Dr. Eugenia Roussou

Eugenia Roussou, social anthropologist, is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA), Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Universidade Nova Lisboa. She has conducted extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Greece on the belief of the evil eye, touching upon themes of religion, spirituality, pluralism and performances of ritual healing. Her current research project, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) focuses on new forms of (or ‘New Age’) spirituality, religious pluralism, complementary/alternative healing, neo-shamanism, sensory modes of perception and spiritual creativity in present-day Portugal and Greece.


Dr Eugenia Roussou, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CRIA/FCSH, Universidade Nova Lisboa