Niaros, Sokratis, Dr.

sokratisniaros@yahoo.gr

uoi.academia.edu/SokratisNiaros

Sokratis Niaros holds a degree in Greek Philology from the University of Ioannina, Greece, as well as an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Modern Greek Literature from the same University, with a doctoral thesis on “The Institution of Literary Awards in Greece (1910-1941)”. In 2013, during the process of his research for the elaboration of his doctoral thesis, S. Niaros was invited to participate in the Fifth International Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies, which was organized and hosted by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University, U.S.A. His scientific activity of the last decade consists of publications, participation in research programs, conferences and seminars and teaching activities. His research interests focus on Modern Greek literary and book/publishing history (1900-1940), literary criticism, digital humanities, sociology of literature, cultural institutions, and cultural policies.

Education

2017 Ph.D. in Modern Greek Literature, Title of the Dissertation Thesis: “The Institution of Literary Awards in Greece (1910-1941)”, Supervisor: Prof. Takis (Panagiotis) Kagialis, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece,

http://olympias.lib.uoi.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/28045.

2009 M.A. in Modern Greek Literature, Thesis Title: “Plato Rodokanakis as Author and Scholar”, Supervisor: Prof. Christina Dounia, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.
2006 B.A. in Greek Philology, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.

Teaching activities

2015-2017 Monitoring and training courses for undergraduate students, Faculty of Modern Greek Literature, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.
2016 “Using Digital Sources for Archival Research in Modern Greek Studies”, Graduate Seminar, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.
2014-2015 Education Assistant in the e-Learning Course Modern Greek Literature and Digital Technologies, Scientific Director: Prof. Takis (Panagiotis) Kagialis, Lifelong Learning Center / Modern Greek Philology Laboratory, University of Ioannina, Greece, http://www.digilit-edu.net/.
2013 “Digital Libraries, Archives, Journals and Periodicals”, Undergraduate Seminar: “Νεοeλληνιστής: Modern Greek Philology and Digital Technologies”, Modern Greek Literature Laboratory, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.
2009 “The Institution of Modern Greek Literary Awards (1914-1940)”, The Tuesday’s Seminars, Modern Greek Literature Laboratory, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.

Research projects

2007-2008 Research Assistant in the European Community Initiative Program “Through the Spectacle: Italian-Greek Hypermedia Archive in Network”, INTERREG IIIA, University of Ioannina, Research Chief: Prof. Athanasios Angelou.

Publications

“Ο Δ. Γληνός και η ματαιωθείσα απόπειρα του Ε. Βενιζέλου για σύσταση Ακαδημίας στην Αθήνα”, Proceedings of the Scientific Conference: “Δημήτρης Γληνός. Η σκέψη, η δράση, οι χρήσεις”, Glinos Foundation [upcoming].

“Η ‘επαναμάγευση’ του ποιητικού λόγου”, Porfyras, 29:130 (January-March 2009) 426-437.

“Τα νέα ερευνητικά δεδομένα για τον Πλάτωνα Ροδοκανάκη” [New Research Findings on Platon Rodokanakis], in Νέοι Ερευνητές Φιλόλογοι-Ιστορικοί της Τέχνης [Young Researchers: Literature and Arts], Athens: Etaireia Spoudon Neoellinikou Politismou kai Genikis Paideias / Moraitis School 2008, 75-88.

Participation in conferences

“Ο Δημήτρης Γληνός και η ματαιωθείσα απόπειρα του Βενιζέλου για σύσταση Ακαδημίας”, Scientific Conference: “Δημήτρης Γληνός. Η σκέψη, η δράση, οι χρήσεις, 19-21 May 2017, Glinos Foundation, The City of Athens Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece.

“Η ‘Θέσμιση’ της Γενιάς του 1880: Βραβεύσεις και παρασημοφορήσεις λογοτεχνών, 1910-1920”, Modern Greek Comparative Literature Scientific Workshop: “Literature, History, Comparison (in Memoriam G. Veloudis)”, 2-3 June 2014, Modern Greek Philology Laboratory, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.

“The Legislative Establishment of State Literary Awards in Greece during the last Venizelos Government (1928-1932)”, Fifth International Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies: “Modern Greece. Works in Progress”, 10 May 2013, Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University, U.S.A.

“Τα νέα ερευνητικά δεδομένα για τον Πλάτωνα Ροδοκανάκη” [New Research Findings on Platon Rodokanakis], Workshop: “Young Researchers: Literature and Arts”, 27 November 2008, National Hellenic Research Foundation / Moraitis School. Athens.

Lectures and discourses

2011-2013 Lectures on “The Greek Poetry within and Beyond the Borders”, State Scholarships Foundation Programme (IKY/National Agency), Center for the Study of the Hellenic Language and Culture, University of Ioannina, Greece.
2008 “The hedonism of Rodokanakis” and “Rodokanakis, the scholar”, Introductory comments in the theatrical production “Rodokanakis Rediscovered”, “Ohi pezoume” Performing Arts Company, Benaki Museum and Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, Greece .

Organization skills

2013 Secretary to the Program Committee of the Undergraduate Seminar: “Νεοeλληνιστής: Modern Greek Philology and Digital Technologies”, Modern Greek Literature Laboratory, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.