Eirini Avramopoulou is Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens, Greece. She has attained her PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, titled “The Affective Language of Activism: An Ethnography of human rights, gender politics and activist coalitions in Istanbul, Turkey” (2012). Her research interests include anthropology of human rights, social movements and activism; feminist and psychoanalytic approaches to subjectivity, biopolitics and affect; and more recently she focuses on displacement, memory and trauma in the island of Leros, Greece. She is editor, with Irene Peano, of Porno-graphics and Porno-tactics: Desire, Affect, and Representation in Pornography (2016) and author of Affect in the Political: Subjectivities, Power, and Inequalities in the Modern World (in Greek; 2018).
Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens, Greece