Areas of Research

Work Package 2 “Connectivities built by people and groups”
PhD Project 5


Sharing vs. collecting: biographical memories and digital death (working title)

Abstract: The project will reflect upon personal memory practices in the digital realm, and questions online repositories as durable archives of memories. It attempts to understand common practices and challenges of what happens to people’s online and public lives, for instance, on social media, when they die.



Academic Qualifications

Oct 2018
PhD Candidate at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology

Master of Arts in Photography and Urban Cultures, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom

Bachelor in Communication and Cultural Management, Zeppelin University, Germany

Work Experience

Lecturer at University of Hamburg, Germany

Founding and leading a full-service digital agency

Interest and Expertise

  • (visual) sociology
  • internet studies
  • photography
  • urban (sub)cultures.


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Coordination and Project Management

University of Hamburg
c/o: Institute of European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology
Grindelallee 46 | 20146 Hamburg | Germany

+49 (0)40 42838-9940 
POEM Uni Hamburg

Concepts, strategies and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.