Panagiotis Antonopoulos is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Crete, Department of Modern Greek Studies. His thesis is entitled The Reception of Sappho in Modern Greek Literature. He has studied Philosophy (B.A. University of North London), Aesthetics and Art Theory (M.A. Middlesex University), Hellenic Studies (M.A. University of London, Royal Holloway). His research combines modern Greek studies, ancient Greek literature, and reception studies and focuses on the aesthetics of reception of ancient Greek lyric poetry in the work of modern Greek poets and philologists. He has participated in several conferences and seminars in Europe and in the United States of America. He has won the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation Prize in memory of Panagiotis Moullas, 2012 for the paper entitled ''Dionysios Solomos’s 'Sappho' ''.