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Ioannis Stylianidis

Curriculum Vitae

2019- today PhD candidate; Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg in cooperation with the University of Heidelberg. Working title of the PhD project “The representations of Jews in the Greek and German Press”.
2018 Master of Arts; Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg in the field of “Jewish Civilizations”. M.A. thesis entitled “Debate on Circumcision; post-holocaust reflections on a controversial issue”.
2013 Master Degree; Faculty of Theology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the field of “Theology and Culture”. M.A. thesis entitled “Aspects of purity and impurity on the Synoptic Gospels; sociological and theological hermeneutics approach”.
2011-2012 Master courses; Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities University of Copenhagen in the field of “Anthropology of Middle East-Middle Eastern languages and Societies”.
2007 Bachelor Theology/Religious Studies, Faculty of Theology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki & Erasmus; Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.
9-21 June 2019 Study Tour & Seminar: Nationalism, Nation States, Mass Violence, and the Transformation of Thessaloniki and Haifa in the Twentieth Century Study Tour and Seminar in Thessaloniki and Haifa. Organized by Stockton University in collaboration with Jewish Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Haifa University & The Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism.
18-21 February 2019 International workshop ‘’ The study of the Holocaust in Romania: Current State and Trends”. Organized by ‘’Elie Wiesel’’ National Institute of the Holocaust in Romania & United States Holocaust Memorial Seminar in the framework of EHRI.
June-July 2018 Humanity in Action Fellowship Warsaw - Academy of Human Rights and Civic Activism, Poland.
2015/6 Bruno Schulz Fellow at Paideia-the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden & Holocaust Studies seminar (Yad Vashem Institute) in Israel.
2014 August Intensive Hebrew Summer Ulpan, University of Haifa, Israel. This scholarship was offered for Modern Hebrew (one month).
1-18 August 2013 Language and summer school; TietgenSkolen-Business College Odense, Denmark.
04-15 July 2011 Summer School on “History, Identity and Religion in Contemporary Central Eurasia”, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Language & Communication Skills

Greek, English, German, Modern Hebrew, Danish.


Ancient Languages

Ancient Greek, Latin, Biblical Hebrew.

2019-today PhD Scholarship by LGFG/Landesgraduiertenförderungsgesetz , Graduate Academy of the University of Heidelberg.
2018 Sponsored by Stavros Niarchos Foundation for Humanity in Action- Academy on Human Rights and Civic Activism in Warsaw.
2015/16 Fellowships grant by Paideia- the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Swede.
2014 State of Israel, Government scholarship (Embassy of Israel in Athens) for Intensive Hebrew Summer Ulpan, University of Haifa, Israel.
2013 Danish Agency for Universities and Internationalisation for Language and Summer School in Odense, Denmark.
2006/7 State Scholarship Foundation (IKY) for “ERASMUS”; two academic semesters at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany.


  • Limmud Stockholm 2015, Sweden.
  • Diakonische Werk Heidelberg, Germany 2016; working as a translator on refuges topics (Sprachmittler).
  • Heinrich Böll Stiftung Thessaloniki, Greece: editing process to the publication of ‘’Anti-Semitism in Greece today’’.
  • Cukunft Jewish Association in collaboration with Humanity in Action, Poland 2018.
  • ACK Heidelberg (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Christlicher Kirchen), Greek Delegation, 2019/20.
  • Moderator and co-organizer on the project “Commemorating the Holocaust Victims of Veria’’, Greece, 3 June 2019.
    The project organized by Ephorate of Antiquities of Hemathia, Friends' Association of Polycentric Museum of Aigai, Citizens Initiative for the Stolpersteine in Veria & Thessaloniki, 1st High school of Veria and supported by Heinrich Böll Foundation Greece and Humanity in Action-Warsaw Fellowship 2018.
    See the link
  • Member of the project team ‘’Local Narratives of Diversity in Action - Against Urban Antisemitism and Social Exclusion’’ organized by Cukunft Jewish Association in collaboration with Humanity in Action Poland.
    See the project link