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)

Judge rule: is the law taking over politics?

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