Dr Dimitris Skleparis

  • Research Associate- Perspectives of Migrants and Host Populations (Politics)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (School of Social and Political Sciences)

Biography

Dimitris Skleparis is a Research Associate working on "Building Futures: Aspirations of Syrian Youth Refugees and Host Population Responses in Lebanon, Greece & the UK" research project. He received his PhD in Political Science from Queen Mary University of London (2015) with a specialisation in the securitisation of migration and asylum, and the politics of migrant resistance. He also holds an MSc in Social Science Research Methods from the University of Bristol (2009), and a BA in Communication and Media from the University of Athens (2008). He has previously worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), as well as a Teaching Assistant at Queen Mary University of London. He has published in a range of international peer-reviewed journals, and has contributed to various edited books, research project reports, and research and policy briefs. His research combines both quantitative and qualitative methods. Dimitris has considerable media and consultancy experience. He is currently a member of Yasar University UNESCO Chair on International Migration (2016-2020) and the Impact & Policy Officer of PSA Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG).

Research interests

My primary research interests lie in the fields of:

  • migration/refugee studies
  • migrant/refugee political behaviour
  • immigration enforcement 
  • politically and religiously motivated radicalisation
  • critical approaches to security

Teaching

  • Humanitarian Intervention (PGT)
  • Politics 2b: International Relations (2nd year)

Publications

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Number of items: 20.

2017

Skleparis, D. (2017) European governments' responses to the 'refugee crisis': the interdependence of EU internal and external controls. Southeastern Europe, 41(3), pp. 276-301. (doi:10.1163/18763332-04103004)

Skleparis, D. (2017) ‘A Europe without walls, without fences, without borders’: a desecuritisation of migration doomed to fail. Political Studies, (doi:10.1177/0032321717729631) (Early Online Publication)

Skleparis, D. (2017) Rationalising human rights violations in immigration enforcement: the case of Greek security professionals. In: O'Neill, M. and Swinton, K. (eds.) Challenges and Critiques of the EU Internal Security Strategy: Rights, Power and Security. Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 85-112. ISBN 9781443891653

Crawley, H. and Skleparis, D. (2017) Refugees, migrants, neither, both: categorical fetishism and the politics of bounding in Europe’s ‘migration crisis’. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, (doi:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1348224) (Early Online Publication)

Skleparis, D. (2017) The politics of migrant resistance amid the Greek economic crisis. International Political Sociology, 11(2), pp. 113-129. (doi:10.1093/ips/olw014)

Skleparis, D. (2017) The Greek response to the migration challenge: 2015-2017. Discussion Paper. Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Greece, Athens.

Anagnostou, D. and Skleparis, D. (2017) Human rights in European prisons: can the implementation of Strasbourg Court judgments influence penitentiary reform domestically. In: Daems, T. and Robert, L. (eds.) Europe in Prisons: Assessing the Impact of European Institutions on National Prison Systems. Series: Palgrave studies in prisons and Penology. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 37-77. ISBN 9783319622491 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-62250-7_3)

Dzhekova, R., Moravec, L., Bláhová, P., Ludvík, J., Stejskal, L., Anagnostou, D., Skleparis, D. and Stoynova, N. (2017) Situational Assessment of Extremist Trends. Project Report. Center for the Study of Democracy, Sofia.

2016

Gillespie, M., Ampofo, L., Cheesman, M., Faith, B., Iliadou, E., Issa, A., Osseiran, S. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Mapping Refugee Media Journeys: Smartphones and Social Media Networks. Project Report. The Open University / France Médias Monde.

Lazaridis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Securitization of migration and the far right: the case of Greek security professionals. International Migration, 54(2), pp. 176-192. (doi:10.1111/imig.12219)

Anagnostou, D., Kontogianni, A., Skleparis, D. and Tzogopoulos, G. (2016) Local Government and Migrant Integration in Greece. Project Report. ELIAMEP, Athens.

Bolani, L., Gemi, E. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Refugee Crisis and Asylum Policies in Greece and Italy. In: Migrants and Refugees. Impact and Policies. Case Studies of Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Greece. European Institute of the Mediterranean, pp. 82-109.

Crawley, H., Duvell, F., Jones, K. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Understanding the dynamics of migration to Greece and the EU: drivers, decisions and destinations. Project Report. MEDMIG Research Brief No. 2.

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Resistance to the criminalization of migration: migrant protest in Greece. In: Furman, R., Lamphear, G. and Epps, D. (eds.) The Immigrant Other: Lived Experiences in a Transnational World. Columbia University Press: New York, NY, pp. 266-282. ISBN 9780231171809

Skleparis, D. (2016) (In)securitization and illiberal practices on the fringe of the EU. European Security, 25(1), pp. 92-111. (doi:10.1080/09662839.2015.1080160)

Skleparis, D. and Armakolas, I. (2016) The refugee crisis and the role of NGOs, civil society, and media in Greece. In: Phillips, D. L. (ed.) Balkan Human Corridor: Essays on the Refugee and Migrant Crisis from Scholars and Opinion Leaders in Southeast Europe. Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Columbia University: New York, pp. 171-184.

2015

Skleparis, D. (2015) Towards a hybrid ‘shadow state’? The case of migrant-/refugee-serving NGOs in Greece. In: Clarke, J., Huliaras, A. and Sotiropoulos, D. A. (eds.) Austerity and the Third Sector in Greece: Civil Society at the European Frontline. Series: Southeast European studies. Ashgate: Farnham, Surrey, pp. 147-166. ISBN 9781472452689

2014

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2014) Migrant mobilisation during the economic crisis: identity formation and dilemmas. In: Tsilimpounidi, M. and Walsh, A. (eds.) Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens. Zero Books: Hampshire, pp. 124-143. ISBN 9781780996059

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2014) Migrant Lived Experiences and Resistance to the Securitisation of Migration in Greece: The Modern ‘300’. Working Paper. Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG).

2013

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2013) Qui Bono? The winners and losers of securitising migration. Griffith Law Review, 22(3), pp. 683-706. (doi:10.1080/10383441.2013.10877018)

This list was generated on Mon Dec 11 10:33:19 2017 GMT.
Number of items: 20.

Articles

Skleparis, D. (2017) European governments' responses to the 'refugee crisis': the interdependence of EU internal and external controls. Southeastern Europe, 41(3), pp. 276-301. (doi:10.1163/18763332-04103004)

Skleparis, D. (2017) ‘A Europe without walls, without fences, without borders’: a desecuritisation of migration doomed to fail. Political Studies, (doi:10.1177/0032321717729631) (Early Online Publication)

Crawley, H. and Skleparis, D. (2017) Refugees, migrants, neither, both: categorical fetishism and the politics of bounding in Europe’s ‘migration crisis’. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, (doi:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1348224) (Early Online Publication)

Skleparis, D. (2017) The politics of migrant resistance amid the Greek economic crisis. International Political Sociology, 11(2), pp. 113-129. (doi:10.1093/ips/olw014)

Lazaridis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Securitization of migration and the far right: the case of Greek security professionals. International Migration, 54(2), pp. 176-192. (doi:10.1111/imig.12219)

Skleparis, D. (2016) (In)securitization and illiberal practices on the fringe of the EU. European Security, 25(1), pp. 92-111. (doi:10.1080/09662839.2015.1080160)

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2013) Qui Bono? The winners and losers of securitising migration. Griffith Law Review, 22(3), pp. 683-706. (doi:10.1080/10383441.2013.10877018)

Book Sections

Skleparis, D. (2017) Rationalising human rights violations in immigration enforcement: the case of Greek security professionals. In: O'Neill, M. and Swinton, K. (eds.) Challenges and Critiques of the EU Internal Security Strategy: Rights, Power and Security. Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 85-112. ISBN 9781443891653

Anagnostou, D. and Skleparis, D. (2017) Human rights in European prisons: can the implementation of Strasbourg Court judgments influence penitentiary reform domestically. In: Daems, T. and Robert, L. (eds.) Europe in Prisons: Assessing the Impact of European Institutions on National Prison Systems. Series: Palgrave studies in prisons and Penology. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 37-77. ISBN 9783319622491 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-62250-7_3)

Bolani, L., Gemi, E. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Refugee Crisis and Asylum Policies in Greece and Italy. In: Migrants and Refugees. Impact and Policies. Case Studies of Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Greece. European Institute of the Mediterranean, pp. 82-109.

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Resistance to the criminalization of migration: migrant protest in Greece. In: Furman, R., Lamphear, G. and Epps, D. (eds.) The Immigrant Other: Lived Experiences in a Transnational World. Columbia University Press: New York, NY, pp. 266-282. ISBN 9780231171809

Skleparis, D. and Armakolas, I. (2016) The refugee crisis and the role of NGOs, civil society, and media in Greece. In: Phillips, D. L. (ed.) Balkan Human Corridor: Essays on the Refugee and Migrant Crisis from Scholars and Opinion Leaders in Southeast Europe. Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Columbia University: New York, pp. 171-184.

Skleparis, D. (2015) Towards a hybrid ‘shadow state’? The case of migrant-/refugee-serving NGOs in Greece. In: Clarke, J., Huliaras, A. and Sotiropoulos, D. A. (eds.) Austerity and the Third Sector in Greece: Civil Society at the European Frontline. Series: Southeast European studies. Ashgate: Farnham, Surrey, pp. 147-166. ISBN 9781472452689

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2014) Migrant mobilisation during the economic crisis: identity formation and dilemmas. In: Tsilimpounidi, M. and Walsh, A. (eds.) Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens. Zero Books: Hampshire, pp. 124-143. ISBN 9781780996059

Research Reports or Papers

Skleparis, D. (2017) The Greek response to the migration challenge: 2015-2017. Discussion Paper. Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Greece, Athens.

Dzhekova, R., Moravec, L., Bláhová, P., Ludvík, J., Stejskal, L., Anagnostou, D., Skleparis, D. and Stoynova, N. (2017) Situational Assessment of Extremist Trends. Project Report. Center for the Study of Democracy, Sofia.

Gillespie, M., Ampofo, L., Cheesman, M., Faith, B., Iliadou, E., Issa, A., Osseiran, S. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Mapping Refugee Media Journeys: Smartphones and Social Media Networks. Project Report. The Open University / France Médias Monde.

Anagnostou, D., Kontogianni, A., Skleparis, D. and Tzogopoulos, G. (2016) Local Government and Migrant Integration in Greece. Project Report. ELIAMEP, Athens.

Crawley, H., Duvell, F., Jones, K. and Skleparis, D. (2016) Understanding the dynamics of migration to Greece and the EU: drivers, decisions and destinations. Project Report. MEDMIG Research Brief No. 2.

Karyotis, G. and Skleparis, D. (2014) Migrant Lived Experiences and Resistance to the Securitisation of Migration in Greece: The Modern ‘300’. Working Paper. Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG).

This list was generated on Mon Dec 11 10:33:19 2017 GMT.