Stathis Arapostathis

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 Books

 

Monographs


Stathis Arapostathis and Graeme Gooday, Patently Contestable: Electrical Technologies and Inventor Identities on Trial in Britain (MIT Press, 2013).


Edited Volumes/Collections


Stathis Arapostathis and Aristotelis Tympas (guest editors), Special Issue: History and Historiography of Technology in Greece from 19th to 21st century, History of Technology, v.33, 2017 http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/history-of-technology-volume-33-9781474237147/


Stathis Arapostathis (guest editor), Special Issue- ‘Experts and Expertise in Techno-sciences: Historical and Sociological Approaches’, Neusis: Greek Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science (in Greek), v.23, 2016.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, Faidra Papanelopoulou and Aristotle Tympas (eds), Technology and Society in Greece: Historical and STS studies (Athens: Ekdotiki Athinon, 2015) (in Greek)


Stathis Arapostathis and Graham Dutfield (eds.), Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property: Concepts, Actors and Practices from the Past to the Present (Edward Elgar, 2013)

 

Peer Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters


Articles in Peer reviewed journals


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Fertilising Farms and Institutional Authorities: Experts, Regime-Making and Agricultural Politics in Greece, 1945-2000’, HOST: Journal of the History of Science and Technology, 11 (2017), 10-33.  https://doi.org/10.1515/host-2017-0002


Stathis Arapostathis, Aspasia Kandaraki, Yannis Garyfallos, Aristotle Tympas, ‘Tobacco for Atoms’: Nuclear Politics, Ambivalences and Resistances around a reactor that was never built’, History of Technology , v.33 (2017)


Stathis Arapostathis and Serkan Karas, ‘Water Management, Expertise and Techno-politics in Energy and Agriculture in Greece, 1940-2014: The Case of Acheloos River’, History of Technology , v.33 (2017)


Stathis Arapostathis and Aristotle Tympas, ‘Introduction: History of Technology in Modern Greece from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day’, History of Technology , v.33 (2017)


Peter J.G. Pearson and Stathis Arapostathis, 'Two centuries of innovation, transformation and transition in the UK gas industry: Where next?',  Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy (special issue on Energy Transition Pathways), January 2017

DOI: 10.1177/0957650917693482 | First Published January 1, 2017

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0957650917693482


José Ramón Bertomeu-Sánchez and Stathis Arapostathis, 'Experts and Peripheries: Ongoing Research and Future Challenges', Technology and Culture -- Volume 57, Number 4, October 2016, 951-965  


Serkan Karas and Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Harbours of crisis and consent: The technopolitics of coastal infrastructure in colonial Cyprus, 1895-1908’, History of Transport, 2016, 1-22, DOI: 10.1177/0022526616667365

http://jth.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/0022526616667365v1.pdf?ijkey=KXMzb76Moq7JiW1&keytype=finite


Stathis Arapostathis, 'Experts and Expertise: Studies, Themes and Problems from the History and Sociology of Science and Technology', Neusis: Greek Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science (in Greek), 23 (2016), 5-22

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘‘Trading Zones’, Expertise and the Making of Intellectual Property in the British Wireless Industry: The case of Marconi Company, 1897-1930’, Neusis: Greek Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science (in Greek), 23 (2016), 43-60.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, Peter J.G. Pearson, Timothy J. Foxon, 'UK natural gas system integration in the making, 1960–2010: Complexity, transitional uncertainties and uncertain transitions', Environmental Innovations and Societal Transitions, (2014) . http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2014.01.004


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Meters, patents and expertise(s): Knowledge networks in the electricity meters industry, 1880–1914', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 44, Issue 2, June 2013, 234–246.

 

Stathis Arapostathis and Graeme Gooday, ‘Electrical technoscience and physics in transition, 1880-1920’, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 44, Issue 2, June 2013, 202–211.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, Anna Carlsson-Hyslop, Peter Pearson, Maria Gradillas, Scott Laczay, Judith Thornton, Suzanne Wallis, ‘Governing Transitions: Cases and insights from the history of the UK gas industry, 1880-1980’, Energy Policy 52 (2013), 25-44.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Electrical Innovations, Authority and Consulting Expertise in late Victorian Britain’, Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 67:1 (March 2013), 59-76.


Timothy Foxon, Peter Pearson, Stathis Arapostathis, Anna Carlsson-Hyslop, Judith Thornton, ‘Branching points for transition pathways: assessing responses of actors to challenges on pathways to a low carbon future’, Energy Policy 52 (2013), 146-158.

 

Nils Markusson, Florian Kern, Stathis Arapostathis, Hannah Chalmers, Navraj Ghaleigh, Philip Heptonstall, Peter Pearson, David Rossati, Stewart Russell and Jim Watson, ‘A socio-technical framework for assessing the viability of carbon capture and storage technology’, Technology Forecasting and Social Change , 79 (2012), 903-918.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Academic Entrepreneurship, Innovation Policies and Politics in Greece’, Industry and Higher Education, Vol 24, No 3, June 2010, pp. 165–176.


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Innovation without Invention: The Technological Style of A.B.W Kennedy and the British Electrical Industry’, Neusis 18 (2009), 33-47 (in Greek) [Στάθης Αραποστάθης, ‘Α.Β.W. Kennedy και η Βρετανική Ηλεκτρική Βιομηχανία, 1889-1914’, Νεύσις, 18 (2009), 33-47].

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘A Discussion with Robert Fox: History, Technology and the Industrial Sciences’ interview with Robert Fox, Neusis 18 (2009), 6-17 (in Greek) [‘Συζητώντας για την Ιστορία της Τεχνολογίας και της Βιομηχανικής Επιστήμης με τον Robert Fox’, συνέντευξη στο Δρ. Στάθη Αραποστάθη, Νεύσις, 18 (2009), 6-17].


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Morality, Locality and ‘Standardization’ in the work of British consulting electrical engineers, 1880-1914’, History of Technology, 28(2008), 53-74.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Dynamos, Tests and Consulting in the Career of John Hopkinson in the 1880s’, Annales historiques de l' électricité, No 5 (November 2007), 9-32.


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Verner Suomi’, New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Noretta Koertge (ed.) (Gale Cengage: London, 2007), v.6, pp. 553-558 (ISBN 9780684313207).

 

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters


Serkan Karas and Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Electrical Colonialism: Techno-politics and British Engineering Expertise in the making of the Electricity Supply Industry in Cyprus’, in Alain Beltran, Léonard Laborie, Pierre Lanthier, Stéphanie Le Gallic (eds.), Mondes électriques / Electric Worlds. Creations, Circulations, Tensions, Transitions (19th-21st century), Brussels, Peter Lang, 2016 

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Stathis Arapostathis, Faidra Papanelopoulou, Telis Tympas, 'Introduction: Technology and Society in Greece', in Technology and Society in Greece: Historical and STS studies in Arapostathis, Papanelopoulou and Tympas (eds), (Athens: Ekdotiki Athinon, 2015), 11-24. 


Stathis Arapostathis, 'Intellectual Property Law and Politics in 20th century Greece' in Bottis,M., Alexandropoulou,E., Iglezakis,I.( eds), Lifting  barriers to empower the future of Information Law and Ethics,  Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Information Law and Ethics (University of Macedonia Press (UOMPress), Thessaloniki 2015), 422-430. 


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Wireless at the Bar: Experts, Circuits and Marconi’s Inventions in Patent Disputes in Early Twentieth Century Britain’, in Relocating the History of Science, Arabatzis et al. (eds), Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, v.312, chapt. 22 (Springer, 2015)

 

Aristotelis Tympas, Stathis Arapostathis, Katerina Vlantoni and Yannis Garyfallos, 'Border-Crossing Electrons: Critical Energy Flows to and from Greece', in The Making of Europe's Critical Infrastructures, Per Hogselius, Anique Hommels, Arne Kaijser and Erik van der Vleuten (eds),  (Palgrave Macmillan: Hamshire, 2013), 157-183..


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘The Contested Inventors: Technological Change, Culture and Morals in British Patent Disputes, 1880-1920’, in Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property: Concepts, Actors and Practices from the Past to the Present, Arapostathis and Dutfield (eds.), 145-161.

 

Stathis Arapostathis and Graham Dutfield, 'Introduction: Innovation Governance and Proprietary Culture', in Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property: Concepts, Actors and Practices from the Past to the Present, Arapostathis and Dutfield (eds), 1-16.


 

 Educational Material


Stathis Arapostathis,  ‘Experts and Expertise: From History to Policy Concerns’ & ‘Innovation: Policies and Politics in History’, entries in the Handbook of Science, Technology and Society for Further Education Programme, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (in Greek)


Agelis, E. Arapostathis, S. Vernikos, P. Venardos, N. Kanderakis, Z. Nasta, M. Patiniotis, D. Prentzas, A. Soula, A. Tsantoulas, A. Fertis, Ch. Christopoulou, Guide Book for Students’ Assessment in the course ‘History of Science and Technology’ of the Hellenic Lyceum (Senior High School), published by the Centre of Education Research, Greek Ministry of Education (Athens, 2000), (in Greek) (ISBN: 960-541-094-X).

 

Book Reviews

 

‘Configuring the Science-Technology relations in the 19th and early 20th centuries’, Bruce J. Hunt: Pursuing power and light: Technology and physics from James Watt to Albert Einstein. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2010, Metascience (2011) Volume 20, Number 3, 589-591, DOI: 10.1007/s11016-011-9542-4

 

Book review of Andrew Feenberg, Between Reason and Experience: Essays in Technology and Modernity (MIT Press, Mass: Massachusetts and London, 2010) in Science as Culture (forthcoming, 2012)


DPhil Thesis


Efstathios Arapostathis, Consulting Engineering in the British Electric Light and Power Industry, c 1880 to 1914, D Phil Thesis, St Cross College, University of Oxford, Trinity 2006.


Conference Papers (Peer-reviewed International Conferences)

 

Stathis Arapostathis, 'Stabilizing and De-Stabilizing Toxic Regimes: Experts, Law and Agriculture Politics in Greece, 1950-2010', International Workshop: Toxic Worlds, Valencia, 10 May 2015


Stathis Arapostathis and Kyriaki Klokiti, 'Agriculture Transitions in Proprietary Regimes: Law, Practices and Policies in Modern Greece, 1920-2015', Cultivating Innovation International Conference, Institute of Organic Farming, Norwich, 14 April 2015


Stathis Arapostathis and Serkan Karas, 'Experts and Water Management in Greek Energy and Agriculture Industries from 1920 to the present: The Case of Acheloos River', Workshop on the History and Historiography of Greek Technology from 18th to 21st centuries, University of Athens, Athens, March 2015


Stathis Arapostathis, Yannis Garyfalos, Telis Tympas, Aspasia Kandaraki, 'Tabacco for Atoms: Experts and Nuclearlity in Greece', Workshop on History and Historiography of Greek Technology from 18th to 21st centuries, University of Athens, Athens, March 2015


Stathis Arapostathis and Serkan Karas, 'Electrical Colonialism: Techno-politics, British Engineering Expertise and the making of Electricity Supply in Cyprus', Electric Worlds, 19th - 21st centuries, Paris, 18-19 December 2014

 

Peter Pearson and Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Innovations and Transformations in Gas Industry since the 19th century’, Heat and the City International Workshop, 2-5 October 2014, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh.

 

Stathis Arapostathis and Vassiliki Aggelopoulou, ‘Expertise and Natural Commons in Energy Battles in Greece’, Tensions of Europe Workshop, Chios, Greece, 1-2 October 2014


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Experts, Technopolitics and Water Management in Greece: The case of Acheloos river, 1940-2010’, European Association for the Social Studies of Science and Technology, Torun, Polland, 17-19 September 2014


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Industrial ‘Property’, Law and Inventorship in Greece, 1900-1940’, European Society for the History of Science, Lisbon, 4-6 September 2014

 

Serkan Karas and Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Engineering Experts, Technopolitics and Insfrastructures in Cyprus, 1880-1940’, Biannual Conference on Science and Technology in European Periphery, Lisbon, 1-3 September 2014

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Industrial Property, Law and Inventorship in Greece, 1900-1987’, International Conference Law and Information Technologies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, 30-31 May 2014

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Industrial Property, Law and Inventorship in Greece, 1900-1940’, International Workshop: Patent Diversity, University of Leeds, Leeds, 16-17 May 2014

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Experts, Courts and the Securing of Marconi's Patents in the UK and the US', Intellectual Property: From History to Policy and Entrepreneurial Concers, International Workshop, Athens, 11-12 February 2014.

 

Stathis Arapostathis and Vasso Aggelopoulou, 'Expertise, Technologies and the Management of Natural Commons in Energy Battles in Greece', Technology and Democracy: Europe in Tension from 19th to 21st century, 19-21 September 2013, Paris-Sorbonne.  

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Contested Expertise, Social Movements and Environment’, SEE-SHOP, Annual Conference of Studies of Expertise and Experience, Arizona State University, Arizona, US, 20-22 May 2013

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Coping with Transitional Uncertainties and Uncertain Transitions: The UK Natural Gas Grid in the making’, 4S Annual Conference, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, November 2012

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Owning and Disowning Wireless: Experts, Judges and Lawyers in Transatlantic Legal Battles’, Session: Spaces and Geographies of Expertise in Engineering, SHOT Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, October 2012

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Mediating Electrical Innovations, Authority and Consulting Expertise in the late Victorian Britain’, 8th Science and Technology in the European Periphery (STEP), 21-24 June 2012, Corfu, GREECE

 

Stathis Arapostathis, Anna Carlsson-Hyslop, Peter Pearson, Maria Gradillas, Scott Laczay, Judith Thornton, Suzanne Wallis, ‘Governing Transitions: Cases and insights from the history of the UK gas industry, 1880-1980’, November 2011, Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI), Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

 

Stathis Araposthathis, Foteini Tsaglioti, Katerina Vlantoni, Ioannis D. Margaris, Vaso Aggelopoulou and Aristotle Tympas, ‘Power and resistance from nuclear plants to wind parks: A history of the Greek experience’, paper in session: Energy use v Environment,  Reusing the Industrial Past – ICOHTEC & TICCIH Conference, 10 -15 August 2010 Tampere, Finland

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Meters, Patents and Expertise(s): Knowledge Networks in Electric Meters Industry, 1880-1914’, Knowledge Management in Techno-sciences, 1850-2000: International Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, 5-8 July 2010

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Electrifying patents: Tribunals of Intellectual Property, Expertise and Authority in the Slow Lane’, STEP Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, 17-20 June 2010

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Contested Inventors: Technological Change, Culture and Morals in British Patent Disputes, 1880-1920’, Technical Change: History, Economics and Policy - A Conference in Honour of Nick von Tunzelmann, SPRU-University of Sussex, Brighton, 29-30 March

 

Graeme Gooday and Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Authority and trustworthiness: Historical perspectives on the expert and judge in intellectual property disputes’, International Conference: Experts, Authority and Law, University of Hull, 14-15 September 2009

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Electrical Contrivances, ‘Ownership’ and Inventors in the British Law Courts, 1880-1920’, BSHS Annual Meeting, Leicester University, 2-5 July 2009.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Lamps at the Bar: Patent Management and Identity in the British Electrical Industry’, Economy and History of Patents and Innovation, June 23-26, 2009, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Techno-sciences, Innovation Policies and Politics in Greece’, Triple Helix VII: University, Industry and Government Linkages, Glasgow, 17-19 June, 2009

 

Graeme Gooday and Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Purity vs Property? The Patenting context of constructing “pure” and “applied” electricity 1880-1920’, History of Science Society 2008 Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 6-9 November 2008.

 

Stathis Arapostathis and Graeme Gooday, “Managing and defending IP: courtroom trials of electrical patents”, Society for the History of Technology Conference 2008, Lisbon, 11-14 October, 2008.

 

Stathis Araposthathis, Katerina Vlantoni, Yiannis Garyfallos and Aristotle Tympas, ‘Changing conceptualizations of technological risks and accidents in the transition from national to transnational European networks’, Third Plenary Conference of the ‘Tensions of Europe’ Network, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2007.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Engineering Expertise, Entrepreneurial Activities and Technological Change in the Electrification of Dublin, 1888-1914’, International Conference- ‘Energy and Culture’, 7-8 February 2007, Esbjerk, Denmark. 

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Alexander Kennedy in the Electric Light and Power Industry, 1889-1914: Cases of Expertise, Practices and Innovations’, International Conference – ‘Electrifying Cultures’, 11-12 September 2006, University of  Leeds.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Morality, Locality and System Building: Consulting Engineers in the British Electrical Industry, 1880-1914’, 33rd ICOHTEC Conference, 15-20 August 2006, Leicester University.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Sites and agents of innovations: the role of the consulting engineers- A case study’, International Conference- Between the workshop and the laboratory: Research and innovation in the electrical industry since mid-19th century, 8-9 December 2005, EDF Electropolis Museum, Mulhouse, France.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Consulting and the Innovation Process in the Municipal Electricity Supply Systems of Belfast and Edinburgh: Two case studies from A.B.W. Kennedy’s career, 1889-1914’, 33rd IEE Annual Weekend Meeting on the History of Electrical Engineering, 1-3 July 2005, Keele University.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Consulting Engineering and the Evolution of a Municipal Electricity Supply System: Alexander Kennedy in Edinburgh, 1890-1914’, British Society for the History of Science (BSHS), Annual Graduate Conference, 5-7/1/2003, Manchester University.


Presentations (invited)


            Universities and Institutions outside Greece


Stathis Arapostathis, 'From History to Policy Concerns: STS, Law and Expertise-Topics and Problems of STS in Greece', Plenary Speaker, L' IFRIS (L' Institue Franciliene Research Innovation Societe)  Summer School, Athens, June 2016


Stathis Arapostathis, 'Industrial 'Property', Law and the Politics of Invention in Greece, 1900-1940', Centre of Science and Innovation Studies, Law School, UC Davis, Davis, USA, 19 April 2016


Stathis Arapostathis, 'IPR and Industrial Culture in 20th century Greece', Seminar Series, Center for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, 18 November 2015


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Owning and Disowning Wireless: Experts, Law and Technology in Law Courts’, Law and Technology Annual Douglas Byrne Marconi Lecture, University of Oxford, 11 May 2012.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Lamps Socially Constructed: Patent Management, Ownership and Identity in Britain, 1880-1920’, Owning and Disowning Invention Workshop, 24 March 2009, University of Leeds, Leeds.

 

Yiannis Garyfallos, Stathis Arapostathis and Aristotle Tympas, ‘Transnational Energy Flows and Blackout Risks in a Balkan European Context’, Second Eurocrit Workshop, Singtuna/Stockholm, Sweden, 25-26 May 2008.

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Innovations, Engineering Practices and Roles in Consulting: The Case of John Hopkinson, 1878-1898’, Themes and Problems in the History of Science and Technology (Seminar Series), Modern History Faculty, Oxford University, 4/11/2004. 


 

Universities and Institutions in GREECE


Στάθης Αραποστάθης, 'Περίπατος εις τον ανθώνα των ελληνικών εφευρέσεων’: ιστορίες εφευρέσεων, αναπαραστάσεων, νομικών οντολογιών και πολιτικών βιομηχανικής ιδιοκτησίας στην Ελλάδα του 20ου αιώνα', Ανοικτό Σεμινάριο Οικονομικής Ιστορίας, ΕΚΠΑ, 7/3/2017

http://www.e-history.eu/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=152


Στάθης ΑραποστάθηςΕπιστήμη, Τεχνολογία, Κοινωνία:Νέες προσεγγίσεις για τις τεχνοεπιστήμες και κάποια παραδείγματα από τον αγροτικό και διατροφικό τομέα', Γεωπονικό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών, 27/5/2016 ('Science, Technology and Society: New approaches on techno-sciences and examples from the agro-food sector')

 

Stathis Arapostathis, 'Patents and Academic Entrepreneurship: Risks and Pitfalls', Participation in Roundtable session, Protection of Academic Research and Technical Information: Workshop, National Technical University of Athens, 5 December 2014, Athens


Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Patently Contestable: Inventions, Inventors and Proprietary Regimes in Victorian Britain’, Invited Seminar in the Postgraduate Programme Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurs, National Research Foundation, Athens, November 2014

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘From Strong Programme to the Third Wave of Science and Technology Studies’, Invited lecture in the Summer School ‘Theory of Science’, Plato Academy Project, Hellenic World Institute, Athens, July 2013 and July 2014 (in English)

 

Stathis Arapostathis, ‘Patents and Lamps’, Public Lecture Series, Evgenidio Science Museum, Athens, March 2013 (in Greek)

 

Stathis Arapostathis and Spyros Tzokas, ‘Consulting Engineers: Historical and Historigraphical Approaches based on cases in Greece and Britain’, Seminar Series in Economic History, National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), February 2013 (in Greek)

 

Stathis Arapostathis and Aristotle Tympas, ‘From the History of Modern Technologies to Technology Policy’, Sustainability Days 2007, Hellenic Observatory for the Society of Knowledge, 23-24 May 2007, School of Public Health, Athens, Greece (in Greek)  

 

1/3/2007-30/6/2007, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, Invited lecturer in a series of four (4) lectures in the module: Introduction in the History of Technology (in Greek).           

 

December 2006, University of Thessaly, Department of Computing Engineering, Invited speaker, Lecture title: ‘Histories of Innovations, Failures and Technological Changes in the Information Era’ (in Greek).