Senior Research Fellow, Architecture and Ideology, Cultural Heritage
Kalliopi Amygdalou is an architectural historian and Principal Investigator of the ERC Starting Grant HOMEACROSS. She has previously worked at ELIAMEP as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow (Programme REPLICIAS, 2017-2019), and her research interests include questions of space, architecture and cultural heritage in southeastern Europe.
Prior to joining ELIAMEP, Kalliopi worked as Lecturer for two years at the School of Architecture of Izmir Institute of Technology in Turkey (2015-2017). She completed her doctoral studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture (U.C.L.) in 2014 with a thesis on the politics of heritage and modernisation in early-20th century Izmir and Thessaloniki. She also holds a M.Sc. in Culture and Society from London School of Economics (2010) and a Diploma in Architecture from the National Technical University of Athens (2009). She speaks Greek, English, Turkish, and French. Her doctoral studies were funded by the Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (2011-2014) and the Foundation for Education and European Culture (2010-2011). Her recent publications include ‘Déjà Vu at the Archive: Photography, National Narratives, and the Multiple Histories of the Smyrna Fire’, International Journal of Islamic Architecture, Vol.9, No.2, pp. 315-336 and The Future as a Project: Doxiadis in Skopje (co-edited together with Kostas Tsiambaos and Christos Kritikos), Athens: Hellenic Institute of Architecture, 2018. Many of her publications can be found in Academia.edu.