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Dr Dimitris Dalakoglou

Post:Senior Lecturer in Anthropology (Anthropology, Sussex Centre for Migration Research)
Other posts:Lecturer (Centre for Global Political Economy)
Location:Arts C C224

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 873536
International:+44 1273 873536

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Dimitris Dalakoglou is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at Sussex University, which he joined in January 2009 as Lecturer. Before that appointment he was teaching anthropology at UCL for two years.

His focus is anthropology of infrastructures and urban public spaces. He is the co-editor of Roads and Anthropology  and of Revolt and Crisis in Greece. Since 2012 holds an ESRC-Future Research Leaders grant for the project The City at a time of Crisis ( He is the author of various articles and book chapters e.g. neo-Nazism and neoliberalism, the crisis before the crisis, Beyond Spontaneity or the Road from capitalism to capitalism, Migrating-remitting-’building’-dwelling and the Road. His PhD thesis was titled an Anthropology of the Road (UCL, 2009).

Since 2007 is member of the editorial collective of the journal Occupied London and the weblog ‘From the Greek Streets’.

He has co-produced the documentaries Future Suspended, the Politics of Knives, and Landscapes of Emergency, see also Athens Social Meltdown.

Dimitris has been awarded twice the Sussex Teaching Excellence award.



Dimitris is on research leave until June 2014.