The aim of the project was the identification, analysis and synthesis of the economic and social develοpment of 20 port-cities of the Black Sea that formed an integrated market that became the larger grain-exporting area in the world in the second half of the nineteenth century until the beginning of the twentieth century.
In this big research project that was conducted in the framework of "Thales" action, under the coordination of the Ionian University (proff. Gelina Harlaftis) and with the participation of many institutions and more than 90 scholars from all the countries of the Black Sea, A. Lyberatos was a member of the main research team of the project, responsible for the organisation of the research on the port-cities of the SW (Bulgarian) coast of the Black Sea (Varna, Burgas, Balcik)
Researcher: Andreas Lyberatos
Research group: Eleni Zerva (postgraduate student)