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Selected publications

Books

  • G. Koureas, E. Stylianou and E. Tselika (eds) Contemporary Art in Cyprus: Politics, Identity and Culture Across Borders, (London: Bloomsbury, Forthcoming 2020) (Introduction and one essay
  • S. Malvern and G. Koureas (eds.), Terrorist Transgressions: Gendered Representations of the Terrorist, (London: IB Tauris, 2014)
  • P. di Bello and G. Koureas (eds.), Art, History and the Senses, 1830 to the Present, (London: Routledge, 2010)
  • Memory, Masculinity and National Identity in British Visual Culture, 1914-1930, (London: Routledge, 2007)

Chapters in books

  • ‘Transcultural Memory Mediations: Landscapes, Horizons and Trauma in Cypriot Art History’ in G. Koureas, E. Stylianou and E. Tselika (eds) Contemporary Art in Cyprus: Politics, Identity and Culture Across Borders, (Bloomsbury, London, Forthcoming 2020)
  • ‘Selective Empathy in the Re-designed Imperial War Museum London: Heroes and Perpetrators’ in C. Bielby and J. Murer (eds) The Perpetrator Self (Palgrave Macmillan: London, 2019)
  • ‘Recirculating Images of the “terrorist” in postcolonial museums: The case of the National Museum of Struggle in Nicosia, Cyprus’, in A.E. Coombes and R. Phillips (eds), The International Handbooks of Museum Studies: Museum Transformations, (Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2015), pp. 113-132
  • ‘Competing Masculinities in the Museum Space: Terrorists, Machines and Mangled Metal’ in S. Malvern and G. Koureas (eds.), Terrorist Transgressions: Gendered Representations of the Terrorist, (London: IB Tauris, 2014), pp.125-136
  • 'Orhan Pamuk's Melancholic Narrative and Fragmented Photographic Framing' Istanbul: Memories of a City (2005)', in P. Di Bello, C. Wilson, S. Zamir (eds), The Photobook, (London: IB Tauris, 2012), pp. 211-228
  • 'Masculinities, Ethnicities, the Terrorist in Cyprus (1950-9) and the War on Terror (2001-)', in A. Carden-Coyne (ed.), Gender and Conflict Since 1914: Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp.124-137
  • 'Visualising the Invisible' Constructing and Remembering the Image of the Terrorist during the War of Independence in Cyprus 1955-1959', in S. Shraud and C. Hikel (eds.), Terrorismus und Geschlecht, (Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2012), pp.257-278
  • 'Researching (Homo) sexualities: Working with military and war archives', In C. Phellas (ed.) Researching Non-Heterosexual Sexualities, (Surrey: Ashgate 2012), pp. 173-186
  • '"Desiring Skin": Eugenics, Trauma and Acting Out of Masculinities in British Inter-war Visual Culture', in F. Brauer and A. Cullen (eds.), Art, Sex and Eugenics: Corpus Delicti, (Surrey: Ashgate, 2008), pp. 163-188
  • 'Visualising an Open Wound: Nicosia, a Divided City in an Expanded Europe', Peter Martin (ed.), City in Art, (Warsaw: Institute of Art, Polish Academy, 2007), pp. 215-226.
  • 'A Cultural History of Cyprus, 1914-2004', in Merriman J. and Winter J. (eds.), Encyclopaedia of Modern Europe 1914-2004. Europe Since 1914 - Encyclopaedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, (New York: Scribner.s, 2006), pp.752-55.
  • 'Simplicity, Uniformity, Class and Discipline in the Commemoration of the First World War', in Szulakowska U. (ed.), Power and Persuasion, (Warsaw: Henry Moore Foundation and the Polish Institute of Art, 2004), pp.155-174.
  • 'Gilbert Ledward', in Curtis P. (ed.), Sculpture in 20th Century Britain, (Leeds: Henry Moore Institute, 2003), pp.208-9.

Journal articles

  • G. Koureas and K. Pizzi (eds) ‘Transcultural Memories of Mediterranean Port Cities’, Edited Special Issue of the Journal of Transcultural Studies (Forthcoming 2020).
  • ‘Bridging the Mediterranean: Transcultural Memories it the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, Marseille’ Journal of Transcultural Studies, (Forthcoming, 2020).
  • G. Koureas, J. Prosser, C. Wilson, L. Hakim-Dowek (eds) ‘Ottoman Transcultural Memories’, Edited Special Issue of the Journal of Memory Studies (12(5) 2019).
  • ‘Parallelotopia: Ottoman transcultural memory assemblages in contemporary art practices from the Middle East’, Journal of Memory Studies (12(5)  2019, 493-513.
  • Malvern, S. and Koureas, Gabriel (2014) 'Terrorist transgressions: exploring the gendered representations of the terrorist'. Historical Social Research 39 (3), pp. 67-81.
  • 'Nicosia / Istanbul: Ruins, Memory and Photography', Kunapipi: Journal of Postcolonial Writing & Culture, Vol. XXXIII No. 1-2, 2012 pp.171-201.
  • 'Trauma, Space and Embodiment: the Sensorium of a Divided City', Journal of War and Cultural Studies, Vol. 1, Issue 3, Nov 2008.

Essays in exhibition catalogues

  • ‘Atlantropa X: Bridging Mediterranean Diversities’, essay for the Malta Pavilion Maleth / Haven / Port - Heterotopias of Evocation at the Venice Biennale 2019.
  • ‘Silent Horizons: Reconsidering Memory, Place, Trauma’, essay in exhibition catatalogue, ‘The Silence has a sound … it is the sound of a Horizon’, Collection Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2015
  • ‘Ottoman Assemblages, essay in exhibition catalogue, East and West: Visualising the Ottoman City, exhibition funded by the AHRC networking grant ‘Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories’, Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck, June 2014
  • 'Parallelotopias', essay in exhibition catalogue, 'Parallelotopias'. An exhibition by Klitsa Antoniou at the Cultural Foundation of the Bank of Greece, Thessaloniki, November 2012 to January 2013
  • 'Roaming Images: The Persistence of the Image', essay in Exhibition Catalogue, Roaming Images: Crossroads of Greek and Arab Cultures, part of the 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, September 2011
  • 'Derek Jarman' in Images and Views of Alternative Cinema, Nicosia International Film Festival Catalogue, Nicosia, Cyprus, June 2010
  • 'Modernist Transgressions: Memory, Place and Identity' essay in Exhibition Catalogue, Tall Tales: Lovely Landmarks. An exhibition by Klitsa Antoniou at Exhibit Gallery, Barbican, London, June-July 2010

Conference papers and invited lectures

  • ‘Bridging the Mediterranean: Transcultural Memories in the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisation (MuCEM), Marseille’, Transcultural Memories of Mediterranean Port Cities: 1850 to the present, Centre of the Study of Cultural Memory, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, May 2017
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Can Art Shape Public Opinion About the Army?’, National Army Museum, London, May 2017
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Conflicted Histories in the Re-designed Imperial War Museum, London: Heroes and Perpetrators delivered at Museums and their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland, March 2017
  • ‘The Dark Years’ - Churches and Minarets: Ottoman transcultural memories and Cypriot artistic production', Troubled Contemporary Art Practices in the Middle East: Post-colonial conflicts, Pedagogies of art history, and Precarious artistic mobilization, University of Nicosia, June 2016
  • ‘The Dark Years’ - Churches and Minarets: Ottoman transcultural memories and Cypriot artistic production', IABA Conference, University of Cyprus, May 2016
  • Keynote Speaker: ‘Masculinity and the Metropolis’ University of Kent, March 2016
  • Pane Discussant: '7/7 Tavistock Square Memorial' in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Cultural Memory (CCM), School of Advanced Studies, University of London, and the 7/7 Tavistock Square memorial Trust, Birkbeck, March 2016
  • Keynote Speaker: ‘Male Body Terrors’, The Senate House Library Illumination Lecture Series, November 2015
  • Invited Speaker: 'Selective Empathy in the Re-designed Imperial War Museum London: Heroes and Perpetrators', The Perpetrator Self: Violence, Gender and Emotion in Conflict and Culture in the Long Twentieth Century, University of Hull, September 2015
  • 'Silent Horizons: Reconsidering Memory, Place, Trauma', The Silence has a sound ... it is the sound of a Horizon', Symposium, The Collection Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2015
  • Invited Speaker: ‘Terrorist Transgressions’, Symposium,  at the University of the Arts London, May 2015
  • 'Memory / Forgetting: British Colonial Wars at the Imperial War Museum London’, The Redesign of the Imperial War Museum London: Memory and History Reconsidered, Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory (CCM), School of Advanced Studies, University of London, March 2015
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Curating Conflict’, Curating Now, Birkbeck, March 2015
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Empathy and the Senses in War Museum Displays’, Emotional Strategies in Museum Exhibitions, University of Bremen, October 2014
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Parallelotopias: Ottoman Assemblages’, Visualising the Ottoman City, part of the ‘Terrorist Transgressions’ AHRC funded project, Birkbeck, March 2014
  • Invited Speaker - Discussant at Reviving Famagusta: From Ghost City to Eco-City, London School of Economics, February 2014
  • Invited Speaker - ‘The Insecurity of the Invisible Body of the Terrorist in the Museum Space’, New Approaches To The History And Memory Of War And Conflict, Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and History, University of Brighton, December 2013
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Empathy and the Senses in War Museum Displays’, Conflict and the Senses: Materialities and Cultural Memory of 20th Century Conflict, Imperial War Museum, September 2013
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Empathy and Conversation with Mangled Metal’, Empathy and Memory Studies Conference, Birkbeck, June 2012
  • ‘The Insecurity of the Invisible Terrorist in the Museum Space’, Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses, University of Lisbon, April 2013
  • Invited Speaker – ‘Museums of War as Universal Museums: Critique or Celebration of War?’ Association of Art Historians Conference, April 2012
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Face to Face: Visual Culture and Radical Mistrust in the Middle East’, October Gallery, February 2012
  • Invited speaker - ‘Nicosia: Memory, Place, Trauma’, The sense of Place between Experience and Culture, Advanced School of Humanities, University of Bologna, Italy, July 2011
  • Keynote speaker - ‘Terrorist Masculinities: The Terrorist in Cyprus and the War on Terror’, War and Gender, University of Newcastle, March 2011
  • Invited Speaker - ‘The Memory of Colonial Wars of Independence: Constructing and Remembering the Image of the Terrorist during the War of Independence in Cyprus 1955-1959’, War, Silence and Memory in Modern Britain, University of Brighton and the Royal Marines Museum Portsmouth, February 2011
  • ‘Re-negotiating Heritage in Artistic Production in Cyprus: The Cypriot Landscape’, Conflicts and Values of Heritage: The Cyprus Case and Beyond, Peace Reconciliation Institute Oslo (PRIO), Nicosia Centre, November 2010
  • ‘Nicosia/Istanbul: Ruins, Memory, Photography’, 1st International Conference of Photography and Theory, November 2010, Limassol, Cyprus
  • ‘Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul: A journey through melancholia and gender’, Gender and Memory in European Literature and Film, Birkbeck, University of London, September 2010
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Nicosia: Memory, Place, Trauma’, Public Works Project, Nicosia, Cyprus, July 2010
  • Invited Speaker - Images and Views of Alternative Cinema Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus, June 2010
  • ‘Visualising the Invisible. Constructing and Remembering the Image of the Terrorist during the War of Independence in Cyprus 1955-1959’, Terrorism/Gender/Memory, Universitat der Bundeswehr Munchen, June 2010
  • ‘Friendship with Fallen Soldiers: Commemorating the First World War in Britain’, Friendship and the Nation: Political Emotions in the 20th Century, Interdisciplinary Workshop Sponsored by the Henry J. Leir Luxembourg Program-Clark University, March 2010
  • ‘Memory, Melancholy, Space: Transcultural Memories in Istanbul / Nicosia’, Transcultural Memories Conference, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, February 2010
  • ‘Private and Public Memories in the Divided Space of Nicosia, Cyprus’, Grand Narratives and Peripheral Memories, University of Luxemburg, Nov 2009
  • ‘The Memory and Gender of Terrorism. Constructing and remembering the image of the Terrorist during the War of Independence in Cyprus 1955-1959’, After the War Conference, Birkbeck, May 2009
  • ‘Public Remembrance, Private Grief’, Myths, Gender and the Military Conquest of Air and Sea, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany, April 2009
  • ‘Orhan Pamuk’s Melancholic Narrative’, The Photobook Conference, Department of History of Art and Screen Media, Birkbeck, April 2009
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Remembering War: Trauma, Space and Embodiment’, Department of History of Art, University College, Research Seminars, January 2009
  • ‘WW1 Memories from the Diary to the Museum’, Sites of memory: Objects, Traces, Places, Department of History of Art and Screen Media, Research Symposium, January 2009
  • ‘Remembering War in the Museum Space’, The Making and Remaking of Memory after 1945, Birkbeck, October 2008
  • ‘Trauma, Space and embodiment: Memory and the Sensorium of a Divided City’, The Making and Remaking of Memory after 1945, University of Reading, July 2008
  • Invited Speaker - ‘Borders, Memory, Conflict. Artistic Production and Ethnic Reconciliation in Nicosia, Cyprus’, Cultural Memory Seminar Series, University of Portsmouth, May 2007
  • ‘The Psychic Life of a Divided City’, The Visual Politics of Psychoanalysis in a Post-Traumatic World, Convened by Prof. Griselda Pollock, Association of Art Historians Conference, Belfast, April 2007
  • ‘The War Photographic Album’, Photography: Theory, Practices and Debates, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, October 2006
  • (Re) - Negotiating Space in a Divided City. Women artists in Nicosia, Cyprus’, Women and Space Conference, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London, June 2005
  • ‘"Desiring Skin": Eugenics, Trauma, and Acting Out of Masculinities in the visual culture of Interwar Britain’, Association of Art Historians Conference, Bristol, April 2005
  • ‘Visualising an Open Wound: Nicosia. A Divided City in an Expanded Europe’, The City in Art Conference, Polish Academy, Warsaw, September 2004
  • ‘Embodying (Post)-colonial Masculinities. The War of Independence from British Rule in Cyprus (1955-60) and the construction of gender and national identities’, The Body at War: Somatic Cartographies of Western Warfare in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Westminster University, June 2004
  • ‘Shell shock, Dreams and Facial Disfigurement - Censoring the male body’, War, Art and Medicine Conference, University College, the National Portrait Gallery and the Group for War and Cultural Studies, University College and the National Portrait Gallery, November 2002
  • ‘Trauma and Beauty in the Visual Culture of the 1920s’, Group for War and Culture Studies, University of Stirling, April 2002
  • ‘Simplicity, Class and Discipline. The Cenotaph and the Establishment of Hegemonic Masculinities’, Polish and English Art Historians Conference, Leeds, April 2002
  • ‘Guns as Bearers of Memory’, Memory and the Visual Image Seminar, Institute of Romance Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, October 2001
  • ‘Masculinity, Popular Culture and the Commemoration of the First World War’, Mars in Ascendants - Conference on the Culture of the First World War, Northampton University, August 2001
  • ‘The ‘Right to Strike’ and the Commemoration of the First World War’, School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck College, University of London, July 2001
  • ‘War and Memory’, Tate Gallery Lecture Series, August 2000
  • ‘‘Unconquerable Manhood’: Memory, Bereavement and Masculinity’, Association of Art Historians Conference, Edinburgh University, April, 2000