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Curriculum vitae of Socrates Petmezas

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Name: Socrates
Surname: Petmezas
Title: Professor
Department: History & Archaeology

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E-mail: petmezas@uoc.gr

Address: University Campus Gallou, Rethymno, Postal Code 74100  

Tel.: ++28310 77366 

Fax: ++28310 77338   

Brief Biography

Socrates D. Petmezas is Professor of Economic and Social History at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete. He was born in Athens in 1957. He graduated from the department of Economics of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and, in 1989, he received his Doctorate (Recherches sur l’Économie et les Finances des villages du Pélion, région d’industries rurales, ca.1750-1850, xxvi+867 p.) from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, where he studied under the supervision of Helen Antoniadis-Bibicou. He is teaching in the University of Crete since 1990 and he is also a researcher in the Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FORTH in Rethymnon since 2001. He was a visiting Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, and published extensively in Greek, French, English and Spanish, He is a member of the management comity of the international research network Progressore (Programme de Rechereches sur les Sociétés Rurales Européennes) and the coordinator of its Working Group 4 (State and peasant society) since March 2005. This network is financed from the COST A35 program. He also participates with other Greek economic historians in the HDOISTO  network.  

Publications

Books

  • 2003, The Greek agricultural economy in the 19th century : a regional perspective, (in Greek), Crete University Press, Heraklio.
  • 2006, The development of the Greek Economy in the 19th century, (in Greek), eds. K. Kostis & S. Petmezas, editions Alexandria, Athens.
  • 2007, Byzantina et Moderna. Mélanges en l’honneur d’Hélène Antoniadis-Bibicou, eds. G.Grivaud & S. Petmezas, editions Alexandria, Athens.
  • 2007, Gross Domestic Product (1830-1939), (in Greek), Collective research, in which he wrote chapters 2.1-2.2 & 8, Editions of the Historical Archives of the GNB & ΚΕ.P.Ε., Athens

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