Maria Petmesidou

Maria Petmesidou

Professor / Democritus University of Thrace, GREECE

Maria Petmesidou is professor of Social Policy at the Democritus University of Thrace.

She is educated Dipl. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Dipl. University College London; Ph.D. Oxford University. She was earlier head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Crete.

She has published numerous articles in English journals and collective volumes on social policy and development issues in Greece and comparative social protection systems in Southern Europe. Her books include "Poverty & Social Deprivation in the Mediterranean - Trends, Policies & Welfare Prospects in the New Millennium" (CROP International Studies in Poverty Research, Zed Books, with Christos Papatheodorou).


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The Social Question in the 21st Century (in Spanish)

3-5 September 2018 | Guadalajara, México

CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline 2 May 2018): Spanish-language international workshop: "La cuestión social en el siglo XXI"

​Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges

20 March 2018 | Bergen Resource Centre for International Development

SEMINAR: Organised by CROP and the UNESCO Chair at The University of Bergen.

World Social Science Forum 2018: Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures

25-28 September 2018 | Fukuoka, Japan

CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline EXTENDED to 31 March 2018). CROP is co-organising two sessions.

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CODESRIA 15th General Assembly: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

CALL for Abstracts and Panel Proposals (deadline 15 April).

World Social Science Forum 2018

25-28 September 2018 | Fukuoka, Japan

Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures

Knowledge for Our Common Future

8-9 February 2018 | University of Bergen, Norway

CONFERENCE: Norwegian Universities and the Sustainable Development Goals.