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Stergios Magkriotis

Stergios Magkriotis
Name
Stergios Magkriotis
Address
Edinburgh UK
Email
Research Interests
Displacement, Refugee Livelihoods, everyday practices, Materiality, Visual Sociology, Human Geography, Ethnography
URL
http://www.sociology.ed.ac.uk/people/research_students2/stergios_magkriotis

PhD Title

Livelihoods at the Margins of Humanitarian Aid 
The everyday life strategies of refugees in Athens

Qualifications

  • MSc Sociology and Global Change, University of Edinburgh
    Thesis title: Spatial Dynamics and Shifting Roles at the gate of Europe. Narratives from Skala Sykamias.
  • BA Audio and Visual Arts, Ionian University
    Thesis title: The phenomenon of homeless people in Greece today.

Conference Presentations

  • The Artefacts of Displacement: Documents of life, practices and the livelihood of refugees in camps (International Visual Sociology Association 2019 annual conference in Skidmore College, New York, U.S.A. 20 – 22 June)
  • Politicising the visual representations of a ‘refugee crisis’ (International Visual Sociology Association 2018 annual conference in Evry, France 25-28 June)
  • Refugee flows, spatial dynamics and social shifts at the ‘gate’ of Europe Narratives from Skala Sykamias (Social Work, Education and Social Development Joint World Conference in Dublin, Irland, 4 - 6 July 2018)

Teaching

Tutor, Sociology 2a: Thinking Sociologically, University of Edinburgh

Tutor, Sociology 1b: The Sociological Imagination: Private Troubles, Public Problems
University of Edinburgh

Publications

Magkriotis, S. (forthcoming). Book Review: Under Every Yard of Sky by Meyer, S., Red Hook Editions 2019. Visual Studies. 

Magkriotis, S. (2020). Book Review: Bordering by Yuval-Davis, N. Wemyss, G. and Cassidy, K., Polity Press 2019. Journal of Refugee Studies. https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/feaa045