Eleana Yalouri is an assistant professor at the Department of Social Anthropology at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens. She has a BA in Archaeology (University of Crete, Greece) an MPhil in Museum studies (University of Cambridge), a PhD in Social Anthropology (University College London), and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Princeton, USA. She has been a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster, London and at the University of Malta, and a lecturer at the Dept of Anthropology of University College London. Her publications and research interests revolve around theories of material culture, cultural heritage and the politics of remembering and forgetting, theories of space and the social construction of landscape, anthropology and contemporary art, anthropology and archaeology. Her current research projects involve collaborations with visual artists and art historians exploring the borders between contemporary art and fields of inquiry dealing with the material cultures of the past and/or the present.