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Christos Kassimeris
Professor, International Relations
School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution
PhD 2002 University of Reading  
MA Int. Security 1997 University of Reading  
BA Sociology 1996 University of Reading
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location
From To
2005 present European University Cyprus   Cyprus
2002 2005 University of Reading UK
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference
2021 Discrimination in football   Routledge
2018 Greece and Cyprus   Palgrave
2018 Politics and identity in European football: Cyprus in comparative context C.Xinaris Routledge
2017 Searching for identity through football: the Nicosia derby C.Xinaris Routledge
2016 Apolitical UEFA plays politics with football   Routledge
2014 Exploring the cultural, ideological and economic legacies of Euro 2012, (eds.)   Kennedy P. Routledge
2011 The Politics of Education: Challenging Multiculturalism   Vryonides M. (eds.) Routledge
2011 The Marketing of War in the Age of Neo-Militarism, (eds.)   Gouliamos K. Routledge
2010 Football Comes Home: Symbolic Identities in European Football     Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc.: Lexington Books
2009 Greece and the American Embrace: Greek Foreign policy towards Turkey, the US and the Western Alliance       I.B. Tauris Academic Studies
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2021-2024 CRiTERIA EC Research Executive Agency Project coordinator
2021-2023 HEUREKA EC Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Research member
2017-2018 BRISWA Erasmus+ Consulting expert
2008-2010 DARIAH FP7 Research member
2007-2009 The social, psychological, and occupational consequences of sexual harassment in the Greek-Cypriot workplace Research Promotion Foundation Research member
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Organization Title of Position or Service
Soccer & Society Editorial Board
European Journal of Futures Research Editorial Board
Awards/International Recognition
Other Achievements