Evthymios Papataxiarchis

Evthymios Papataxiarchis
University of the Aegean · Department of Social Anthropology and History

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Introduction
Evthymios Papataxiarchis is Professor of Social Anthropology at the Department of Social Anthropology and History, University of the Aegean.

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Publications (43)
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In the course of 2015, Skala Sykamnias, a fishing village and tourist idyll on the northern coast of Lesbos, by accident of its geographical location, has turned into the informal gate into Europe for more than 200.000 refugees. In this article the author analyses the massive flows of people and things that transverse his fieldwork site from differ...
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In this paper, we present findings of a research project focusing on the tensions between the idea of ‘Europe’ and that of the ‘nation’ as well as on perceptions of national and popular sovereignty in times of crisis. We start from the assumption that in the context of the recent crisis, EU politics have become ‘normal politics,’ generating politic...
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In the course of 2015, Skala Sykamnias, a fishing village and tourist idyll on the northern coast of Lesbos, by accident of its geographical location, became the informal gate into Europe for more than 200.000 refugees. In this article the author analyzes the massive flows of people and things that transverse his fieldwork site from different direc...
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In this collection leading anthropologists provide a comprehensive yet highly nuanced view of what it means to be a Greek man or woman, married or unmarried, functioning within a complex society based on kinship ties. Exploring the ways in which sexual identity is constructed, these authors discuss, for example, how going out for coffee embodies do...
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I take the opportunity of the publication of this special anthropological issue of the Journal of Mediterranean Studies and its thematic affinity with Contested Identities (Loizos and Papataxiarchis 1991a) to pursue a comparison between them at two levels.1 I want to employ these two collective ethnographic volumes as points of reference in time an...
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The 1990's marked a new era of ethnographic studies in Greece. Greek ethnography which was the monopoly of a relatively small community of Anglo-Saxon anthropologists in the first postwar decades has recently become a dynamic, ethnically diverse and theorically polyvalent field. This article offers a brief but systematic review of Greek and interna...
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The 1990’s marked a new era of ethnographic studies in Greece. Greek ethnography which was the monopoly of a relatively small community of Anglo-Saxon anthropologists in the first postwar decades has recently become a dynamic, ethnically diverse and theorically polyvalent field. This article offers a brief but systematic review of Greek and interna...
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Les auteurs ont cherche, dans cette synthese de nombreuses publications (bibliographie), a comparer les differents modes de transmission du patrimoine qui existaient en Grece et dans le monde hellenique a la fin de la domination ottomane. Cette typologie est mise en relation avec les systemes de parente et les types d'economie (agro-pastorale en Gr...
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Traduit de l'anglais par Tina Jolas Tout recemment, depuis les travaux pionniers de C. Geertz (1976), R. Levy (1973), M. Rosaldo (1980) et les premiers articles publies dans Ethos, les ethnologues ont ajoute au catalogue deja ancien de leurs interets l'etude des emotions, un champ de recherche qui procede theoriquement de ce que l'on a appele la po...
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This thesis is concerned with the ways in which kinship and friendship are informed by cultural notions of gender in two villages of Northern Lesbos (East Aegean region of Greece) and it falls into four parts. It begins with a discussion of marriage and the creation of the domestic group, it moves on to consider relations in the predominantly femal...

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