Saffo Papantonopoulou

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2014-2015
PhD Student, Anthropology and Middle Eastern and North African Studies
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Saffo Papantonopoulou is pursuing a Dual PhD in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies. She holds a BA in History and Teacher Education from Brown University and an MA in Anthropology from The New School. She is interested in Ottoman history and the politics of historical memory in contemporary Greece and Turkey. In particular, she is interested in the ways in which the 1923 population exchange between both states is remembered, and the ways in which that memory is deployed by various political actors and activists.