Cultural Studies and Contemporary Arts MRU


Multidisciplinary Research Unit 4

MRU 4 aims at engaging in innovative and cutting-edge research, crossing and combining various areas of study relating to contemporary visual culture such as arts history and theory; theories of photographies; museum and curatorial studies; and media and cultural studies. It also investigates new approaches to researching in the arts bridging theory and practice, while works towards building a network of scholars, practitioners, and cultural institutions for the broader engagement and promotion of the arts in Cyprus and abroad. For more information visit:


Sharon Kanach

Affiliated Researcher

Dr. Marina Kassianidou

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Gabriel Koureas

Affiliated Researcher

Nicolas Lambouris

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Despo Pasia

Affiliated Researcher

Evis Sammoutis

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Evi Tselika

Affiliated Researcher

Dr. Tereza Markidou

Affiliated Researcher

EY Zipris

Affiliated Researcher


More information can be found here



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