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Dr Elisabeth Kirtsoglou, MSc, PhD, London School of Economics

Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40680

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Research Interests

Dr. Elisabeth Kirtsoglou accepts applications for an ESRC-funded Doctoral studentship to begin in September 2018, in the areas of Gender, Migration, Politics, Anthropology of Greece. Essential Qualifications: BA (or equivalent), First Class (for funder Masters & PhD schemes, duration of scholarship: 4 years), or MA, First Class (for funded taught part of Masters and PhD scheme, duration of scholarship: 3.5 years).

Closing Date for Applications and CVs: 01 December 2017. 

My research interests focus on Gender, Politics and Migration in Greece. I have published a monograph on Gender and Identity and since 2006 I have been working on themes like terrorism, cosmopolitanism, globalisation, power assymetries and the fragility of the social contract. I am currently conducting research on migration and refugee issues, the Greek crisis and South European politics.

Research Groups

Department of Anthropology

Durham Global Security Institute

  • Contextualising Conflict

Research Projects

Department of Anthropology

Research Interests

  • Gender
  • Greece
  • Identity
  • Politics
  • Migration and Refugee Issues

Selected Publications

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Selected Grants

  • 2016: Footprints and Futures: The Time of Anthropology (£12121.21 from Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research)
  • 2015: Transitory Lives: An Anthropological Research of the Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean (£140601.94 from ESRC)