Stathis Arapostathis

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Education

10/2001- 11/2006 University of Oxford- Faculty of Modern History

                  D. Phil Thesis: ‘Consulting Engineers in the British Electric Light and                  

                  Power Industry, c 1880-1914’ (awarded November 2006)

Supervisor: Prof. Robert Fox

                  Examiners: Prof. Crosbie Smith, University of Kent

                                     Dr. Anna Guagnini, University of Bologna


6/2000             University of California at Berkeley,

7th International Summer School in the History of Modern Science and Technology

                

 1996-1999   National University of Athens - Department of History and Philosophy of Science

             MA (Distinction) in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

                     

 1990-1996   Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Department of Physics

                    BSc Physics

 

Academic Posts

04/2015- to date, University of Athens, Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Assistant Professor of History of Science and Technology


12/2015 - to date, Democretian University of Thrace, Greece

Adjunct Professor (fixed term), MSc Programme in Environmental Studies and Education

Postgraduate Module: Environmental Knowledge and its Social Shaping


01/2012- 04/2015, University of Athens, Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Lecturer in the History of Science and Technology


10/2012- to date, Hellenic Open University, Programme of European Civilisation

Adjunct Lecturer (fixed term)

 

1/3/2012- to date, University of Cardiff, Low Carbon Research Institute

Visiting Fellow


2/5/2011- 20/1/2012, Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, Low Carbon Research Institute

            Research Associate

            EPRC Funded Project: Transition Pathways in Low Carbon Economy

Historical case studies of the energy sector: electricity and gas

Historically informed policy for low carbon transition pathways

 

1/5/2011- 31/8/2011 Douglas Bryne Fellowship, Oxford University

‘Scholar in residence’ in the Marconi Collection and the History of  Science Museum


10/2010-31/12/2011, University of Leeds, Philosophy Department- Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science.

                            Visiting Fellow


10/2010- 1/5/2011University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences

            Technology and Innovation Studies Researcher

            Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project: Realizing the Potential?

UKERC funded project; Participants: School of Geosciences and Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, University of Edinburgh; SPRU, University of Sussex; Energy and Technology Policy Unit, Imperial College

History of the UK Natural Gas Network, 1960-2010: Uncertain Transitions and Transitional Uncertainties

Historically Informed Reconstructions on Technological Analogues to CCS technological system

 

9/2007- 9/2010            University of Leeds, Philosophy Department- Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science.

                        Research Fellow

AHRC funded Project: ‘Owning and Disowning Invention: Intellectual Property and Authority in Science and Technology in Britain 1870-1930

 

Educational Experience

4/2015-to date Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology


1/2012- 4/2015 Lecturer in the History of Science and Technology

            Undergraduate modules: 1) History of Technology; 2) History of Science and Technology Policy; 3) Special Issues in History of Technology (STS oriented module); 4) Special Issues in History of Technology II; 5) Science, Technology, Society

            Post graduate modules: 1) History of Technology (Spring 2013) ; 2) Science, Technology and Society( Fall 2013, Fall 2014); 3) Science,Technology and Environment (Spring 2013);  4) Law, Science and Technology (Spring 2014) 5) Science and Technology Policy (Fall 2014)

 

12/2015 - to date, Democretian University of Thrace, Greece

Adjunct Professor (fixed term), MSc Programme in Environmental Studies and Education

Postgraduate Module: Environmental Knowledge and its Social Shaping

Series Lectures on: Governance of Energy and Environmental Technologies; Experts vs Non Experts: Civil Society and Environmental Conflicts; Regulatory Science, Toxicity, Expertise and the Governance of Technosciences


10/2013- to date, Adjuct Lecturer in  the Hellenic Open University

Undergraduate module: History and Philosophy of Science


11/2012- 06/2015, University Tutor, History of Science, Further Education Programme, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


1/3/2007- 30/6/2007 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens- Department of History and

                     Philosophy of Science                                            

  Teaching Assistant in the module ‘Introduction to the History of Technology’


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


4/11/2004, Oxford University, Modern History Faculty

Invited Seminar: ‘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).