The Department of English Language and Literature is happy to host a number of Visiting Researchers, i.e. scholars not belonging to the Greek tertiary education system who wish to be affiliated with our Department for research purposes. The rights and obligations of VRs are described in detail in the Departmental Study Guide. To apply for VR status, a scholar must submit an application to the Department Assembly General, outlining the purpose and methods of their research (including its relevance to the Department of English), along with a current cv.

Some of our most recent VRs are listed below:


Dr. Athanassios Dimakis (2018)

ΒΑ University of Athens, ΜΑ University of London, Goldsmiths College. PhD University of Athens. Specialist on Modern British Fiction (Iris Murdoch).

Dr. Laura Martinez Garcia (2018)

Faculty Member, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain. Specialist in Gender Studies, Early Mediaeval and Modern Iberian and English Literature, Film and Theatre, Cultural Studies.

Dr. Argyros Protopappas (2010)

ΒΑ University of Athens, ΜΑ University of Southampton, PhD University of Athens. Romanticist specializing on the work of P. B. Shelley.