Art & Research Resident 2015
Christos Mais was born in Cyprus. After his studies in Economics in Thessaloniki he continued his education in Leiden, where he received an MA in Book & Digital Media Studies. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society. His research interests vary from Contemporary Social & Political History, to Oral History, Visual Sociology, Publishing History and the History of Communism and the Left. He is particularly interested in dissident and underground press during the Long Sixties, the interaction between print and visual culture with politics, and interdisciplinary approaches of the above issues.