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Dr Eleftheria Lekakis

Post:Senior Lecturer In Media & Communication (Media and Film, Sussex European Institute)
Location:ARTS C C110B

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877023
International:+44 1273 877023

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Eleftheria joined the School of Media, Film and Music in 2013 as lecturer in media and communications. Her research interests grow from the intersection of politics, economy and culture.

She holds degrees in political science (BSc University of Crete) and media and communications (MSc London School of Economics and PhD Goldsmiths College). In 2015, she was awarded the PGCertHE (University of Sussex) and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

She has been Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy at Goldsmiths College (University of London), as well as Visiting Scholar at the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Pennsylvania) and the Department of Letters, Philosophy, Communication (University of Bergamo)

To date, doctoral research projects she has supervised to completion include:

  • Rachel Tavernor (2017) Communicating solidarity: the cultural politics and practices of humanitarian NGO campaigns.

Eleftheria would welcome project proposals on:

  • consumer culture and promotional culture
  • consumer activism/ political consumerism 
  • media activism
  • media, nations and nationalism
  • critical advertising studies

For information on her research, click on the 'research' tab.


Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications

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