Evdoxios Doxiadis

Associate professor

Profile

Research interests

  • Modern Greece, 
  • Modern Mediterranean
  • Law
  • Gender
  • Minorities
  • Nationalism

Education

  • PhD, History, University of California, Berkeley
  • MA, History, University of California, Berkeley
  • MBA, International Business Administration, University of Glasgow
  • BA, History, Economics, Classics, Tufts University

Biography

Evdoxios Doxiadis completed his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley in 2007. He was the Ted and Elaine Athanassiades post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University from 2007 to 2008, and has worked at the International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies and at San Francisco State University from 2008 to 2012 when he moved to Simon Fraser University. His research focus is 18th and 19th century Greek and Mediterranean history with a particular interest in questions of law, gender, minorities, state formation, and nationalism. He has published two monographs and a co-edited volume with Aimee Placas titled The Shackles of Modernity: Women, Property, and the Transition from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Greek State 1750-1850 (2011), State, Nationalism and the Jewish Communities of Modern Greece (2018), and Living under Austerity: Greek Society in Crisis (2018).

Graduate supervision

Topics

Modern Greek and Mediterranean History, History of State Formation, Law, Gender, Nationalism, and Minorities in Europe.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Books and Edited Volumes

  • State, Nationalism, and the Jewish Communities of Modern Greece (London: Bloomsbury Academic, June 2018).
  • Co-editor with Aimee Placas, Living under Austerity: Greek Society in Crisis (New York: Berghahn Books, July 2018)
  • The Shackles of Modernity: Women, Property, and the Transition from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Greek State 1750-1850 (Cultural Politics, Socioaesthetics, Beginnings Series, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011).

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Ous o Theos Synezeuxen, Anthropos me Chorizeto.” State, Church, and Divorce from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Greek State. special issue of the Austrian peer-reviewed journal of gender history “L’ Homme” vol. 31, no. 1 (2020) 35-52, edited by Margareth Lanzinger and Claudia Kraft. (https://www.vr-elibrary.de/doi/abs/10.14220/lhom.2020.31.1.35)
  • “Resurrecting the Law: State Formation and Legal Debates in Nineteenth Century Greece” in special issue titled Constructing the Modern State in the Balkans in European History Quarterly, 48:4 (2018), 629-657.
  • “The ‘illegitimacy’ of foreign loans: Greece, the Great Powers, and foreign debt in the long 19th century”. Living under Austerity: Greek Society in Crisis. Aimee Placas and Evdoxios Doxiadis (eds) (New York: Berghahn Books 2018), 18-64.
  • “Innovation, Emulation, or Tradition? Greek family law in the first decades of the modern Greek state”, in Marion Roewekamp and Sara Kimble (eds.), New Perspectives on Women’s Legal History (Routledge, 2016), 27-54.
  • “Women, Wealth, and the State 1750-1860” in Evguenia Davidova ed. Wealth in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Balkans, A Socio-Economic History (I.B. Tauris, 2016), 9-29.
  • “Women and Law in 19th Century Greece: The Impact of the Modern State” in Eva Schandevyl ed. Women in Law and Law-making in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Europe (Burlington: Ashgate, 2014), 155-198.
  • “Legal Trickery: Men, Women, and Justice in Late Ottoman Greece”, Past and Present, no. 210 (2011), 129-153.
  • “Kin and Marriage in two Aegean Islands at the End of the 18th Century” in Jutta Sperling and Shona Kelly Wray eds., Gender, Property and Law in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Communities in the Wider Mediterranean 1300-1800 (New York: Routledge Press, 2010), 238-255.
  • “Property and Morality: Women in the Communal Courts of Ottoman Greece”, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1 (2010), 61-80.
  • “Standing in their Place: The Exclusion of Women from the Early Modern Greek Legal System”, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, No 25, (2007), 75-97.

Refereed Book Chapters

  • “From Legal Diversity to Centralization: marriage and wealth in nineteenth-century Greece” in Anna Bellavitis and Beatrice Zucca Micheletto (eds.), Gender, Law and Economic Well-Being in Europe from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Century: North vs South? (New York: Routledge 2018), 91-105.
  • “A Place in the Nation: Jews and the Greek state in the long 19th century” in Tullia Catalan and Marco Dogo (eds.), The Jews and the Nation-States of Southeast Europe from the 1848 Revolutions to the Great Depression: Combining Viewpoints on a Controversial Story (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2016), 104-134.
  • “The transformation of women’s property and work rights with the establishment of the Modern Greek state in the early 19th century” in Heide Wunder and Grethe Jacobsen eds. East meets West: A Gendered view of Legal Tradition (Kiel: Solivagus Verlag, 2015), 107-126.
  • "The Effect of non-Juridical Gender Constructions on Legal Developments. Some General Considerations Through the Case of Abortion” was published in volume of the proceedings of the conference "Gender Difference in European Legal Cultures” at the University of Frankfurt am Main (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2013), 155-174

Book Reviews

  • Review of the book The Holocaust in Greece edited by Giorgos Antoniou and A. Dirk Moses for the journal Historein (Forthcoming).
  • Review of the book Women, Consumption, and the Circulation of Ideas in South-Eastern Europe, 17th-19th Centuries edited by Costanta Vintila-Ghitulescu for the journal Slavic Review
  • Review of the book History’s Spoiled Children: The Story of Modern Greece by Kostas Kostis for History: Reviews of New Books, 47:2, (April 2019), 36-37.
  • Review of Xenocracy: State Class and Colonialism in the Ionian Islands 1815-1864 by Sakis Gekas for the Journal of Modern Greek Studies 36:1 (2018), 215-219.
  • Review of Mediterranean Diasporas, Politics and Ideas in the Long 19th Century edited by Maurizio Isabella and Konstantina Zanou (eds.) for the Journal of Modern Greek Studies 35 (2017), 262-266.
  • Review of Logo Kriseos sas Charizo to Paidi mou (Due to the crisis I give you my child) by Aigli Mprouskou for the Journal of Modern Greek Studies, vol. 34, no. 1, May 2016, pp. 172-174.
  • Review of Enlightenment and Revolution, The Making of Modern Greece by Paschalis M. Kitromilides (Harvard University Press, 2013) for the Journal of Mediterranean History, vol. 30, no. 2, December 2015, pp. 182-185.
  • Review of Networks of Power in Modern Greece edited by Mark Mazower, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, vol. 28, no. 1, May 2010, pp. 154-157.
  • Review Essay of Sorrowful Shores: Violence, Ethnicity, and the End of the Ottoman Empire, 1912-1923 by Ryan Gingeras, (Oxford University Press, 2009) and The Greek-Turkish War 1919-23 by Stavros T. Stavridis, (Gorgias Press, 2008), Journal of Modern Greek Studies, vol. 28, no. 2, October 2010, pp. 352-359.
  • Review of A Historical and Economic Geography of Ottoman Greece by Fariba Zarinebaf, John Bennet, and Jack L. Davis, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, vol. 24, no. 2, October 2006, pp. 470-472.

Other

  • Co-authored with Aimee Placas “Introduction” and “Conclusion”.  Living under Austerity: Greek Society in Crisis. Aimee Placas and Evdoxios Doxiadis (eds) (New York: Berghahn Books 2018).