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I. Book Reviews:
Narratives of Disenchantment and Secularization: Critiquing Max Weber's Idea of Modernity, edited by Robert A. Yelle and Lorenz Train (London: Bloomsbury, 2021) in Religion and Society (Forthcoming).
Transnational Return and Social Change: Hierarchies, Identities and Ideas, edited by Remus Gabriel Anghel, Margit Fauser and Paolo Boccagni (London and New York: Anthem Press, 2019) in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews (Forthcoming).
Religion and Politics in the Orthodox World: The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the challenge of modernity, by P. M. Kitromilides (London: Routledge, 2019) in Nationalities Papers (2020).
Music Glocalization: Heritage and Innovation in a Digital Age, edited by D. Herbert and M. Rykowski (Cambridge: Cambrdige Scholars Press, 2018), In Ethnomusicology Review.
Aesthetico-Cultural Cosmopolitanism and French Youth: The Taste of the World, by Vincenzo Cicchelli and Sylvie Octobre, Forward by David Inglis (London: Palgrave 2018), In Consumption, Markets and Culture (2020) pp. 94-96.
Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War, edited by Perry T. Hamalis and Valerie A. Karras (Notre Dame, In: University of Notre Dame Press, 2018), In Mediterranean Quarterly 29(4): 102-104.
Beyond Mosque, Church and State: alternative narratives of the nation in the Balkans, edited by Theodora Dragastinova and Yana Hashamova (Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, 2016) In Slavic Review [DOI: 10.1017 Published online: 23 April 2018, pp. 212-213].
The Eastern Church in the spiritual Marketplace: American conversions to Orthodox Christianity, by Amy Slagle (De Kalb: NIU Press, 2011) In Interreligious Studies and Intercultural Theology (2018) Vol. 2 (1):114-17.
A Provincial History of the Ottoman Empire: Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean in the nineteenth century, by Marc Aymes. (London: Routledge, 2014) In the Journal of Modern Studies (2014  1).
Innovation in the Orthodox Christian Tradition? The Question of Change in Greek Orthodox Thought and Practice, edited by Trine Stauning Willert and Lina Molokotos-Liederman. Farham: Ashgate, 2012 In Journal of Contemporary Religion (2014  1: 175-77).
Rob Garbutt The Locals: Identity, Place and Belonging in Australia and Beyond. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2012 In International Sociology Review of Books (2013  5: 542-44).
Jarrett Zigon (ed.), Multiple Moralities and Religions in post-Soviet Russia, New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2011. In the Journal of Contemporary Religion 27 (3): 518-519.
Daphne Halikiopoulou, Patterns of Secularization: Church, State and Nation in Greece and the Republic of Ireland. Franham, UK: Ashgate, 2011 In Nations and Nationalism (2012  2: 370-71).
Steve Bruce, Secularization: In Defense of an Unfashionable Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. In Social Forces. (2012 [1/2] May).
Theodora Dragostinova, Between two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. In Nations and Nationalism (2012, 18 : 555-56).
Isaac Reed and Jeffrey C. Alexander (Eds.), Culture, Society and Democracy: The Interpretative Approach Boulder: Paradigm, 2007. In the International Sociology Review of Books (2011 26 : 271).
Shaul Kelner, Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism. New York: New York University Press, 2010. In the American Journal of Sociology. (2011 Vol. 16 , pp. 1029-1030.
George Modelski, Tessaleno Devezas, and William R. Thompson (Eds.), Globalization as Evolutionary Process: Modeling Global Change. London and New York: Routledge, 2008. In the Journal of World - Systems Research (2010, , pp. 317-21).
Mitchell Young, Eric Zuelow, and Andreas Sturm (Eds.), Nationalism in a Global Era: The Persistence of Nations, London and New York: Routledge, 2007. In Nations and Nationalism, (2008  3: 619-20).
Gerard Delanty, Social Science, 2nd ed. Maidstone: Open University Press, 2005. In International Sociology Review of Books (2007  5).
Benjamin Lieberman, Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing in the Making of Modern Europe, Chicago: Ivan R. Dee 2006. In The Historian (2007, 69 : 385–386).
Jeffrey C. Alexander, The Civil Sphere. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. In Mediterranean Quarterly (2007, 18 : 145-48).
Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaider, The Holocaust and Memory in the Global Age. Temple, PA: Temple University Press, 2005. In the Journal of Political and Military Sociology (2007  Summer).
Teresa Brennan, Globalization and Its Terrors: Daily Life in the West, London and New York: Routledge, 2003. In Contemporary Sociology (2004, 33 ).
Roger D. Petersen, Understanding Ethnic Violence: Fear, Hatred, and Resentment in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. In Nations and Nationalism (2005, Vol. 11  April).
Bjelic, Dusan I. and Obrad Savic (eds.), Balkan as Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation. London, England and Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2002. In the Journal of World - Systems Research (2003, Vol. IX,  May).
Helena Catt and Michael Murphy, Sub-State Nationalism: A Comparative Analysis of Institutional Design. London & York: Routledge, 2002. In International Politics (2003, Vol. 40 , December).
Neovi M. Karakatsanis, The Politics of Elite Transformation: The Consolidation of Greek Democracy in Theoretical Perspective. Westport, CT: Praeger 2001. In The European Legacy (2003, Vol. 8 ).
George Kourvetaris, Studies on Modern Greek Society and Politics. Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 1999. In the Journal of Modern Greek Studies (2002, Vol. 20, 2).
II. Comments, Review Essays & Working Papers:
"'It's (not) the end of the world as we know and I (don't) feel fine': Through the looking glass mirror of the Coronoapocalypse", European Sociologist: newsletter of the European Sociological Association (2020).
James H. Barrett, Roland Robertson , Victor Roudometof, Noel B. Salazar and Susan Sherratt, Discussion: interdisciplinary perspectives on glocalizationArchaeological Review from Cambridge (2018) Vol. 33 (1).
"On the limits of globalization", E-Symposium for Sociology (2017) 8 (3): 1-8
"Cyprus" ORELA: Observatory on Religions and Secularism, Centre de recherche de la Faculté de Philosophie et Sciences Sociales, Université Libre de Bruxelles.
"Cosmopolitanisms redux: A review essay", Journal of Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies (2015) 3 (2): 120-25.
"Die gegenwärtige Situation der Kirche von Zypern", Religion & Gesellschaft in Ost und West (2012) 12: 14-17.
"Tormented By Politics", Journal of Levantive Studies (2011) (1): 201-207.
"The Moral Conundrums of the Global Age", Current Sociology (2005) Vol. 53 (1): 143-47.
"Eastern Orthodoxy" & "Comparative-Historical Methods" (short entries, 1000 words) in Adam Possamai (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Sociology of Religion. London: Sage (forthcoming).
"Church, State and Political Culture in Orthodox Christianity" Chapter in S. Kettel (ed.), Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion and Politics. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
"Area Studies" (2,000 words), in James Mattingly & J. Geoffrey Golson (eds.), Sage Encyclopedia of Theory, (London: Sage, 2014).
"Greeks" (1,000 words), in John Stone, Rutledge, M. Dennis, Polly Rizova and Anthony D. Smith (eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism (Oxford: Wiley/Blackwell, 2014).
"Global Studies, Current Academic Approaches" pp. 737-741 in Mark Juergensmeyer and Helmut Anheier (eds.), Encyclopedia of Global Studies. (London: Sage 2012).
"Imagined Communities" (2,000 words) in George Ritzer (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2012.
"Cosmopolitanism" (short entry) in William A. Darity (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA/ Thomson Gale, 2008 (2nd edition).
"Nationalism and Globalization in the post-1980 period", pp. 1405-17 in Guntram H. Herb and David Kaplan (eds.), Nations and Nationalisms: A Global Historical Overview Vol. 4. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2008.
"Multiculturality" (thematic chapter, 6,000 words) in R. Robertson and J.A. Sholte (eds.), Encyclopedia of Globalization. New York: MTM/Routledge, 2006.
"Tradition", "Enlightenment" & "Heritage" (short entries) in R. Robertson and J.A. Sholte (eds.), Encyclopedia of Globalization. New York: MTM/Routledge, 2006.
"Greece", "Greeks" & "Nationalism", (short entries) in Carl Skutsch (ed.), Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities. New York: Routledge, 2005 (3 vols).
"Greek Orthodoxy", "Macedonian Question", "National Minorities", "Globalization", "Pan-Ottomanism, 19th Century", "Eleftherios Venizelos", (short entries) in Alexander J. Motyl (ed.), Encyclopedia of Nationalism Vol. II. New York: Academic Press, 2000.