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Tsaliki Liza

Liza Tsaliki


Liza Tsaliki, Assistant Professor at the Department of Communications and Media Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, graduated from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Department of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

She was awarded a scholarship form the Greek State Scholarship Foundation (ΙΚΥ) in order to pursue her post-graduate studies - an M.A in Urban and Regional Studies and a Ph.D. at the Centre for Cultural Studies in Sussex University, under the supervision of Professor Roger Silverstone. Her doctoral research was on the role of Greek television in the construction of national identity. Between 2000-2002, she was a Marie Curie Post Doctoral Fellow at the Radboud University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands, researching the digital civil society across the European Union.

Academic Position

  • Associate Professor
  • Visiting Senior Fellow, media@LSE

Section Section of Social and Political Analysis of Communication

Email Address  etsaliki [at] media.uoa [dot] gr

Webpage http://media.uoa.gr/people/tsaliki/


Undergraduate Courses: 

  • Social Theory 1 (with George Pleios - core module, 1st semester) 
  • Social Theory 2 (with Nikos Demertzis - core module, 2nd semester
  • Contemporary Society and the Mass Media (with Nikos Demertzis - core module, 6th semester)
  • Information Society (core module, 8th semester)


Postraduate Courses:

  • Cyberspace and the Public Sphere (Public Opinion and Public Communication)

Final Year Thesis Supervision (optional)

Administrative Duties

  • Semester Schedule & Examinations Schedule for Undergraduates (With Ellie Filokiprou & Costas Mourlas)
  • Co-editor of EMME Curriculum Guide in English (Undergraduate Level - with Ellie Filokiprou, Spyros Moschonas & Dimitris Gouscos)

Research Interests

  • Children and New Technologies 
  • Porn Studies
  • Celebrity studies
  • Social Impact of Technology
  • Domestic Technologies
  • Audience Reception

Indicative Publications

(2012) ‘Pornography’ (co-authored with A. Rovolis) in S. Livingstone, L. Haddon and A. Görzig (eds), Children, risk and safety online: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective, Bristol: Policy Press.

(2012) ‘Παιδιά και διαδίκτυο στην Ελλάδα’ (Greek Kids Go Online)– GRKGO:research programme with partial funding from the General Secretariat for Youth, LizaTsaliki, Despina Chronaki and Sonia Kontogianni, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Communication and Mass Media (in Greek).

(2011) Transnational Celebrity Activism in Global Politics: Changing the World?, edited volume with C. Frangonikolopoulos and A. Huliaras, Bristol: Intellect. 

(2011) ‘Post/feminism and the politics of mediated sex’, (K. Sarikakis and L. Tsaliki), International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics (special issue), 7 (2)

(2010) ‘Μεσα Επικοινωνίας, Πορνογραφία και Παγκοσμιοποίηση’ (Media, Pornography and Globalization) (K. Sarikakis and L. Tsaliki), Ζητήματα Επικοινωνίας special issue in Greek (Communication Issues), (11)