C. Nadia Seremetakis has conducted long term fieldwork in Greece, urban and rural, starting officially in mid '80's, and comparative researches in various parts of the world such as New York, Albania, Tunisia, on issues such as

  • cultural translation
  • ethnography of the urbanscape
  • technology, neoliberalism and cultural practice
  • the body and multisensory exchange in (post)modernity
  • divination, media and embodied intersubjective communication
  • dialogical performance
  • globalization and the medicalization of everyday life
  • physical disaster and social memory
  • mobile populations and diseases
  • death rituals and the social construction of pain, truth and gender in Greece
  • perception and memory as material culture
  • social aesthetics
  • the poetics of mourning
  • death and the materiality of memory
  • taste and memory (25 schools--elementary and high schools-- in Messinia, S.Peloponnese)