Prof. Kyriakos Demetriou, University of Cyprus, is the ATTR international guest speaker in Athens

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kyriakos Demetriou, Professor of Political Thought at the University of Cyprus, will be our international guest speaker.

Professor Demetriou will give a research seminar on the following topic: “Plato redivivus: Ideology and politics in the Interpretation of Plato”


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Dr. Kyriakos Demetriou

As an intellectual historian, Kyriakos N. Demetriou specializes in the history of classical reception(s), with emphasis on eighteenth and nineteenth-century Platonic interpretations, the classical heritage in Victorian Britain, and the history of Greek historiography. His teaching is mainly focused on the history of political thought (ancient and modern), political ideologies and the interpretative approaches in political theory.

DPhil University College London (Intellectual History, 1993)
MA University of York (Political Philosophy, 1989)
BA University of Athens (Political Science, 1987)

Executive Editor of "POLIS" (2004-present): The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought (Peer reviewed). For the Journal's ranking in Classics Journals follow this link:
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers

Founding Series Overseeing Editor (2012-), "Companions to Classical Reception", published by Brill.

Member of the Editorial Board of “Metaforms – Studies in the Reception of Classical Antiquity”,

Member of the International Advisory Board of "Innovation", The European Journal of Social Science Research

Formerly member of the Standing Committee for the Humanities, European Science Foundation.


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Published Aug. 2, 2016 3:11 PM - Last modified Nov. 23, 2017 3:33 PM