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Dr Charalampos Minasidis is an ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for War Studies at University College Dublin, working on "The Age of Civil Wars in Europe, c. 1914–1949" European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant Project (2022–2027). His research explores Greek historical actors’ involvement in different European civil wars, the international influences on their thinking and actions, and their life trajectories from the early 20th century until the Greek Civil War.
January 2022 - May 2022
- I organized and taught the upper-division course "HIS 323L/EUS 346: Europe since 1919," which provided a close examination of the major political, social, intellectual, economic and cultural developments across Europe from the late 19th to the early 21st century and was offered by both the Department of History and the Center for European Studies at UT.
January 2021 - December 2021
Research Centre for the Humanities (RCH)
- “Greek Soldiers, War and Trauma: The Asia Minor Campaign and the Consequences of a Painful Experience” project (2021)
This book analyzes the evolution of United States policy on Macedonia and the Macedonian Question during the 1940s based on the collection of Foreign Relations of the United States, and the microfilms of the State Department, part of the Historical Archive of the Institute for Balkan Studies. The book follows four lines of analysis: (i) the United...
The article analyses United States diplomats’ and officials’ perception on Macedonia and the Macedonian Question during the 1940s. Based on the collection of Foreign Relations of the United States, the microfilms of the State Department, part of the Historical Archive of the Institute for Balkan Studies, and other primary and secondary sources it e...
The Great War proved to be an unpleasant and traumatic experience for many Greek Orthodox citizen soldiers called to fight under the Ottoman banner. Although many served dutifully in arms or otherwise, few had self-legitimized their conscription. Regardless, the denomination of minority citizen soldiers by the Ottoman military authorities led to th...
Η φωνή των στρατιωτών της Μικρασιατικής Εκστρατείας δεν έχει ακουστεί επαρκώς μέχρι σήμερα. Στην ιστορική συγκυρία των 100 ετών από την Καταστροφή ο ανά χείρας τόμος έρχεται να αναπληρώσει αυτό το κενό. Σκοπός του είναι η κριτική ιστορική ανάλυση, η κατανόηση και η αξιολόγηση της Μικρασιατικής Εκστρατείας μέσα από τη μελέτη της τραυματικής εμπειρία...
"Introduction," in Greek Soldiers and the Asia Minor Campaign: Aspects of a Painful Experience, ed. Dimitris Kamouzis, Alexandros Makris and Charalampos Minasidis, 13-38 (Athens: Hestia Publishers, 2022).
«“Αλλά μόλις επροφθάσαμε να διορθώσουμε το μαγαζί κ[αι] η Πατρίς μας εκάλεσε υπό τας ενδόξους σημαίας της”: Οι Ρωμιοί αντιμέτωποι με τις προκλήσεις της Μικρασιατικής Εκστρατείας» στο Έλληνες Στρατιώτες και Μικρασιατική Εκστρατεία: Πτυχές μιας Οδυνηρής Εμπειρίας, επιμ. Δημήτρης Καμούζης, Αλέξανδρος Μακρής και Χαράλαμπος Μηνασίδης, 113-164 (Αθήνα: Βιβλιοπωλείον της Εστία, 2022)
“But as soon as We Got to Fix the Shop, the Fatherland Called Us Under Her Glorious Flags”: Romans/Greek Orthodox Faced with the Challenges of the Asia Minor Campaign, in Greek Soldiers and the Asia Minor Campaign: Aspects of a Painful Experience, ed. Dimitris Kamouzis, Alexandros Makris and Charalampos Minasidis, 113-164 (Athens: Hestia Publishers...
The main object of this research project was to study the multifarious painful experiences of the Greek troops in Asia Minor, the impact of the wartime trauma and the rehabilitation and social reintegration challenges these war veterans faced in Greece throughout the interwar years. One should not forget that out of the approximately 450,000 soldie...
Την Παρασκευή 12 Νοεμβρίου 2021 η ερευνητική ομάδα του Κέντρου Έρευνας για τις Ανθρωπιστικές Επιστήμες, αποτελούμενη από τους Δημήτρη Καμούζη, Αλέξανδρο Μακρή και Χαράλαμπο Μηνασίδη, διοργανώνει διαδικτυακή ημερίδα με θέμα: "Έλληνες Στρατιώτες και Μικρασιατική Εκστρατεία: Πτυχές μιας Οδυνηρής Εμπειρίας Προσδοκίες" Αντλώντας στοιχεία από τη σύγχρο...
Greece’s Long Great War witnessed the mobilization of its young women as caretakers of its armed community. The“sisters” were volunteer pen pals that battled soldiers’ alienation and boredom and through their patriotism tried to heal the divide caused by the National Schism. The initiative spread quickly and was welcomed by both soldiers and office...
During the Great War, the Ottoman state mobilized its citizens under two war policies, soldiering and provisioning, which led to a disastrous outcome. A "tacit" contract was developed between soldiers and the state, which legitimized, for the former, the continuation of their mobilization or their demobilization through desertion.
As World War I ravaged Europe and the Ottoman military mobilized, Ottoman society sought to make sense of its involvement in the war. Officials, intellectuals, and everyday citizens struggled both to legitimize Ottoman participation and to justify the sacrifices. The near catastrophe of the Balkan Wars had only recently led them to an existential c...
The chapter discusses the recent historiography on the victims of German and Greek collaborators' war crimes in the city of Thessaloniki during the German occupation period. It analyses the evolution of the Greek historiography on this hidden and almost forgotten era of the city and examines questions like who could be called a victim, their final...
The article analyses the influence of Constantine on the modernisation of the late Roman Army. It explains his reforms on military formations, strategy, defense system, fortifications, etc. Moreover, it discusses the historiographical debate on whether some of these reforms belonged to Constantine or to his predecessors or descendants.
[‘Georgios Lassanis. A Macedonian in Odessa’ in Ioannis S. Koliopoulos – Iakovos D. Michailidis (edit.), The Macedonians in the Diaspora. 17th, 18th and 19th century, Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki: Echedoros, 2011, pp. 436-457 (in Greek)]. The chapter discusses the life of Georgios Lassanis, a Greek scholar and revolutionary that to...