Relevant Publications by Members
of the Faculty of Philosophy


Th.-S. Pavlidou

Professor of Linguistics (with specialization in Pragmatics and Sociolinguistics)
Department of Linguistics, School of Philology, Faculty of Philosophy


  • Gender Studies at Greek universities. In: ASPASIA 5: The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History, 165-173.
  • Gender and interaction. In: The SAGE Handbook of Sociolinguistics, R. Wodak, B. Johnstone & P. Kerswill (eds), 412-427. London: Sage.
  • The challenge of interdisciplinarity: from theoretical claims to interdisciplinary practices in Gender Studies. European Journal of Women's Studies 18(3): 310-317.


  • [in Greek] ‘We and the construction of (gendered) collectivities”[‘Εμείς’ και η συγκρότηση (έμφυλων) συλλογικοτήτων]. In: Light and Warmth: In Memory of A.-Ph. Christidis, M. Theodoropoulou (ed), 437-453. Thessaloniki: Center for the Greek Language.
  • [in Greek] Humanities, gender, and interdisciplinarity [Ανθρωπιστικές Επιστήμες, φύλο και διεπιστημονικότητα]. In: The Future of Humanities in Greece, Proceedings of the homonymous Conference at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Nov. 30 – Dec.1, 2007, 197-203. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press.
  • [in Greek] Gender and language [Φύλο και γλώσσα]. Fylopedia: Electronic Encyclopedia for Gender Topics (


  • [in Greek] Language and gender [Γλώσσα και φύλο]. Portal for the Greek Language ( Thessaloniki: Center for the Greek Language.


  • with E. Demeny, C. Hemmings, U. Holm, P. Korvajärvi, V. Vasterling, Practising Interdisciplinarity in Gender Studies. York: Raw Nerve.
  • editor, Gender Studies: Trends/Tensions in Greece and other European Countries Thessaloniki: Zitis.
  • [in Greek] Gender Studies at Greek universities: assessment and perspectives [Σπουδές Φύλου στα ελληνικά Α.Ε.Ι.: αποτίμηση και προοπτικές]. In: Gender Studies: Trends/Tensions in Greece and other European Countries, Th.-S. Pavlidou (ed), 13-26. Thessaloniki: Zitis.
  • Women’s Studies in Greece: an update. In: The making of European Women’s Studies, Vol. VII, 178-185, ATHENA
  • editor, [in Greek)] Language–Grammatical Gender–Social Gender (2nd edition) [Γλώσσα-Γένος-Φύλο]. Thessaloniki: Institute for Modern Greek Studies.
  • [in Greek)], Language–grammatical gender–social gender: problems, inquiries/ queries and the Greek language [Γλώσσα-γένος-φύλο: προβλήματα, αναζητήσεις και ελληνική γλώσσα]. In: Language–Grammatical Gender–Social Gender (2nd edition), Th.-S. Pavlidou (ed), 15-64. Thessaloniki: Institute for Modern Greek Studies.



  • with A. Alvanoudi and E. Karafoti, [in Greek] Grammatical gender and semantic content: preliminary remarks on the lexical representation of social gender [Γραμματικό γένος και σημασιακό περιεχόμενο: προκαταρκτικές παρατηρήσεις για τη λεξιλογική αναπαράσταση των φύλων]. Studies in Greek Linguistics 24: 543-553.


  • Women, gender and Modern Greek. In: Gender across Languages: The Linguistic Representation of Women and Men, Hellinger M. & H. Bussmann (eds), Vol. III, 175-199. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  • Patterns of participation in classroom interaction: girls’ and boys’ non-compliance in a Greek high school. Linguistics and Education 14.1: 123-141.


  • Politeness in the classroom? Evidence from a Greek high school. In: Linguistic Politeness: The Case of Greece and Turkey, A. Bayraktaroglu and M. Sifianou (eds), 105-136. Amsterdam: Benjamins.


  • [in Greek] Between politeness and impoliteness: boys and girls in classroom interaction [Mεταξύ ευγένειας και αγένειας: αγόρια και κορίτσια στη σχολική διεπίδραση]. Studies in Greek Linguistics 20: 437-448.
  • Modern Greek Gender. In: The making of European Women’s Studies, Vol. I, 26-27, ATHENA.


  • co-edited with R. Bolz , [in Greek] ‘Don’t ever Erase the Traces…’: The Role of Women in the German and Greek Resistance against National-socialism and the German Occupation [‘Μην Απαλείφεις Ποτέ τα Ίχνη…’: Ο Ρόλος των Γυναικών στη Γερμανική και Ελληνική Αντίσταση Ενάντια στον Εθνικοσοσιαλισμό και στη Γερμανική Κατοχή]. Thessaloniki: Paratiritis.
  • co-edited with R. Bolz , ‘Lösch nie die Spuren…’ Die Rolle der Frauen im Deutschen und Griechischen Widerstand gegen den Nationalsozialismus und die Deutsche Besatzung. Thessaloniki: Paratiritis.
  • [in Greek], In search of a theory of linguistic inequality [Αναζητώντας μια θεωρία της γλωσσικής ανισότητας]. In: ‘Strong’ και ‘Weak’ Languages in the European Uninion: Aspects of Linguistic Hegemony, A.-Ph. Christidis (ed), 187-202. Θεσσαλονίκη: Κέντρο Ελληνικής Γλώσσας.
  • [in Greek], Linguistic initiative in classroom interaction [H γλωσσική πρωτοβουλία στη σχολική διεπίδραση]. In: Greek Linguistics ’97 (Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on the Greek Language], 648-656. Athens: Ellinika Grammata.


  • Cooperation and the choice of linguistic means. Journal of Pragmatics 15: 11-42.


  • with G. Savvidou and Z. Chronaki, [in Greek] Women’s Studies: women’s perspective in science [Γυναικείες Σπουδές: η γυναικεία οπτική στην επιστήμη]. Archaiologia 21: 58-60.
  • [in Greek], ‘Can I ask something?’ Questions in the subjunctive [Να ρωτήσω κάτι; Eρωτήσεις σε υποτακτική]. Studies in Greek Linguistics 7: 233-249.


  • [in Greek], Remarks on feminine occupational terms [Παρατηρήσεις στα θηλυκά επαγγελματικά]. Studies in Greek Linguistics 5: 201-217.
  • Sprache und Geschlecht im Neugriechischen. In: Sprachwandel und Feministische Sprachpolitik: Internationale Perspektiven, Μ. Hellinger (ed), 76-83. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag.
  • [in Greek], Language and sexism [Γλώσσα και σεξισμός]. In: Equality in Education (Proceedings of the homonymous Conference in Thessaloniki 2-5.5.1985),  138-146. Athens: Eptalofos.


  • [in Greek] Language-linguistics-sexism [Γλώσσα-γλωσσολογία-σεξισμός]. Synchrona Themata 21: 69-79.


  • Book review of B. Thorne and N. Henley (eds), Language and Sex: Difference and Dominance (1975). Journal of Pragmatics 5: 480-485.
  • with E. Knabe, Studie über die Situation der Frauen im WDR. Anhang C in: Die Situation der Mitarbeiterinnen im WDR. Verfasst von Becker V. e.a. unter wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeit von Dr. E.Knabe und Dr. Th. Pavlidou, Köln.


  • with H. Andresen, Thesen für eine feministische Sprachwissenschaft (Arbeitsgruppe Frauensprechen-Männersprache). Linguistische Arbeiten und Berichte 15: 173-177.


  • co-edited with/introduction with V. Aebischer, H. Andresen, H. Glück,Sprache und Geschlecht, Bd III. Obst Beiheft 3. Osnabrück.