Publications

Monographs

2013 The Gift of European Thought and the Cost of Living. New York: Berghahn Books

2005 The Logic of Environmentalism: Anthropology, Ecology and Postcoloniality. New York: Berghahn Books

2002 Anthropology and the Will to Meaning: A Postcolonial Critique. London: Pluto Press

1996 Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (paperback edition 2005)

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2017 ‘In the margins of Europe’. Cypriot nationalism, liminality and moral economy of the financial crisis. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 23(1): 118-132

2017 Ontology, ‘hauntology’ and the ‘turn’ that keeps anthropology turning. History of the Human Sciences 30(1): 50-65

2015 Cosmopolitanism, sociology and the otherness of the other. Cultural Dynamics 27(3):  341-356

2014 Individualization and the aporias of modernity’. International Political Anthropology 7(2): 1-18
 
2013 ‘Funerals aren’t nice but it couldn’t have been nicer’: The makings of a good funeral. Mortality 18(1): 30-53 (with M. Holloway, S. Adamson, P. Draper and D. Mariau)

2011 Anthropological culture and ontology. Contemporary Issues (in Greek) 112: 39-43

2010 The ‘Neo-Orthodox’ in Cyprus: Religious resurgence and Western orthodoxy. Journal of Mediterranean Studies 19(1): 27-42

2010 Independent Cyprus? Postcoloniality and the spectre of Europe. Cyprus Review 22(2): 39-47

2009 Virtualism and the logic of environmentalism, in Virtualism, Governance and Practice, J. Carrier and P. West (eds.), pp. 24-44. New York: Berghahn Books
 
2007 The Philosopher’s gift. Critique of Anthropology 27: 301-18

2006 How Greeks think: about Turks, for example. South European Society and Politics 11: 33-46

2006 Reflections on an anthropology of Cyprus, in Divided Cyprus: The everyday life of an island in conflict, Y. Papadakis, N. Peristiany and G. Welz (eds.). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press

2003 Theory and practice in the reproduction of Western cultural identity, in Self and Other: Conceptualizations, Identities and Practices in Greece and Cyprus, D. Gefou-Madianou (ed.). Athens: Gutenberg (in Greek)

2003 ‘Reflexive Modernization’ and other mythical realities. Anthropological Theory 3: 27-41

2002 Tradition, modernity and European hegemony in the Mediterranean. Journal of Mediterranean Studies. 12: 23-42

2001 The Mediterranean? Need one ask or reply? Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 10: 25-38

2000 Self–accountability and the problem of meaning, in Audit Cultures: Anthropological Studies in Accountability, Ethics and the Academy, M. Strathern (ed.). London: Routledge

1999 Sameness and the ethnological will to meaning. Current Anthropology 40: S29-S41

1997 ‘Keep Cyprus Clean’: Littering, pollution and otherness. Cultural Anthropology 12: 159-78

1996 Is ‘Closer and closer’ ever close enough? De-reification, diacritical power, and the specter of Evolutionism. Anthropological Quarterly 69: 206-19

1995 Greek Cypriot nationalism and the poverty of the imagination, in Visitors, Immigrants, and Invaders in Cyprus, P. W. Wallace (ed.). Albany, NY: Institute of Cypriot Studies

1993 Under a spell: The strategic use of magic in Greek Cypriot society. American Ethnologist 20: 256-71

Book Reviews and Other Contributions

2015 Magic, Anthropology of. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, second edition, Vol 14. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 435-438 (revised and expanded entry).

2005 Review of Modern Greece: A Cultural Poetics. Vangelis Calotychos. Journal of Modern Greek Studies 23: 408-10

2003 Review of Experiencing Dominion: Culture, Identity, and Power in the British Mediterranean. T. W. Gallant. Nations and Nationalism 9: 633-34

2001 (Review Essay) ‘Provincializing Europe’: Reflections on questions of method and strategy. Social Anthropology 9: 217-22

2001 Magic, Anthropology of. In International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, N. J. Smelser and P. B. Baltes (eds.). Oxford: Elsevier Science

1999 Review of Faith in History: Armenians Rebuilding Community. S. P. Pattie. Cyprus Review11: 117-8

1997 Review of The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World. L. M. Danforth. American Ethnologist 24: 240-1

1995 Review of Modern Greek Lessons: A Primer in Historical Constructivism. J. D. Faubion. American Anthropologist 97: 416-7

1993 Maronites and Armenian Cypriots, in State of the Peoples: A Global Human Report on Societies in Danger, M. Miller (project director). Boston: Beacon Press