Navarino Network Team

Andreas Gofas is Associate Professor of International Relations at Panteion University of Athens, a High Council member at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, and co-director of the Olympia Summer Academy.

In the past, Andreas has held visiting positions at the NYU School of Law (Emile Noël Senior Fellow and Fulbright Visiting Scholar), the European University Institute (Jean Monnet Fellow), the University of Sheffield (Marie Curie Fellow), Yale University (Visiting Scholar), Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Postdoctoral Fellow), and the LSE (Visiting Fellow).

His books include: the Oxford Handbook of Terrorism (co-ed); the SAGE Handbook of the History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations (co-ed); The Role of Ideas in Political Analysis (co-ed);  Terrorism and European Security Governance (ed); Theoretical Projections in International Politics (in Greek).

Marilisa Anastassopoulou has studied International Relations at the London School of Economics and has acquired an MBA from Solvay Business School in Belgium. She has extensive experience as a programme manager with specialization in Southeastern Europe, in the private sector, for companies like EY, but also for the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Moreover, she has followed numerous seminars in journalism, photography and documentary in London and in Athens and has respectively worked as a freelancer. Currently she is also Editor –in-Chief of a weekly TV show on Greece and international affairs entitled “Ω, τι κόσμος μπαμπά!» at Action24 TV.

Marilisa is an associate at Navarino Network. She assists with the organization, coordination and extrovert orientation of all NN’s activities.


Dimitris Keridis is a Member of Parliament (ND, Athens-North) and a Professor of International Relations at Panteion University of Athens. He is the founding director of the annual Olympia Summer Academy ( and the Navarino Network ( He has served as the Constantine Karamanlis Associate Professor at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, as the director of the Kokkalis Foundation in Athens and of the Kokkalis Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. His recent books in Greek include a monograph on “Nationalism, Ethnic Conflicts and International Relations: Theory and Practice in the Balkans” and “Constantine G. Karamanlis and the Foreign Press” as well as the editing, in Greek and English, of the collective volume entitled “Thessaloniki: A city in transition, 1912-2012”.

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