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Anna Kyriazi

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Postdoctoral Researcher Juan de la Cierva-Formación


Anna is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow Juan de la Cierva-Formación, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. She holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences, awarded by the European University Institute (2017). Her main areas of interest are comparative ethnicity and nationalism, migration and political communication with particular emphasis on Eastern and Southern Europe. She has published in Ethnic and Migration Studies and Ethnicities and has work forthcoming with top academic publishers (Cambridge UP, Routledge). She has also been involved in a number of pan-European research projects, including two supported by ERC advanced grants: “Political Conflict in the Shadow of the Great Recession” (POLCON) and “Education as a Life-long process” (EduLife).

Background and education

  • (2017) PhD, Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute
  • (2014) Master of Research, European University Institute
  • (2011) MA, Politics & Economics of Eastern and Southeastern Europe, University of Macedonia
  • (2009) MA & BA, Literature & Linguistics, Eotvos Lorand University


2018. Juan de la Cierva-Formación, Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation, and Universities

2013 - 2016Full Doctoral Scholarship, European University Institue & Greek National Scholarship Foundation

2011Scholarship for academic excellence, University of Macedonia

2008Hungarian Republic Award for Academic Excellence, Eotvos Lorand University


Research interests

  • Comparative ethnicity and nationalism
  • International Migration
  • Multiculturalism; right wing radicalism; populism
  • Culture, language & education policy; institutions
  • Eastern and Southern Europe
  • Text & discourse analysis, historical analysis; interview

Selected publications

  • Kyriazi, Anna.2019.The General Elections in Greece 2019.MIDEM-Report,2019-3, DresdenLink
  • Kyriazi, Anna.2016.The education of minorities in Bulgaria and Romania: Analyzing the formation and articulation of preferences.SAGE Journals,Link
  • Kyriazi, Anna.2016.Ultranationalist discourses of exclusion: a comparison between the Hungarian Jobbik and the Greek Golden Dawn.Link