Spyros Marketos studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and received his PhD from the School of History and Archaeology, University of Athens. He has worked at the Hellenic Open University, and from 2001 at the School of Political Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with subject area “History of Modern and Contemporary Political and Social Ideas”. His research interests include the study of ideology, with emphasis on socialism and fascism, as well as the history of gender. Main publications: How I Kissed Mussolini. The First Steps of Greek Fascism (Vivliorama, Athens 2006), “The Framework of Integration of the Sephardic Thessaloniki to Greece, 1912‐4” (Moraitis Foundation, Athens 1998), “Memories, Oblivion, Lies”, Collective volume of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Political Sciences in honor of Professor I. Manoledakis (Sakkoulas, Athens 2007), “The Greek Left”, monograph in vol. B2 of Chadjiiosif, Chr. (ed.) History of Greece in the 20th Century. 19221940. The Interwar Period (Vivliorama, Athens 2002).