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Dr Klearchos Kyriakides

DEPUTY HEAD SCHOOL OF LAW, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ENGLISH LAW, CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS


KKyriakides@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694025

Qualifications

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (Qualified and Admitted to the Roll, 2003; practising Assistant Solicitor, 2003-2007; non-practising Solicitor, 2007-)

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (University of Westminster, UK, 2000)

Postgraduate Diploma in Law (University of Westminster, UK, 1999)

PhD Degree in History (Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, UK, 1997)

MPhil Degree in International Relations (Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, UK, 1992)

LLB (Hons) Degree in Law & Politics (University of Birmingham, UK, 1991)

 

Employment Track

Assistant Professor and, as of July 2019, Deputy Head, School of Law, Cyprus Campus, University of Central Lancashire, Republic of Cyprus (2015-)

Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Hertfordshire, UK (2004-2015)

Lecturer (0.5 appointment), School of Law, University of Hertfordshire, UK (2002-2004)

Occasional visiting guest speaker and course director, Strategic Studies Courses for HM Forces, Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge, UK (1996-2009)

Practising Assistant Solicitor, Adonis Kyriakides & Co. Solicitors, London, UK (2003-2007)

Trainee Solicitor, John B. Calver & Co. Solicitors, London, UK (2001-2002)

Independent Academic Member, Chief of the Air Staff’s Air Power Workshop, Royal Air Force, UK (1997-1998)

Secretary, Chief of the Air Staff’s Air Power Workshop, Royal Air Force, UK (Jan. 1995-Dec. 1995)

Research Fellow, Royal Air Force Staff College, Bracknell, Berkshire, UK (Jan. 1995-Dec. 1995)

 

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

Academic

  • Member, Association of Law Teachers, UK (2017-)
  • Member, Society for Modern Greek Studies, UK (2008-2018)
  • Executive Committee Member, Society for Modern Greek Studies, UK (2010-2015)

Professional

  • Member, The Law Society of England and Wales, UK (2003-)
  • Executive Committee Member, West London Law Society, UK (2006-)
  • President, West London Law Society, UK (2010-2011)
  • Vice-President, West London Law Society, UK (2008-2010)
  • Member, Learning and Development Sub-Committee, Hertfordshire Family Justice Board, UK (2007-2013)
  • Executive Council Member, Hertfordshire Law Society, UK (2006-2013)

Roles and Responsibilities at UCLan Cyprus (including past roles and responsibilities since 2015)

Teaching Roles (selective)

  • Module Leader: Classical Foundations of Modern Law; Land Law; Legal Research and Reasoning; Public Law (2015-2017 & 2018-2019)
  • Modules Taught: Classical Foundations of Modern Law; Land Law; Legal Research and Reasoning; Public Law (2015-2017 & 2018-2019)
  • Co-ordinator of the Mooting Competition, Draftsman of Mooting Scenarios and ‘Judge’ (2015-)

Administrative Roles at UCLan Cyprus (selective)

  • Chair, Research Sub-Committee, Research and Innovation Committee, (2019-)
  • School of Law Lead, Student Experience Committee, (2015-2018)
  • Member, Staff-Student Liaison Committee, School of Law, (2015-)
  • School of Law Lead, Research & Innovation Committee (2015-2017)

Postgraduate Professional Legal Education and Training

  • Between 2005 and 2015, I was a tutor on the Legal Practice Course offered by the University of Hertfordshire.  During this decade, I served as inter alia: the module leader and lead tutor on the postgraduate Property Law & Practice module; and the module leader and lead tutor on the Professional Conduct & Regulation module

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Legal Education & Training

  • Since 2015, I have chaired, delivered or co-delivered CPD courses at UCLan Cyprus primarily aimed at members of the legal profession.  These have included courses on anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing and cyber security.
  • From 2005 until 2015, I chaired, delivered or co-delivered many CPD seminars primarily aimed at members of the legal profession.  These included several seminars on ethics, professional conduct, compliance, anti-money laundering, mortgage fraud, fraud generally, property law and related subjects.  In this context:
  • From 2005 until 2013, I served as the CPD Co-ordinator of the CPD programme of the School of Law of the University of Hertfordshire.  In that context, I co-ordinated the CPD programme of the Hertfordshire Law Society.
  • From 2007 until 2013, I was privileged to assist His Honour Judge Peter Wright, Circuit Judge at Watford County Court and Designated Family Judge (Hertfordshire), in connection with the CPD-accredited Hertfordshire Family Forums which, during this period, His Honour used to organise from time to time for the benefit of professionals involved in the family justice system.
  • From 2005 until 2015, I occasionally delivered a number of CPD seminars to two separate law firms in London and Hertfordshire respectively.
  • From 2006 until 2015, I co-ordinated the CPD programme of the West London Law Society.

Research Interests (selective)

  • Democracy and the rule of law
  • The history and constitutional status of the Law Officers of the Crown
  • The constitutional, political and military history of the Island of Cyprus, including the Republic of Cyprus and the Sovereign Base Areas therein
  • International humanitarian law, particularly in the context of the Republic of Cyprus
  • The themes of justice and injustice as portrayed in the lyrics of Greek music

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949 and its relevance to the ‘Conference on Cyprus’ in Geneva on 12 January 2017’, in Panayiotis Ifestos and Yiannos Charalambides (eds.), Eurodialogue, Vol. 5, November 2016, ‘Cyprus Issue: Sliding on a Knife Edge’, pp. 59-83 (article)  N.B. copy has also been published online by Agora Dialogue, 2 January 2017, https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/01/02/the-fourth-geneva-convention-of-1949-and-its-relevance-to-the-conference-on-cyprus-in-geneva-on-12-january-2017/ and https://web.archive.org/save/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/01/02/the-fourth-geneva-convention-of-1949-and-its-relevance-to-the-conference-on-cyprus-in-geneva-on-12-january-2017/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Disraeli, the ‘key of Western Asia’ and the Echoes of History in the Levant’, in Anastasia Yiangou, George Kazamias and Robert Holland (eds.), The Greeks and the British in the Levant, 1800-1960s: Between Empires and Nations (Routledge, Abingdon, 2016), pp. 97-110 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Law Officers of the Crown and the Rule of Law in the United Kingdom’, in Gabrielle Appleby, Patrick Keyzer & John M. Williams (eds.), Public Sentinels: A Comparative Study of Australian Solicitors-General (Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Farnham, 2014, republished in 2016), pp. 185-207 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides ‘The Rule of Law’, in James Ker-Lindsay (ed.), Resolving Cyprus: New Approaches to Conflict Resolution (I.B. Tauris Ltd, London, 2014, republished in 2015), pp. 158-169 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The 1960 Treaties and the Search for Security in Cyprus’, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 4, 2009, pp. 427-439 (article)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Moving Away from the Zürich and Bürgenstock Models: Enhancing the role of citizens by means of consultation and pre-legislative scrutiny’, in Andreas Auer and Vasiliki Triga (eds.), A Constitutional Convention for Cyprus (Wissenschaftlicher, Berlin, 2009), pp. 87-95 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Contra – The Political Workability of the Annan Plan’, in Hubert Faustmann & Andrekos Varnava (eds.), Reunifying Cyprus: The Annan Plan and Beyond (I.B. Tauris Ltd, London, 2009), pp. 66-79 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The United Kingdom, the United States and the United Nations: Is the United Kingdom playing ‘Athens’ to America’s ‘Rome’?’ (published in Greek as ‘To Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο, οι Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες και τα Ηνωμένα Έθνη: Παίζει το Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο την «Αθήνα» απέναντι στη «Ρώμη» των Αμερικάνων;’), in Christodoulos Yiallourides (ed.), The Role of the United Nations Organisation in the 21st Century (European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Hellenic Ministry of Culture / A.A. Livanis Publishers, Athens, 2009), pp. 313-332 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Classical Greek Tradition in English Law’, in David A. Frenkel & Carsten Gerner-Beuerle (eds.), Selected Essays on Current Legal Issues (Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, 2008), pp. 373-383 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Island of Cyprus and the Projection of Sea Power by the Royal Navy since 1878’, in Carmel Vassallo & Michaela D’Angelo, Anglo-Saxons in the Mediterranean: Commerce, Politics and Ideas (XVII-XX Centuries), (Malta University Press, Valetta, 2007), pp. 219-236 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Sovereign Base Areas and British Defence Policy Since 1960’, in Hubert Faustmann & Nicos Peristianis (eds.), Britain in Cyprus: Colonialism and Post-Colonialism 1878-2006 (Bibliopolis, Mannheim, 2006), pp. 511-534 (chapter)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides & Stuart Weinstein, ‘Nuremberg in Retrospect’, International Criminal Law Review, Vol. 5, No 3, 2005, pp. 373-386 (article).

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Pillars of the Imperium: US Military Bases Overseas’, Global Dialogue, Vol. 5, No. 1/2, 2003, pp. 82-90

K.A. Kyriakides, ‘The Advisory Functions of the Attorney General,’ Hertfordshire Law Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Spring 2003, pp. 73-94 (article).  Published online at https://www.herts.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/38618/HLJ_V1I1_Kyriakides.pdf

K.A. Kyriakides, ‘Air Power and International Air Law,’ in Group Captain Stuart Peach, Perspectives on Air Power (The Stationery Office, London, 1998), pp. 80-128 (chapter)

A. Kyriakides, ‘RAF Akrotiri and its contribution to British Defence Policy: 1955-1995’, The Hawk Journal: The Independent Journal of the Royal Air Force Staff College, 1995, pp. 59-71 (article)

K.A. Kyriakides, ‘NATO and Cyprus: the reaction of the British government to the 1959 Greco-Turkish proposal to admit an independent Cyprus to NATO’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Volume 6, Issue 1, 1992, pp. 52-63 (article)

 

Published Submissions to British Parliamentary Calls for Evidence

‘Written evidence submitted by Dr. Klearchos A. Kyriakides (NEG0048)’, dated 14 October 2019, submitted to the Exiting the European Union Committee of the House of Commons and ordered to be published on 23 October 2019, website of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/exiting-the-european-union-committee/the-progress-of-the-uks-negotiations-on-eu-withdrawal/written/106796.html and www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/exiting-the-european-union-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/progress-uk-negotiations-eu-withdrawal-17-19/publications/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘[Additional] Written evidence submitted by Dr. Klearchos A. Kyriakides (NEG0034)’, dated 22 March 2019, submitted to the Exiting the European Union Committee of the House of Commons and published on 4 April 2019, website of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/exiting-the-european-union-committee/the-progress-of-the-uks-negotiations-on-eu-withdrawal/written/98546.html and atwww.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/exiting-the-european-union-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/progress-uk-negotiations-eu-withdrawal-17-19/

N.B. The above submission was also embodied in the ‘Published written evidence’ in House of Commons Exiting the European Union Committee, The consequences of “No Deal” for UK Businesses: Fourteenth Report of Session 2017-19 (House of Commons Paper HC 2560, Westminster, 19 July 2019), p. 62, website of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmexeu/2560/2560.pdf

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Written evidence submitted by Dr. Klearchos A. Kyriakides (NEG0033)’, dated 22 February 2019, the Exiting the European Union Committee of the House of Commons and published on 6 March 2019, website of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/exiting-the-european-union-committee/the-progress-of-the-uks-negotiations-on-eu-withdrawal/written/97082.html and at www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/exiting-the-european-union-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/progress-uk-negotiations-eu-withdrawal-17-19/

N.B. The above submission was also embodied in the ‘Published written evidence’ in House of Commons Exiting the European Union Committee, The consequences of “No Deal” for UK Businesses: Fourteenth Report of Session 2017-19 (House of Commons Paper HC 2560, Westminster, 19 July 2019), p. 62, website of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmexeu/2560/2560.pdf

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in the context of the Republic of Cyprus and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia’, Written Evidence (EUW0026), dated 12 October 2017, submitted to the House of Lords Constitution Committee and published on 18 October 2017, website of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/constitutioncommittee/european-union-withdrawal-bill/written/71167.html and at www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/constitution-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/eu-withdrawal-bill/publications/

N.B. The above submission was embodied in the ‘List of Witnesses’ in House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, 9th Report of Session 2017-19: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (House of Lords Paper 69, Westminster, 29 January 2018), p. 84, website of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201719/ldselect/ldconst/69/69.pdf

 

Published Submissions to Consultation Exercises instigated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, written submission dated 15 June 2018 and submitted to the Solicitors Regulation Authority in response to its consultation exercise entitled ‘Protecting the users of legal services: balancing cost and access to legal services’.  Published in Solicitors Regulation Authority, Protecting the users of legal services: Balancing cost and access to legal services Consultation responses (Solicitors Regulation Authority, December 2019), pp. 549-558, website of the Solicitors Regulation Authority, www.sra.org.uk/globalassets/documents/sra/consultations/pii-consultation-responses.pdf?version=4af8f9

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, written submission dated 20 December 2017 and submitted to the Solicitors Regulation Authority in response to its consultation exercise entitled ‘Looking to the future: phase two of our Handbook reforms’, website of the West London Law Society, www.westlondonls.org.uk/cms/document/Response_to_SRA_Consultation_of_Klearchos_Kyriakides.pdf

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, written submission dated 9 January 2017 and submitted to the Solicitors Regulation Authority in response to its consultation exercise entitled ‘A new route to qualification: the Solicitors Qualifying Examination’.  Published in Solicitors Regulation Authority, Consultation responses A new route to qualification: the Solicitors Qualifying Examination Consultation on a proposal to introduce the Solicitors Qualifying Examination: Consultation responses (Solicitors Regulation Authority, April 2017), pp. 270-274, available online as a downloadable document at www.sra.org.uk/sra/consultations/solicitors-qualifying-examination.page#download

 

Selected Other Academic Publications in English

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Lawlessness, Barbarism and War’, Marta Murzanska (ed.), Cyprus in the UN Archives: January 1974 to December 1974 (European Rim Policy and Investment Council, Larnaca, December 2017), pp. 19-26

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘What does ‘the last chance’ really mean?  The imperial origins and neo-imperial purposes of a misleading mantra’, Agora Dialogue, 4 July 2017, https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/07/04/what-does-the-last-chance-really-mean/ and https://web.archive.org/save/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/07/04/what-does-the-last-chance-really-mean/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘‘Democracies Die Behind Closed Doors’: The chilling parallels between the ‘Munich Conference’ and the ‘Conference on Cyprus’, Agora Dialogue, 26 June 2017, https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/06/26/democracies-die-behind-closed-doors/ and https://web.archive.org/web/20190924171256/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/06/26/democracies-die-behind-closed-doors/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Search for Security via Answers to Questions on Law, Criminal Justice and Impunity: A working paper published in connection with the ‘Conference on Cyprus’ in Geneva on 28 June 2017’, Agora Dialogue, 17 June 2017, http://forum.agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/K.-A.-Kyriakides-Working-Paper-for-Agora-Dialogue-as-at-17.06.17-as-amended-on-19.06.2017.pdf and https://web.archive.org/web/20190924171417/http://forum.agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/K.-A.-Kyriakides-Working-Paper-for-Agora-Dialogue-as-at-17.06.17-as-amended-on-19.06.2017.pdf

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘What does ‘reunification’ really mean?’, Agora Dialogue, 22 May 2017, https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/07/04/what-does-the-last-chance-really-mean/ and https://web.archive.org/web/20190924171205/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/07/04/what-does-the-last-chance-really-mean/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The ‘Intellectual Partition’ of Cyprus, the ‘Macmillan Doctrine’ and the talks held in Geneva in August 1974 and January 2017’, Agora Dialogue, 9 January 2017,

https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/01/09/the-intellectual-partition-of-cyprus-the-macmillan-doctrine-and-the-talks-held-in-geneva-in-august-1974-and-january-2017/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Lennox-Boyd statement of 19 December 1956 and the origins of the proposed ‘bi-communal, bi-zonal federation’ in Cyprus’, Agora Dialogue, 27 December 2016,

https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2016/12/27/the-lennox-boyd-statement-of-19-december-1956-and-the-origins-of-the-proposed-bi-communal-bi-zonal-federation-in-cyprus/ and https://web.archive.org/web/20190924175139/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2016/12/27/the-lennox-boyd-statement-of-19-december-1956-and-the-origins-of-the-proposed-bi-communal-bi-zonal-federation-in-cyprus/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, Scotland and the slippery slope from devolution to the independence referendum and beyond: Some lessons to be learnt and their relevance to Cyprus and its fellow Member States in the European Union (European Rim Policy & Investment Council, Larnaca, 2014) (pamphlet)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Punching Above its Weight or Drowning in a Sea of Debt?  The ‘Age of Austerity’ & British Influence’, 14 June 2010, International Security Forum, www.inter-security-forum.org/punching-above-its-weight-or-drowning-in-a-sea-of-debt-the-age-of-austerity-british-influence/ and https://web.archive.org/save/http://www.inter-security-forum.org/punching-above-its-weight-or-drowning-in-a-sea-of-debt-the-age-of-austerity-british-influence/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Classics and English Law’, Ad Familiares: Journal of Friends of Classics, Vol. XXXIV (2008), pp. XII-XIV

Van Coufoudakis and Klearchos A. Kyriakides, The Case Against the Annan Plan (Lobby for Cyprus, London, 2004), https://web.archive.org/web/20060103012720/http://www.lobbyforcyprus.org/annanplan/Lobby-Annan-book-lo-res.pdf

 

Selected Published Open Letters

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Brexit, the Republic of Cyprus and the Sovereign Base Areas: An Open Letter addressed to the President of the Republic of Cyprus and the President of the European Commission [dated 2 April 2019]’, Agora Dialogue, 2 April 2019, https://web.archive.org/web/20190616084320/https://agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Brexit-the-Republic-of-Cyprus-and-the-Sovereign-Base-Areas.pdf and originally at https://agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Brexit-the-Republic-of-Cyprus-and-the-Sovereign-Base-Areas.pdf

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The impact of any no-deal Brexit upon the Republic of Cyprus and the Sovereign Base Areas in the Island of Cyprus: An Open Letter addressed to the President of the European Commission, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Administrator of the Sovereign Base Areas [dated 21 January 2019], Agora Dialogue, 21 January 2019, https://web.archive.org/web/20190616084347/https://agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/KK-Open-Letter-on-a-no-deal-Brexit-as-at-21.01.2019-at-1445-KK-Full-version-2.pdf and originally at https://agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/KK-Open-Letter-on-a-no-deal-Brexit-as-at-21.01.2019-at-1445-KK-Full-version-2.pdf

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘An Open Letter of Complaint to the Guardian’, Agora Dialogue, 5 September 2018, https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2018/09/05/an-open-letter-of-complaint-to-the-guardian/ and https://web.archive.org/save/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2018/09/05/an-open-letter-of-complaint-to-the-guardian/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Syria, Sarin and Cyprus: An Open Letter to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Agora Dialogue, 9 May 2018, https://web.archive.org/web/20190616084501/http://agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Open-Letter-to-the-UK-PM-Tereas-May-dated-9-May-2018-Klearchos.pdf and originally at http://agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Open-Letter-to-the-UK-PM-Tereas-May-dated-9-May-2018-Klearchos.pdf

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘An Open Letter to H.E. Mr. António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations’, Agora Dialogue, 24 April 2018, https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2018/04/24/an-open-letter-to-h-e-mr-antonio-guterres-the-secretary-general-of-the-united-nations/ and https://web.archive.org/save/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2018/04/24/an-open-letter-to-h-e-mr-antonio-guterres-the-secretary-general-of-the-united-nations/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The ‘Conference on Cyprus’ at Crans Montana, Switzerland, 28 June 2017: An Open Letter to the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary of the United Kingdom’, Agora Dialogue, 27 June 2017,

https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/06/27/the-conference-on-cyprus-at-crans-montana-switzerland-28-june-2017/ and https://web.archive.org/save/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/06/27/the-conference-on-cyprus-at-crans-montana-switzerland-28-june-2017/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘An Open Letter to a Minister of the Crown’, Agora Dialogue, 11 January 2017, https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/01/11/an-open-letter-to-a-british-minister/ and https://web.archive.org/save/https://forum.agora-dialogue.com/2017/01/11/an-open-letter-to-a-british-minister/

 

Selected newspaper articles published in Greek in Σημερινή (Simerini), a Sunday newspaper in the Republic of Cyprus

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Η «εγκατάλειψη» ως ευφημισμός που επισκιάζει την εθνοκάθαρση: Ανάλυση υπό το φως των εξελίξεων στα κατεχόμενα Βαρώσια’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 1 Μαρτίου 2020, https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2020/3/1/e-egkataleipse-os-euphemismos-pou-episkiazei-ten-ethnokatharse/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Οι άμεσες επιπτώσεις του Brexit στην Κύπρο’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 16 Φεβρουαρίου 2020, https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2020/2/16/oi-ameses-epiptoseis-tou-brexit-sten-kupro/ και https://web.archive.org/web/20200216200211/https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2020/2/16/oi-ameses-epiptoseis-tou-brexit-sten-kupro/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Η σεξουαλική εκμετάλλευση των παιδιών στο ΗΒ και στα κατεχόμενα’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 19 Ιανουαρίου 2020, https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2020/1/19/e-sexoualike-ekmetalleuse-ton-paidion-sto-eb-kai-sta-katekhomena/ και https://web.archive.org/save/https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2020/1/19/e-sexoualike-ekmetalleuse-ton-paidion-sto-eb-kai-sta-katekhomena/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Ο φαύλος κύκλος που διαβρώνει την ΚΔ: Μια ανάλυση υπό το φως της 70ής επετείου των Συμβάσεων της Γενεύης του 1949’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 25 Αυγούστου 2019 και ηλεκτρονικά στις 27 Αυγούστου 2019, https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2019/8/27/o-phaulos-kuklos-pou-diabronei-ten-kd/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Οι βασικοί στόχοι της τουρκικής πολιτικής: Αφιερωμένο στο πέρασμα των 45 ετών από τον Αττίλα ΙΙ’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 18 Αυγούστου 2019,  https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2019/8/18/oi-basikoi-stokhoi-tes-tourkikes-politikes/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Οι Συμβάσεις της Γενεύης του 1949, η ΚΔ και ο ΟΗΕ: Αφιερωμένο στην 70η επέτειο των Συμβάσεων, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 11 Αυγούστου 2019, https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2019/8/11/oi-sumbaseis-tes-geneues-tou-1949-e-kd-kai-o-oee/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Οι βιασμοί του 1974, «το κλίμα ατιμωρησίας» και ο ΟΗΕ: Αφιερωμένο στη Διεθνή Ημέρα για την Εξάλειψη της Σεξουαλικής Βίας σε Ένοπλες Συγκρούσεις’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 23 Ιουνίου 2019, https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2019/6/23/oi-biasmoi-tou-1974-to-klima-atimoresias-kai-o-oee/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Η Oργουελοποίηση της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας: Αφιερωμένο στην δημοσίευση του «1984» πριν από 70 χρόνια’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 16 Ιουνίου 2019, https://simerini.sigmalive.com/article/2019/6/16/e-orgouelopoiese-tes-kupriakes-demokratias/

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Τουρκία: «Φυλακή» και «νεκροταφείο» για τους δημοσιογράφους: Αφιερωμένο στην Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Ελευθερίας του Τύπου’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 5 Maίου 2019, https://web.archive.org/web/20190616082802/www.sigmalive.com/simerini/politics/565950/tourkia-fylaki-kai-nekrotafeio-gia-tous-dimosiografous

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Ο τουρκικός πυρηνικός σταθμός στο Akkuyu απειλεί την ΚΔ;  Αφιερωμένο στη Διεθνή Ημέρα Μνήμης του Τσέρνομπιλ’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 28 Απριλίου 2019, www.sigmalive.com/simerini/politics/565160/o-tourkikos-pyrinikos-stathmos-sto-akkuyu-apeilei-tin-kd

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Ο Μ. Λ. Κινγκ και «η μοχθηρία του διαχωρισμού» στην Κύπρο: Αφιερωμένο στην Ημέρα Τιμής για τον Μάρτιν Λούθερ Κινγκ Τζούνιορ’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 20 Ιανουαρίου 2019, www.sigmalive.com/simerini/analiseis/549951/o-m-l-kingk-kai-i-moxthiria-tou-diaxorismou-stin-kypro

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Ένας υφιστάμενος του Χίτλερ και η «εκκένωση» της Κερύνειας: Εκατό χρόνια από τη γέννηση του Kurt Waldheim’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 16 Δεκεμβρίου 2018, www.sigmalive.com/simerini/analiseis/545049/enas-yfistamenos-tou-xitler-kai-i-ekkenosi-tis-keryneias

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Το έγκλημα του Απαρτχάιντ και η Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 2 Δεκεμβρίου 2018 και ηλεκτρονικά στις 5 Δεκεμβρίου 2018, www.sigmalive.com/simerini/analiseis/542093/to-egklima-tou-apartxaint-kai-i-kypriaki-dimokratia

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Συνταγή για άληκτη νεο-αποικιοκρατία: Η κληρονομία του «Δόγματος Macmillan», που εκδηλώθηκε στις 19 και 26 Ιουνίου του 1958’, Σημερινή της Κυριακής, 17 Ιουνίου 2018, www.sigmalive.com/simerini/politics/514533/syntagi-gia-alikti-neoapoikiokratia

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Η προέλευση της προτεινόμενης λύσης ΔΔΟ’, Σημερινή, 17 Δεκέμβριος 2016, www.sigmalive.com/simerini/politics/389050/i-proelefsi-tis-proteinomenis-lysis-ddo

 

A non-exhaustive list of miscellaneous other publications

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Το «κακό του διαχωρισμού» και τα βήματα που χρειάζονται για να σωθεί ο Δυτικός Πολιτισμός στη νοτιο-ανατολική άκρη της Ευρώπης: Μια νέα στρατηγική υπέρ της ελευθερίας’, Agora Dialogue, 15  Ιανουαρίου 2018, http://agora-dialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/%CE%A4%CE%BF-%C2%AB%CE%BA%CE%B1%CE%BA%CF%8C-%CF%84%CE%BF%CF%85-%CE%B4%CE%B9%CE%B1%CF%87%CF%89%CF%81%CE%B9%CF%83%CE%BC%CE%BF%CF%8D%C2%BB-15.01.2018.pdf

Κλέαρχος Α. Κυριακίδης, ‘Οι Συνήγοροι του Τουρκικού Δόγματος της Διαίρεσης: Οι Βρετανοί και οι ‘Πέντε Πυλώνες της Διχοτόμησης’’, Agora Dialogue, 28 Απριλίου 2017, http://agora-dialogue.com/2017/04/28/%CE%BF%CE%B9-%CF%83%CF%85%CE%BD%CE%AE%CE%B3%CE%BF%CF%81%CE%BF%CE%B9-%CF%84%CE%BF%CF%85-%CF%84%CE%BF%CF%85%CF%81%CE%BA%CE%B9%CE%BA%CE%BF%CF%8D-%CE%B4%CF%8C%CE%B3%CE%BC%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%BF%CF%82-%CF%84/

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Turning the Tables: Can Cyprus and the Cypriot Diaspora in Scotland help to prevent the partition of the United Kingdom?’, Cyprus Weekly, 12 September 2014

 

Selected Hitherto Unpublished Papers Presented at Conferences, Seminars and other Academic Events (since September 2015)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The Commonwealth Charter and the ‘shared values’, which ought to be at the core of British policy vis-à-vis the Republic of Cyprus’, working paper presented on 10 September 2019 to a Conference organized by the Cyprus Centre of the University of Westminster (in collaboration with the Cultural Section of the Cyprus High Commission in London, the Cyprus Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society, and the School of Law of the University of Nicosia with the support AG Leventis Foundation), entitled ‘Commonwealth Ties: The past, present and future relations between Cyprus, the UK and wider Commonwealth community’ and held at the University of Westminster (I participated via Skype)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘What is Democracy and is it in Decline?’, paper presented on 1 December 2018 at the Agora Forum 2018 entitled ‘The Future of Democracy’, organized by Agora Dialogue in cooperation with the Athens Development and Governance Institute (ADGI- INERPOST) and held in Ayia Napa

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘How might Brexit affect the Republic of Cyprus?’, paper presented via Skype on 12 July 2018 at a seminar entitled ‘British-Cypriot Interactions post Brexit’, organised and hosted by the Cyprus Centre of the University of Westminster (I participated via Skype)

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere: The legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and its enduring relevance to the Republic of Cyprus: A memorial lecture to mark the passage of 50 years since the assassination of Dr. King on 4 April 1968’, paper presented on 27 March 2018 at a lunchtime lecture organised by the Student Law Society of UCLan Cyprus

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘Peace-making as a continuation of war by other means: What can the peace-makers of the future learn from the history of the Republic of Cyprus?’, paper presented on 26 June 2017 at a Colloquium on ‘Democratization and Constitutional Design in Divided Societies’, organized by the International Political Science Association and held at the University of Cyprus

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘The imperial foundations of the proposed constitutional future of Cyprus: A lecture to mark the passage of 60 years since the seminal events of December 1956’, delivered on 1 December 2016 at an event to mark the inauguration of the Rule of Law in Cyprus and Lessons of History Programme, School of Law, UCLan Cyprus

Klearchos A. Kyriakides, ‘‘Separate Simultaneous Referenda’ and the Cementing of Segregation in Cyprus’, paper presented on 27 October 2016 at a Conference on ‘Referendums in Peace Processes: Psychological, Political and Legal Aspects’, organised by, among others, the Genetic Social Psychology Lab of the University of Cyprus and held at the University of Cyprus

 

Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • I am the Director of Studies of two PhD research projects
  • I have acted as external examiner in relation to four PhD theses submitted to the Institute of Commonwealth Studies in the University of London, one PhD thesis submitted to the University of Birmingham, one PhD thesis submitted to the University of Newcastle and one PhD thesis submitted to the University of South Africa.
  • I have acted as an internal examiner in relation to one PhD thesis submitted to the University of Hertfordshire.

Scholarships/Awards

  • Winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in Community Engagement, University of Hertfordshire’s Awards Ceremony for 2014
  • ‘Unsung Hero’, title bestowed on me by the President of the Law Society of England and Wales in recognition of my ‘contribution to local law societies, the legal profession and the community’

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities (voluntary and unremunerated)

  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Balkan & Near Eastern Studies (published by Routledge)
  • Director, Rule of Law Programme, European Rim Policy and Investment Council, Larnaca (a non-party political think tank)
  • Occasional columnist in Simerini, a newspaper in the Republic of Cyprus
  • Occasional contributor of articles in Agora Dialogue, an Australian-based non-partisan online forum dedicated to ‘the free flow of ideas and access to information’
  • Goodwill Ambassador, UK-Cyprus Enterprise Council, London (an independent, apolitical and not-for-profit body with various aims including the promotion of bilateral trade between the UK and the Republic of Cyprus)
  • Independent Academic Consultant, Lobby for Cyprus, London (a non-party political non-governmental organisation representing forcibly displaced persons from the Turkish-occupied parts of the Republic of Cyprus; I myself have relatives from the Turkish-occupied and ethnically-cleansed villages of Petra, the birthplace of my paternal grandfather, and Lysi, the birthplace of my maternal grandfather)

N.B. I am involved in various other activities, which are directly or indirectly related to the above.