Georgios Ioannides

Title of Paper :  In the aftermath of war; The Soviet factor and the formation of postwar Romania, 1944-1947

Georgios C. Ioannides was born in March 1989, in Kavala, Greece. He has completed his undergraduate studies at the Department of History and Archaeology, Philosophic School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.TH.), specialized in history. He continued with his postgraduate studies at the same Department, during the period 2013-2016, specialized in Modern and Contemporary Balkan History and History of the Ottoman Empire. His master thesis is entitled: “Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Ideology and Politics in Socialist Romania, 1945-1965”. Purpose of this paper is to investigate the ideology and the political decisions and actions of the first leader of postwar Romania, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej. The paper was graded as excellent. He speaks English and Romanian. On his direct plans are PhD studies.