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Marilena Zaroulia is Senior Lecturer in Drama. She joined the Department of Performing Arts in September 2008; prior to that she had worked at University College Dublin and Royal Holloway, University of London.


Areas of expertise



  • "Performances of Capitalism, Crises and Resistance. Inside/Outside Europe." Marilena Zaroulia and Philip Hager (eds). Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
  • "Sharing the Moment: Europe, Affect and Utopian Performatives in the Eurovision Song Contest" in Performing the ‘New’ Europe: Identities, Feelings, and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest. Karen Fricker & Milija Gluhovic (eds), Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2013.
  • "Europhile or Eurosceptic? Gaps in the Narrative and Performances of Panic" (co-written with Philip Hager) in Remapping Crisis: A Guide to Athens. Ally Walsh & Myrto Tsilimpounidi (eds), Zero Books, 2013.
  • "Geographies of the Imagination" in David Greig’s Theatre: Mobility, Globalization and European Identities in The Theatre of David Greig (Critical Companion). C. Wallace (ed.) London: Methuen, 2013.
  • "Members of a Chorus of a Certain Tragedy: Euripides Orestes, National Theatre of Greece" in Theatre and National Identity: Re-imagining Conceptions of the Nation. Nadine Holdsworth (ed.) London & New York: Routledge, 2013.
  • "What is missing is my place in the world: The Utopian Dramaturgy of David Greig" in COSMOTOPIA: Transnational Identities in David Greig’s theatre. Anja Muller & Clare Wallace (eds) Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, 2011. pp. 32-49.
  • "Staging Hamlet after the in-yer-face moment"Contemporary Theatre Review Backpages 20.4 (2010): pp. 501-4.


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