Manolis Pratsinakis

Manolis Pratsinakis

ONASSIS Research Fellow
St Antony's College
Office Address:
62 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6JF

Manolis Pratsinakis is the Onassis Foundation Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. He was previously a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow at the University of Macedonia (2015-2017), a visiting fellow at the University of Sussex (2016) and a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam (2013-2015). His academic interests broadly concern the study of migration and nationalism. He has done research and published on immigrant-native relations, ethnic boundaries and categorization, everyday nationhood, brain drain, and intra-EU mobility in the post 2008 period. Manolis has studied Geography and Sociology (with honors) and completed his PhD in 2013 in Anthropology. His MA studies were supported by a Huygens scholarship from Nuffic and his PhD research by a postgraduate IKY scholarship.

Key publications

Pratsinakis, M. 2017 “Established and outsider nationals: Immigrant-Native relations and the everyday politics of national belonging”,Ethnicities DOI: 0.1177/146879681769283813516829

Pratsinakis, M. 2017, “Collective charisma, selective exclusion and national belonging: ‘false’ and ‘real’ Greeks from the former Soviet Union” in Everyday Nationhood: Theorizing, Culture, Identity and Belonging two decades after the publication of Banal Nationalism, eds M. Skey & M. Antonsich. Houndmills: Palgrave 

Pratsinakis, M., Hatziprokopiou, P., Grammatikas, D., Labrianidis, L. 2017, “Crisis and the resurgence of emigration from Greece:  trends, representations, and the multiplicity of migrant trajectories” In European Mobility in Times of Crisis: The New Context of European South-North Migration eds Glorius, B. and Domínguez-Mujica, Bielefeld: J. Transcript Verlag

Labrianidis, L. & M. Pratsinakis 2017, “Crisis Brain drain: short-term pain/long term gain?” in Greece in Crisis: The Cultural Politics of Austerity, ed D. Tziovas I.B. Tauris 

Labrianidis L. & M. Pratsinakis 2016, “Greece’s new emigration at times of Crisis”,GreeSE: Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe, paper 99, Hellenic Observatory, LSE 

Pratsinakis M, Hatziprokopiou P, Labrianidis, L. & Vogiatzis, N. 2015, Living together in multi-ethnic cities: People of migrant background, their interethnic friendships and the neighbourhood. Urban Studies DOI: 0042098015615756.

Pratsinakis, M. 2014, ‘Resistance and Compliance in Immigrant–Native Figurations: Albanian and Soviet Greek Immigrants and their Interaction with Greek society’Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies40(8), 1295–1313.

Pratsinakis, M. 2008, ‘Allogenis and homogenis immigrants: Citizenship and immigration in Greece’Canadian Diversity Special issue Citizenship in the 21st Century: Status, Identity and Practice, 6(4): 62–67.

Pratsinakis, E. 2005, ‘Aspirations and Strategies of Albanian immigrants in Thessaloniki’Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern studies,7(2): 195 – 212.