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Dimitris Venieris

Professor of Social Policy,

Coordinator of the M.Sc. in 'European Social Policy',

Department of Social and Educational Policy,
University of the Peloponnese.

Hellenic Social Policy Association Chair

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Correspondence address: 3 Hephaistou St.,
190 13 Saronida - Greece

 

Curriculum vitae


 

EDUCATION

1987-1994 Ph. D. in Social Policy and Administration,
Dept. of Social Policy. London School of Economics and Political Science
(The Development of Social Security in Greece, 1920 - 1990: Postponed Decisions,
pp. 368, under the supervision of Professor Brian Abel-Smith).

1984-1986 M. Sc. in Social Policy and Planning (M.Sc. dissertation:
The Social Security System in Greece and its Impact on Poverty)
Dept. of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science.

1978-1983 B. Sc. in Business Administration,
Dept. of Business Administration, University of Pireaus.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

(1987-2014)

Undergraduate courses

1987-1996  

Dept. of Business Administration, Πανεπιστήμιο, University of Pireaus, Research Fellow

(Teaching subjects: Social Policy and Administration, Social Protection and Social Rights)

 1996-2003

Dept. of Social Administration, Democritus University of Thrace, Assistant Professor of Social Policy

(Teaching subjects: Introduction to Social Policy and Administration, European Social Policy, Comparative Social Security, Social Planning and Evaluation, Health Policy).

 2003-2014

 Dept. of Social and Educational Policy, University of the Peloponnese, Associate Professor of Social Policy

(Teaching subjects: Introduction to Social Policy, European Social Policy, Social Planning and Evaluation, Comparative Social Security, Managing Social Services).

 

Postgraduate Courses

1995-1996 Dept. of Business Administration, University of Pireaus, Research Fellow
(Teaching subject: Social Policy and Administration)
1996–1997 Dept. of Nursing, University of Athens
(Teaching subject: Management of Hospital Services)
2000 (April-May) University of Bath, School of Social Sciences,
Institute of Social Policy, Master Course in European Social Policy Analysis, Visiting Professor
(Teaching subject: Social and Health Policy in Southern Europe)
2007–2011 Dept. of Social and Educational Policy, University of Peloponnese, Associate Professor of Social Policy
(Teaching subject: Social Policy, Social Rights and Citizenship)
2012-2014 Dept. of Social and Educational Policy, University of Peloponnese, Associate Professor of Social Policy
(Teaching subjects: Social Policy: Values and Principles, European Social Policy)

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

FELLOWSHIPS

2012-2014 Visiting Fellow,
University of Bath, Faculty of Humanities,
Department of Social and Policy Sciences.
2011-2012 Senior Fellow,
Hellenic Observatory, European Institute,
The London School of Economics and Political Science.


 
 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books / Monographs

  • European Social Policy and Social Rights: The End of the Rapsody (2013), 2nd edition, New introduction, Athens: Topos, pp. 524 (in Greek).
  • Crisis Social Policy and Social Justice: The case for Greece (2013), GreeSE Paper No 69, Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, London School of Economics, pp. 52.
  • European Social Policy and Social Rights: The End of the Rapsody (2009), Athens: Ellinika Grammata, pp. 486 (in Greek).
  • European Social Charter: The Social Policy of the European Council (2002), Athens: Ellinika Grammata, pp. 440 (in Greek).
  • Social Policy in Greece: Challenges and Perspectives (2003), with Papatheodorou C (eds)., Athens: Ellinika Grammata, pp. 517 (in Greek).
  • The Ηistory of Ηealth Ιnsurance in Greece: Τhe Νettle Governments Failed to Grasp (1997), LSE Health, D.P. No 9, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, July, pp. 117.

Articles / Book chapters

  • 'What is Social Policy?' (2013), in Moysidis A., Papadopoulou D., Petraki G. (eds), Sociology and Social Transformation in Contemporary Greece, Athens: Gutenberg, pp. 177-202 (in Greek).
  • 'Social Policy versus Social Inequality: just compromising injustices?' (2011), The Greek Review of Social Research, Special Issue 136c, pp. 25-43.
  • 'Economic Crisis, Social Policy Deregulation: The Greek Disaster 2010-11' (2011), The Greek Review of Social Research, Special Issue: Greece in Crisis, Α'-Β'/2011 134-135, pp. 101-131 (in Greek).
  • 'Social Policy and Social Rights in the New Century: The Fire Exit' (2011), in Thanopoulou M., Petmesidou M., Stratigaki M. (eds), Dimensions of Social Dynamics, Athens: Gutenberg, pp. 318-339 (in Greek).
  • ‘Social Reform, Social Policy and Social Rights: The method of three’ (2010) in Petmesidou M., Papatheodorou C. (eds), Social Reform and Changes in the Public-Private Welfare Mix’, Athens: Ellinika Grammata, pp. 103-32 (in Greek).
  • ‘The Virtual Reality of Welfare Reform’ (2006), in Social Policy Developments in Greece, Petmesidou M. and Mossialos E. (eds), Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 73-95.
  • ‘The Limits of Social Policy’ (2006), in Social Policy in a Changing Environment: Challenges and Prospects, Panteion University, Dept. of Social Policy, Athens, pp. 35-49 (in Greek).
  • ‘European Social Policy and Social Inclusion: The Role of the European Council’ (2006) in Economou C., Feronas (eds), Poverty and Social Exclusion in Contemporary Societies, Athens: Dionikos, pp. 157-80 (in Greek).
  • ‘European Social Charter: An Overview’ (2005) in Aliprantis N. (ed) The European Social Charter of the European Council: The Pattern, University of Democritus, Athens: Papazisis, pp. 33-47 (in Greek).
  • ‘European Social Policy and Social Rights: Towards a Minimum European Model?’(2005) in Social Change and Social Policy in Greece in the 21st Century, University of Crete, Dept. of Political Science (in Greek).
  • ‘Social Policy in Greece: Rhetoric versus Reform’ (2003), Social Policy and Administration, Vol. 37, No 1, pp.133-147.
  • ‘Understanding European Social Policy: The European Social Charter of the Council of Europe’, www.sfi.dk/espanet , paper contributed in the Inaugural European Social Policy & Association Network (ESPAnet) Conference, "Changing European Societies - The Role for Social Policy", 13-15 November 2003, Copenhagen, hosted by the Danish National Institute of Social Research, SFI.
  • ‘What is Social and what is Political in Social Policy Today?’ (2003) with Papatheodorou C. in Venieris D., Papatheodorou C. (eds), Social Policy in Greece: Challenges and Perspectives Athens: Ellinika Grammata, pp. 27-38 (in Greek).
  • ‘Recasting Social Policy: The Greek Experience’ (2003) in Venieris D., Papatheodorou C. (eds), Social Policy in Greece: Challenges and Perspectives, Athens: Ellinika Grammata, pp. 41-88 (in Greek).
  • ‘Health Policy in Greece’ (2003) in Venieris D., Papatheodorou C. (eds), Social Policy in Greece: Challenges and Perspectives, Athens: Ellinika Grammata, pp. 253-291 (in Greek).
  • ‘Social Security in Greece in the New Century’ (2001), Social Security Law Review, 10/514, Athens, pp. 721-6 (in Greek).
  • ‘The Greek Social Policy in the Post-Dictatorship Era’ (2000), in Scientific Review, University of Piraeus, pp. 85-97 (in Greek).
  • ‘Health Policy in Greece: The History of Reform’ (1997), in Kyriopooulos J., Sissouras A. (eds), The Unified Health Sector: Need and Fraud, Athens: Themelio, pp. 151-72 (in Greek).
  • ‘Dimensions of Social Policy in Greece’ (1997), Southern European Welfare States, edited by Martin Rhodes, Frank Cass & Co Ltd, London, pp. 260-269 (reprinted as a book chapter).
  • ‘The Greek Social Policy in the European Union’ (1997), Social Security Law Review, 7/463, Athens, pp. 401-12 (in Greek).
  • ‘Dimensions of Social Policy in Greece’ (1996), South European Society and Politics, Vol. 1 No. 3, Winter, pp. 260-269.
  • ‘The Harmonisation of the Greek Social Security System: A socio-political deadlock’ (1996), Social Insurance Research Institute and Μax- Planck -Institute fur Auslandishes und Internationales Sozialrecht, EPIKAYP, Athens, pp. 265-272 (in Greek).
  • ‘The Social Insurance System in Greece: A historical exploration’ (1995), Social Security Law Review, 10/442, pp. 577-85 (in Greek).

Book-review: Randall Ed, The European Union and Health Policy (2001), Basingstoke, Palgrave, Great Britain, xiv + 278 pp., ISBN 0-333-75426-3 (hbk), Journal of European Social Policy, 2001, 11 (4).

RELEVANT
PUBLICATIONS

 

  • 'Greece's future is now one of creeping austerity aimed at macroeconomic survival at the expense of social and individual welfare' (2012), European Politics and Policy, EUROPP, The London School of Economics and Political Science, April.               http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/category/authors/dimitris- venieris/
  • 'Crisis Anti-Social Policy: thwarting welfare in Greece' (2012), Policy World, Newsletter of the Social Policy Association, Autumn, pp. 13-14.
  • ‘Social Policy Patterns and Perspectives in Greece’ (2001), Social Policy Association News, February / March, pp. 23-25.

LANGUAGES

  • English: Excellent knowledge (fluency in speaking, reading, writing).
  • German: Good knowledge (adequacy in speaking, reading, writing).
  • Greek: Native language (fluency in speaking, reading, writing).

Memberships

  • Since 1986 London School of Economics and Political Science, Dept. of Social Policy Alumni.
  • Since 1996 Social Policy Association (UK).
  • 1996-9 Fabian Society (UK).
  • Since 2001 Hellenic Social Policy Association (founding member)
  • Since 2003 European Social Policy & Association Network (ESPAnet).