Crisis-Scapes: Athens & Beyond


May 9 & 10. Athens Polytechnic (NTUA), Averof Building, Patission Campus
(google map)
The conference is in English. It is free and open to all, with no registration required.

Conference book | conference poster

Friday, May 9

Panel 1, 14:00-16:00
Flows, infrastructures and networks

Giorgos Aggelopoulos (University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki)
Andreas Chatzidakis (Royal Holloway, London)
Dimitra Gefou-Madianou (Panteion University, Athens)
Yannis Kallianos (Manchester University, Manchester)
Leonidas Oikonomou (Panteion University, Athens)
Discussant: Dimitris Dalakoglou

Panel 2, 16:30-18:30
Mapping spaces of racist violence

Klara Jaya Brekke (
Dimitris Christopoulos (Panteion University, Athens, Hellenic League of Human Rights)
Sarah Green (University of Helsinki, Helsinki)
Lia Yoka (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki) and Sonia Vlachou (University of Hamburg)
Discussant: Hara Kouki

Screening, 19:00-20:00
Future Suspended
a 35′ documentary by

Saturday, May 10

Panel 3, 12:00-14:00
Between invisibility and precarity

Rania Astrinaki (Panteion University, Athens)
Athena Athanasiou (Panteion University, Athens)
Akis Gavriilidis (Author, Indepedent Scholar)
Giorgos Tsimouris (Panteion University, Athens)
Dina Vaiou (NTUA, Athens)
Discussant: Jane Cowan

Panel 4, 15:00-17:00
The right to the city in crisis

Lila Leontidou (Hellenic Open University, Athens)
Andy Merrifield (Cambridge University, Cambridge)
Christy Petropoulou (University of the Aegean, Mytilene)
Hyun Bang Shin (London School of Economics, London)
Tom Slater (University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh)
Discussant: Antonis Vradis

Panel 5, 17:30-19:30
Devaluing labour, depreciating land

Bob Catterall, CITY Journal (
Costis Hadjimichalis (Charokopeio University, Athens)
David Harvey (City University of New York, NYC)
Elena Madison (Project for Public Spaces, NYC)
Filippo Osella (Sussex University, Brighton)
Discussant: Dimitris Dalakoglou

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