Akis Haslaridis (born in March 1987) grew up in Papagou, where he spent most of his school years. His first actual contact with global affairs was at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus. His postgraduate studies at the Department of International and European Studies at Panteion University helped him develop an intense interest in research. He loves studying history and geopolitics both on a local and an international level. He is proud of being a member of the greeklish team.