lecturer in sociology, University of Loughborough; author, The Rise of Lifestyle Activism: From New Left to Occupy
Nikos Sotirakopoulos is a lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences in Loughborough University. He is also the author of the book The Rise of Lifestyle Activism: from New Left to Occupy. He is interested in economic sociology and is currently researching the rise of the sharing economy and of digital markets in the darknet. He has also done research and published on how concepts such as economic growth and individual agency have been problematised in the narratives of the New Left and of the political and intellectual elites.
Saturday 28 October, 10:00 Cinema 3
Saturday 28 October, 16:00 Frobisher Auditorium 1
From Pepe the Frog to Charlottesville: the rise of the alt-right
Thursday 9 November, 19:00 Brunswick Inn, Derby, DE1 2RU
Groupthink: do East Midlands universities put conformism before criticism?