Dimitris Papanikolaou

Dimitris Papanikolaou is Associate Professor of Modern Greek Studies at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St Cross College. He has written the monographs:  Singing Poets: Literature and Popular Music in France and Greece (Legenda/Routledge, 2007), “Those people made like me”: C.P.Cavafy and the poetics of sexuality (Patakis, 2014; in Greek), There is something about the family: Nation, desire and kinship in a time of crisis (Patakis, 2018; in Greek) and most recently Greek Weird Wave: A Cinema of  Biopolitics (Edinburgh University Press, 2021). He has co-edited the special issues Cavafy Pop (2012) and New Queer Greece (2018) for the Journal of Greek Media and Culture and Queering Migration on European Screen (2008) for New Cinemas. In 2019-2020, he co-run (with Athena Athanasiou) the public engagement project ‘Queer Politics/Public Memory’, funded by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung-Athens. In partnership with Positive Voice, the Greek Association of People Living with HIV, he has been working since 2019 on the project ‘HIV/AIDS in Greece: A Political Archive’. He co-runs the TORCH network Rethinking Modern Greek Studies in the 21st Century, and its website/forum greekstudiesnow.com