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Danai Liodaki
Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde
Schongauerstr. 9
04328 Leipzig

T. +49 341 600 55-141


Danai Liodaki


Research Area: Multiple Geographies of Regional and Local Development
Department: Regional Geography of Europe

Short CV


At IfL since September 2021

2020–2021: Regional Development Consultant; external collaborator in AT Management and consultant for strategic spatial development to Municipalities and Regional Governments all over Greece, Athens

2018–2021: MSc in Architectural Design – Space – Culture; National Technical University of Athens, Greece

2015–2018: BA in Dramatic Arts; Drama School of the Greek Art Theatre "Karolos Koun", Athens, Greece

2011–2018: MA in Architecture; Architecture School of National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Research interests


Public and common spaces, public art, community participation, social movements claiming rights to the city and nature respectively

Awards and Grants


2019–2020: fellow in the program START – Create Cultural Change, Greece and Germany

2018–2019: Master’s scholarship program, Nikos Daskalantonakis Foundation (NDF), Greece

2016: UNESCO Prize for participation in radio-theater program “The voice of Greece”, ERT- Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, Athens, Greece



Journal articles

Liodaki, Danai / Velegrakis, Giorgos (2022)

Theatre minus physical coexistence – a glimpse into theatrical experimentations in Greece during the pandemic

In: International journal of performance arts and digital media

Apostolopoulou, Elia / Liodaki, Danai (2021)

The right to public space during the COVID-19 pandemic : a tale of rising inequality and authoritarianism in Athens, Greece

In: City, 25 (2021), 5-6, Seite 764-784

Liodaki, Danai / Velegrakis, Giorgos (2020)

Where's the "public" in public art : three narratives from documenta 14

In: The journal of public space / Art and activism in public space, 5 (2020), 4

Monographs and edited volumes

Liodaki, Danai (2020)

Hyperspace : theatrical play

Athens, Kapa Ekdotiki. 88 Seiten