamandouros, 1997 in french.

- Dora Lafazani, “Space and Social Relations-Space and Social Exclusion”, Centre for Research and Documentation-Anthropology, “Social Exclusion and Mechanisms of Production”, Athens, Ideokinisi, 1997 p.p.187-202.

- Dora Lafazani, « Frontières, Territoires et Échanges dans les Balkans, dans la Perspective de l'Intégration Européenne » ( Borders, Territories and exchanges in the Balkans in the perspective of European integration). Participation in the research team of the URA 906 CNRS-« Dynamique del’'Espace Rural » (Dynamics of the Rural Space), under the direction of Professor of the University of Toulouse II-Le Mirail, Michel ROUX, 1991, in French.

- Dora Lafazani, « Déprise Agricole et Transformations de la Vie Locale » ( Agricultural Abandonment and Transformations of Local Society ): Fieldwork in French rural area with a ten-member multidisciplinary team, commissioned by the French Ministère de l'Agriculture, studied farms in problematic areas in the province Haute Marne, France , by: Groupe de Sociologie Rurale de CNRS, under Marcel Jollivet-Hugues Lamarche, 1989

- Lafazani D.E., “Margarítion Thesprotia Preveza - Kanallaki Colonization, Immigration and dependent economy”. Participation in team of six, conducted field research in rural area of Thesprotia and Preveza, under professors Michel Sivignon, Université Paris X-Nanterre and Pierre-Yves Péchoux, Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, and the supervision of Professor Bernard Kayser from University of Aix-en-Provence, in the bilateral Franco-Greek program La Greèce Revisitée, co-financed of the French Ministry of Research and Technology and of the Greek EKKE, 1987-1988.

- Dora Lafazani, Office of Geographical Studies and Applications Jean-François Robert, Paris. Participation in research and geographical analysis on “Industrial Equipment of la Pétite Couronne, en Région Parisienne”. Elaboration of Census: Volumes on dynamic, quality and overall impact of the facility of this industrial zone, 1985, in French.

Editor, Coordinator for Special Issues of Academic Journals , Books and Journals

2009 Dora Lafazani et Christian Velud (ed.), « Empires et Etats nationaux en Méditerranée: la frontière entre risque et protection », Le Caire, École Française du Caire, in French.

2001-2004 Dora Lafazani , « Le Bulletin des Études Grecques Modernes et Contemporaines ». The magazine, which is an important instrument for supporting a wide network of neo-Hellenists, focuses on published, in press or in preparation articles, dissertations, the DEA, and symposia, conferences, surveys.
It also publishes the yearbook of francophone neo-Hellenists, their academic field and their addresses. It is an annual publication and is complemented by a questionnaire, and the 'instructions' for authors and their colleagues.

2001-2004 Dora Lafazani : Coordinator for the series of publications in the field: « Collection Champs Helléniques Modernes et Contemporaines »

Issued volumes: - « Les Mishellénismes », (2001)
- « Conversions à l'Islam », (ed. Gilles Grivaud et d'Alexandre Popovic.)
- « Juifs en terre d'Islam », (ed. E.Moser-Karayiannis, co-publication of the Division of the Casa de Velasquez, Madrid)
- The proceedings of the conference « Métamorphoses des Ruines » (ed. S.Basche)
- M.Valenti, « l'Histoire de l'École Française d'Athènes »,
- The proceedings of the conference « Ruptures et Continuité dans la Langue Grecque Moderne » (ed. Marie-Paule Masson and E.Moser-Karayiannis)
- The proceedings of the conference « Arméniens et Grecs en Diaspora » (ed. M.Bruneau)

2001-2004 Dora Lafazani : Coordinator of the Volumes « Atlas Social et Économique de la Grèce » (Social and Economic Atlas of Greece).
Published:
1st Volume, "Towns", (ed.) Th.Maloutas, in Greek, 2000.
2nd Volume, « Urban and Rural Areas », (ed) M.Sivignon, in French
3rd Volume, "Rural Areas", (ed) D.Gousios, in Greek

1997 Dora Lafazani (Editor): "Management of Ethno-cultural Diversity and Minority Phenomenon in Greece", the quarterly Review Synchrona Themata, vol.63, April -June, in Greek. Editorial and Paper contribution.

Recognition of academic Work: Select references

2005 Dina Vaiou, “ Country report, The Ambiguities of Social and Cultural Geography in Greece , in: Social & Cultural Geography, Vol. 6, N º 3, London, Routledge, pp. 455-469 . [ISSN 1464-9365 print], in English. (mentioning Dora Lafazani)

2004 Dora Lafazani, New immigration to Greece during the last twenty years : Effort for a first assessment in the proceedings of the conference, The Social Change in Greece from 1980 to 2001, Athens, Sakis Karagiorga Foundation, September 2004, pp 698-720 .
• Kaurinkoski, Kira, “ Migration from Ukraine to Greece since perestroika: Ukrainians as 'returning' ethnic Greeks; Reflections on the migration process and on collective identities ”, Migrance, Paris, in English. (2005)
• Kaurinkoski, Kira, “ Le 'retour' des Grecs de l'ex-Union soviétique: politiques d'accueil et stratégies des migrants dans l'agglomération athénienne », W. Berthomière, C.Chivallon (eds.), Diasporas: après quinze années de ferveur, MSHA, Pessac, French (2005) .
• Gilles de Rapper, Pierre Sintes (eds.), “Introduction”, dans: “Nommer et classer dans les Balkans”, vol. 1, Collection: Champs helléniques, modernes et contemporains, Efa, Athènes, in French. (2005)

2000 Dora Lafazani , “Migration”, in: “20th Century: The Changing Greece”, Athens, Hermes, 2000, pp. 150-154.
• Georgoulas, Stratos, “The new immigration and social policy in Greece and legitimacy” in Ath.Marvakis, D.Parsanoglou and M.Pavlou (ed), Immigrants in Greece, Athens, Greek Letters, 2001, pp.199-226.

1997 Dora Lafazani , “Us and Others: Managing ethnocultural diversity”. Introduction to self-titled tribute (ed. Dora Lafazani), Review Synchrona Themata (Modern Issues), t.63, April-June 1997, pp.11-14.
• M.Giannisopoulou, “The Anthropological Approach: Almopia, past, present and future”, in: National Centre for Social Research, Macedonia and the Balkans: Xenophobia and Development, Athens, Alexandria, 1998, p 630
• J.Dallegre, “Les 'minoritaires' en Grèce”, dans Méditerrannée-2-1998, Paris.

1997 Dora Lafazani , Mixed villages in the Lower Strymon: Ethnicity, Community and Locality, in: Synchrona Themata (Contemporary Issues), vol. 63, April-June 1997, pp 96-107.
• T.Kostopoulos, “The forbidden language”, Athens, Black List, 2000, 405s.
• D.Gkefou-Madianou, “Culture and ethnography: From Ethnographic Realism in Cultural Criticism”, Athens, Greek Letters, 1999, 525 p
• M.Giannisopoulou, “The Anthropological Approach: Almopia, past, present and future”, the National Centre for Social Research: Macedonia and the Balkans: Xenophobia and Development, Athens, Alexandria, 1998, p 630

1997 Dora Lafazani , Space and Social Relations-Space and Social Exclusion, in: “Synchrona Themata” (Contemporary Issues), vol.62, January-March 1997, pp.69-75.
• M.Giannisopoulou, “The Anthropological Approach: Almopia, past, present and future”, the National Centre for Social Research, Macedonia and the Balkans: Xenophobia and Development, Athens, Alexandria, 1998, p. 630

1994-97 Dora Lafazani, Tourism and Migrations in Marginal Mediterranean Areas: France, (Corsica) and Greece (Lesvos-Chios)”. Qualitative field research in Greece and France, under Human Capital and Mobility Research Project: “ Migration and Tourism Development in Marginal Mediterranean Areas”. Academic coordinator, Pr. Leontidou from King's College London. Pluriactivity and sectionalized jobs in rural areas. Studied the combination of employment in agriculture and tourism both locally and migration of labor force, with participation of different types of immigrants (both foreign and domestic) to seasonal tourism and seasonal agricultural work and the consequent effects on the local community.

1994 Dora Lafazani, « Appartenance Culturelle et Différenciation Sociale dans le Bassin du Bas-Strymon: L'Intégration Nationale d'une Région de la Macédoine » (Cultural belonging and Social Differentiation in the Lower Strymo Basin: The National Integration of a Region of Macedonia ) in : Cahiers d'Études sur la Méditerrannée Orientale et le Monde Turco-Iranien (CEMOTI), No 17, Paris, A.F.É.M.O.T.I. and Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, Janvier 1994, pp. 123-133, in French.
• B.Gounaris and I.Mijailidis, “The Pen and the Sword: Reviewing the Historiography of the Macedonian Question”, in: Victor Roudometof, “ The Macedonian Question: Culture, Historiography and Politics”, New York, Columbia University Press, 2000, 304 p.

1993 Dora Lafazani, Appartenance Culturelle et Différenciation Sociale dans le Bassin du Bas-Strymon: Étude d'Intégration Nationale d'une Région Macédonienne (Cultural belonging and Social Differentiation in the Lower Strymo Basin: Study of a National Integration of a Macedonian Region), PhD Thesis, University Paris IV-La Sorbonne, Paris, 1993, 328 pages, in French.
• G. Kritikos, “ The Agricultural Settlement of Refugees, A Source of Productive Work and Stability, in Greece, 1923-1930”, in: Agricultural History, Vol. 79, Issue 3, pp. 321-346, ISSN 0002-1482; electronic ISSN 1533-8290. © 2005 by Agricultural History Society, the University of California Press, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals/rights.htm .
• M.Giannisopoulou , “The Anthropological Approach : Almopia, past, present and future”, the National Centre for Social Research, “ Macedonia and the Balkans: Xenophobia and Development”, Athens, Alexandria, 1998, 630 p.
• T.Kostopoulos, “The forbidden language”, Athens, Black List, 2000, 405p.
• Spiros Karavas, “The palimpsest of memories of Captain Akritas”, in: Historika”, issue 31, 1999.
• “The distribution of land to a lowland village of East Macedonia”, summary republication of the doctoral dissertation of Dora Lafazani, in: Hadjiosiph H. ( ed. ), History of Greece in the 20th century: The Interwar Years, 1922-1940, Volume II, part 1, chapter in: S. Petmezas “ Rural Economy”, Athens, Vivliorama, 2002, pp. 208-209 and p. 249.

1991 Dora Lafazani, « Cultures Frontalières en Grèce: l'Organisation Sociale Locale de la Différence Culturelle ». (Border Cultures in Greece: local management of cultural difference). Paper presented at the International Conference on Political Geography “ Cultures Transfrontalières en Europe à l’Aube du Marché Unique” (Cross-border Cultures in Europe at the dawn of the Single Market), in Andorra. Organization: Commission Européenne de Géographie et le Gouvernent d’Andorra, in French.
• Th.Veremis, “The Revival of the 'Macedonian' Question, 1991-1995”, in: Mackridge Peter and Yannakakis Eleni (ed.), Ourselves and Others: The Development of a Greek Macedonian Cultural Identity, Oxford, New York, Berg, 1996, 260 p..
• Angelopoulos, Georgios, “ Perceptions, Construction and Definition of Greek National Identity in Late Nineteenth - Early Twentieth Century Macedonia”, Balkan Studies 36 (2) -1995: pp 247 - 263.


Participation in Greek & French Government Scholarship Programs

2001-MAY : Examiner for scholarships of interior of the IKY

(Foundation of Scholarships of the Greek State), specialization: “Human Geography”: “Society, Culture and Space”. Examiner & marker for all three subjects tested.

2001-2004 Responsible for annual French state competition for scholarships of post-doctoral level, granted to young scientists undertaking research in Greece in social sciences. Examiner & marker for the geography course.

Translations into Greek

1997 Louis DUMONT , « Introduction à Deux Théories d'Anthropologie Sociale » (Introduction to Two Theories of Social Anthropology), Paris, Mouton, 1971, Athens, publications Th. Kastaniotis, 1997. Translated from the French original.

1992 Ernest GELLNER , Nations and Nationalism (« Nations and Nationalisme »), 1983, from the original in English and in French, which was published by ALEXANDRIA, 1992, 272 p., translation and editing.
In the same edition has been included the translation of the article « Nationalisme et Politique en Europe de l'Est » (Nationalism and Politics in Eastern Europe) of the same author, as published in LE DÉBAT, in January 1991, from the French original.

Reviewer for academic Journals

2009-2011 : Reviewer for the journal “Geographies” («Γεωγραφίες», Publisher: Exandas, ISBN: 000256226X, ISBN 13: 9780002562263, in Greek.

2003-2008 : Reviewer and correspondent for Greece of Cahiers d'Études sur la Méditerranée Orientale et le Monde Turco-Iranie » (CEMOTI) - ISSN-0764-9878, the AFÉ.MOTI, Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques and CNRS, Paris . [Http:/ / www.ceri-sciencespo.com/indexang.htm], in French.

1996-2000 : Reviewer for the journal New Community-ISSN-0047-9586, issued by the “European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations”, Utrecht, and turned since from 01.01.1998 to “Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, ISSN-1369- 183CH, run by the CEMS (Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies), London, in English

1997-2000 : Reviewer for the journal Synchrona Themata (Contemporary Issues) -ISSN-1105-431X, for everything related to the academic field of interethnic relations, minorities and immigration

Book Review

2000 - JAN : Renée Hirschon, Heirs of the Greek Catastrophe: The Social Life of Asia Minor Refugees in Piraeus, Oxford, Berghahn Books, 1998, 280p, (ISBN-1-57181-730-1). In Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 26, No1: 158-159, in English.


Organization of Academic Meetings
1997 MAYResearch on Migration, Asylum and Settlement”: International

fortnight Summer school, held in Hydra (the first of a series of three) from European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations ( ERCOMER ) of the University of Utrecht. 30 students attended, post - doctoral level, while twelve teachers from Europe and America took lectures and workshops. Organizing committee and local organizer.


1997 SEPT . “Forms of Social Exclusion and the Related Mechanisms of

Production ”. Organizing and academic coordinator of the workshop on this topic held in Athens Saturday, in the context of group activities of Social Anthropology at the Centre for Research and Documentation.

2001 - JUN . : “Civil War: Regional aspects of the Greek Civil War”, a academic approach, Tsotyli, Kozani. Organization: Network for the Study of Civil War. Session Chairwoman

2004 – JUN . « Empires et Ètats nationaux en Méditerranée: la frontière entrerisques et protection », academic coordinator together with Christian Velud, the IFAO in Cairo, the second conference in the program: « Les sociétés Méditerrannéennes face au Risque » ( The Mediterranean Societies vis-a-vis the Risk) , the Caza de Velasquez, Madrid, in collaboration with the Department of Studies in Modern Greece the École Française d'Athènes, the l'École Française de Rome, the École Française du Caire and the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l'Homme in Aix-en Provence. Member of the Organizing and Academic Committee.

2002- OCT . « Migrations Balkaniques et intra-Balkaniques », (Balkan and

intra-Balkan Migrations). International Meeting of Doctoral Studies (Session d'Études Doctorales), contracting and funding from the French Ministry of Education and Research, held in October 2002 in Volos, with the participation of professors and doctoral students from European Union countries and the Balkans. The program is implemented in collaboration with the

Graduate Circle
, Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly and the French Institute in Athens. Academic and organizational responsibility and project coordinator.

Other Publications
1994Citizens and Nationals: the Church of God and Church of Demos”, in: the weekly “Epohi”, No. 242, January 1994.

1999 “New Migration in Greece: The Wave of Foreigners startles the Greek Society”, in: To Vima-Nees Epohes, Dec. 19, 1999, p.17.

2000From Immigrant to Citizen: co-Belonging and Exclusion”, Communication at the Roundtable at the French Institute in Athens, topic: “Nationality, Citizenship, Immigration in Europe”, in: To Vima-Nees Epohes, Sunday, May 13, 2001.

Participation in International Networks of Academic Exchanges

1996-1999 Responsible for Aegean University Network Euro-American academic exchanges ALFA-FRONTERA-Frontières et Sociétés au Mexique et en Amérique Centrale (Panama et Nicaragua). Moderator: Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III-CREDAL (Centre de Reserches et d'Etudes de l'Amérique Latine)
Other Universities - members of the network :
-Universidad de Sevilla-Espagne
- University of the Aegean
- Universidad de Baja California-Mexique
- Universidad Centroamericana-Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua
- Universidad de Panama.

1995-1996 : Coordinator for Greece of the European Network of Geographic, Academic Exchanges GEONET, Department of Human Geography, University of Aegean, networks ERASMUS\ SOCRATES, with participation of 15 departments of Geography or Geographic Faculties from member countries of the European Union.