Myria Georgiou

Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE

Experts Meeting: The Home and Displaced People

Myria Georgiou, Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. Professor Georgiou researches and teaches on migration and urbanisation in the context of intensified mediation. Adopting a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, she is committed to putting the human of the urban, transnationally connected world at the core of her research. Specifically, in research conducted across 6 countries over the last 25 years, she has been studying communication practices and media representations that profoundly, but unevenly, shape meanings and experiences of citizenship and identity.

Professor Georgiou’s publications include Diaspora, Identity and the Media (2006, Hampton Press); Media and the City: Cosmopolitanism and Difference (2013, Polity Press); The Digital Border (2022, NYU Press, with L.Chouliaraki). She has also worked as a consultant for a number of regional and international organisations, most importantly the Council of Europe in three different projects.