Spyros Syropoulos

Spyros Syropoulos is a member of the Academic Council of the Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy.

Mr. Syropoulos is Associate Dean of International Collaborations, Students and Matters of the University of the Aegean (2014-2018). He was born in Rhodes in 1970. He studied Greek and Latin literature and history at the University of Bristol, England. At the same university he completed his studies in the postgraduate title Master of Arts (1993) and his Ph.D. (1997), dealing with the handling of intercultural relations as a means of shaping bourgeois ideology through ancient tragedy.

He worked for three years as a teaching assistant at the Department of Classical Studies and Ancient History of the University of Bristol.
For two years he taught under the auspices of the Department of Philology of the University of Patras (1999-2001)
Teaching by assignment to the Department of Mediterranean Studies of the University of the Aegean since 2001 (Assistant Professor, 2007; Associate Professor from 2012).
He has taught many educational programs at the Ministry of Education and the University of the Aegean.
Since 2003 he has been teaching Greek English-language studies in English to students from the United States and other countries in a collaborative program of the Center for Hellenic Studies PAIDEIA at the Campus of the University of Connecticut with the University of the Aegean
Visiting Professor at Masaryk University of the Czech Republic (Ancient Greek Tragedy).
Teaching Ancient Greek Theater at the Greek Open University (2006-2015).
Founder and publisher of the electronic magazine ELECTRYONE (http://www.electryone.gr/) from 2013.
He has participated in several Greek and international conferences. His articles have been published in Greek and international scientific journals, and reference is made to his work by renowned researchers in his field. He has written 2 books on Alexander’s politics and the Hellenistic Age and a book on the social functioning of the tragedy proposed as a research reading at the University of Cleveland.

Alternate member of the Council of Monuments and Antiquities of the Dodecanese (Archaeological Council).
Regular member of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Organization of Culture and Sport of Rhodes (2011-2015).
Regular member of the Board of Directors of the International Writers ‘and Translators’ Center of Rhodes since 2003, (vice-president in 2006-2011).
He participated in an invitation to international documentaries on the Hellenistic Rhodes (BBC2, June 2006), the History Channel and the siege cameras in the antiquity (History Channel, 2009-2010)