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George O. Tsobanoglou  has developed and directs the Sociology of Work and Professions Laboratory at the Sociology Department, University of the Aegean, Mytilini, Greece  aiming at the development of the field of sociology of work and professions with publications, conferences and various other activities since 2002.  He also Coordinates the Graduate Program on Management of Cultural Organizations of the Hellenic Open University.  He cooperates closely with the LEED Program of the OECD, Paris, since 1995 on issues of local development, employment cooperation, the social economy and social innovation and he acts as an evaluator of European Union, Cypriot and Greek State Scholarships Foundation, social science programs.  He was during the 2010-11 year a Visiting Fellow at the Centre of Urban Research and Development Studies (CURDS), School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, University of Newcastle, UK. He recently presented a paper on “The Worth of Social Economy” at a public hearing organized by the Greens at the European Parliament, pending publication.   He edited the volume Sociotechnical Dynamics of Participation and Empowerment, Verlag fur Gesellschaftsarchitektur, GmbH, Hildesheim (Goteborg Papers) and he currently edits the papers from the Athens Conference in Sustaining Communities in times of Crisis: Issues and Prospects, University of Central Greece, Athens. He organizes the RC26 program for the International Institute Sociology and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS), Uppsala at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi, India  this Feb, 16-19 and the World Forum of the ISA in Buenos Aires, August 2012.George worked previously as staff researcher at the Institute of Social Research, Oslo. He received his PhD from Carleton University, Ottawa. Post-doctoral research at the London School of Economics and teaching/research at Carleton University, Ottawa, the University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, and at the Sociology Department, Aegean University, Mytilin, Greece. His main areas of interest and specialisation include: European Integration, Social Policy, Gender, Migration, Childhood Isues and Social Inclusion, Social Economy and Information Society, EU enlargement and the Euro-Mediterranean partnership. He has collaborated with many Universities, Institutions, NGOs. He has also been involved in various trans-European and international projects and he has published widely in this areas.  Contact: g.tsobanoglou@soc.aegean.gr
 
Joachim K.H.W. Schmidt, presently living in Berlin/FRG. Study of Law, Philosophy, and Sociology at Munich/Fribourg/ Goettingen/Cologne; Research stays in USA at Center for Ecumenical and Cultural Research/MN as well as UCB/CA (Survey Research Center / Center for Law & Society); specialized in the field on Sociotechnics; management of ISA RC 26 on Sociotechnics for ca. 20 years as Secretary and Newsletter editor, co-founder, still active as Board Member,  presently serving as Vice-President. Society of Empirical Jurisprudence and Architecture of Society; accredited Commissioner for Justice and Social Relations, OIJD/OIJD. My special focus is the substitution of 2500 years old traditioned Greek analogical Thought of Being by Third Millenium digital Thinking in Relations (paradigm shift) in various academic disciplines; replacement of homo oeconomicus by homo communicans, corporatismus by co-operativismus. legal positivism by practizing free-law, as well as present state oriented Keynesian main stream economics by an economics based on autonomous  humans: in general: institutional renewal of decaying Western societies. Publications within the realm of an information based General Theory of Design. Contact: jkhws@aol.com / +49 172 434 0774 / +49 30 679 66 081 / Fx +49 30 679 66 082   ochstädter St. 4, D-13347 Berlin
 

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Georgios TSOBANOGLOU GREECE  @ George
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Matteo VILLA ITALY
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