Researcher

Associate Professor Nicholas Doumanis

My Expertise

My expertise is on the history of Greece, modern Europe, global history, empires, Greek migrants in Australia

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Global and world history, European History (excl. British, Classical Greek and Roman), Historical Studies not elsewhere classified

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Biography

Nick Doumanis has been teaching at UNSW since 2001. Previously he taught at the University of Newcastle and was an ARC Fellow at the University of Sydney. Although trained in 20th century European history, his teaching has focused on World History and on the ancient Greece and Rome.


My Grants

ARC Fellowship 1999-2003 

ARC Linkage Grant , 2021-2024


My Qualifications

BA Sydney, DipEd PhD UNSW


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Nick Doumanis has been teaching at UNSW since 2001. Previously he taught at the University of Newcastle and was an ARC Fellow at the University of Sydney. Although trained in 20th century European history, his teaching has focused on World History and on the ancient Greece and Rome.


My Grants

ARC Fellowship 1999-2003 

ARC Linkage Grant , 2021-2024


My Qualifications

BA Sydney, DipEd PhD UNSW


My Awards

Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary European History, 1997

Stanley J. Seeger Fellowship, Princeton University, 1998


My Research Activities

Nick has written on Italian colonialism, modern Greece, the late Ottoman Empire, and the history of Greek migrants in Sydney. He is currently interested in the Mediterranean as a connected space, and with the making of the global Greek diaspora since the 1890s. He has completed a new interpretive history of the Greeks (1912-2021) with Emeritus Professor Antonis Liakos of the University of Athens. Nick continues to work on his long-term project on the deep history of the Eastern Mediterranean, but is also preparing a study of Greek neighbourhood formation in post-war Sydney with Professor George Kouvaros.


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern history, the Mediterranean world in any period, Europe since 1870


Currently supervising

David Holmes, on amateurism in Australian athletics

Michael Rewitt, on empires in pre-colonial Africa


My Engagement

Former FASS Dean's Adviser for Greek Studies

Manage a major outreach project with UNSW and the State Library of New South Wales called the Greek Australian Archive

I speak regularly on public radio, including the ABC and SBS on Greek and Greek Australian issues

I often give lectures to public forms and in the Greek Festival of Sydney on historical themes


My Teaching

ARTS 1270: Global History: The WOrld in the Making
ARTS 3270: History Capstone

Consultation Times
Nicholas is available for consultation at the following times:

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Location

334 Morven Brown

Contact

0420316636
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