Sociologist, Research Fellow, EKKE
Nikos Souliotis studied Sociology in Panteion, Athens, and has done postgraduate studies in Paris where he obtained his Ph.D. from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (2005). He has taught at the Depts of Planning and Architecture, University of Thessaly (2006-2010). Since 2010 he is a Research Fellow in NCSR and teaches at the Greek Open University. His scientific interests and research activity focus on cultural consumption in urban space, especially in Athens. Selected publications: (forthcoming) "Cultural economy, sovereign debt crisis and the importance of local contexts: the case of Athens", Cities; (2009), “Cultural strategies and urban regeneration in the historical centre of Athens: local conditions and global trends”, in V. Kotzamanis, A. Kougoulos, I. Beriatos, D. Oikonomou, G. Petrakos (eds), Proceedings of the 2nd Panhellenic Congress of Regional Planning and Development, Volos, 24-27 September, Editions of the University of Thessaly,Volos, v. 2, p. 665-674; (2009) “Expansion of the public, refinement of distinction: social construction of demand in the Athenian symbolic economy since the mid of 1970s till today, in T. Maloutas et al., (eds), Social and Spatial Transformation in 21st Century Athens, EKKE, Athens, p. 279-320; (2008) “Collecting activity and creation of cultural institutions in Athens. Basic Hypothesis and a case study”, The Greek Review of Social Research, 127, p. 103-140; (2003), “Propriétés sociales des entrepreneurs et propriétés économiques du marché : le cas de loisir dans une banlieue populaire d’Athènes”, Regards Sociologiques, 25-26.