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Fragkiska Megaloudi

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Fragkiska Megaloudi is a former lecturer of Archaeology at the University of Western Australia. She holds a Phd in Anthropology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and completing a Post Graduate Certificate in Media Studies and Communication from the University of Leicester. In 2007 she joined the NGO Medecins du Monde where she worked for a year as Mission Coordinator in Amman Jordan. As an academic she has published one book and 25 scientific articles and has lectured in world recoginsed academic settings such as the Universities of Montreal and Concordia in Canada, Boston University in the US, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and the Center of Scientifc Research (CNRS) at Montpellier and Toulouse in France. In 2011 she decided to leave her academic career for the humatarian reporting. She first moved to Uganda where she worked as for an international NGO and got involved in local development projects.In 2012 she joined the humanitarian news service of the United Nations in Bangkok, IRIN Asia, researching and reporting on humanitarian issues from South and South East Asia. She has published numerous analysis and reports in a variety of topics including malnutrition, post disaster management, HIV, womens rights, poverty. She contributes as a free lance writer to some of the largest news media in Greece and her work has been reproduced and published in internationally recognized media. Visit Fran's personal blog:

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