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Gogo Varzelioti
Assistant Professor

Office 916, 9th floor, School of Philosophy

Office Hours:  Tuesday 12.00-14.00 and Wednesday 15.00-17.00

Phone: 210-7277470 

E-mail: gvarzel[at]theatre.uoa[dot]gr

She serves in the Department of Theatre Studies as an assistant professorAwarded with a scholarship from the Academy of Athens, she conducted her PhD thesesas a fellow at the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies of Venice. The theses was published in 2011 by the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies of Venice (Cretan Comedy and everyday life: The relation between stage image and society in the Venetian ruled Candia, Athens-Venice 2011). She worked at the Academy of Athens Research Centre for Medieval and Modern Hellenism as a collaborator in a research program (2004-2009) and she conducted archival researches in Greece and in Italy. She has participated in national and international conferences in Greece and abroad, she has published papers in scientific journals and volumes, and has edited several scholarly books with historical and theatrological interest. She is also the editor of the Academic Journal of the Department of Theatre Studies of the University of Athens Parabasis. Her research interests include the investigation of theatre history in the Frankish and Venetian ruled areas of the Greek region (Crete, Ionian Islands, Aegean Sea, 16th-18th century) as well as its archival documentation, the reception of theatrical texts of the era and their examination in comparison to their contemporary European drama. She is also interested in the study of the social and cultural aspects in the Latin-ruled areas of the Greek region and their association with the theatrical texts, the theatre in Venice between the 16th and 18th centuries, the everyday life in Venetian ruled Crete, the publication of historical sources etc.