Serdedakis Nikos


Ελληνική έκδοση σελίδας

Assistant Professor in Sociology of Collective Action and Social Movements

University of Crete
Department of Sociology
Gallos Campus
74100 Rethymno Greece
Fax: +302831077467
e-mail:serntedn at
Office hours: to be announce with the beginning of the teaching classes


  • 2006 Ph.D Sociology, Department of Philosophical and Social Studies, University of Crete (Greece).
  • 1996 B.A Sociology, Universita’ degli Studi di Urbino (Italy).


Undergraduate courses on Sociology at the Department of Social Work (Technical Educational Institute of Crete). From 2001 to 2004, Lecturer at the Department of Political Science (University of Crete). Since 2004 Assistant Professor at the Sociology Department of the University of Crete. Course topics: Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of Socialization, Sociology of Collective Action and Social Movements, Contentious Politics, Political Violence, Social and Political Processes in Post-war Greece.

Fields of academic interests

  • Sociology of collective action
  • Social movements
  • Repertoires of collective action
  • Sociological theory

Selected publications

  • Serdedakis N., and Tsiolis G., «Biographical Trajectories and Identity: Traditional Overdetermination and Individualisation», Young – Nordic Journal of Youth Research, 8(2): 2-23, 2000.
  • Lazaridis G., Liapi M., Papaioannou S., Serdedakis, N., «Berufstatigkeit und Selbstandigkeitsforderung von Frauen und Migranten in Griechenland», Hessische Blatter fur Volksbildung, 1: 58-75, 2000.
  • Skevos Papaioannou and Nikos Serdedakis, “Civil Societies and its Enemies” in Bron A., Schemmann M., (eds), Civil Society, Citizenship and Learning, Bohum Studies in International Adult Education, Vol. 2, Hamburg, Munster: LIT Verlag, 2001.
  • Papaioannou S., Serdedakis N., Tsiolis G., Tzanakis E., «Strategies of Social Integration in the Biographies of Greek Female Immigrants coming from the Former Soviet Union», Revue Internationale de Sociologie, Vol. 13, n. 1: 145-162, 2003.
  • Papaioannou S., Tsiolis G., Serdedakis N., «Ιmmigrants and self-employment in the Greek population sample: the case of Pontian newcomers in Greece», in Apitzsch, U. & Kontos, M. (επιμ.) Self-Employment Activities of Women and Minorities, VS Verlag 2007.