Fanzines’ Network and the Punk Scene in Greece (1980–2015)

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Subcultures and Popular Music book series (PSHSPM)


This chapter examines the emergence and development of the fanzines network in Greece, its strong relationship with the local punk scene, and the crucial socio-political dimensions of both these fields. While political pamphlets and underground publications played an important part in the anti-dictatorship struggles (1967–1974) and during the first years of the post-dictatorship era, this project focuses on the ‘blooming’ period (1980–2015) of the specific fields with which this chapter deals. The core hypothesis is that the parallel empirical research of these fields may lead to fruitful conclusions about the connections and the limits between do-it-yourself (DIY) publications and urban subcultures in general, and that such a subcultural investigation may result in interesting qualitative findings regarding the socio-historical aspects of this intense period.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AthensGreece

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