Elias Kolovos

Associate Professor in Ottoman History
E-mail: kolovos[at]uoc[dot]gr
Office No.: 61
Telephone: 0030 2831077341
Office hours: Wednesday 16.30-17.30, Thursday 11.30-12.30 or through MS Teams by clicking HERE

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Elias Kolovos is Assοciate Professor in Ottoman History at the Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Crete, Greece, and director of the M.A. in Ottoman History Programme of the same Department. As a visiting scholar, he taught at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, and Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. He was also a visiting fellow of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University. He participates in research projects at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, at the Ecole Française d’ Athènes, at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies, FO.R.T.H., and elsewhere. He participates also at an Action of the European Cooperation for Science and Technology, representing Greece. He is an elected member of the Board of the International Association for Ottoman Social and Economic History. He has written, edited, and coedited 13 books and over 60 papers in Greek and international publications and journals. His research interests include the Mediterranean economic history, the history of the insular worlds, the history of the frontiers, rural and environmental history, as well as the spatial history and legacies of the Ottoman Empire.


Recent publications: 

Elias Kolovos, Across the Aegean: Islands, Monasteries and Rural Societies in the Ottoman Greek Lands, The Isis Press, Istanbul 2018.

ed. with R. Avramov, A. Fotić, and Ph. K. Kotzageorgis) (eds), Monastic Economy Across Time: Wealth Management, Patterns, and Trends, Centre for Advanced Studies, Sofia 2021.

Elias Kolovos (ed.), Ottoman Rural Societies and Economies, Halcyon Days in Crete VII, A Symposium Held in Rethymno, 13-15 January 2012, Crete University Press, Rethymno 2015.