SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The Scientific Committee of the SHP, is composed of scientists and experts who monitor the content of the website of SHP and its social networking posts, write articles, undertake studies and prepare documentation in relation to the subject of the Society. At the same time, they plan museographic studies for the organization of the Museum of SHP and the various periodical exhibitions scheduled in Greece and internationally.

Thodoris Koutsogiannis

Thodoris Koutsogiannis studied archaeology and art history at the University of Athens (bachelor 1996, master 2000, PhD 2008). Additionally, he attended seminars and conducted research, on scholarships, in various universities and institutes abroad (La Sapienza, Rome 1998 & 2000, Warburg Institute, London 2001-02, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa 2003, Istituto di Studi Umanistici, Florence 2005-08, Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University 2011).

Since 2009 he is working as Chief Curator of the Hellenic Parliament Art Collection, Athens.

He has taught modern art history as visiting professor in Greece (Athens University, 2009, 2011, 2018, University of Thessaly, 2010, Hellenic Open University, 2009-14, University of Patras, 2019-2020).

He is working on modern European art, studying especially the phenomenon of Classicism, from early Renaissance to late Neoclassicism.

Concerning the perception of Greece’s “image” in the West, he has presented original studies in international conferences, collective volumes and exhibitions (among others: Hellas: genius loci, 2014, “A dream among splendid ruins”, 2015–2016• Minor Odysseys, 2017• “These are what we fought for”, 2020), as well as a monograph (2017) on Philhellenism in the arts.

Xeni Baloti

Xeni Baloti was born (in1963) in Athens. She had her elementary courses in the Greek – French School of Saint-Joseph and her graduate studies in the University of Sorbonne (Paris IV), in the History faculty. She specialized in the Contemporary European History and under the guidance of Professor Jean Turald in the period of French Revolution and Napoleon Ι.

She has been a Researcher in Athens Academy, in the Modern Greek Research Center as well as in the Army History Directorate. She has taught in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the School of Journalism and Mass Media, and at the same time she worked for the European Committee as an external expert on vocational guidance and training issues.

She is the representative of the French Institution of Studies “Souvenir Napoleonien”.

She published extensively separate studies and articles in scientific journals both in paper and in the electronic press.

She has written, inter alia, the following: French Revolution (Estia publications), Nicolas-Joseph Maison, a great philhellene, Napoleon and Greece. The history and the myths (Kyfanta publications), Otto Bismarck, the founder of Second Reich (Gnomon publications) etc.

Selective works:  https://independent.academia.edu/xenibaloti/CurriculumVitae

Anastasia Tsagkaraki

Anastasia Tsagkaraki holds a PhD degree from the Faculty of French language and literature of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2009, she studies systematically the French military Philhellenes publishing the outcomes of her research both in Greece and internationally. In addition, she holds a bachelor degree on translation, and specializes in financial, legal and defence terminology, working as a translator in the Greek Ministry of Defence (MoD). She is a member of the Panhellenic Association of Translators, of the Greek Network for Terminology on the European Commission, and of the Instructors Registry of the MoD. She is the author of the e-book Les Philhellènes français dans la lutte pour l’Indépendance Grecque, Athens, 2019. She speaks French, English, Italian and Spanish.