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Dr Alexandra Prodromidou

Lecturer

Academic Position

Lecturer

SEERC Research Associate

Position

 

 

Academic Qualifications

PhD Russian Studies, Centre for Russian and East European Studies, The University of Birmingham, UK

MA Mediterranean Studies, Department of Middle East and Mediterranean Studies, King’s College London, University of London, UK

BA (Hons) International Relations in the School of European Studies with Italian, The University of Sussex, UK

Office L. Sofou Building, 5th floor
Office Hours

Friday 13.30-15.30

 

Telephone 2310 536544, 528450 (ext. 108)
Email aprodromidou@city.academic.gr
Linkedin http://gr.linkedin.com/in/alexandraprodromidou
Personal Website http://academic.academia.edu/AlexandraProdromidou


Dr Prodromidou joined BAED as a Lecturer in 2013. She holds a PhD in Russian Studies from the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham, UK. She has taught and lectured on Politics and Russian Politics at the University of Birmingham, the University of Leicester and Nottingham Trent University in the UK and as a guest lecturer on Energy Poverty at Panteion University. She currently teaches European Union and International Politics.

Dr Prodromidou has recently concluded working on a project on Comparative Political Economy between Greece and Turkey. She is part of a wider collaborative network on issues of Political Economy in Greece, Spain, Portugal under the auspices of the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute of the University of Sheffield.

In the past she also worked on a joint project with the School of Environment, Education and Development of the University of Manchester and the European Centre for Environmental Research and Training, Panteion University on Energy Poverty and Vulnerability in Greece.

Other current research interests include the Migrant Crisis in Southeast Europe, Russian Energy Policy, EU Energy and Security and Greek Politics.

Dr Prodromidou was a conference proposal reviewer of the Council for European Studies-University of Columbia, USA 23rd International Conference of Europeanists which was held in Philadelphia, PA between April 14-16, 2016. She also served as the Chair of Committee on Politics and Social Sciences at the 9th and 10th South East European Doctoral Student Conference in 2014 and 2015 respectively.  

Other affiliations:

Associate Fellow, Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, The University of Sheffield, UK

Teaching

Autumn Term 2016

International Politics (CBE 2006)

Spring Term 2017

European Union (CBE1000)

Research Interests

Migration in Southeast Europe, Russian State-Business Relations in the Oil and Gas Sector, Russian Foreign Energy Policy in the Caspian Region and Central Asia, EU internal energy market, Lobbying Activities of Energy Companies at the EU Level, the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy Electoral Behavior in Greece Focusing on Contentious Politics at Election Time, Geopolitics in the South East Mediterranean, Greek-Turkish Relations, Energy Vulnerability and Poverty in Greece, issues related to the Political Economies of Greece and Turkey

Publications

Publications:
 
Prodromidou, A. (2015). A clear victory for the anti-austerity camp in Gerodimos, R. (ed.) First Thoughts on 25 January 2015 Election in Greece, Political Studies Association-Greek Politics Specialist Group. Available here.
 
Prodromidou, A. (2014). The Precarious State of Greek Politics in Gerodimos, R. (ed.) First Thoughts on the 18 & 24 May 2014 Elections in Greece, Political Studies Association-Greek Politics Specialist Group. Available here.  
 
Prodromidou, A. Dimosthenous, I. Kousantas, N. Stergiopoulou, C. Fronimaki, D. Psyllos, P., 2013. Ενεργειακή ασφάλεια και άμυνα στην νοτιοανατολική Μεσόγειο: Οι παράγοντες αστάθειας και οι προοπτικές συνεργασίας. [in Greek] Foreign Affairs The Hellenic Edition, Issue 21, December 2013-January 2014, 124-145
 
Media presence:
 
Quoted by Radio France Internationale on the significance of Vladimir Putin's visit to Greece on May 27th, 2016. Online article and audio available here
 
Conference Presentations:  
 
Prodromidou, A. (2016). Introduction to the CTRL+Enter Europe Migrant Crisis Network, Symposium on the European Migrant Crisis: Challenges of a Fragmented Corridor organized by The South-East European Research Centre, Electra Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece 31 March 2016 (video available here). 
 
Prodromidou, A (2015). Political Resistance in Greece, The Political Economy of Crisis in South Europe: Greece, Spain and Turkey Inside/Outside the EU, organized by The South-East European Research Centre, Greece, The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, UK and Sehir University, Turkey, Thessaloniki Town Hall, Greece 10 September 2015 here

Prodromidou, A & Gkasis, P (2015). Debt-infused political crisis in Greece, The Political Studies Association 65th Annual International Conference, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 30 March-02 April 2015 here

Gkasis, P, Prodromidou, A & Tsaliki, P (2014). Globalised Economic Crises: A Structural Issue of Developed Economies or a Systemic Fallacy of the Modern Economic System?, The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute Annual Conference, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 30 June-02 July 2014 here
 
Gkasis, P & Prodromidou, A (2014). EU regionalism and the case of Turkey: In or Out of the European Union?, European International Studies Association 2nd European Workshops in International Studies, Gediz University, Izmir, Turkey, 21-24 May 2014 
 
Prodromidou, A & Gkasis, P (2014). Evaluating the Social, Economic and Political Impact of the Economic Adjustment Measures on Greece, The Greek Politics Specialist Group with the Institute for European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium 2 May 2014 here
 
Prodromidou, A &  Gkasis, P (2014). The Impact of the debt crisis on Greek politics, the economy and society. The Greek Economy: from Crisis to Development organised by the Department of Planning and Regional Development, School of Engineering, University of Thessaly, the Hellenic Observatory, LSE and the Centre of Planning and Economic Research, Volos, Greece, 4-5 April 2014 here
 
Prodromidou, A & Tsatsanifou, M (2014). The acquisition of DEPA/DESFA through the prism of Greek energy policy. At the 1st Symposium for PhD Students and Young Researchers of the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and the Department of European and International Relations(Directorate of Public and International Relations) of the University of Athens. Athens, Greece, 21-22 January 2014 here
 
Prodromidou, A. (2010). State-business Relations in the Russian Oil and Gas Sectors and Their Impact on Russian Foreign Energy Policy in Central Asia. At the 10th Annual Aleksanteri Conference. Helsinki, Finland, 27-29 October 2010 here
 
Prodromidou, A. (2009). The Role of Domestic factors in the Formation of Foreign Policy: State-Business relations and Russian foreign energy policy in the Caspian. At the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) XI Conference on Studying Central Asia: In quest for New Paths and Concepts. Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, September 3-5 2009 here
 
Prodromidou, A. (2009). Russian Foreign Policy and Energy Politics in the Caspian. At the University of Birmingham Caucasus and Central Asian Research Group Presentations. Birmingham, United Kingdom, January 22 2009
 
Prodromidou, A. (2007). The Economization of Russian Foreign Policy: The Case of the Caspian Region and Energy Resources and its Security Implications in the Area. At the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS), X Conference on Central Asia: Sharing Experiences and Prospects. The Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, September 12-15 2007
 
Prodromidou, A. (2007). Russian Energy Policy and the Caspian Region: The Security Parameters. At the Centre for Russian and East European Studies Annual Conference. Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, United Kingdom, June 8-10 2007 here
 
Invited Speaker:
 
Prodromidou, A. (2016).  'The Migrant Crisis in Greece after the EU-Turkey agreement'. Keynote Speaker at the Regional Conference on 'Migration and Security Challenge in the Balkans', organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung with The International Faculty of the University of Sheffield-CITY College and Aristotle University, in Skopje and Gevgelija, FYROM, 05-07 June 2016 here 
 
Prodromidou, A. (2014). 'Energy Security in South East Europe'. Guest Lecture at the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria, 06 December 2014 
 
Petrova, S. & Prodromidou, A. (2014). 'Everyday experiences of energy vulnerability in Northern Greece'. At the 'Energy vulnerability in Europe' workshop at the European Commission Directorate General of Energy, Brussels, Belgium, 27 February 2014 here
 
Prodromidou, A. (2013). 'Energy Poverty and Vulnerability in Greece'. At the 9th Interdisciplinary Graduate Programme on the Environment and Sustainable Development, The European Centre for Environmental Research and Training, Panteio University, Kythira, Greece, 6-13 September 2013 here
 
Workshops:
 
Workshop Facilitator on Qualitative Methodologies for PhD students, at the 9th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development on Responsible Entrepreneurship. Vision, Development and Ethics organised by The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), Romania and the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield-CITY College, Greece, Bucharest, Romania, 24-25 June 2016 here
 
Workshop Facilitator on Challenges in the Implementation of  the EU-Turkey Agreement, at the Regional Conference on 'Migration and Security Challenge in the Balkans', organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung with The International Faculty of the University of Sheffield-CITY College and Aristotle University, in Skopje and Gevgelija, FYROM, 05-07 June 2016 here 
 
Panel Discussant:
 
Prodromidou, A. (2009). Central Asia in Geopolitical Contexts. At the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) XI Conference on Studying Central Asia: In quest for New Paths and Concepts. Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, September 3-5 2009 here

Member of Conference Scientific Committee:

Proposal Reviewer of the Council for European Studies-University of Columbia, 23rd International Conference of Europeanists, Philadelphia, USA (April 2016)

Chair of Politics and Social Sciences (POLSS) Scientific Committee,10th South-East European Research Centre Doctoral Student Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece (September 2015)

Chair of Politics and Social Sciences (POLSS) Scientific Committee, 9th South-East European Research Centre Doctoral Student Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece (September 2014)

 

Other Information

Associate Fellow, Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, The University of Sheffield, UK

Research Associate at the South East European Research Centre, Greece 

Political Studies Association Member, UK

Greek Politics Specialist Group  Member, UK

Contact

T: (+30) 2310 536 544, 2310 528 450 (ext.108)

F: (+30) 2310 282 384

Email: aprodromidou@city.academic.gr

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