Torch

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

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).