Editorial Team

University of Nicosia

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Christina Ioannou

Christina Ioannou is Associate Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia and an Associate Professor of European Politics and Labour Law at the Department of Politics and Governance and the Department of Law.  Dr Ioannou is also the Editor-in-Chief of the academic Journal The Cyprus Review. She is the Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society Cyprus Branch, and a consultant on labour and employment law issues with the Law Firm A&E C. Emilianides, C. Katsaros and Associates LLC. In November 2019 she was appointed as a member of the Parallel Parliament for Civil Society (Παράλληλη Βουλή για την Κοινωνία των Πολιτών) for a two year term, participating in the Parallel Parliament’s Committee on Social Affairs. Dr Ioannou has participated in many EU funded programmes (Jean Monnet Programmes, European Parliament contract, Socrates Programmes, EEA Financial Mechanism & the Norwegian Financial Mechanism grants, Notre Europe projects, and national research grants), international conferences and networks, and has published widely on the areas of labour law, EU and welfare state politics. The second edition of her book Labour Law in Cyprus was published in 2019 by Kluwer Law International (Hague), as part of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws Series.

Consulting Editor: Professor Achilles C. Emilianides

Achilles C. Emilianides is Professor of Law and Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia, as well as a practicing advocate. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Cyprus and European Law Review and the Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society Cyprus Branch. Major recent book publications include: An Introduction to the Bibliography of Cypriot Law (2017), Labour Law in Cyprus (2016), The Republic of Cyprus and the Doctrine of Necessity (2016), Elements of Greek and Cypriot Law on Religion (2016), Cypriot Succession Law (2015), Media Law in Cyprus (2015), Private International Law in Cyprus (2015), Law and Religion in Cyprus (2014), Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Cyprus (2014), Constitutional Law in Cyprus (2013), Family and Succession Law (2012).

Managing Editor: Dr Emilios A. Solomou

Emilios A. Solomou is Director of the UNESCO Chair of the University of Nicosia. He studied History at the University of Cardiff where he received his B.A (Hons). His postgraduate studies are in the field of History and History Methodology and Didactics. He received his Doctorate, from the University of Middlesex (U.K.) of which he is currently an Internal Examiner. Since 2000 he has been teaching Cyprus History on the M.A. in International Relations Programme, and Cyprus History and History Didactics on the B.A. in the Primary Education Programme, at the University of Nicosia. Dr. Solomou is the President of the Cyprus Society of Historical Studies.  Dr. Emilios Solomou has published many articles and also edited the books Colonial Cyprus 1878-1960 and Independent Cyprus 1960-2010 with Prof. H. Faustmann, Nikos Kazantzakis Indigenous and Ecumenical, Στο περιβόλι τόμορφο της Μαντινάδας (Cretan folk verses), The Armenian Genocide and the Cyprus Press 1914-1923 and Crete and Cyprus: Crossroads of Nations and Civilizations. His interests focus on the areas of History Didactics, Historiography as well as the History of Cyprus.

Publications Editor: Petros Petrikkos

Petros Petrikkos is currently a PhD Candidate in International Relations and European Studies at the Department of Politics and Governance, School of Law, University of Nicosia and a Doctoral Fellow under the European Security and Defence College's Doctoral School on the Common Security and Defence Policy. His thesis examines the ontological security management of small EU member-states like Cyprus and Estonia in response to irregular and technological warfare, such as hybrid threats. He is a Student Teaching Assistant (STA) at the Department of Politics and Governance and a Research Associate at the Diplomatic Academy - University of Nicosia. Petros also has extended reviewer and editorial experience. He has previously held the post of Managing and Reviews Editor at the Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (SEN) Journal, published by Wiley. He currently serves as part of SEN's Editorial Board as a Consultative Editorial Board Member.

Assistant Editors: Dr Michalis Kontos, Dr Giorgos Charalambous, Dr Maria Hadjiathanasiou

Michalis Kontos is Assistant Professor at the Department of Politics and Governance of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia. He holds a PhD in International Relations (Panteion University, Athens). He is a member of the Coordinating Committee of the Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Academic Network (BSEMAN) as the representative of all participating Cypriot Universities.

Giorgos Charalambous is Assistant Professor at the Department of Politics and Governance of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia. He is co-coordinator of the BA in European Studies and International Relations and co-coordinator of the Communism Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association (PSA), as well as member of the Research Advisory Group for the Leventis Foundation Research and Innovation Programme on Cyprus, at the Hellenic Observatory, LSE. 

Maria Hadjiathanasiou works as a Research Associate (Marie Curie Fellow) and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Nicosia, and as a Special Scientist at the University of Cyprus. She received her PhD from the University of Bristol, UK. She wrote her thesis on propaganda and the Cyprus anti-colonial Revolt, 1955-1959. Her current research interests include empire studies, colonial insurgencies and decolonisation, propaganda and the media, cultural policy and cultural diplomacy.


Editorial Board

Dr Constantinos Adamides, University of Nicosia

Dr Othon Anastasakis, University of Oxford

Prof. Panayiotis Angelides, University of Nicosia

Prof. George Christou, University of Warwick

Dr Odysseas Christou, University of Nicosia

Prof. Costas M. Constantinou, University of Cyprus

Prof. em. Van Coufoudakis, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis

Prof. Alfred de Zayas, Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Prof. Thomas Diez, University of Tübingen

Prof. Dimitris Drikakis, University of Nicosia

Prof. Marios Evriviades, Neapolis University Pafos

Prof. Hubert Faustmann, University of Nicosia

Prof. Kevin Featherstone, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science

Prof. Vassilis Fouskas, University of East London

Dr Michael Given, University of Glasgow

Dr Christina Hajisoteriou, University of Nicosia

Prof. Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Prof. em. Robert Holland, University of London

Dr Sofia Iordanidou, Open University Cyprus

Prof. Andreas Kapardis, University of Cyprus

Dr Vassilis Kappis, University of Buckingham

Prof. Savvas Katsikides, University of Cyprus

Dr Erol Kaymak, Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development (SeeD)

Prof. Mary Koutselini, University of Cyprus

Prof. Petros Lois, University of Nicosia

Prof. Neophytos Loizides, University of Kent

Dr Diana Markides, Independent Researcher

Prof. Farid Mirbagheri, University of Nicosia

Dr Yael Navarro, University of Cambridge

Prof. Phedon Nicolaides, University of Maastricht

Dr Petros Papapolyviou, University of Cyprus

Prof. Stelios Perrakis, Neapolis University Pafos

Prof. Constantinos Phellas, University of Nicosia

Prof. Oliver Richmond, University of Manchester

Prof. Heinz Richter, University of Mannheim

Dr Soterios Rizas, Research Centre for the Study of Modern Greek History, Academy of Athens

Prof. Spyros Sakellaropoulos, Panteion University

Prof. Paul Sant Cassia, University of Malta

Dr Sertaç Sonan, Cyprus Academic Dialogue

Dr Angelos Syrigos, Panteion University

Dr Ioannis Tellidis, Kyung Hee University

Prof. Andreas Theophanous, University of Nicosia

Prof. Alina Tryfonidou, Neapolis University Pafos

Prof. Demetris Vrontis, University of Nicosia

Dr Craig Webster, Ball State University