Senior Lecturer, Department of Media Culture and Communications.
Programme Leader BA Media and Cultural Studies
DProf Consultancy Centre for Work Based Learning
Dubai Campus University Link Tutor and co-ordinator
AKTO Athens University Link Tutor: BA Marketing and Advertising
Articles and chapters in edited books
'User Generated Content. An exploration and analysis of the temporal qualities and elements of authenticity and immediacy in UGC' in First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Research. 22-24 November 2011. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
'A Moment of Experimentation: Spatial Practice and Representation of Space as Narrative Elements in Location-Based Games' Aether: The Journal of Media Geography, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2010.
'Kino-Phone, Location Autonomy and Broadcast', in Southern Review: Communication, Politics & Culture, Special issue on Mobile Histories, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2006.
'Return to the Playground: Location Based Games', in Gaming Realities: A Challenge For Digital Culture (Medi@terra, 2006).
'User Generated Content. An exploration and analysis of the temporal qualities and elements of authenticity and immediacy in UGC' paper presented at First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Research. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 22-24 November 2011
'Return to the Playground: Location Based Games' paper presented at Research Centre "Media Upheavals" University of Siegen, Germany, Locative Media Summer Conference September 3-5, 2007
'Where are you now? Time, Duration and Instantaneous Mobile Messaging' paper presented at University of Tokyo, 'Theory. Culture & Society 25th Anniversary' Conference, 'Ubiquitous Media: Asian Transformations', 13-16 July, 2007
'London Calling. Happy Slapping, Tooting and Bluetoothing' paper presented at Institute of Network Culture 'New Network Theory' Conference, Amsterdam 28-30 June, 2007.
'Return to the Playground. Location Based Games' Paper presented at Medi@terra 2006 Gaming Realities, Athens, 5 October 2006
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College 'Arts & Media 8th Annual Conference'. 'Technology, Performance & Identity', paper presentation London Calling. Bluetoothing and Happy Slapping 28 April 2006.
'Future Wireless' Cybersalon (Science museum) My Location dot Left paper presentation, October 2005.
Panellist in 'Educating in Pixels' Cybersalon with Douglas Rushkoff , ICA London June 2001.
Symposium and online discussion moderator, for the 'Net.Music' Cybersalon with Jacques Attali, ICA London April 2001.
Drakopoulou, Sophia (2012) Spatiotemporal experience through the use of ICTs and smart devices: a comparative analysis of the theories of Bergson and Lefebvre. In: Space: From Theory to Practice, 16 -17 November, Birkbeck School of Arts.
Drakopoulou, Sophia (2013) Observing rhythms of everyday life in content made by smart devices and uploaded on electronic maps and social media. A methodological enquiry. In: Spectacular /Ordinary /Contested Media City, 15-17 May, University of Helsinki.
Drakopoulou, Sophia (2013) The ‘lived now’. Observing the changes in the spatiotemporal experience of everyday life through the use of ICTs. In: Theorising the Web, 1-2 March, The Graduate Center (CUNY) NYC.
Drakopoulou, Sophia (2013) Athens as a hybrid city. An analysis and exploration of the rhythms of everyday life and the lived experience as documented in locative-mediated projects produced in Athens. In: Subtle Revolutions. Proceedings of the 2nd International Hybrid City Conference. University Research Institute Of Applied Communication, Athens, pp. 85-91. ISBN 978-960-99791-1-5
Drakopoulou, Sophia (2013) Pixels, bits and urban space. Observing the intersection of the space of information with actual physical space in augmented reality smartphone applications and peripheral vision displays. First Monday, 18 (11). ISSN 1396-0466