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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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CROP News and Events

Accelerating Sustainable Development through Social Protection

June 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Babatunde Omilola (Head of Development Planning and Inclusive Sustainable Growth Team, UNDP), CROP Fellow.

Student Mobility Scholarships awarded to UiB Masters students

25 June - 9 July 2018 | University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa

SCHOLARSHIPS: 5 Masters students from the University of Bergen will participate in summer school at UKZN.

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

3-5 September 2018 | Guadalajara, México

WORKSHOP co-organised by CROP, Colef, University of Guadalajara and UNAM. Spanish-language international workshop: "La cuestión social en el siglo XXI"

News from CROPNET

​Implementing the SDGs: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

Deadline: 2 August 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS by UNs Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE).

Child Poverty and Deprivation in Refugee-Hosting Areas. Evidence from Uganda

June 2018

REPORT by UNICEF, Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) and University of Cardiff.

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).

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