The Research Centre for Modern History (KENI) belongs to the Political Science and History Department of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece. Its goals include the undertaking of historical research projects in collaboration with other academic institutions in Greece and abroad, the organizing of relevant conferences and lectures and the assembling of archive collections, both hard copy and digital.

Within the Centre operate four units:

  • the Documentation and Study of Greek War of Independence;
  • the Study of Historical Culture;
  • the Ottoman, colonial and post-colonial Studies, and
  • the Documentation and Study of the Greek Press from the late 18th century.

The academic staff of the Centre consists of Researchers (professors, lecturers and PhD holders from Greece and abroad), of Assistant Researchers (Holders of a Master’s degree or PhD candidates) and of Collaborators (graduate or undergraduate students).

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Nikos Theotokas
  • Prof. Kate Aroni-Tsihli 
  • Prof. Christina Koulouri
  • Prof. Stefanos Papageorgiou
  • Evdoxia Papadopoulou, PhD candidate, representative of the postgraduate students


Director of KENI

Prof. Christina Koulouri 


Secretatry of the Steering Commitee: Dr Kostas Katsapis

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