Project manager

ELENI KOUKI is a researcher at the Jewish Museum of Greece. Among other things, she is the coordinator of the annual educational field trip at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial for high school students, as well as responsible for the Oral History Archive. 

She studied history at the Department of History and Archaeology of the Faculty of Philosophy in Ioannina. In 2016, she completed her doctoral thesis at the Department of History and Archaeology of the Faculty of Philosophy at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. 

She has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the research program "Politics of Recognition: The Afterlife of the Greek Resistance in Law, History and Memory, 1944-2006" (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), as well as in the research program "Censorship in the Visual Arts and Cinema" (Panteion University). 

In 2021-2 she participated as a national expert in the project "Countering Distortion of the Genocide of the Roma in Southeastern Europe: A Key Element for Developing Anti-Racism Strategies and Anti-Discrimination Policies and Practices" (Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities & François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights - Harvard University). 

Her research interests include postwar history, memory, and public history, as well as the history of the Holocaust. Currently, she is working on the topic of antisemitism in post-war Greece based on a series of interviews that the Jewish Museum of Greece conducted in 2021 with Greek Jews born after WW2.