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2012 Workshop on Social Change

                          Theory and Applications (the case of Greek society)


Friday, 9 March 2012
London School of Economics

  • Podcast (available to all) and Video (available to LSE users only) for Keynote Lectures 
  • Podcast for Session I. (due to a technical problem there is no podcast for Session II.)


Welcome Address

Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies & Professor of European Politics, LSE 



Keynote Lectures 

  • Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone 

  • Professor Margaret Archer
    Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick & Director, Centre for Social Ontology, Centre d'Ontologie Sociale EPFL Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL – Collège des Humanités
    Social change and changes in reflexivity



  • Professor Nicos Mouzelis
    Emeritus Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics
    Developments leading to the Greek crisis



Session I -  Social Change: Theory and Applications

  • Chair: Dr Athanasia Chalari




Session IIReform and Regulating Business & Financial Sector

  • Chair: Dr Vanessa May

  • Dr Sofia Vasilopoulou
    Lecturer in Politics, Department of Politics, University of York
    Dr Theofanis Exadaktylos
    Ministry of Finance Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory London School of Economics & Lecturer in European Politics, University of Surrey
    Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou
    Fellow in Comparative Politics, Department of Government, London School of Economics
    Greece in crisis: the rise of populism in an age of austerity
  • Dr Athanasia Chalari
    A.C. Laskaridis Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics
    How Greek Social Reality changes and Why?








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