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Demertzis Nikos

Nikos Demertzis


Education

B.A. Hons.  in Political Science (1980)
Panteios Graduate School of Political Sciences, Athens 

Ph.D. in Sociology (1986) 
University of Lund, Sweden


Academic Position Professor

Section Social and Political Analysis of Communication

Webpage www.media.uoa.gr/people/demertzis

Courses

Undergraduate Courses: 

Social Theory II 

  • Political Culture, Public Opinion and Communication 


Contemporary Society and the media 

  • Introduction to Political Communication 
  • Political Discourse and Ideology 

 

Postgraduate Courses:

  • Public Opinion and Democracy (2010-11)
  • Theories of Public Opinion: Classical and contemporary approaches (2011-12)

 

 PhD Supervision:

Currently supervising five doctoral students. Successful supervision of four (4) Ph.D. students over the last ten years. 


Administrative Duties

1997 

  

Director of the Graduate Programme of the Department

2002-2003 

 

Deputy Director of the section of Social and Political Analysis of Communication, Department of Communication and Media 

2004-2009 

 

Director of the section of Social and Political Analysis of Communication, Department of Communication and Media  

2010- 

 

Director of the Department’s  Quality Assurance Group 

2010 

 

Member of the University’s Quality Assurance Unit 

     

Administration outside the University    

2004-2010

 

Member of the Interim Board of Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)

2007-2010  

 

Interim Chairman of the Department of Communication and Internet Studies at CUT. 

2007-2010 

 

Interim Dean of the School of Applied Arts and Communication at CUT.  

2010-2013 

 

President of the Board of Administrators, Greek State Scholarships Foundation. 


Research Interests Political communication, political sociology, sociology of emotions

Indicative Publications

Books 

1985 Cultural Theory and Political Culture. New Directions  and Proposals, Studentlitteratur, Lund

1989 Culture, Modernity and Political Culture,  Athens 

1994  An Essay on Ideology. A Dialogue between Social Theory and Psychoanalysis (with Th. Lipowatz), Athens    

1994 (ed.) The  Greek Political Culture Today, Athens 

1996 Local Publicity and Press in Greece, Athens 

1997 The Nationalist Discourse. Ambivalent semantic field and Contemporary tendencies, Athens 

1998 (ed.) Regional Media in Europe, Athens (with Antonis Skamnakis) 

1999 The Parliament in the Mass Media (with Antonis Armenakis), Athens 

2000 (et. al.) Greek Immigrants. Cultural Identity and the Media, Ministry of Press and Mass Media, Athens 

2002 Political Communcation. Risk, Publicity,and the  Internet, Athens

2002 (ed.) Political Communication in Greece , Athens 

2006 Envy and ressentiment. Passions of the Soul and the closed society, (with Th. Lipowatz) Athens 

2008  (et. al.) Youth: The sleazy factor? Athens 

2013 (ed.) Emotions in Politics. The Affect Dimension in Political Tension. MacMillan, London (forthcoming) 

2013 (ed.) Civil War. The cultural trauma  Athens  

 

ΙΙ. Direction of the Series «Society, Politics, and the Media» Papazissis Publications (1998 onwards).