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Yiannis Hamilakis “Material memory and the politics of freedom”

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Yiannis Hamilakis is a Greek archaeologist and writer who is the Joukowsky Family Professor of Archaeology and Professor of Modern Greek Studies at Brown University. He specialises in archaeology of the prehistoric Aegean as well as historical archaeology, including ethnography and anthropology. His main research and teaching interests are the socio-politics of the past, the body and bodily senses, the archaeology of eating and drinking, the ontology and materiality of photography, archaeology and nationalism, archaeological ethnography, and critical pedagogy in archaeology. He is the author of more than 130 articles and has authored, edited, or co-edited eleven books, including a 2007 volume entitled The Nation and its Ruins: Archaeology, Antiquity and National Imagination in Modern Greece which won the Edmund Keeley 2009 Book Prize, awarded by the Modern Greek Studies Association, and was shortlisted for the 2007 Runciman Award.
His latest book (co-authored with Rafi Greenberg) is Archaeology, Nation, and Race: Confronting the Past, Decolonizing the Future in Greece and Israel (2022) which will come in Greek translation in late 2022 by Ekdoseis tou Eikostou Protou.

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Yiannis Hamilakis is a Greek archaeologist and writer who is the Joukowsky Family Professor of Archaeology and Professor of Modern Greek Studies at Brown University. He specialises in archaeology of the prehistoric Aegean as well as historical archaeology, including ethnography and anthropology. His main research and teaching interests are the socio-politics of the past, the body and bodily senses, the archaeology of eating and drinking, the ontology and materiality of photography, archaeology and nationalism, archaeological ethnography, and critical pedagogy in archaeology. He is the author of more than 130 articles and has authored, edited, or co-edited eleven books, including a 2007 volume entitled The Nation and its Ruins: Archaeology, Antiquity and National Imagination in Modern Greece which won the Edmund Keeley 2009 Book Prize, awarded by the Modern Greek Studies Association, and was shortlisted for the 2007 Runciman Award.
His latest book (co-authored with Rafi Greenberg) is Archaeology, Nation, and Race: Confronting the Past, Decolonizing the Future in Greece and Israel (2022) which will come in Greek translation in late 2022 by Ekdoseis tou Eikostou Protou.

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Yiannis Hamilakis “Material memory and the politics of freedom”

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