Dimitris Dalakoglou

Professor of Social Anthropology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Dimitris Dalakoglou is Professor, holding the Chair in Social Anthropology at Vrije University Amsterdam.

He is working on mobility, cross-border and urban infrastructures in the Balkans and Greece. In 2017 he was awarded a VIDI-Innovative Research Grant for his project infra-demos.net. In 2012 was awarded an ESRC-Future Research Leaders grant for the project 'The City at a time of Crisis' (crisis-scape.net), he co-created the map of racist attacks in Athens and he does research on migration and the borders of Greece since 2004.

His books include 'The Road' (2017), ;Critical Times in Greece' (2018).'Roads and Anthropology', (2014, 2012) 'Crisis-scapes: Athens and Beyond' (2014) and Revolt and Crisis in Greece'.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Professor, Vrije University Amsterdam
  • 2009–2015
    Senior Lecturer, University of Sussex
  • 2007–2008
    Teaching Fellow , UCL

Education

  • 2009 
    UCL, PhD
  • 2004 
    UvA, MA
  • 2003 
    Panteion University Athens, BA hons

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    infra-demos
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
  • 2012
    Crisis-scapes
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Economic and Social Research Council
  • 2006
    Material Culture of Albanian Migration i Greece and Italy
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    European Research Council
  • 2004
    An Anthropology of the Road
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    IKY

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute
  • Member of the European Association of Social Anthropologists