Karagiannopoulou Chara

PositionAssistant ProfessorFieldComparative and International PoliticsEmailcharakaragiannopoulou[ at ] yahoo.grPhone+30 210 9201813AddressPanteion University 136, Sygrou Avenue; 176 71 Athens, GreeceBuildingStassinopoulos Bld.Office310


Chara Karagiannopoulou is Ast. Professor of Comparative and International Politics at Panteion University of Athens. In the past, she was Teaching Fellow at Universität Bielefeld, Germany and Member of the Scientific Committee of the Research Centre for Gender Equality.

She holds a M.Th. degree in History and Philosophy of Religions from King’s College, London and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. Her research interests include: Comparative Politics, Gender as an analytical category in the field of International Relations and Religion and International Relations / Foreign Policy.

Her publications include:




  1. Α Guide on how to Combat Gender Stereotypes in Mass Media, (with L. Maratou-Alipranti and E. Fereti), Athens: Greeek League for Women Rights, (2016) [in Greek].
  2. Party System and Cleavages in pre-Communist Albania, The Kaleidoscope of the German and Greek Diplomacy, Darmstadt: Universitäts-Landesbibliothek Darmstadt, 2009.
  3. Women’s Participation at Political Decision Making Centers :Quotas or Parity?, Athens: Sideris, 2009 [in Greek].
  4. Gender perspectives on processing audio-visual messages in educational interventions (co-edited with Alexandra Koroneou), Athens: Research Center for Gender Equality, , 2008 [in Greek].
  5. Gender Equality and Education: Preparing Equal Citizens, Athens: Research Center for Gender Equality, 2009, (co-edited with Alipranti-Maratou L. and Gasouka M) [in Greek].

Articles & Book Chapters

  1. “Gendering Violence and Precarity in Forced Migration: Asylum Seeking Women in the Eastern Mediterranean“, Frontiers in Human Dynamics -Refugees and Conflict, Special Issue ‘Gender, Violence and Forced Migration’ [with Tastoglou E. and Petrinioti X.] 2021.
  2. “Gender (In)Visibility in International Relations”. In Gofas A., Evangelopoulos G., and Koppa M. (eds). A Century of International Relations 1919-2019. Athens: Pedion, 2020 [in Greek].
  3. The Visibility and Invisibility of Gender in the Study of International Relations”. In Arvanitopoulos C. and Gofas A. (eds.). International Relations at 100: Centenary Reflections’, Greek Political Science Review, Vol 10, 2019 [in Greek].
  4. “Unveiling the ‘veiling’ debate in the Greek Press”, Studies in Law on Religion, Vol. 20, 2018.
  5. “Contemporary International Conflicts and the Issue of ‘Religious’ Violence” Culture and Research Vol. 6: 1-25, (2017).
  6. Religion and Gender Equality: patterns of a confrontational relationship in the international setting”, The Greek Review of Social Research , (148 A): 1-31, (2017), [in Greek].


Courses taught


  1. Religion and International Politics
  2. Comparative Politics
  3. Gender in International Studies
  4. International and European Actions for Gender Equality


  1. Gender and Conflict
  2. Contemporary Issues of International Politics (with Ass. Prof. A. Gofas)
  3. Gender in International Politics. Theory and Practice


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