Pavlos Kavouras is associate professor of cultural
anthropology and ethnomusicology in the Faculty of Music,
University of Athens. He has published extensively particularly
on his field research in Greece--Karpathos, Lesbos, Thrace and
Eastern Macedonia. His research often investigates the relations
between narrative and music, experience and communication, and
focuses on the interface between ethnography, phenomenological
hermeneutics and performance theory.
His most recent publications include Trickseter & Cain: A Musical Allegory
(forthcoming, in Greek), “Voices, Meanings and Identities:
Cultural Reflexivity in the Opening aned Closing Ceremonies of
the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens” (in English IASPM 2006), “The
Past of the Present: From the Ethnography and Performance of
Music to the performance of Musical Ethnography” (2003, in
Greek), “The Biography of a Folk Musician: Ethnographic Field
Research, Interpretation and Fiction” (1999, in English).