Penelope Papaillias

Penelope Papaillias s a cultural anthropologist and associate professor in the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology at the University of Thessaly in Greece. She has written on the politics of archive in Greek historical culture (Genres of Recollection: Archival Poetics and Modern Greece, Palgrave Macmillan 2005) and, more recently, taken the turn to database. Her current research explores the cultural politics of technological mediation in relation to subjects such as the media event and witnessing, visuality and violence, networked citizen groups, digital urbanism, and online affect. She recently co-authored an online, open-access textbook entitled Digital Ethnography (in Greek), http://repfiles.kallipos.gr/html_books/15369/.