Relevant publications

Karaiskou, V. (2022). “Memory landscapes and stories of shame: The coexistence of Greece, Cyprus and Turkey as an affective ‘mission impossible”. In Roman Gerodimos (ed.), Shame: Theory, Practice, Methods, Applications, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 223-241. (

Karaiskou, V. (2019). “Nicosia hotspot: Visualities of memory and heritage in the Greek Cypriot urban space”. In Sybille Frank and Mirjana Ristic (eds.), Urban Heritage in Divided Cities. UK: Routledge, pp 53-69. (ISBN 9781138624870)

Karaiskou, V. (2019). “Visuality and Emotional Governance in the Public Space”. In András Benedek and Kristof Nyíri (eds.) Perspectives of Visual Learning, vol. I: Vision Fulfilled: The Victory of the Pictorial Turn. Series. Budapest: Hungarian Academy of Sciences / Budapest University of Technology and Economics, pp.93-102. (ISBN: 978-963-313-304-0)

Karaiskou, V. (2019). “Deep in Memory: Urban Space and Visuality in Cyprus”. In Kalliopi Fouseki, Torgrim Guttormsen and Grete Swensen (eds.), Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations: Deep Cities. UK: Routledge, pp. 67-88. (ISBN 9781138615274)

Karaiskou, V. (2014). “Visual Narrations in Public Space: Codifying Memorials in Cyprus”. The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, 8(2), pp. 15-26.

Karaiskou, V. & Christiansen, A. (2014). “Aphrodite’s Heirs: Beauty and Women’s Suffering in Cypriot Public Sculpture”. In Maria Ioannou and Maria Kyriakidou (eds.) Female Beauty in Art: History, Feminism, Women Artists, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, pp. 126-179.–History–Feminism–Women-Artists1-4438-5339-9.htm

Karaiskou, V. (December 2013). “Commemorative sculpture and ceremonial behaviors in the public sphere: Cyprus as a case study”. Sociological Study, 3(12), pp. 920-932.

Karaiskou, V. (2013). “Ideological Legacies in Greek art of the 1970s: Shaping the ‘Idea’ amid Heroism and Romanticism”. The International Journal of Arts Theory and History, 1(7), pp. 143-152.