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Dr Irene Sotiropoulou

Faculty and Department

  • Institutes
  • Energy and Environmental Institute

Qualifications

  • LLB (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
  • MA (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
  • PGDip (University of Manchester)
  • PhD

Recent outputs

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Book Chapter

Women in solidarity economy in Greece: Liberation practices or one more task undertaken by women?

Sotiropoulou, I. (2020). Women in solidarity economy in Greece: Liberation practices or one more task undertaken by women?. In M. D. L. Á. Dicápua, I. G. Fajardo García, & M. J. Senent Vidal (Eds.), Economía social y solidaria y género: aportes transdisciplinarios desde Europa y Latinoamérica (109-146). Valencia, Spain: Tirant lo Blanch

"Why the sea is salty": Folktales as sources of grassroots economics

Sotiropoulou, I. (2019). “Why the sea is salty”: Folktales as sources of grassroots economics. In P. Batra-Wells, & W. G. Mullins (Eds.), The Folklorist in the Marketplace: The Economics of Folklore and the Folklore of Economics (214-233). Louisville, CO: University Press of Colorado

Journal Article

Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis

Sotiropoulou, I. (in press). Persistent Food Shortages in Venetian Crete: A First Hypothesis. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm14040151

Many languages in one economy or many economies in one language – the Greek case

Sotiropoulou, I. (in press). Many languages in one economy or many economies in one language – the Greek case. Journal of Intercultural Communication,

Social and Solidarity Economy: A quest for appropriate quantitative methods

Sotiropoulou, I. (2020). Social and Solidarity Economy: A quest for appropriate quantitative methods. Review of Economics and Economic Methodology, 4(Special Issue: The Methodology of Economics: How Mathematicians Explain – Or Should They?), 131-156

Research interests

- Heterodox Economics, particularly alternative theories about money & finance, non-monetary economics, parallel currencies, theories about value.

- Sustainable-ecological economics, small production modes, economics of the commons.

- Feminist Economics & Gender aspects of Economics, both on Micro, Macro & International levels.

- Grassroots economics, grassroots economic structures, solidarity economics, social economy, cooperatives & recuperated/self-managed enterprises.

- Non-capitalist economic structures, both in historical & contemporary societies, traditional economies, parallel (capitalist & non-capitalist) economic structures.

- Economic history, particularly of early capitalist structures, non-capitalist structures purged by or surviving capitalism.

Geographical areas of expertise: Greece, Turkey, UK, Jordan, Eastern Mediterranean, Venetian Empire.

Conference presentation

Commons and private property as a patriarchal trap

2017

"Commons and private property as a patriarchal trap". Invited presentation at the Workshop on the Commons and Political Theory (Thessalonike, 13-15.9.2017), within the framework of the research project ‘Heteropolitics: Refiguring the Common and the Political’ (ERC COG 2017-2020)

Projecting the cause over the effect – Migration flows in the 2010s and the reversal of global responsibility

2016

Projecting the cause over the effect – Migration flows in the 2010s and the reversal of global responsibility. Invited presentation after competitive selection at the Conference On the Move – Global migration, challenges and responses, (26.10.2016) Oslo, Norway. UNESCO ISSC, Norwegian UNESCO Committee & Research Council Norway (See also Fellowships, Honours & Grants).