Associate Professor Nicholas Doumanis

Associate Professor
BA Sydney, DipEd PhD UNSW
School of Humanities & Languages


9385 1705
Room 334, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus


(ed) Oxford Handbook of early Twentieth Century Europe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016)

Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late Ottoman Anatolia (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)

A History of Greece (Basingstoke, Hamps: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)

Italy (Inventing the Nation) (London and New York: Bloomsbury/Oxford University Press, 2001)

Myth and Memory in the Mediterranean (Basingstoke, Hamps.: Macmillan: 1997)

In progress: A history of the Eastern Mediterranean (History of the World series) (Oxford: Wiley/Blackwell, )

In progress: The Greeks in the Twentieth Century (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming) (with Antonis Liakos, forthcoming)


Book Chapters and Journal Articles

'Europe's Age of Catastrophe', in N.Doumanis (ed) Oxford Handbook of early Twentieth Century Europe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016)

'The Nationnalization of the Masses', in in N.Doumanis (ed) Oxford Handbook of early Twentieth Century Europe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016) (with Roger Marckwick)

 ‘The Mediterranean and Asia’, in Peregrine Horden and Sharon Kinoshita (eds), A Companion to Mediterranean History (Oxford: Wiley/Blackwell, 2014), pp. 441-56

'The Ottoman Roman Empire, c. 1680-1900: How Empires Shaped a Modern Nation', in R. Aldrich and K. MacKenzie (eds), The Routledge History of Western Empires (London and New York: Routledge,  2013), pp. 208-220

 ‘Peasants into Nationals: Violence, War, and the Making of Turks and Greeks, 1912-1922, in G. Finaldi (ed), Totalitarian Dictatorship: New Histories (London and New York: Routledge, 2013), pp. 172-89

 ‘The Ottoman Empire’, in Robert Aldrich (ed), The Age of Empires  (Thames and Hudson, 2007), pp. 26-43

 ‘Europe and the Wider World’ in Robert Gerwath (ed), Twisted Paths: Europe 1915-1945 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007), pp. 355-80

‘'Durable Empire: State virtuosity and social accommodation in the Ottoman Mediterranean', The Historical Journal 49.3 (2006), pp, 953-66

‘History Writ Large’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 51.1 (2005), pp. 114-124

 ‘Trading Patterns, The Mediterranean’, Berkshire Encyclopaedia of World History, edited by William H. McNeill, (Boston, 2005)

 'Italians as "Good" Colonizers', in Ben Ghiat and Mia Fuller (eds), Italian Colonialism (Palgrave, 2005)



ARTS 1270: Global History: The WOrld in the Making
ARTS 3270: History Capstone

Consultation Times
Nicholas is available for consultation at the following times:

Honours and prizes

Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary European History, 1997

Affiliations and membership

former FASS Dean's Adviser for Greek Studies

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Other information

Associate Editor of the Wiley/Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Empires

Former Editor of The Journal of Religious History

Member of the Australian Committee for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles

International Advisory Board of Historein

Formerly on the International Advisory Board of Contemporary European History

PhD students successfully supervised to completion

Nevenko Bartulin, The ideological foundations of the Ustasha Regime
Joseph Cerda, Origins of parliament in Medieval England

Honours students successfully supervised to graduation

John Solomon, The making of Tamil identity
Mitchell Mott, Organised crime and the violence industry in Italy

Thomas Lazric, The Assyrian Empire

Other students successfully supervised

Theodora, Zourkas. Greek national costume and nation formation (with Mina Roces)