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Daniel M. Knight

Daniel M. Knight

Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews

Daniel M. Knight holds a PhD in Anthropology from Durham University and a BA from University of Wales, Lampeter. Daniel moved to St Andrews in 2016 having held a National Bank of Greece Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Science and an Addison Wheeler Research Fellowship at Durham.

Since 2003 Daniel has conducted research in Thessaly, central Greece, adopting a historical approach to understanding socio-economic relations in the current economic crisis – research written-up in his recent monograph "History, Time, and Economic Crisis in Central Greece” (Palgrave, 2015). He has published on crisis, time, temporality, historicity, neoliberalism and neo-colonialism, focusing on how moments of the past are embodied during eras of social and economic upheaval (with special reference to the 1940s and late Ottoman era).

Daniel also writes on renewable energy initiatives and how economic uncertainty has created dynamic spaces for entrepreneurial opportunism, leading projects on photovoltaic energy development and economic sustainability in Greece. His continuing work investigates how renewable energy developments in the Balkans are coming to be viewed as neo-colonial programmes and new extractive economies.

Daniel is Associate Editor of History and Anthropology journal (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/ghan) and a member of the British Academy development board for the British School at Athens. His research has been funded by the ESRC, EPSRC, Leverhulme Trust, British Academy, National Bank of Greece.

Living through the Greek crisis: an anthropologist reports from Thessaly

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