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Greece in the Balkans

Memory, Conflict and Exchange

Editor(s): Othon Anastasakis, Dimitar Bechev, Nicholas Vrousalis

Book Description

This volume brings together young researchers in an interdisciplinary study of Greek interaction with other Balkan states over the past two hundred years.

The thirteen chapters of the volume reflect the diversity of a long and complex relationship between Greece and its Balkan neighbours. They thus shed refreshing light on its persistent attributes of opportunity and risk, attraction and enmity, exchange and exclusion, through exploration of historical, anthropological, literary, political and economic perspectives.


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-1315-0
ISBN-10: 1-4438-1315-X
Date of Publication: 01/10/2009
Pages / Size: 285 / A5
Price: £39.99


Othon Anastasakis is Director of South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) and Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford. He has published widely on transition to democracy, comparative politics in South East Europe, EU enlargement, Greek-Turkish relations and regional cooperation in the Balkans.

Dimitar Bechev is a Research Fellow at the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College, Oxford and Lecturer in International Relations at Worcester College. He has published widely on Balkan politics and is the co-editor of Mediterranean Frontiers: Borders, Conflict and Memory in a Transnational World (IB Tauris, 2009).

Nicholas Vrousalis is a doctoral student in Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He headed the organisation of the 2006 Greece and the Balkans conference on behalf of the Oxford University Greek Society.