Krini Kafiris is a media researcher, teacher and activist. She received a DPhil in Media and Cultural Studies from the University of Sussex and has taught at British, Cypriot and Greek universities. She has also worked on gender and media related projects with NGOs in Greece and Cyprus as well as UNDP-ACT. Recently, she developed and presented a radio program at ERTopen in Greece focusing on the radical imagination. Her research currently focuses on representations of crisis and resistance in Greek and European media, and especially in documentary film during 2010 – 2015. She is co-producing a radio documentary, Women of Kobane, Women of a Revolution with Marina Mantzou, and is also working as a research/story consultant for the documentary film, The Trace of Time by Dionysia Kopana. She is active in the feminist and solidarity economy movements in Greece.
Krini will be a part of the board analysing the students’ projects of the Documentary Filmmaking MA programme from Babes-Bolyai University.