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.

On Twitter @Nikos_17
Related Sessions
Sunday 18 October 2015, 14.00 Cinema 3
Sunday 18 October 2015, 16.00 Garden Room

Publications

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

Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon

"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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