Professor Anna Tabaki
Department of Theatre Studies
University of Athens
Guest Researcher at the INR/NHRF
Phone: (210) 72 73 563
Fax: (210) 72 46 212
E-mail : antabaki, firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Tabaki was born in Piraeus. She graduated from the ''Collège Franco-Hellenique Jeanne D'Arc'' High School. She studied Greek and French Literature at the University of Athens. Holding a postgraduate scholarship of the french government, she specialized in the fields of French, Comparative and Modern Greek Literature (Université Blaise Pascal, Paris IV-Sorbonne). A student of C.Th. Dimaras at the Neohellenic Institute (Sorbonne) and ''Alexander S. Onassis'' scholarship recipient, she obtained her Ph.D. in History and Civilization at the Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris). Formerly a researcher at the Institute for Neohellenic Research (1980-2000), she is now INR guest researcher responsible for the project ''Modern Greek Translations''.
She taught history of Modern Greek Theatre (1995-2000) at the Department of Theatre Studies (University of Patras). In 1999 she was elected Associate Professor, and in 2004 full Professor, at the Department of Theatre Studies of the University of Athens.
Anna Tabaki is interested in comparative literature, with special emphasis on history of ideas, on translation issues, on comparative dramatology and, finally, on history of the Neohellenic theatre in the 18th-19th centuries. She has authored (or co-authored) 17 books, either monographs or edited volumes, and about 130 articles in renowned Greek and international academic journals (Études Balkaniques, Revue des Études Sud-Est Européennes, Synthesis, Neohelicon, Studies on Voltaire and the 18th century, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, etc.). She has also written entries on Neohellenic Enlightenment for the Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition (London-Chicago, 2000) and the Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment, Alan Charles Kors (ed.), Oxford University Press, 2003.
She has presented numerous papers in international conferences, university lectures and seminars, roundtables and symposia in Greece and abroad. She has participated in the exchange programme between the Athens-based NHRF and the Paris-based CNRS as well as in international academic networks, such as the European Science Foundation and the Association Internationale de Littérature comparée. Finally, she is member of various academic societies: among others, of the ''Society for the study of the Neohellenic Enlightenment'', the ''Greek Committee of South-eastern European Studies'', the ''Société francaise d'Étude du XVIIIe siecle'', and the ''Société Voltaire'', in the Bulletin of which she remains a correspondent member.