Lykourgos Kourkouvelas is a graduate of the Musicology Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he, also, completed his Masters in Historical Musicology. In 2005 he completed a second master’s degree in Modern History from the same university. In 2010 he completed his PhD thesis in the University of Athens, under the title Greece and the Issue of Nuclear Weapons, 1957-1963. The thesis was published in Athens in 2011. In 2014 his second book was published under the title, George Theotokas: Political Thinker, which was nominated for the Literature Award of the Greek State. Moreover, he has published extensively in Greek and English speaking academic journals and has participated in various academic conferences. His research interests are focused on Cold War international relations, Greek political history and the history of political ideas during the twentieth century. He has taught early modern and modern Greek history at the University of Cyprus, the Technological University of Cyprus and the Open Universities of Cyprus and Greece.
Cyprus University of Technology