Lila Leontidou

Affiliation: tenured University Professor or Lecturer at the University of the Aegean, the Hellenic Open University, the National Technical University of Athens, and King’s College London
Expertise: Η Πολιτισμική Γεωγραφία της Μεσογείου
Correspondence eMail : leonti@aegean.gr

 

Short biographical note

Lila Leontidou studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens, Geography and Spatial Governance (MSc) at the LSE, and was awarded her PhD from the University of London in 1981. She has been a tenured University Professor or Lecturer at the University of the Aegean, the Hellenic Open University, the National Technical University of Athens, and King’s College London. Moreover, she has been a Senior Fellow at the LSE and an International Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. She publishes in Greek, English and French and her works have been also translated into Spanish, Italian and Japanese. She is the author of The Mediterranean City in Transition, (Cambridge University Press 1990/2006), Cities of Silence (in Greek, ΕΤΒΑ/ ΠΙΟΠ, 1989/2013), Geographically Illiterate Land (in Greek, Propombos 2005/2011), co-editor of Mediterranean Tourism (Routledge 2001), Urban Sprawl in Europe (Blackwell 2007), etc. She has also published articles in academic journals such as: International Journal of Urban & Regional Research, Environment and Planning, Identities: Studies in Culture & Power, Urban Studies, European Planning Studies, European Urban & Regional Studies, City: Analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action, Espaces et Societés, and New Geographies (Harvard).

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Degree Programmes:
MA in Mediterranean Studies

Academic years:
2015-2016