Anastasios Panagiotopoulos

Academic degree: Doctorate
Category: Full members
Institutional subunit: NOVA FCSH
Research group: Circulation and Place-Making
Thematic line:
Research interests: Anthropology of religion | African diaspora | Socialist politics
Research contexts: Cuba | Spain
Contact: anasta4@hotmail.com
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Biographical note

Born in Athens, Greece, on the 5th of February 1979. Completed a bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the Department of Sociology of the University of Crete, Greece (1997-2002). Then, he earned a master’s degree in Social Anthropology (MSc taught programme, 2003-2004), a second master’s degree in Social Anthropology (MSc by research, 2005-2006) and a PhD in Social Anthropology (2007-2011), at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He held a postdoctoral position funded by FCT at CRIA, Lisbon, Portugal, where he is currently a full researcher.

Publications
AuthorID_filtro_tablepressYearTypePublication
Anastasios Panagiotopoulospub259*2013ArticleESPÍRITO SANTO, Diana; KERESTETZI, Katerina; PANAGIOTOPOULOS, Anastasios, 2013, "Human substances and ontological transformations in the African-inspired religious complex of Palo Monte in Cuba”, Critical African Studies, 5 (3): 195-219, ISSN: 2168-1392, E-ISSN: 2040-7211.
Anastasios Panagiotopoulospub259*2015Edited bookESPÍRITO SANTO, Diana; PANAGIOTOPOULOS, Anastasios (orgs.), 2015, Beyond Tradition, Beyond Invention: Cosmic Technologies and Creativity in Contemporary Afro-Cuban Religions, Canon Pyon, Sean Kingston Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-907774-37-9.
Anastasios Panagiotopoulospub259*2015Book chapterESPÍRITO SANTO, Diana; PANAGIOTOPOULOS, Anastasios, 2015, "Inventive traditions: a short introduction to Afro-Cuban religiosity", in Diana Espírito Santo, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos (orgs.), Beyond Tradition, Beyond Invention: Cosmic Technologies and Creativity in Contemporary Afro-Cuban Religions, Canon Pyon, Sean Kingston Publishing, pp. 1-36, ISBN: 978-1-907774-37-9.
Anastasios Panagiotopoulospub259*2015Book chapterPANAGIOTOPOULOS, Anastasios, 2015, "Ikú lobi ocha: the dead give birth to the deities", in Diana Espírito Santo; Anastasios Panagiotopoulos (orgs.), Beyond Tradition, Beyond Invention: Cosmic Technologies and Creativity in Contemporary Afro-Cuban Religions, Canon Pyon, Sean Kingston Publishing, pp. 37-55, ISBN: 978-1-907774-37-9.
Anastasios Panagiotopoulospub259*2017Book chapterPANAGIOTOPOULOS, Anastasios, 2017, "A secular religion within an atheist state: the case of Afro-Cuban religiosity and the Cuban state", in José Mapril, Ruy Blanes, Erin Wilson, Emerson Giumbelli (orgs.), Secularisms in a Postsecular Age?, Nova Iorque, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 39-65, ISBN: 978-3-319-43725-5.link
Anastasios Panagiotopoulospub259*2017ArticlePANAGIOTOPOULOS, Anastasios, 2017, "When biographies cross necrographies: the exchange of 'affinity' in Cuba", Ethnos, 82 (5): 946-970.link
Projects

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub259*Anastasios PanagiotopoulosResearch scholarproj31*Speaking of crisis: divination in circulation between different contexts of crisisPost-doctoral researchOngoing+
pub259*Anastasios PanagiotopoulosResearch scholarproj321*Crossing paths: the instantiation of destiny in Afro-Cuban religions and Cuban socialismPost-doctoral researchConcluded+