The Niki Marangou PhD Dissertation Prize competition has successfully concluded its second round: three submissions were received by the 31 December 2021 deadline. The jury of three (Maria Boletsi, Vassiliki Kolocotroni, and Ioannis Papadogiannakis) reported back by mid-May 2022, and the formal announcement was made at the 27 May 2022 in-person event hosted by the Society for Modern Greek Studies.
Results of the 2021 Niki Marangou PhD Dissertation Prize competition: Vicky Kaisidou (Birmingham) and Martha Papaspiliou (King’s) joint winners; third participant: Eleftherios Kefalas (King’s); all 3 dissertations were on topics of modern Greek literature and criticism:
Vicky Kaisidou: ‘Reading Beyond Trauma: The Intergenerational Narratives of the Greek Civil War and the Ethics of Remembering’
Martha Papaspiliou : “‘Literary” Monuments to National Heroes (1830s-1870s): Literature, Cultural Memory and the Making of Greek National Identity’
Eleftherios Kefalas: ‘Renos Apostolidis’ Critique of Post-War Greece: A Life in Letters (1945–1965)’.
PhD students are encouraged to submit their completed dissertation by the late December deadline, and supervisors are urged to help spread the word. Submissions may cover any field in Modern Greek Studies.