Olga Demetriou is a social anthropologist interested in minority-state relations, refugeehood, gender, and migration. She is Senior Research Consultant at the Cyprus Centre of the Peace Research Institute Oslo and teaches at the University of Cyprus. Her monograph, Capricious Borders: Minority, Population and Counter-Conduct between Greece and Turkey (Berghahn, 2013) explores the social effects of governmental policy on Turkish speakers in Greece.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Recognising and denying Armenian losses in Cyprus
Cyprus was one of the first countries to recognise the Armenian genocide, but the relationship that the country has...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Ceremony and subjectivity in Cyprus, 40 years on
It is 5:30am on 20 July 2014 and war sirens have gone off in southern Nicosia - a shrill piercing sound on a...
Published in: HomeA cultural reading of the Cyprus crisis
Are the apocalyptic scenarios pervading the discourse of ‘surprise’ around the 'crisis' in Cyprus repositioning the...