Professional Activities

KEYNOTE or INVITED TALKS/LECTURES/SEMINARS (selected and strictly after 2014)

– 07/04/2016: Panel member “Activist, Radical, Public: Sociology’s Alternative Futures?”. British Sociological Association Annual Conference. Aston University, Birmingham, 6-8 April 2016.

– 15/01/2016: Keynote speaker “Learning from and with the education movements in Greece and Brazil: resistance, hope and pedagogy”. International seminar 'Can we learn together? Researching the ‘everyday’ in education', UCL Institute of Education, London.

– 07/09/2015: Keynote speaker “Educação, resistencia y alternativas na Grécia, Inglaterra e Chile”. 'IX Semana de Educação', Fundação Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Limoeiro, Brazil.

– 04/09/2015: Keynote speaker “A Partir Política Convencional para Movimentos Sociais: Grécia entre Austeridade e Esperança”. International seminar at Fundação Universidade Estadual do Ceará, FUNECE, Fortaleza, Brazil.

– 31/08/2015: Keynote speaker “Movimentos sociais e pedagogia crítica na Grécia: resistência e alternativas”. International seminar 'Movimento docente, resistência política, educação popular',Faculdade de Educação, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil.

– 28/08/2015: Keynote speaker “Movimentos Sociais e resistência politica na Europa: articulações e diálogos com a America Latina”. Organised by the Encontro de educação popular (Coletivo Ação Direta em Educação Popular/ Mangueira-UERJ, Brazil.

– 2204/2105: Keynote speaker ‘Challenging deficit discourses in international education and development’. University of Leeds (event funded by the British Association for International and Comparative Education, BAICE).

– 28/11/2014: Keynote talk ‘Education, resistance and social change in the European periphery: the case of Greece’. Seminar presentation, School of International Development, UEA.

– 04/11/2014: Keynote talk ‘El movimiento estudiantil Griego y el movimiento Ingles. Resistencia y alternativas’. Universidad de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile.

- 11/04/2013: Panel discussion on social change and education. Peloponnese University, Corinth, Greece.

– 09/04/2014: Keynote talk ‘Εκπαίδευση και εκσυγχρονισμόs’ ('Education and modernisation'). University of Central Greece, Lamia, Greece.

– 22/01/2014: Keynote talk ‘Between neo-fascism and poverty: education and hope in Greece in times of debtocracy’. MERD seminar series, University of East London.

External Activities

Co-convenor of the Activism in Sociology interest group, British Sociological Association.

External examiner of the Erasmus Mundus MA/Mgr. Special and Inclusive Education, University of Roehampton.

External Examiner of the MA in Education and Human Rights, UCL Institute of Education.

Editor and former deputy chief of the Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS).

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