Kotopoulos H. Triantafyllos' s Short CV

Kotopoulos H. Triantafyllos is an Assistant Professor in Greek Literature in the University of Western Macedonia. He is also the Scientific Director of the Postgraduate Programme in Creative Writing of the same establishment. His literary works and research interests focus on the study and teaching of Literature, Theory of Literature and Creative Writing. He has published seven (7) scientific studies: the monographs Thessaloniki in the works of authors coming from Thessaloniki (Kodikas 2006) and Modern Greek Literature and Social Marginalisation (Epikentro 2013); the treatises Setting – Character – Plot (Ion 2011) and Eterothali (Half- siblings). Studies on Children’s, Young Adults’ and Adults’ Literature (Ion 2012) in collaboration with G. Papantonakis, Creative Writing in Kindergarten in collaboration with A. Vakali and M. Zografou andAdjustment of the Curriculum of Greek Language in High School. Cross-curricular context and teaching plans. Volume A’. Supporting Material. Volume B’ in collaboration with S. Chatzisavvidis and E. Anagnostopoulou. He has also published three collections of poems: Portolanos (Paratiritis 1999), Edwards and Alfreds (Mandragoras 2012) and Semi colons and such (Mandragoras 2013). His articles have been included in collective volumes, Greek and international scientific journals and proceedings of international conferences. He has been involved in various scientific projects (indicatively the “T-STORY: Storytelling Applied to Training 2012 – 2014 is referred). He is a member of various cultural organisations and international companies. He favours wholeheartedly, though, his involvement as a founding member of the cultural group of the Panhellenic Association of Paraplegic – Department of Northern Greece.



1.      Triantafyllos Kotopoulos, Tharrenos Bratitsis, Kyriaki Mandila. "Kindergarten Children as Story Makers. The Effect of the Digital Medium". The print publications of proceedings:  3d IEEE INCoS-2011 conference (third International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems), November 30 - December 2, 2011, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan.

2.      Kotopoulos T. – Papantonakis G. "Classical Fairy Tales and Contemporary Greek Literature. The case of Sophia Paraschou", The print publications of proceedings: International Conference "We Speak the Same Culture" – A Comparative Analysis of Folk Tales: A Multicultural Perspective (CAFT), pp. 581-593, 29 April - 1 May 2009 in Ankara, Turkey.

3.      Kotopoulos T. – Karasavvidou E. "Children's Literature and Social Inequality", The print publications of proceedings: International Conference "We Speak the Same Culture" – A Comparative Analysis of Folk Tales: A Multicultural Perspective (CAFT), pp. 441-450, 29 April - 1 May 2009 in Ankara, Turkey.

4.      Kotopoulos T. – Karasavvidou E. "Ritsos, and the crossing borders of femininity", The print publications of proceedings: The 8th International Conference on Greek Research, pp. 539-551, 2nd – 5 July 2009 in Adelaide, Australia.

Collective Volumes

1.       Kotopoulos H. T. – Karakitsios A. (2007). "The urban landscape in Children's literature" in Henry Maitles (guest editor), Annette Richardson and Michael Wyness (general editors). Exploring Cultural Perspectives in Education. Edmonton, Canada: ICRN Press, 349-365.

Journals Αrticles

1.      Kotopoulos H. T. – Karasavvidou E. "Virtual and Literary Representations of Inclusion and Adaptation of the Other in Children's books of the recent decade in Greece", Synergies (Sud-Est européen), Numéro 2 / Année 2009, p. 223-235.

2.      Kotopoulos H. T. – Papantonakis G. "Anticensorship readings by fictional characters in Greek and world Children’s Literature", Journal of Language and Literature, No. 3. August 2010, p. 4-8.

3.      Kotopoulos H. T. "The poetic city. A literary field for multicultural studies depictions: Greece as a case study", Journal Review of European Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2012, p. 188-194.


Contact Information

Kotopoulos H. Triantafyllos

Department of Early Childhood Education

University of Western Macedonia

53100 Florina


Tel: +302385055125