Visiting Fellow, Summer 2018
Dimitris is Professor at Vrije University Amsterdam since 2015, where he hold the Chair of Social Anthropology. In 2017 he was awarded an Innovative Research VIDI grant from the Dutch Organization of Scientific Research (NWO) for his project infra-demos. In 2012 he was awarded an ESRC-Future Research Leaders grant for the project The City at a time of Crisis: Transformations of Public Spaces in Athens (crisis-scape.net).
His books include: The Road (2017), Critical Times in Greece (2018), Crisis-scapes (2014), Roads and Anthropology, (2014, 2012) and Revolt and Crisis in Greece. Over 70 articles and book chapters have been published since 2010, whilst he was also an associate and advisory editor of the International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest. He has also co-researched and co-produced the documentaries Future Suspended, the Politics of Knives, and Landscapes of Emergency, see also Athens Social Meltdown.
During his time at Princeton he will be composing the results of his ESRC project crisis-scapes which is studying public urban spaces and financial crisis in Athens during the crisis, whilst he will start the writing of the preliminary results of his ongoing NWO-VIDI project infra-demos which studies democracy and infrastructures in Greece.