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Anna Kyriazi

Anna Kyriazi

European University Institute (Italy)


Anna Kyriazi is a doctoral researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Her primary academic interest is in the field of comparative ethnicity and nationalism, with emphasis on the peripheries of Europe (East and South). In her thesis project she examines the education of minorities in a comparative perspective. Her work has appeared in Ethnic and Migration Studies and Ethnicities. She has also worked as a researcher in a number of research projects (POLCON, EuandI, EduLife, MaxCap). 

Background and education

  • (2014) MRes, European University Institute
  • (2011) MA, University of Macedonia
  • (2009) MA, BA, Eotvos Lorand Univesrity


2013Full 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
  • Multiculturalism; identity-politics; right wing radicalism; populism
  • European periphery
  • Culture, language & education policy; institutions
  • Text & discourse analysis, historical analysis; interview

Selected publications

  • Kyriazi, Anna.2016The education of minorities in Bulgaria and Romania: Analyzing the formation and articulation of preferencesSAGE Journals,Link
  • Kyriazi, Anna.2016Ultranationalist discourses of exclusion: a comparison between the Hungarian Jobbik and the Greek Golden DawnLink