Yannis G.S. Papadpoulos obtained his PhD in History from Panteion University in Athens (2008). He taught at the universities of Panteion, Peloponnese, Vechta and the Hellenic Open University. He is currently a visiting professor at the University of Brasilia. His research focuses on immigration, transnationalism, ethnicity and integration of immigrants, immigration and development. His current project has as its subject the migration from Greece and Portugal to Argentina and Brazil and the development strategies after the Second World War.
He coauthored the volume International “Migration Management” in the early Cold War: The Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration published by the University of Peloponnese in 2015. His most important publications are: “The Role of Nationalism Ethnicity and Class in Shaping Greek-American Identity”, in Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies – A Multidisciplinary Perspective, London, 2010; “The uprootedness as an ethnic marker and the introduction of Asia Minor as an imaginary “topos” in Greek films”, Ottoman Legacies in the Contemporary Mediterranean: the Middle East and the Balkans Compared, Jerusalem, 2013; “Regulating human mobility through networking and outsourcing: ICEM, IOs and NGOs during the 1950s”, Journal of Migration History, coescrito com Dimitris Parsanoglou, 2019.