Lois Labrianidis - Other Scientific Activities

MEMBER OF EDITORIAL COMMITTEES

 

  1. 2013- today  member of the International Advisory Board of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies.
  2. 2008-2013: Member of the Editorial Board in European Urban and Regional Studies
  3. 2001-today: Editorial Advisor in  Geographies
  4. 1999-today: Member of the Editorial Committee in Panepistimio
  5. 1999-today: Member of the Editorial Committee in Topos (Review of spatial development, planning and environment)
  6. 1990-98: Editorial Advisor in Topos (Review of urban and regional planning).
  7. 1988-97: Αssociate/Corresponding Εditor in Capital and Class (Journal of the Conference of Socialist Εconomists)

 

 

REVIEWER IN JOURNALS

Greek: Review of Agrarian Studies (1989, 1994), Topos (1990-today), Technika Chronika (1991), Geographies (2000-today), Aeichoros (2000-today), University of Macedonia Honorary Issue (1994), Greek Review of Social Sciences (1996-today).

International: Government and Policy (1993), European Urban and Regional Studies (1996 -today), European Planning Studies (1997- today), Geografiska Annaler B, GeoJournal, International Migration, Journal of International Migration and Integration (JIMI 2001 –today), Journal of Rural Studies, Regional Studies (2007- today), South Eastern Europe Journal of Economics (2004), Sociological Perspectives, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (2004), South Eastern Europe Journal of Economics (2005).

 

CONFERENCES
(Not including those published in proceedings)

  1. 2014. Labrianidis L. Member of Scientific Committee of International Conference "Culture and Space in the Balkans, 17th-20th century", Humboldt State University, Thessaloniki 21-22 / 11/2014
  2. 2014 chairedman in two meetings in «Geography in an era of crisis», 10th International Congress of the Hellenic Geographical Society, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 22 - 24/10/2014
  3. 2014. Kalogeresis A., Labrianidis L. organization panel Session entitled: «Capabilities and regional development and disparities» International Conference organized by the Human Development and Capability Association on «Human Development in Times of Crisis Renegotiating social justice», Athens, 2-5 September 2014
  4. 2014. Labrianidis L., Kalogeresis A., Thanis E. and Panori N. «Education and development through a capabilities perspective» International Conference organized by the Human Development and Capability Association on «Human Development in Times of Crisis Renegotiating social justice» , Athens, 2-5 September 2014
  5. 2014. Labrianidis L., Kalogeresis A., Ballas D. and Panori An.  «Human capital and structural change of the Greek labour market»,  European Regional Science Association (ERSA) on «Regional development & globalisation: Best practices», Saint Petersburg – Ρωσίας, 26-29 August 2014

  6. 2014. Kalogeresis A, Labrianidis L., Thanis E. “Testing the links between Income Levels and SWB (human development. Happiness, QoL): The case of the Greek regions“, European Regional Science Association (ERSA) on «Regional development & globalisation: Best practices», Saint Petersburg  -Ρωσίας, 26-29 August 2014

  7. 2013. The mutually reinforcing relation between international migration o highly skilled labour force and economic crisis, International Conference “Mobility and Employability in Europe”, Academy of Entrepreneurship, University of Macedonia 21/11/2013 (invited speaker)

  8. 2013. Tapping the diaspora’s potential Conference Greece in Transition Hellenic Innovation Forum 1st ΙInternational Conference, Organised by Europen Commission Task Force for Greece and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA),  Eugenides Foundation 7-8 Oct. 2013  (invited speaker)

  9. 2013 The relationship between international migration of graduates and the economic crisis, International Conference Staying or leaving? Language learning critical factor in the final decision. 26th colloquium language learning PALSO, Makedonia Palace 29-30 / 8/2013 (invited speaker)

  10. 2013. The mutually reinforcing relation between international migration of highly-educated labour force and economic crisis: The case of Greece  International Conference University College Cork 27 September 2013 (invited speaker)

  11. 2013. Brain drain, Οργάνωση  Goethe Institute Αθήνα 16/9/2013  (invited speaker) ανάρτηση εισήγησης στο  website  Ιδρύματος Μποδοσάκη http://www.blod.gr/lectures/Pages/viewlecture.aspx?LectureID=9

  12. 2012 "The new immigration of Greeks", Workshop on the occasion and Kechriotis B., M Matsaganis. Pagoylatos and C., Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, 25 April 2012. (invited speaker)

  13. 2012 "The path of economic growth of Thessaloniki from the 90s until today: conditions for a dynamic way forward", Topic: City, architecture and daily life, Head section: S.. Ladas, Open University of Thessaloniki Municipality, Thessaloniki History Center, 30/4/2012 (invited speaker)

  14. 2012 Thessaloniki and the Balkans in the last 20 years: influx of immigrants and efflux of business, Topic: Middle East-Balkans Thessaloniki crossroads of cultures, Head unit: F. Tsibiridou, Open University of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki History Center, 23/5/2012 (invited speaker)

  15. 2011 I presented my book "Investing in leaving" in the context of debate on "The Dilemma" Staying or Leaving 'of willing and able young Greek. "The debate was attended by: Ch. Papadimitriou, S.. Kalyvas, G.. Pharmakis, A.. Doxiadis, GA. Pierrakakis, and A. Doxiadis. Organized by Intelligence Squared Greece, 6 July 2011 the Cultural Centre "Hellenic Cosmos", Athens (invited speaker)

  16. 2011. “Investing in leaving”, Regional Development and Financial Crisis: World and Greek experience, Greek Association of Regional Science (European Regional Science Association – Gr), Panteion University, Athens, May 6-7.
  17. 2011. “Investing in leaving”, 4th International Conference of the Hellenic Social Policy Association, The Role of Social Policy Today: critical approaches and challenges. Athens, November 10-11.
  18. 2011. “Brain-drain from Greece in the era of globalization”, International Conference Pedagogy, Culture and Policies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, September 9-10.
  19. 2011. “Education and Development”, Forum Greece 2010, Goethe Institut, Athens, September 24.
  20. 2011. “The Greek economy and Immigrants”, Halandri Youth Center, Athens, March 17.
  21. 2011. “The border as an opportunity: local delocalization of economic activities across the borders”, 6th NEEBOR Annual Conference Social Inclusion through SMEs development, Alexandroupoli, March 2-5.
  22. 2011. “Thessaloniki and Immigration”, Two day Conference on Immigration in Greece, The French Institute of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, January 28-30.2010. “Brain-Drain from Greece undermines the country’s development prospects”, 8th European Urban & Regional Studies (EURS) Conference  “Repositioning of Europe in an era of global transformation”, 15-17 September, Vienna- Austria.
  23. 2010. “The Border as an Opportunity: ‘Local Delocalization’ of economic activities across the Balkan Borders” (with Kalogeresis A. and Vogiatzis N.), Association for Borderland Studies (ABS)  “The Multifaceted Economic & Political Geographies of Internal & External EU Borders”, 22-23 September, Veria - Greece.
  24. 2010. “The changing geography of production in Europe: Delocalization to other continents as well as "local delocalization" across borders”, Keynote Speaker on the 2nd Scientific Conference "The Economies of Balkan and Eastern Europe Countries in the changed world", 7-9 May Greece EBEEC (http://ebeec.teikav.edu.gr).
  25. 2010. «Delocalization of Greek companies to the neighbouring countries(local delocalisation)», Conference organized by the Technical Chamber of Greece "The Greek Industry towards the knowledge-based Economy: Conclusions and REcommendations", 11 February 2010, Athens - Greece.
  26. 2007. “Migration and social changes in Thessaloniki: migration entrepreneurship”, (with P. Chatziprokopiou), Paper to 8th Greek Conference of Geography in the topic “Human geography of migration and the policies of immigrants’ social integration”, Athens, 04-06/10/2007.
  27. 2007. “Living next to transition: the impact of proximity on investment flows between developed and transition economies”, paper to 8th Greek Conference of Geography in the topic “Human geography of migration and the policies of immigrants’ social integration”, Athens, 04-06/10/2007.
  28. 2007. “Living next to transition: Delocalisation of labour intensive activities in a globalised world”. Paper to International Conference on: “Seminars of the Aegean”, Crete, 28/08-01/09/2007.
  29. 2007. “Living next to the transition: the role of cultural and geographical proximity in flows of FDI, migration and trade between transition and developed economies”. (with A. Kalogeressis). Paper to Second Global Conference on Economic Geography, Beijing, 25-28/06/2007.
  30. 2007. “Impacts of delocalisation on European labour intensive firms”. (with A. Kalogeressis). Paper to International Conference on: “Delocalisation of labour intensive industries, Krakow - Poland, 12-14/04/2007.
  31. 2007. “Delocalisation and development in Europe: Conceptual issues and empirical findings”. (with A. Kalogeressis). Paper to International Conference on: “Delocalisation of labour intensive industries, Krakow - Poland, 12-14/04/2007.
  32. 2007. “An assessment of the failure to internationalize: a comparison of Greece with the late transition countries”. (with A. Kalogeressis. Paper to Second Global Conference on Economic Geography, Beijing, 25-28/06/2007
  33. 2006. “Transborder clusters as a means to enhance competitiveness: the transformation of a quasi cluster in N. Greece to a quasi cluster that embraces Southern Balkans”, Paper to DIME-LIFE Conference, Athens, 30/11-01/12/2006.
  34. 2006. “The ambiguous relation between Greece and Balkan countries: Inflow of migrants and outflow of labour intensive industries – two faces of Ianos”, Paper to Conference on “Social sciences today”, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, 31/03-02/04/2006.
  35. 2006. “Delocalisation of labour intensive industries in a globalised society: prospects for small developed countries”, paper to Conference on “Greek Industry: towards a knowledge economy”, Technical Chamber of Greece, Athens, 03-05/07/2006.
  36. 2005. “The pros and cons of Greek Foreign Direct Investments”, Paper to  LSE Hellenic Observatory Research Seminars, 15/03/2005.
  37. 2004. “Thessaloniki: crisis in production process and the employees’ proposals for the development model”, Paper to Conference by the Greek General Confederation of Labour and Labour Centre of Thessaloniki, Elektra Palace, Thessaloniki, 09/09/2004.
  38. 2004. “The future of Europe’s rural periphery”, presented at the Conference on “Space and Economy”, Department of Geography- Harokopio University, 07-08/05/2004.
  39. 2004. “The future of Europe’s rural periphery, the case of Greece”, presented at the Conference on “Spatial planning and development for the future of Imathia”, Technical Chamber of Greece, Veroia, 19/06/2004.
  40. 2004. “The future of Europe’s rural peripheries”, Paper to International Conference on: “Europe at the Margins” by the Regional Studies Association, Angers (France), 15-16/04/2004.
  41. 2004. “Local Products as a means to facilitate the development of Less Favoured Areas of the European countryside”, Paper to XI World Conference of Rural Sociology, Trondheim (Norway) on: “Globalisation, Risks and resistance”, 25-30/07/2004.
  42. 2004. “Albanian return migrants do not reinforce spatial concentration within the country”. (with Brahimi- Kazazi B.), Paper to International Conference by Sussex Centre for Migration Research, on: “New Perspectives on Albanian Migration and Development”  Korce (Albania), 16-17/09/2004.
  43. 2003. Globalisation and the development of Less Developed Countries”, presented at “Globalisation and social Europe”, Velidis Conference Centre, Thessaloniki, 21/06/2003.
  44. 2003. “Mirror forces of attraction: Albanian migrants’ profile in Greece and Italy”. (with Α. Lyberaki). Paper to International Conference Seminars by Aegean Rethinking Radical Spatial Approaches, Naxos, 08-14/09/2003.
  45. 2003. “Local Products as a Means of Assisting the Development of Less Developed European Rural Areas", Paper to Conference on “Less developed areas and development strategies”, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, 20-23/11/2003.
  46. 2003. “Entrepreneurship in rural peripheral areas in Europe”, Paper to International Conference on: “Small firms strategy for innovation and regional problems”, Algarve (Portugal), 4-05/12/2003.
  47. 2003. “Albanian returning labour migrants from Greece and Italy”. (with Ε. Voutira). Paper to Oxford University Balkan Society Conference: “Border Crossing in the Balkans”, Oxford, 17-18/05/2003.
  48. 2002. “Production process and Competitiveness”, Strategic Development Plan for Thessaloniki, Velidis Congress Centre, Thessaloniki, 16/02/2002.
  49. 2001 “Delocalisation of labour intensive industries: an argument in favour of triangular manufacturing’ between developed countries-Greece-Balkans”, paper to International Conference on: “Restructuring stability and development in South Eastern Europe” University of Thessaly –South and East European Development Center, Volos, 01-03/06/2001.
  50. 2000. “Greek trade relations with the Balkans in the 1990’s”, Paper to International Conference on: “Recent developments and problems in the transition economies”. Association of South Eastern Europe Economic Universities, Thessaloniki, 24-27/05/2000.
  51. 1998. “Internationalisation and SME development in Poland, Bulgaria and the Baltic states”. (with B. Piasecki, D. Smallbone, K. Todorov, U. Venesaar).  Paper to International Conference by European Council for Small Business on:  “SMEs and SME Policy in Central & Eastern European Economies”, Budapest, 02-04/04/1998.
  52. 1997. “The Future Prospects of Rural Areas in the Countries of Southern Europe”, Paper to International Conference: “Towards the Millennium: managing change in the European countryside” University of Macedonia and University of Luton, 28-29/11/1997.
  53. 1997. “Forms and segments of work in rural Greece: a Chayanovian approach”. with C. Kalantaridis. Paper to XVII International Conference by European Society for Rural Sociology on: “Local responses to global integration”, Crete, 25-29/08/1997.
  54. 1996. “The external borders of the EU are abolished; the borders within a member state (Greece) remain. Paper to International Conference by the journal of European Urban and Regional Studies: “A changing Europe in a changing world: Urban and regional issues”, Exeter, 11-14/04/1996.
  55. 1995. “The opening of the Balkan market leads to mass unemployment in Greece”. Paper to International Conference of Regional Studies Association: “Regional Futures”, Gothenburg (Sweden), 06-09/05/1995.
  56. 1995. “Greek regional Universities and the need for their spatial restructuring”, Presented in the forum organized by the International Union of Architects “Educational and cultural places”, Patra, 20/10/1995.
  57. 1994. “Teaching Geography in Greek Universities”, Paper to International Conference of Karagiorgas foundation on “Geography and Education in Greece”, Panteion University, 17/12/1994. (Invited to participate).
  58. 1994. “Aspects of poverty in an urban area in Greece: the case of Sykies”. Paper to International Conference organised by Research team Poverty ΙΙΙ, Mazamet (France), 14-16/04/1994.
  59. 1993. “Regional policies in the ‘80s in Greece: policies that are used to attain political support”. Paper to International Conference, University of Durham - Centre for European Studies. Conference theme: “New Tendencies on Urban and Regional Development in Europe”, Durham, 29-31/03/1993.
  60. 1992. “Subcontracting relations in manufacturing and local development policies in Greece”. Paper to International Conference of Universita di Cagliari Centro Studi di Relazioni Industriali : “Politica del lavoro e sviluppo locale nei paesi dell' Europa mediterranea”. Invited paper.
  61. 1992. “Subcontracting new form of labour or an old form of labour exploitation”. (in collaboration). Paper to International Conference by the Εuropean Women’s Network (EU), Athens, 22-23/05/1992.
  62. 1991. “University multipliers: the economic impact of three peripheral universities in Greece”. Paper to International Conference of Regional Studies Αssociation: “An enlarged Europe: regions in competition?”, Porto Carras, Chalkidiki 22-25/09/1991.
  63. 1991. “Diffused industrialization: policy questions for the single market”. Presented at the International Conference “Undefended cities and regions facing the new European order”, organised by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and National Technical University of Athens in Limnos, 27/08-01/09/1991.
  64. 1987. “Ρroblems in the industrialization of a rural area in Greece”. Presented at the International Conference of the Ιnstitute of Βritish Geographers, Portsmouth, 06-09/01/1987.
  65. 1985. “Location of industrial plants as a means to fight labour militancy”. International Conference: “Spatial structures and social process”, Journal Poli kai Perifereia, Mytilene.