Professor Dimitris Eleftheriotis

  • Professor of Film Studies (Theatre, Film & Television Studies)

Research interests

Head of School

Research Interests

World cinema; film theory; transcultural aspects of cinema; travelling, displacement and movement in film; film and cosmopolitanism; film aesthetics; Greek culture & cinema.

Biography

Beginning his academic life as a student of Physics at the University of Athens Dimitris became a member of the University’s filmmaking group. He then studied Film and Literature at the University of Warwick graduating with a BA(Hons) in 1985. He completed his PhD on New Technologies in Film and Television at the John Logie Baird Centre (Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde). He held academic appointments at Athens and Liverpool before taking up his current post at Glasgow in 1997.

Dimitris is an Editor of Screen and of the Journal of Greek Media and Culture.


Supervision

Completed PhDs

  • 'Narrative Cinema in Cultures of Censorship: Politics, Aesthetics, Memory.'
  • ‘The Spanish Civil War in Cinema’
  • 'Representation of US characters in civil war films'
  • 'Developing Cinematic Culture: A South American Case Study.'
  • ‘The Creation of “New Greek Cinema”’
  • 'The Cinematic Construction of the Irishman’
  • ‘Film in Contemporary Art’
  • ‘Language in European Cinema’
  • ‘The Spanish Civil War in Film’
  • ‘Deleuze and Film Theory’
  • ‘Film in contemporary art’
  • ‘Gender in Hollywood Comedies’
  • ‘Politics and history in recent Pakistani film and television’
  • ‘Bad film’
  • ‘Representations of migrants in Greek Cinema’
  • 'Giallo and gender'
  • ‘Space in Hungarian and Romanian Cinema’
  • ‘The films of Nicos Nikolaidis’
  • ‘Bhojpuri Cinema’
  • ‘Subtitles in contemporary Chinese Cinema’

 


Additional Information

Editorial Boards

  • Editor of Screen
  • Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Greek Media and Culture
  • Member, Editorial Board of Portal
  • Member, Advisory Editorial Board of Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies

Other Publications

Invited guest editor of special issues:

  • Contemporary Greek Culture, special issue of Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture, vol. 3, no. 2; with Lydia Papadimitriou and Dimitris Papanicolaou
  • Contesting Euro Visions, special issue of Portal, vol. 4, no. 2 (October 2007); with Murray Pratt & Ilaria Vanni, 147 pages
  • Indian Cinema Abroad: Transnational Historiography of Cinematic Exchanges, special issue of South Asian Popular Culture, vol. 4, no. 2, October 2006; with Dina Iordanova

Films

 Dimitris was involved in the production of two award-winning films in Greece (Nilo, 1979, The Dream Factory, 1990).


Publications

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Number of items: 35.

2020

Eleftheriotis, D. (2020) Cosmopolitan Dispositions: Film and Cosmopolitanism. Edinburgh University Press. (Accepted for Publication)

2019

Eleftheriotis, D. (2019) Kusturica's children: the bubble that bursts history. In: Lury, K. (ed.) The Child in Cinema. Palgrave Macmillan. (Accepted for Publication)

2018

Eleftheriotis, D. (2018) The agony of cosmopolitan love: the Melina Mercouri-Jules Dassin partnership. In: Schulze, P. (ed.) Stardom and Genre Frameworks in World Cinema. Schüren Press. (Accepted for Publication)

2017

Eleftheriotis, D. (2017) Art, truth and reality, Cavafy and cultural studies: a personal perspective. Journal of Greek Media and Culture, 3(2), pp. 273-278. (doi:10.1386/jgmc.3.2.273_1)

2016

Eleftheriotis, D. (2016) Cosmopolitanism, empathy and the close-up. In: Tzioumakis, Y. and Molloy, C. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics. Routledge, pp. 203-217. ISBN 9780415717397

Papadimitriou, L., Eleftheriotis, D. , Kolocotroni, V. , Papanikolaou, D., Papargyriou, E. and Tzioumakis, Y. (2016) Journal of Greek Media and Culture [Issue editor]. Journal of Greek Media and Culture, 2(1),

2015

Bergfelder, T., Butler, A., Eleftheriotis, D. , Lury, K. , Phillips, A., Stacey, J. and Street, S. (2015) Screen [Issue editor]. Screen, 56(2),

2014

Eleftheriotis, D. (2014) Greek cinema and Anglo-American film theory. Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies,

Eleftheriotis, D. (2014) Open-air cinemas in post-war Athens. In: Poupou, A., Nikolaidou, A. and Sifaki, E. (eds.) World Film Locations: Athens. Series: World Film Locations Series. Intellect Books, pp. 8-9. ISBN 9781783203598

2013

Eleftheriotis, D. (2013) The films of Jules Dassin: cosmopolitan hybridity. In: Ritzer, I. and Schulze, P.W. (eds.) Genre Hybridisation: Global Cinematic Flow. Series: Marburger Schriften zur Medienforschung (44). Schüren: Marburg, pp. 95-114. ISBN 9783894728632

Bergfelder, T. and Eleftheriotis, D. (2013) Screen [Issue editors]. Screen, 54(4),

Eleftheriotis, D. (2013) Banal or extraordinary? Pedagogical dilemmas in the new audiovisual environment. Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies(1), pp. 1-14.

2012

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) Conceptualising contemporary Greek culture. Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture, 3(2), pp. 111-116. (doi:10.1386/iscc.3.2.111_7)

Eleftheriotis, D. , Papanikolaou, D. and Papadimitriou, L. (2012) Contemporary Greek Culture: Special Issue of 'Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture' [Volume editors]. Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture, 3(2),

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) Hayalleri Yeniden Düşünmek: Fatih Akın'ın Birleşen Yolları [Re-working fantasies: Fatih Akin's converging routes]. In: Bayarakdar, D. (ed.) Türk Film Araştirmalarinda Yeni Yönelimler 10: Sinema ve Hayal [New Directions in Turkish Film Studies 10: Cinema and Fantasy]. Baglam: Istanbul, Turkey. ISBN 9786055809539

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) The foreignness of Jules Dassin: notes on cosmopolitan authorship. Screen, 53(4), pp. 339-358. (doi:10.1093/screen/hjs037)

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) A touch of spice: mobility and popularity. In: Papadimitriou, L. and Tzioumakis, Y. (eds.) Greek Cinema: Texts, Histories, Identities. Intellect: Bristol, pp. 17-36. ISBN 9781841504339

2011

Eleftheriotis, D. (2011) Johnny Oro. In: Bayman, L. (ed.) Directory of World Cinema: Italy. Intellect: Bristol, UK, pp. 220-222. ISBN 9781841504001

2010

Eleftheriotis, D. (2010) Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748633128

2007

Eleftheriotis, D. , Pratt, M. and Vanni, I. (2007) Unhomely Europes. Portal: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, 4(2),

2006

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) A cultural colony of India: Indian films in Greece in the 1950s and 1960s. South Asian Popular Culture, 4(2), pp. 101-112. (doi:10.1080/14746680600797053)

Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (Eds.) (2006) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 0748617779

Eleftheriotis, D. and Iordanova, D. (2006) Indian cinema in the world. South Asian Popular Culture, 4(2), pp. 79-82. (doi:10.1080/14746680600796923)

Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (2006) Bruce Lee: stardom and identity. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 405-413. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Cross-cultural criticism and Chinese cinema. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 148-155. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Genre criticism and popular Indian cinema. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 272-279. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Introduction. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh Univesity Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Turkish national cinema. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 220-228. ISBN 9780748617760

2005

Eleftheriotis, D. (2005) Early cinema as a child: historical metaphor and European cinephilia in Lumiere & Company. Screen, 46(3), pp. 315-328.

2004

Eleftheriotis, D. (2004) Spaghetti western, genre criticism and national cinema: re-defining the frame of reference. In: Tasker, Y. (ed.) Action and Adventure Cinema. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415235068

2002

Eleftheriotis, D. (2002) Interruptions in open air cinemas: Greek culture and cinema in the 1960s. Optikoakousitiki Cultura, 1, pp. 167-180.

Eleftheriotis, D. (2002) Global visions and European perspectives. In: Sardar, Z. and Cubitt, S. (eds.) Aliens R Us: The Other in Science Fiction Cinema. Pluto Press: London, UK. ISBN 9780745315447

2001

Eleftheriotis, D. (2001) Cultural difference and exchange: a future for European film. In: Sitarskiego, P. (ed.) Kino Eyropy. Rabid: Krakow, Poland, pp. 133-142.

Eleftheriotis, D. (2001) Popular Cinemas of Europe: Studies of Texts, Contexts and Frameworks. Continuum. ISBN 082645593X

Eleftheriotis, D. (2001) Video poetics: technology, aesthetics and politics. In: Gwozdz, A. (ed.) Widziec, Myslec, Byc: Technologie Mediów. Universitas: Krakow, Poland, pp. 341-359. ISBN 9788370525934

This list was generated on Thu Jul 18 21:36:32 2019 BST.
Number of items: 35.

Articles

Eleftheriotis, D. (2017) Art, truth and reality, Cavafy and cultural studies: a personal perspective. Journal of Greek Media and Culture, 3(2), pp. 273-278. (doi:10.1386/jgmc.3.2.273_1)

Papadimitriou, L., Eleftheriotis, D. , Kolocotroni, V. , Papanikolaou, D., Papargyriou, E. and Tzioumakis, Y. (2016) Journal of Greek Media and Culture [Issue editor]. Journal of Greek Media and Culture, 2(1),

Bergfelder, T., Butler, A., Eleftheriotis, D. , Lury, K. , Phillips, A., Stacey, J. and Street, S. (2015) Screen [Issue editor]. Screen, 56(2),

Eleftheriotis, D. (2014) Greek cinema and Anglo-American film theory. Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies,

Bergfelder, T. and Eleftheriotis, D. (2013) Screen [Issue editors]. Screen, 54(4),

Eleftheriotis, D. (2013) Banal or extraordinary? Pedagogical dilemmas in the new audiovisual environment. Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies(1), pp. 1-14.

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) Conceptualising contemporary Greek culture. Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture, 3(2), pp. 111-116. (doi:10.1386/iscc.3.2.111_7)

Eleftheriotis, D. , Papanikolaou, D. and Papadimitriou, L. (2012) Contemporary Greek Culture: Special Issue of 'Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture' [Volume editors]. Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture, 3(2),

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) The foreignness of Jules Dassin: notes on cosmopolitan authorship. Screen, 53(4), pp. 339-358. (doi:10.1093/screen/hjs037)

Eleftheriotis, D. , Pratt, M. and Vanni, I. (2007) Unhomely Europes. Portal: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, 4(2),

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) A cultural colony of India: Indian films in Greece in the 1950s and 1960s. South Asian Popular Culture, 4(2), pp. 101-112. (doi:10.1080/14746680600797053)

Eleftheriotis, D. and Iordanova, D. (2006) Indian cinema in the world. South Asian Popular Culture, 4(2), pp. 79-82. (doi:10.1080/14746680600796923)

Eleftheriotis, D. (2005) Early cinema as a child: historical metaphor and European cinephilia in Lumiere & Company. Screen, 46(3), pp. 315-328.

Eleftheriotis, D. (2002) Interruptions in open air cinemas: Greek culture and cinema in the 1960s. Optikoakousitiki Cultura, 1, pp. 167-180.

Books

Eleftheriotis, D. (2020) Cosmopolitan Dispositions: Film and Cosmopolitanism. Edinburgh University Press. (Accepted for Publication)

Eleftheriotis, D. (2010) Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748633128

Eleftheriotis, D. (2001) Popular Cinemas of Europe: Studies of Texts, Contexts and Frameworks. Continuum. ISBN 082645593X

Book Sections

Eleftheriotis, D. (2019) Kusturica's children: the bubble that bursts history. In: Lury, K. (ed.) The Child in Cinema. Palgrave Macmillan. (Accepted for Publication)

Eleftheriotis, D. (2018) The agony of cosmopolitan love: the Melina Mercouri-Jules Dassin partnership. In: Schulze, P. (ed.) Stardom and Genre Frameworks in World Cinema. Schüren Press. (Accepted for Publication)

Eleftheriotis, D. (2016) Cosmopolitanism, empathy and the close-up. In: Tzioumakis, Y. and Molloy, C. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics. Routledge, pp. 203-217. ISBN 9780415717397

Eleftheriotis, D. (2014) Open-air cinemas in post-war Athens. In: Poupou, A., Nikolaidou, A. and Sifaki, E. (eds.) World Film Locations: Athens. Series: World Film Locations Series. Intellect Books, pp. 8-9. ISBN 9781783203598

Eleftheriotis, D. (2013) The films of Jules Dassin: cosmopolitan hybridity. In: Ritzer, I. and Schulze, P.W. (eds.) Genre Hybridisation: Global Cinematic Flow. Series: Marburger Schriften zur Medienforschung (44). Schüren: Marburg, pp. 95-114. ISBN 9783894728632

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) Hayalleri Yeniden Düşünmek: Fatih Akın'ın Birleşen Yolları [Re-working fantasies: Fatih Akin's converging routes]. In: Bayarakdar, D. (ed.) Türk Film Araştirmalarinda Yeni Yönelimler 10: Sinema ve Hayal [New Directions in Turkish Film Studies 10: Cinema and Fantasy]. Baglam: Istanbul, Turkey. ISBN 9786055809539

Eleftheriotis, D. (2012) A touch of spice: mobility and popularity. In: Papadimitriou, L. and Tzioumakis, Y. (eds.) Greek Cinema: Texts, Histories, Identities. Intellect: Bristol, pp. 17-36. ISBN 9781841504339

Eleftheriotis, D. (2011) Johnny Oro. In: Bayman, L. (ed.) Directory of World Cinema: Italy. Intellect: Bristol, UK, pp. 220-222. ISBN 9781841504001

Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (2006) Bruce Lee: stardom and identity. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 405-413. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Cross-cultural criticism and Chinese cinema. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 148-155. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Genre criticism and popular Indian cinema. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 272-279. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Introduction. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh Univesity Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2006) Turkish national cinema. In: Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (eds.) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 220-228. ISBN 9780748617760

Eleftheriotis, D. (2004) Spaghetti western, genre criticism and national cinema: re-defining the frame of reference. In: Tasker, Y. (ed.) Action and Adventure Cinema. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415235068

Eleftheriotis, D. (2002) Global visions and European perspectives. In: Sardar, Z. and Cubitt, S. (eds.) Aliens R Us: The Other in Science Fiction Cinema. Pluto Press: London, UK. ISBN 9780745315447

Eleftheriotis, D. (2001) Cultural difference and exchange: a future for European film. In: Sitarskiego, P. (ed.) Kino Eyropy. Rabid: Krakow, Poland, pp. 133-142.

Eleftheriotis, D. (2001) Video poetics: technology, aesthetics and politics. In: Gwozdz, A. (ed.) Widziec, Myslec, Byc: Technologie Mediów. Universitas: Krakow, Poland, pp. 341-359. ISBN 9788370525934

Edited Books

Eleftheriotis, D. and Needham, G. (Eds.) (2006) Asian Cinemas: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 0748617779

This list was generated on Thu Jul 18 21:36:32 2019 BST.