The Other Acropolis Collective

Yannis Hamilakis
Yannis teaches archaeology at Brown University. Amongst his research interests is the intersection between the photographic and the archaeological. His book on archaeology and national imagination in Greece, The Nation and its Ruins was published in 2007, and his monograph on the Archaeology and the Senses  was published in 2012. it explores the sensuous and embodied properties of materiality, past and present. In 2016, he co-authored with Fotis Ifantidis the photo-book Camera Kalaureia, part of a project of archaeological and community archaeology on the island of Poros, Greece. He is co-director of the Koutroulou Magoula archaeology and anthropology program. He is founding member of Brown University’s Decolonial Initiative, and member of the advisory board of Decolonize Hellas. Since 2016, he has been also working on archaeology of contemporary migration, centred on the border island of Lesvos. He is engaged (with The Other Acropolis Collective) in the production of an Acropolis worth visiting. He lives in the U.S.A. but spends much time in Greece.

Full list of publications: https://brown.academia.edu/YannisHamilakis

Fotis Ifantidis
Fotis studied archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and museology at the University of the Aegean, Greece. His research is focused on personal adornment practices in prehistory and on the interplay between photography and archaeology. Case studies: the Neolithic settlement of Dispilio, the ancient city of Kalaureia, the Athenian Acropolis, and neolithic Koutroulou.

Full list of publications: http://auth.academia.edu/FotisIfantidis

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