Chatziprokopiou Marios

Ηe is currently an adjunct lecturer in performance studies at the University of Thessaly. He completed his postdoctoral research at the University of Macedonia-Dept. of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, funded by the Research Centre for the Humanities. He holds an M.A. in social anthropology (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales de Paris), funded by the French government and the Michelis Foundation, and a PhD in performance Studies (Aberystwyth University), funded by the Doctoral Career Development Scholarship. He has taught courses of anthropology, theatre and performance at the University of Patras, the Federal University of Bahia, Aberystwyth University, and Panteion University. His articles appear in international edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals. His research and teaching interests focus on performances of migration and refugeeness, contemporary re-readings of ancient drama, performances of gender and sexuality, ritual performances of lament (emphasizing on Shia Islam), and on the interrelations between religious ritual and artistic practice (see )