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Argyro Nicolaou is a writer and filmmaker from Cyprus living in New York. She is a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature and Critical Media Practice at Harvard University. Her dissertation project, "Europe and the Cultural Politics of Mediterranean Migrations," examines case studies of displacement in the Mediterranean region through literary texts, political memoirs, and film, looking at the ways in which such narratives of migration have shaped the geopolitical and cultural identity of Europe. Argyro is currently a Graduate Fellow at Harvard's Mahindra Humanities Center.