Savvas Alexandros Pavlidis is an International Relations expert with a background in political sciences, and a former holder of a J. F. Kostopoulos scholarship awarded through the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). His main academic interests include Turkish-Greek relations, Italian colonial administration in the Dodecanese, and social and national identities.
He is a founding member of the Rhodes Centre for History and Social Research, through which he has been engaged in numerous national as well as international research projects.
As a researcher he has participated in the projects “Governance and International Relations: Athens-Rome-Rhodes 1912-1947”, and “Comparative Dimensions of Colonial Education: the Case of Colonies within Europe”. Through these projects, but also through work experience in the commercial sector, he has experience in international projects, administration and co-ordination, as well as quality assurance analysis. He also has experience as a translator and editor of literary, professional, and academic texts.