Dr Nikos Sotirakopoulos

Nikos Sotirakopoulos is a lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences in Loughborough University. He is also the author of the book The Rise of Lifestyle Activism: from New Left to Occupy. He is interested in economic sociology and is currently researching the rise of the ‘sharing economy’ and of digital markets in the ‘darknet’. He has also done research and published on how concepts such as economic growth and individual agency have been problematised in the narratives of the New Left and of the political and intellectual elites.

Related Sessions
Monday 22 September 2014, 19.00 Free Thinking Zone, Skoufa 64 str & Grivaion, 10680 Athens, Greece
Tuesday 23 September 2014, 19.30 Hellenic American Union, Massalias 22, 10680, Athens, Greece
Saturday 18 October 2014, 16.00 Garden Room
Sunday 19 October 2014, 12.00 Cinema 3

Publications

The Rise of Lifestyle Activism: From New Left to Occupy (Palgrave Macmillan 2016)

Judgement by our peers: is the jury out?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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