Effy Tselikas : her entire life is dedicated to deal with others cultures
She has been travelling around the world all
her life. First with her parents, Greek political refugees in North Africa and
Latin America where she received a French education; then, all over Europe and
Asia through her jobs, her loves, her children and friends. Constantly
searching similarities behind differences.
She has a History and Economics
degree and has acquired several languages in order to communicate with every
one. After various posts in France and abroad, she is actually a journalist for
the Greek and French media (TV, radio, press magazine), and film maker for
documentaries, specialised in subjects such as double culture, historical
heritage and migration. She also teaches “Intercultural
communication” in universities in France and North-Africa. She contributes
as an expert to projects of the Council of Europe, for instance “Cultural
values for Europe” and “Learning history; the image of other”.
Her life is divided between a small island in
Greece, Paris and travels. She is involved in Greek-Turkish
co-produced media programs and is prepare a new book about multiple identity.
She is also in the process of completing a PhD in Communication Studies at the
University of Sorbonne, intituled ”Television and geopolitics”.