Modern Greek Studies Association

Christopher Grafos

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of History
York University


Greek Canadian History Project | Πρόγραμμα Eρευνας Ελληνο-Καναδικής Ιστορίας


MA, York University

BA (Hons.), University of Toronto

Principal Presentations

“Political Mobilization in Diasporic Communities: The Response of Canada’s Greek Immigrants to the Military Junta, 1967-1974,” Canadian Historical Association, St. Catherines, June 2014.

“Myth of One Canada: The Politics of Immigrant Mobilization in Toronto and Montreal, 1967-1974.” Journal of Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium 2013. Bloomington, November 2013.

“Enforcing the Canadian Mould: Perceptions of Greek Iron Curtain Refugees, 1952 – 1958.” Journal of Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium 2011. New York, October 2011.

Dept. of History
York University
2140 Vari Hall
4700 Keele St.
Toronto ON M3J 1P3

(212) 998-3990

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Proposed thesis title

Friend or Foe? External Perceptions and Internal Dynamics of Canada's Greek Immigrants, 1967-1974

Areas of Specialization

Diaspora and Transnationalism
Immigrant Politics and Memory
Immigration Policy and Canadian State
Immigrant Social Movements
Immigrant Identity

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