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Christos Goudis

Christos Goudis

Christos Goudis. Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Patras, poet and writer, foreign literature translator, political thinker.


Born in Piraeus in 1947. He graduated from the University of Athens Department of Physics in 1969. He did graduate studies in Astrophysics at the University of Manchester in England, where he received a Master (M.Sc.) and Doctorate (Ph.D.) in 1972 and 1974 respectively.

Professional course

He then worked as a researcher at the same university in England until 1979, and the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy of Heidelberg in Germany until 1981. He was elected Professor of the University of Patras in 1981, which serves until today. From 2001 to 2011 he was Director of the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics and from 2003 to 2011 was Vice Chairman NOA. He was Chairman of the Physics Department at the two-year periods 1985-1987 and 1987-1989. He was founder and director of the Free City University Studies (EL.DI.PA) Piraeus (1987-1989). He was a member of the Board Municipal Regional Theatre (Municipal Theatre) Patras (1999-2002).


In scientific bibliography includes over eighty scientific publications in international journals of his specialty, the book «The Orion Complex: A Case Study of Interstellar Matter» (Reidel, 1982), noon university textbooks in the field of astrophysics and physics, work for the general public “Cosmic Journeys” (1991, revised edition 2005), and in cooperation with the P.-E. Christopoulou projects “On Astrology” (1993) and “The Pioneers of Science and Technology” (1997).

Writes and publishes poetry since 1968. In poetic list of works include poetry collections “Memories” (1988), “few” (1988), “Isis” (1988), “Alexander” (2000), “Sacred Encounter” (2001 ), “Anahuac” (2001), “Palimpsest” (2002), “The Moon of the Dead” (2005), “Greek” (2006) and “Novel and Asteroenta” (2006).

Knower seven languages ​​(English, German, Spanish, Russian, French, Italian and Portuguese), translated, commented and presented in bilingual versions of the major poetic works of Federico Garcia Lorca in the two-volume work “Lorca: Poems of Andalusia” (2003) and “Lorca: Poet in New York” (2005), like the British poets poems published in tribute he edited “Poetry and Astronomy” (2003).

Other enascholiseos field Christos mortar after astrophysics and poetry, was the political philosophy. Authored the policy works and social philosophy “The Right Culture” (2005) and “Greek Street” (2006), as well as about two hundred articles in newspapers and magazines around science, culture and political philosophy, while repeatedly develop positions and views around major scientific, social and national issues in radio and TV shows. Contributed, from 1982 onwards, in shaping the ideology and political philosophy of the broader liberal, national, and libertarian right, and its policy in Research, Education and Culture, through its activities in think tanks of the faction like KPEE (Policy Centre for Research and Training), the KIPAEA (Movement for Multilateral Disarmament, Freedom and Security in Europe), the FRONT (Problem Study of Collective), the IPOME (Institute for Policy Studies), the Liberal Forum the KEMEPE (Hellenism Problems Study Center), and his position as Manager of Ideology and Politics at CKID (Institute for Democracy “Konstantinos Karamanlis”).


Anachouak, 2001
sacred Encounter
Lorca – Poems of Andalucia
Cosmic journeys Publications Hecate, 2005
The culture of the Right, Publisher unknown, 2005
Street Greeks Publishing Cactus, 2006
Anatomy of the Right, Publishing Cactus, 2007
History of Modern Greece, Publishing Cactus, 2007