Associate Professor of Ancient History
Office No.: 69
Telephone: 0030 28310 77360
Office hours: Please contact via email due to sabbatical
On sabbatical during the spring term of 2019/20
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Kostas Vlassopoulos graduated from the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens in 1999. He received his MA from the University of Crete in 2001, and completed his PhD dissertation at the University of Cambridge in 2005. He taught Greek history at the University of Nottingham between 2005-2015, before moving to the University of Crete, where he is currently teaching ancient history.
Research interests: the history of slavery, the study of globalisation and intercultural encounters in antiquity, comparative history, the history of political thought and practice and the history of historiography.
C. Taylor – K. Vlassopoulos (eds), Communities and Networks in the Ancient Greek World, Oxford University Press (2015).
(with C. Taylor) ‘Introduction: an agenda for the study of Greek history’ στο C. Taylor – K. Vlassopoulos (eds), Communities and Networks in the Ancient Greek World, Oxford University Press (2015), 1-31.
‘Plotting strategies, networks and communities in classical Athens: the evidence of slave names’ in C. Taylor – K. Vlassopoulos (eds), Communities and Networks in the Ancient Greek World, Oxford University Press (2015), 101-27.
‘Religion within communities’ in E. Eidinow – J. Kindt (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion, Oxford University Press (2015), 257-71.
‘Ethnicity and Greek history: re-examining our assumptions’, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 58 (2015), 1-13.
‘Does slavery have a history? The consequences of a global approach’, Journal of Global Slavery, 1 (2016), 5-27.
‘Finley’s slavery’ in D. Jew – R. Osborne – M. Scott (eds), M. I. Finley: An Ancient Historian and his Impact, Cambridge University Press (2016), 76-99.
‘Que savons-nous vraiment de la société athénienne?’, Annales HSS, 71.3 (2016), 659-81.
‘Xenophon on Persia’ in M. A. Flower (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon, Cambridge University Press (2017), 360-75.
I. Xydopoulos – K. Vlassopoulos – E. Tounta (eds), Violence and Community: Law, Space and Identity in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean World, Routledge (2017).
(with Ι. Xydopoulos) ‘Introduction: the study of violence and community in ancient Greek history’ in K. Vlassopoulos – I. Xydopoulos – E. Tounta (eds), Violence and Community: Law, Space and Identity in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean World, Routledge (2017), 1-27.