Georgios Kazamias was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1964. He holds a BA (1987, Thessaloniki, Greece) and a PhD (1990, Bradford, UK). He is currently an Associate Professor in Modern European History in the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus. Previous posts include the Balkan Studies Institute (Thessaloniki, 1993-94), the University of Bradford, UK (1990-91, 1994-2000) and the University of Cyprus (2000-to date).
His research interests include Europeanisation, the history of the international relations of Greece and SE Europe (particularly in the second half of the 20th century), the Economic History of Cyprus (1878-1960), micro-history and oral history and the digitisation of archives. His teaching interests include the European History from the French Revolution until the 1990s, the research methods in Contemporary History and the Oral History of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus (1974).
He served as the Dean of the School of Letters, University of Cyprus (2011-2014).