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PhD Candidate, Sociology of Work, University of Crete

Chara Kokkinou (female) is a PHD student in Sociology of Work (University of Crete) holds an MSc in Sociology (University of Crete, School of Social Studies) and an MA in Philosophy (University of Crete, School of Letters) and has a Bachelor in European Culture (Hellenic Open University, School of Humanities). She has been research associate in research projects at the National Center of Social Research, the Social Analysis and Applied Social Research Laboratory (Department of Sociology, University of Crete) and the Research Center for the Humanities the Social and Education Studies (University of Crete). The projects Chara has participated in focused on Social and Solidarity Economy initiatives, on the deprived urban and rural areas of Crete, on the European Transnational Solidarity in times of crisis, and on youth political participation in times of increasing inequalities. During 2013-2015 she was research associate in research projects at the University of Manchester (Law School and Alliance Manchester Business School), where she focused on issues related to employment precariousness and the effects of austerity reforms on collective bargaining. She also participated in the research as part of the technical assistance provided by the International Labour Office (ILO) on the effects of the austerity measures on collective bargaining in Greece during the period 2010-2015.

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