Dr Lukasz Szulc, Principal Investigator
Lukasz Szulc is a Lecturer in Digital Media and Society in the Department of Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield and a recipient of the EU’s Marie Curie Individual Fellowship in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His interests include cultural and critical studies of media and identity at the intersections of gender, sexuality and transnationalism. Lukasz is co-chairing LGBTQ Studies Interest Group in International Communication Association. He has recently authored the book Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland: Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines (2018, Palgrave) and co-edited the collection LGBTQs, Media and Culture in Europe’ (2017, Routledge). He tweets from @LukaszSzulc.
Professor Myria Georgiou, Supervisor
Myria Georgiou is a Professor of Media and Communications in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. She holds a PhD in Sociology from LSE, an MSc in Journalism from Boston University and a BA in Sociology from Panteion University, Athens. Her research focuses on media and the city; urban technologies and politics of connection; and the ways in which migration and diaspora are politically, culturally and morally constituted in the context of mediation. For more than 20 years she has been conducting and leading cross-national and transurban research across Europe and between British and American cities. She has also worked as a journalist for BBC World Service, Greek press, and the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation.