9th Session Chair Artemis Niki Xanthopoulou Kyriakou, Professor Emeritus

Artemis Xanthopoulou-Kyriakou, Professor Emeritus, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH).
Her publishing works include monographs, articles in journals, collective works and book reviews, relating to the subject of the Greek diaspora in the West (Venice) and in the East (Russia/USSR). Her works also focused in the history of the Ottoman Empire (18th century.   CC), the Hellenism of Pontus, and the History of modern Macedonia. Her research interests specifically focused on searching for sources in Greece/Athens, Italy/ Venice, England/London, France,/ Paris,  Georgia/Tbilisi and Batumi.
Her teaching experience related to her research, was enriched thanks to interactions with Greeks and foreign students. She taught undergraduate (1979-2007) and postgraduate (1985-2007, 1918) level studies in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). In the context of exchanges of AUTH with universities abroad, she taught at the University of Amsterdam, Department of Byzantine and Μodern Greek Studies (1993), and Melbourne University, Department of English Sudies (1994.1996). As a visiting professor, she taught at the State University of Cyprus/Nicosia, undergraduate and postgraduate level studies (2007-2011).
Since 1999, she is a scientific advisor in an AUTH program named “Jason” (responsibility of each Vice-Rector on educational affairs) with the scientific director and emeritus professor Dr. Kazazis. The aim of the program is the strengthening of Greek studies in Universities of the Black Sea zone.