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Natasha Constantinidou

Department of History and Archaeology
Cyprus University of Technology


Studied in Athens, Greece (Degree in History and Archaeology). Postgraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh (MSc by Research, History; PhD in Early Modern European History). Taught at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle. Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Universal Short Title Catalogue research project (University of St Andrews, Book History Group, Later also Teaching Fellow at the same university, before coming to the Department of History and Archeology of the University of Cyprus (September 2011).

Research Interest

Intellectual and cultural European history (15th to the 17th century); history of the book. Renaissance and Reformation; Wars of Religion; political and moral implications of religious divisions; circulation of ideas and intellectual networks. History of political thought; church-state relations, religious and political thought; interest in the classics in the 16th and the 17th centuries.


  • Public and Private, Ethics and Politics in the Constantia and the Politica of Justus Lipsius'; Renaissance Studies; vol. 26, no. 3 (2011); DOI: 10.1111/j.1477-4658.2011.00725.x

  • 'Popularising the classics: the soul and its ascension in Pierre Charron’s De la Sagesse (1601/04)', in E. Chayes (ed.), L’Ascension de l’ame: literature et Arts, 1433-1650 (Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015) (forthcoming)

  • Printers of the Greek Classics and market distribution in the 16th century: the case of France and the Low Countries' in R. Kirwan and S. Mullins (eds.) Specialist Markets in the Early Modern Book World (Boston & Leiden: Brill, 2015)

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