Manolis K. Giannoutsos is a historian. In 2000, he graduated from the History Faculty of Ionian University, while in 2005, he obtained his Post Graduate Diploma of Specialty in Modern and Contemporary, Greek and European History, from the Historical and Archaeological Section of Philosophy of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2016, he successfully presented his doctoral thesis with the topic: “Asia-Minor refugees in Samos (1922-1940): Integration, Economic activity, political behavior” at the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Crete. From 2017-2020, he has been a member of the Associate Teaching Staff, in the Post-Graduate Programme of the Hellenic Open University by the title: “Athletic studies: Sociology, History, Anthropology”. His scientific interests are focused on Modern and Contemporary Greek and European History, History of Physical Education and Sports, as well as the local History of his birth-place, Samos. He has participated in scientific conferences and workshops in Samos and Crete. He has published studies in Conference Proceedings and in the periodical press. He lives in Samos permanently and works as a teacher in Secondary Education.