Bodossaki Lectures on Demand

Vovchenko Denis

Associate Professor, Northeastern State University, History


Ερευνητικά ενδιαφέροντα: θρησκεία, εθνικισμός, νεωτερικότητα, φύλο, ειρηνευτικές μελέτες, Ρωσία, Βαλκάνια

Κρατικό Πανεπιστήμιο Λομόνοσοφ της Μόσχας, Μόσχα, Ρωσία
BA, Summa Cum Laude στη Γλωσσολογία και τη Λογοτεχνία, 1999
MA, Summa Cum Laude, 2001
Κύριο πεδίο: Βυζαντινή και Νεοελληνική Λογοτεχνία, Νέα Ελληνική Γλώσσα

Πανεπιστήμιο της Μινεσότα, Μινεάπολη, ΜΝ
Μ.Α. 2004, Ph.D. 2008
Κύριο πεδίο: Σύγχρονη Ευρώπη
Συγκριτικό πεδίο: Ιστορία της Μέσης Ανατολής
Εξωτερικό πεδίο: Πολιτική επιστήμη
Σύμβουλος: Καθηγητής Θεοφάνης Γ. Σταύρου
Θέμα Διατριβής:
Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians (1856-1912)

Ιστορικό εργασίας:
Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής Ιστορίας, Φθινόπωρο 2015-σήμερα
Επίκουρος Καθηγητής Ιστορίας, Φθινόπωρο 2008-Άνοιξη 2015, Τμήμα Ιστορίας, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians (1856-1914) (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016)
From Rightwing Extremism to Unorthodox Fascism: the Evolution of the Far Right in Russia, Bulgaria, and Greece (1905-1939) in progress

“Gendering Irredentism? Self and Other in Russian Pan-Orthodoxy and Pan-Slavism (1856-1885),” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 34, 2 (February 2011): 248-274

“Modernizing Orthodoxy: Russia and the Christian East (1856-1914),” Journal of the History of Ideas, 73, 2 (April 2012): 295-317

“Creating Arab Nationalism? Russia and Greece in Ottoman Syria and Palestine (1840-1909),” Middle Eastern Studies, 6, 49 (2013): 901-918

“Triumph of Orthodoxy in the Age of Nationalism: the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Sublime Porte, Russia, and Greece (1856-1890),” Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, 28/29 (2012/2013): 255-266

“From Rival Empires to Fraternal Republics: the Evolution of Russo-Turkish Relations (1908-1938),” Soli Ozel, Alexei Miller, and Fedor Lukyanov eds., Russia and Turkey in the Global Order (Vienna: University of Vienna Institute of Human Sciences, forthcoming 2019)

“Through Distant & Distorted Mirrors: the Ideological Currents among the Russian Émigrés in Interwar Yugoslavia in the Writings of Ivan Dorba” (in Russian), Aleksei Timofeev et al eds., The Centennial of Two Emigrations, 1919-2019 (Moscow-Belgrade: Informatika, 2019), 381-390 (

"Ignoring Nationalism: Religious, Corporate, Materialistic, Regional, and Dynastic Options on Mt Athos, 1839-1912” under review in Nations & Nationalism

Review of Metropolitan Arsenii (Stadnitskii), Dnevnik, 1880-1901 (Diary). Vol. 1, eds. Protoierei Vladimir Vorobiev, Protoierei Alexander Saltykov, Ierei Alexander Shchelkachev, N. E. Emelianov (Moscow: Orthodox St Tikhon’s University Press, 2006), 737 pp. Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, 26/27 (2010-2011): 376-380

Review of Angelina Vacheva, Romanut na Imperatritsata. Romanoviiat diskurs v avtobiografichnite zapiski na Ekaterina II. Rakursi na chetene prez vtorata polovina na XIX vek. [The Novel of the Empress: The “Novel Discourse” in Catherine the Great’s Memoirs. Approaches to Reading in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century]. 362 pp. Sofia: St Kliment Okhridski University Press, 2008. Published in Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, 12, 2 (spring 2011): 510-517

Review of Lucien Frary, Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821-1844 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), H-War, December 2018

Review of Eyal Ginio, The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: the Balkan Wars and their Aftermath (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), H-War, December 2018

Review of Victor Taki, Tsar and Sultan: Russian Encounters with the Ottoman Empire (London: I.B. Tauris, 2016). Forthcoming in Canadian Slavonic Papers, 52, 3-4 (September-December 2020).

Review of Roland Clark, Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2015), H-War, September 2020