Effi Gazi is Associate Professor of Theory of Historiography and Modern History in the Department of Social and Education Policy, University of the Peloponnese (Greece). She studied history at the Universities of Athens (Greece) and Essex (UK). She received her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence (1997) and conducted post-doctoral research at Princeton University (USA). She has taught at the Universities of Thessaly (GR), Athens (GR), Crete (GR) and Brown (USA). During the first term of the academic year 2007-8, she was a Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, London. Her publications include Scientific National History. The Greek Case in Comparative Perspective (Frankfurt and New York 2000), The Afterlife of the Three Hierarchs. A Genealogy of the “Helleno-Christian Civilization” (in Greek, Athens 2004) and Fatherland, Religion, Family. The History of a Slogan (1880-1930) (in Greek, Athens 2011). Her research interests include the history and theory of historiography, intellectual and cultural history as well as the history of nationalism and the history of politics and religion.