PhD, University of Kent (UK)
Short biographical note
Eugenia Vathakou holds a Degree in Law (Democritus University of Thrace, GR), an MA and a PhD in International Conflict Analysis (University of Kent at Canterbury, UK). Since 2004 she has worked in different parts of the world (e.g. FYROM, Kosovo, Turkey, Uganda, Israel and Kyrgyzstan), as designer, manager and evaluator of development and peace building projects funded by the EU.
She has 8 years of experience as civil society capacity building trainer.
From 2007-2010, she worked as an adjunct lecturer at the University of the Aegean, Department of Mediterranean Studies, and from 2011 she is teaching at the Department of Political Science & IR at the University of Peloponnese, developing course plans and curricula on a variety of international-relations topics. She has written widely on crises and peace processes and the meaning and nature of communication as the constituent element of these processes. She has published a book with the title “Crises and Peace Processes as Autopoietic Systems in World Society: Examples from Greek- Turkish Relations” and contributed in three other books (in English).
From 2008-2011, she was member of the Advisory Group of the EU program TRIALOG (www.trialog.or.at) which aimed to contribute to the mobilisation of more public support in new EU Member States, Accession and Candidate countries for actions against poverty and for equal relations between developing and developed countries through Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) as multipliers.
She speaks Greek, English, French and Turkish.
MA in Global Political Economy, MA in Governance and Public Policies
2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019