Editorial Team

University of Nicosia

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Christina Ioannou

Christina Ioannou (PhD) is Associate Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia and an Associate Professor of European Politics and Labour Law at the Department of Politics and Governance and the Department of Law.  Dr Ioannou is also the Editor-in-Chief of the academic Journal The Cyprus Review. She is the Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society Cyprus Branch, and a consultant on labour and employment law issues with the Law Firm A&E C. Emilianides, C. Katsaros and Associates LLC. In November 2019 she was appointed as a member of the Parallel Parliament for Civil Society (Παράλληλη Βουλή για την Κοινωνία των Πολιτών) for a two year term, participating in the Parallel Parliament’s Committee on Social Affairs. Dr Ioannou has participated in many EU funded programmes (Jean Monnet Programmes, European Parliament contract, Socrates Programmes, EEA Financial Mechanism & the Norwegian Financial Mechanism grants, Notre Europe projects, and national research grants), international conferences and networks, and has published widely on the areas of labour law, EU and welfare state politics. The second edition of her book Labour Law in Cyprus was published in 2019 by Kluwer Law International (Hague), as part of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws Series.

Consulting Editor: Professor Achilles C. Emilianides

Achilles C. Emilianides is Professor of Law and Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia, as well as a practicing advocate. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Cyprus and European Law Review and the Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society Cyprus Branch. Major recent book publications include: An Introduction to the Bibliography of Cypriot Law (2017), Labour Law in Cyprus (2016), The Republic of Cyprus and the Doctrine of Necessity (2016), Elements of Greek and Cypriot Law on Religion (2016), Cypriot Succession Law (2015), Media Law in Cyprus (2015), Private International Law in Cyprus (2015), Law and Religion in Cyprus (2014), Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Cyprus (2014), Constitutional Law in Cyprus (2013), Family and Succession Law (2012).

Managing Editor: Dr Emilios A. Solomou

Dr. Emilios A. Solomou is Director of the UNESCO Chair of the University of Nicosia. He studied History at the University of Cardiff where he received his B.A (Hons). His postgraduate studies are in the field of History and History Methodology and Didactics. He received his Doctorate, from the University of Middlesex (U.K.) of which he is currently an Internal Examiner. Since 2000 he has been teaching Cyprus History on the M.A. in International Relations Programme, and Cyprus History and History Didactics on the B.A. in the Primary Education Programme, at the University of Nicosia. Dr. Solomou is the President of the Cyprus Society of Historical Studies.  Dr. Emilios Solomou has published many articles and also edited the books Colonial Cyprus 1878-1960 and Independent Cyprus 1960-2010 with Prof. H. Faustmann, Nikos Kazantzakis Indigenous and Ecumenical, Στο περιβόλι τόμορφο της Μαντινάδας (Cretan folk verses), The Armenian Genocide and the Cyprus Press 1914-1923 and Crete and Cyprus: Crossroads of Nations and Civilizations. His interests focus on the areas of History Didactics, Historiography as well as the History of Cyprus.

Publications Editor: Dimitrios A. Kourtis, LLM, PhD (c)

Dimitrios A. Kourtis is a Research Associate at the School of Law of the University of Nicosia Cyprus. He holds an LLM in Public International Law from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). He is currently enrolled as a PhD candidate in Public International Law at the Department of International Studies of AUTH’s School of Law. His research interests focus on the international law of mass atrocities, international genocide law and the right to a proper remedy for victims of genocide. His doctoral research has been funder by the Hellenic Foundation of Research & Innovation (2017-2018). He is an accredited public policy disputes’ mediator, and a national expert on international criminal law, having provided specialist services to the Inter-Party Parliamentary Committee on WW2 Reparations of the Greek Parliament upon its final term (2016).

Assistant Editor: Dr Maria Hadjiathanasiou

Maria Hadjiathanasiou works as a Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Nicosia, and as a Special Scientist at the University of Cyprus. She received her PhD from the University of Bristol, UK. She wrote her thesis on propaganda and the Cyprus anti-colonial Revolt, 1955-1959. Her current research interests include empire studies, colonial insurgencies and decolonisation, propaganda and the media, cultural policy and cultural diplomacy.


Editorial Board

Dr Constantinos Adamides, University of Nicosia
Prof. Panayiotis Angelides, University of Nicosia
Dr Odysseas Christou, University of Nicosia
Prof. Costas M. Constantinou, University of Cyprus
Prof. Dimitris Drikakis, University of Nicosia
Prof. Hubert Faustmann, University of Nicosia
Dr Sofia Iordanidou, Open University of Cyprus
Prof. Savvas Katsikides, University of Cyprus
Prof. Farid Mirbagheri, University of Nicosia
Dr Petros Papapolyviou, University of Cyprus
Prof. Constantinos Phellas, University of Nicosia