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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

Human Security as a Sine Qua Non for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Africa

May 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 50: by Ojijo Odhiambo and Fatima Umar (UNDP Nigeria Country Office).

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

LITERARY SALON: Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

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World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).

Bergen Summer Research School

17-27 June 2019 | University of Bergen

BSRS 2019 offers a series of parallel multidisciplinary working groups with top international lecturers, and cutting-edge keynotes to help you make your research play a role for a sustainable future.

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

25-26 June 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

CONFERENCE organized by UNRISD.

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