Assistant Professor (tenured)

ΦΕΚ Διορισμού: 310/30.12.04 τ.ΝΠΔΔ
Γνωστικό Αντικείμενο: «Κοινωνική Ανθρωπολογία με έμφαση στην Εθνογραφία της Μεσογείου»

Οffice: Karantoni Building

+30 22510 36319 e.plexousaki@sa.aegean.gr

Effie Plexoussaki studied Law at the School of Law in the National and Kapodistriakon University of Athens and holds a PHD in Social Anthropology and Ethnology (entitled “Le corps en jeu: discours sur la maladie et pratiques thérapeutiques en Crète Orientale”) from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She is teaching Social Anthropology at the University of the Aegean since 2000. She is also teaching at the Greek Open University from 2003. She has teached at the University of Crete, at Panteion University and at the University of Athens.
She is member of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) and member of the Laboratory of Ethnography in this Department.
Her research interests focus on anthropology of education, on minorities and on ethnography of Greece and the Mediterrannean societies. She has conducted fieldwork on Muslim Minority education in Thrace (in the North East of Greece) and the relationship between school and community as a member of a multidisciplinary team working on reforming the minority education in Thrace. From 1997 she has participated as a researcher and from 2002 she has been member of the scientific comittee of the project entitled “Program for the Education of Muslim Minority’s children in Thrace”.
She has published the book Culture and School and chapters in edited volumes on AIDS, on collective identity and education and on gender and minority issues. She has also published on methodological issues in ethnographic research on minorities.


SA-100: Introduction to Social Anthropology Ι (BA Compulsory)

SA-180: Anthropology of Education (BA Elective)

Pr/S-039: Ethnography of the Mediterrannean (BA Elective)

SHA-Α/3 : Anthropology of Education (MA Social and Historical Anthropology)

2014 Introduction. Performances of place and nation in the post-national Greece, Athens: Alexandreia Publications (in Greek).

2014 Transformations of Nationalism. Performances of collective identity in Greece (dir.), Athens: Alexandreia Publications (in Greek).

2013 Direction of a 3 volumes series entitled Revisioning the political: anthropolican and historical research in Greece (in collaboration with E. Papataxiarchis and K. Rozakou), Athens: Alexandreia Publications (in Greek).

2011 Plexoussaki E. «The name of the "other": Positioning and Confronting the Production of the "Minority" Category in Thrace» in A. Androussou and N. Askouni (eds.), Cultural Alterity and Human Rights, Metaixmio, Athens (In Greek).

2010 (in collaboration with Ν.Askouni) « Enquête auprès des familles en milieu minoritaire : conflits politiques, distance culturelle et questions de méthode» στο Monique Robin et Bernadette Tillard (eds.), La recherche au domicile des familles. Démarches et savoir faire, L Harmattan, Paris.

2008, «Minority and school education: dynamics of a shifting field» in Th. Dragonas and A. Frangoudaki (), Addiction not substraction. Multiplication not Division. The reforming on the education of Minority in Thrace, Metaixmio, Athens, p. 91-106 (In Greek).

2006 «In Greece or in Turkey; Education and dilemmas of identity of the "Muslim Minority" in Thrace In E. Papataxiarchis (ed.), Adventures of Alterity. The Production of Cultural Difference in Contemporary Greece, Alexandria Publications, Athens, p. 181-208 (In Greek).

2005 «En Grece ou en Turquie? Itineraires educatifs d’une minorité “musulman” en Thrace” , Ethnologie Francaise, 2005/2- Avril-Juin, σελ. 279-290.

2004 «Cries and Whispers: Women's from the Muslim Minority Narratives of Conflict and Identities in Thrace» in Ch. Vlahoutsikou and Laurie Kain-Hart (eds.), When women have differences: Confrontations and Conflicts Between Women in Contemporary Greece, Medousa-Selas, Athens (In Greek).

2003 Culture and School, Series "Keys and Counter Keys" (www.kleidiakaiantikleidia.net), Alexandra Androussou (editor), Ministry of Education and Religions-University of Athens, Athens (In Greek).

2000 «The manipulation of alterity: narratives on AIDS» in R. Kaftantzoglou and M. Petronoti (editors) Borders and Margins. Inclusions and Exclusions, National Center for Social Research (EKKE), Athens, p. 109-129 (In Greek).

1996 in collaboration with K. Yannakopoulos «Le mal purifié: manipulation du sida en Grèce», L’Homme, 139, p. 125-135.