Mavrogeni Stavroula

Associate Professor, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
Department of Balkan, Slavic and Eastern Studies

She is Associate  Professor in the subject “Serbian History of Literature of Art and Education &quota at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia and Director of Research Centre for Macedonian History and Documentation (KEMIT) of the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Mavrogeni has studied in the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. She holds an MA from the Department of History and Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a PhD in Balcanology from the Department of Balkan Studies, University of Western Macedonia, Greece. Her main interests are literature, education and culture of South Slavs in the 19th and 20th century. Her research interests focus on the use of Art and Literature by institutional entities, such as schools and places of remembrance (museums, monuments) towards the establishment, promotion, and/or the dismantling of national identity and distinctiveness of individual ethnicities, subjects of 19th century multiethnic empires. Specifically, the literary and visual arts production and the respective trends that appeared within southern Slavic peoples during times of political, social and cultural upheavals and national crises are studied.

She is the author of Εκπαιδευτική μεταρρύθμιση και εθνικισμός: Η περίπτωση των χωρών της πρώην Γιουγκοσλαβίας [Educational Reforms and Nationalism: The Case of the post-Yugoslav Counties] Thessaloniki, 2013, «FYROM Primary School History Textbooks», in Iakovos Michailidis (editor), Macedonianism. FYROM’s Expansionist Designs Against Greece, 1944-2006, Athens, 57-76 «Macedonian Sarissa and Albanian Eagle: FYROM’s New School Textbooks», in Ioannis D. Stefanidis, Vlasis Vlasidis & Evangelos Kofos (edit.), Macedonian Identities Through Time, Thessaloniki 2010, 273-293, The Image of the “Other” the Neighbour in the Educational Systems of Balkan Countries (1998- 2013), έκδ. Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Μακεδονίας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2013, σ. 297-305. «Public Art in FYROM: From Tito to Alexander the Great», Macedonian Studies Journal, Journal of the Australian Institute of Macedonian Studies, (Melbourne,Australia), 2/2015, Issue 1, 63-73.«Poslednji Grci u Zemunu u delu Isidore Sekulić (Οι τελευταίοι έλληνες του Σεμλίνου στο έργο της Ισιδώρας Σέκουλιτς)», Zbornik Matice Srpske za književnost i jezik Зборник Матице српске за књижевност и језик 2020
«Prvi svetski rat u očima grčkog književnika Stratisa Mirivilisa» ВЕЛИКИ РАТ 1914–1918. У МЕМОАРИМА И РАТНИМ ДНЕВНИЦИМА Nis 10/2018.