Spyros Themelis

Lecturer, Middlesex University


Spyros Themelis is a lecturer in Education at Middlesex University, London. His interests are in the area of social class analysis, meritocracy, social mobility and education as well as on issues of social exclusion/inclusion. He has researched minority issues and taken part in international research projects on Roma/Gypsies. Apart from the UK, he taught and/or conducted research in Greece, Italy, Hungary, Romania and the USA. He is a research fellow of the Centre for Contemporary immigration Studies, University of California, San Diego and a member of the editorial board of the Journal for Critical Education Studies (JCEPS). He is currently working on a monograph on education and social class dynamics.

Latest News

A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis


LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.


LCSS Summer School 2015

We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August


International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education

LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education


Blog

“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA


In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy


On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.


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