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Dr. Eleni Kouki

e-mail: e_kouki@hotmail.com


-> Doctoral Dissertation completed in 2016


Eleni Kouki is a graduate of the Department of History & Archaeology, at the University of Ioannina, Greece. She holds an MA in history from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, her thesis dealing with the construction of the monument of the Unknown Soldier in Athens during the interwar period. In 2010 she began her doctoral dissertation on Historical Culture during the greek dictatorship of 1967 – 1974. Her research interests range from public monuments and institutions which promote public history to historiography and contemporary Greek history. She has worked for many years as a journalist, mainly in the field of cultural and travel issues.

2011 «When a dictatorship remembers a previous dictatorship: The promotion of Ioannis Metaxas by the 1967 junta in Greece», paper presented at the conference Images of Power / Representations of the Past, Doctoral College European Historical Dictatorship and Transformation Research, University of Vienna, 7-9 November, Vienna.
2011 «War photographs re-used: An approach to the photograph collection of the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Sarantaporo», paper presented at the conference Greek (Hi)stories through the Lens: Photographs, Photographers & their Testimonies, Centre for Hellenic Studies and Department of Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies, King's College, 9-11 June, London.
2011 «The hero and the crowd. The Unknown Soldier monument in Athens», paper presented at the Social History Forum New approaches to Greek society during the interwar period (1922-1940), 14-16 January, Athens.

2011 «Ο Άγνωστος Στρατιώτης της Αθήνας και η αναζήτηση ενός νέου μνημειακού ύφους στο Μεσοπόλεμο» («The Unknown Soldier of Athens and the quest for a new monumental style during the Interwar period in Greece»), ARCHEIOTAXIO 13: 152-163.

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