Anastassia Tsoukala

Anastassia Tsoukala

 

Born in 1962 in Athens, Greece.
Address: 135 rue de Montreuil, 75011, Paris, France
Tel. 00331.43.79.16.31
E-mail: tsoukala.anastassia@gmail.com

 

 

Anastassia Tsoukala, PhD in Penal Law and Criminal Sciences (University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne), MA in Criminal Policy and Human Rights (Universities of Paris X-Nanterre/Paris XI), BA in Criminology (University of Paris II – Panthéon-Assas), BA in Law (University of Athens), is tenured Associate Professor at the University of Paris XI.

 

She is also Associate Editor of the political sciences quarterly Cultures & Conflits (www.conflits.org). Co-editor of the book series Transnational Crime, Crime Control and Security (Palgrave Macmillan: http://www.palgrave.com/PRODUCTS/Series.aspx?s=TCCCS); Member of the National Commission for Human Rights (Greece).

 

Visiting Professorships: University of Marmara, 2008 (Turkey); Université Libre de Bruxelles, 2009, 2010 (Belgium); Collegium Civitas, 2010 (Poland).

 

Area of expertise

 

  • Security policies and human rights in Europe.
  • Social construction of threat.

Research areas: football hooliganism, immigration, counter-terrorism.

 

 

Research affiliations

 

  1. Senior Researcher: University of Paris V-Sorbonne.
  2. Research Associate: Institute of International Relations, Panteion University (Athens); Centre for Study of Conflicts (Paris).

 

Research projects

 

Participation, as senior researcher, in the following EU research projects:

 

  • European Liberty and Security [ELISE] 5th Framework Programme (2002/05: www.libertysecurity.org/mot99.html).
  • Changing Landscape of European Liberty and Security [CHALLENGE] 6th Framework Programme (2004/09: www.libertysecurity.org).    
  • COST Action A24 The Evolving Social Construction of Threat, 6th Framework Programme (2004/08: www.cost-a24.info).  
  • The role played by migrants in the Euro-Mediterranean relations, EuroMeSCo (2007/08).
  • The Changing Landscape of JHA Cooperation in the EU and EU-Canada, 7th Framework Programme (2008/09).
  • COST Action ISO807 Living in Surveillance Societies, 7th Framework Programme (2009/12: http://www.liss-cost.eu).

 

Participation, as scientific coordinator, senior researcher or expert, in numerous research projects in France, Belgium, Greece, Switzerland and Canada.

 

 

Main publications

 

Main publications on football hooliganism issues

 

  • Tsoukala A. (2012) ‘Controlling football related violence in France: law and order versus rule of law’, Sport in Society (forthcoming).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2011) ‘Lutter contre le hooliganisme en Europe. L’intensification et institutionnalisation d’un vaste contrôle de la déviance’, in A. Mouchtouris (dir.) Jeunesse et discrimination, Perpignan: Presses Universitaires de Perpignan (forthcoming).
  • Tsoukala A. (2011) ‘Timing “dangerousness”: football crowd disorder in the Italian and Greek press’, Sport in Society, 14(5): 598-611.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2011) ‘Combating football-related violence in the EU: A law-abiding process?’, in G. Robin (ed.) Football, Europe et régulations, Villeneuve d’Ascq: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion: 123-132.
  • Tsoukala A. (2009) ‘Combating football crowd disorder at the European level: an ongoing institutionalisation of the control of deviance’, The Entertainment and Sports Law Journal vol. 7(2) (http://www2.warwick.ac.uk).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2009) Football Hooliganism in Europe. Security and Civil Liberties in the Balance, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan [2010 transl. Hooliganisme en Europe. Sécurité et libertés publiques, Québec: Athéna].
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) ‘Boundary-creating processes and the social construction of threat’, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, vol. 33(2): 139-54.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) ‘Dispositifs de sécurité et libertés publiques dans les stades’, in C. Jaccoud, T. Busset, D. Malatesta and J.-P. Dubey (eds), Le football à l’épreuve de la violence et de l’extrémisme, Lausanne: Antipodes: 189-207.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) ‘Gérer le hooliganisme autrement? Les cas belge et néerlandais’, in Tsoukala, A. and Basson, J.-C. (coord.), Les enjeux des dispositifs actuels de lutte contre le hooliganisme (Final Report), Paris: INHES, Ministry of Interior.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) ‘Safety policies for hooliganism in Europe’, in International Centre for the Prevention of Crime, International Report on Crime Prevention and Community Safety: Trends and Perspectives (Final Report), Montreal: International Centre for the Prevention of Crime (www.crime-prevention.intl.org).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2007) Security policies in connection with football matches with an international dimension, Standard Briefing Note for the European Parliament – published in D. Bigo and A. Tsoukala (eds) (2008) Controlling Security, Paris: L’Harmattan: 111-22.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2007) Security Policies and Human Rights in European Football Stadia, Centre for European Policy Studies, Challenge Research Papers, n° 5 (www.ceps.eu).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2006) ‘Constructing the Threat in a Sports Context. British Press Discourses on Football Hooliganism’, in J. Aquesolo (ed.), Violence and Sport, Seville: University Pablo de Olavide: 372-9.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2004) ‘La construction médiatique de la figure du hooligan dans la presse française’, in Société de Sociologie du Sport de Langue Française, Dispositions et pratiques sportives. Débats actuels en sociologie du sport, Paris: L’Harmattan: 345-60.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2004) ‘The Europeanization Process and its Impact on the Policing of Soccer Hooliganism’ (in Turkish), in D. Yarsuvat and P.-H. Bolle (eds), Sporda Şiddet ve Fanatizm, Istanbul: University of Galatasaray: 165-79.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2003) ‘Les nouvelles politiques de contrôle du hooliganisme en Europe: de la fusion sécuritaire au multipositionnement de la menace’, Cultures & Conflits, n° 51: 83-96 (www.conflits.org).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2002) ‘Le hooliganisme et la protection de la sécurité intérieure en Europe. Quels enjeux ?’, Revue internationale de criminologie et de police technique et scientifique, n° 3: 310-22.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2002) ‘The Fight Against Soccer Hooliganism in Europe. A Threat to Civil Liberties?’ (in Turkish), Toplumbilim, n° 16: 27-31.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2001) ‘La gestion policière du hooliganisme en Angleterre, en Italie et aux Pays-Bas’, in J.-C. Basson (ed.), Sport et ordre public, Paris: IHESI/La Documentation française: 159-74.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2001) ‘Panique morale face aux hooligans’, Le Monde Diplomatique/Manière de voir, n° 56: 76-9.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1999) Policing Football Hooliganism: the English, Italian and Dutch cases (in Greek), Athens: Sakkoulas.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1996) ‘Vers une homogénéisation des stratégies policières à l’encontre du hooliganisme en Europe?’, Les Cahiers de la sécurité intérieure, n° 26: 108-17.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1995) Sport et violence. L’évolution de la politique criminelle à l’égard du hooliganisme en Angleterre et en Italie 1970-1995, Athens/Brussels: Sakkoulas/Bruylant.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1995)‘The European policies against soccer hooliganism and their impact on Greek law’ (in Greek), Hyperaspissi, n° 2: 399-417.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1994)‘La lutte contre le hooliganisme aux Pays-Bas’, in P. Mignon (coord.), Etude comparée des dispositifs de lutte contre le hooliganisme: Grande-Bretagne, Allemagne, Pays-Bas, Belgique (Final Report), Paris: IHESI, Ministry of Interior.

 

Main publications on immigration issues

 

  • Tsoukala, A. (2011) ‘The administrative detention of foreigners in France. An expanding network of exclusionary spaces’, in A. Mehra, R. Levy (eds), Civil Society, State and the Police: Perspectives from India and France, New Delhi: Pearson Education: 186-196.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2011) ‘Turning Migrants into Security Threats. A multi-faceted process’, in Lazaridis G. (ed.) Security, Insecurity and Migration in Europe, Aldershot: Ashgate: 179-199.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2007)‘The terrorism-immigration nexus in the post-September 11th era. An analysis of the political discourses in the British Press’, in E. Berggren, B. Likic-Brboric, G. Tokzös and N. Trimikliniotis (eds), Irregular Migration, Informal Labour and Community: A Challenge for Europe, Maastricht: Shaker: 391-400.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2006) ‘Some reflections to counter exclusion and discrimination with regard to immigrants’ (in Greek), in Tsoukala, A. (coord.) The Integration of Immigrants in Greece (in Greek) (Final Report), Athens: Institute of Strategic Studies (www.istame-apapandreou.gr).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2005) ‘Looking at immigrants as enemies’, in D. Bigo and E. Guild (eds), Controlling Frontiers. Free Movement into and within Europe, Aldershot: Ashgate: 161-92.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2004) ‘La criminalisation des immigrés en Europe’, in L. Bonelli and G. Sainati (eds), La Machine à punir. Pratiques et discours sécuritaires, Paris: L’Esprit frappeur: 314-85.
  • Ceyhan, A. and Tsoukala, A. (2002) ‘The Securitization of Immigration in Western Societies: Ambivalent discourses and policies’, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, 27(suppl.): 21-39.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2002) ‘Le traitement médiatique de la criminalité étrangère en Europe’, Déviance et société, n° 1: 61-82 (www.cairn.info).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2001) Crime and Migration in Europe (in Greek), Athens: Sakkoulas.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2001) ‘The Implementation of the Greek Law Against Racism’, in European Roma Rights Center/Interights/Migration Policy Group (coord.), The Implementation of the Legislation Against Racism in the EU Countries (Final Report), Brussels: European Roma Rights Center/Interights/Migration Policy Group.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2000) ‘Crime et immigration en Europe’, Centre d’Etudes de l’Ethnicité et des Migrations, Université de Liège, Working Paper n° 4 (www.cedem.ulg.ac.be).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2000) ‘The Greek Legislation Against Racism’, in Migration Policy Group/European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (coord.) Research on National and European Legislation Combating Racism (Final Report), Brussels: Migration Policy Group/European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2000) ‘La construction de la menace migratoire’, Institute of International Relations, Panteion University, Working Paper n° 7.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1999) ‘The perception of the “other” and the integration of immigrants in Greece’, in A. Geddes and A. Favell (eds), The Politics of Belonging: Migrants and Minorities in Contemporary Europe, Aldershot: Ashgate: 109-24.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1999)‘Le discours grec sur la criminalité des immigrés’, Hommes & Migrations, n° 1218: 77-89.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1998)‘The immigrants’ arrival and social integration in Greece’, in OECD, Migrations, Free Trade and Regional Integration in the Mediterranean Basin, Paris: OECD: 189-201.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1998) ‘Régulariser les sans-papiers, est-ce si difficile ?’, Hommes & libertés, n° 99: 16-17.
  • Ceyhan, A. and Tsoukala, A. (eds) (1997) Cultures & Conflits n° 26/27: ‘Contrôles: Frontières-Identités. Les enjeux autour de l’immigration et de l’asile’ (www.conflits.org).
  • Tsoukala, A. (1997) ‘Le contrôle de l'immigration en Grèce dans les années quatre-vingt-dix’, Cultures & Conflits, n° 26/27: 51-72 (www.conflits.org).
  • Tsoukala, A. (1994)‘La réforme du droit grec en matière d'immigration. L'entrée et l'éloignement des étrangers non communautaires’, Revue de science criminelle et de droit pénal comparé, n° 4: 747-57.

 

Main publications on counter-terrorism issues

 

  • Tsoukala, A. (2009) ‘Terrorist threat, freedom, and politics in Europe’, in P. Noxolo and J. Huysmans (eds), Security and insecurity: community, citizenship and the ‘war on terror’, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: 71-88.
  • Bigo, D. and Tsoukala, A. (eds) (2008) Terror, Insecurity and Liberty. Illiberal practices of liberal regimes after 9/11, London: Routledge.
  • Huysmans, J. and Tsoukala, A. (eds) (2008) Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, vol. 33(2): ‘The social construction and control of danger in counter-terrorism’.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) ‘Defining Terrorism in the Post-September 11th Era’, in D. Bigo and A. Tsoukala (eds), Terror, Insecurity and Liberty, London: Routledge: 49-99.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) ‘Boundary-creating processes and the social construction of threat’, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, vol. 33(2): 139-54.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) ‘Définir le terrorisme dans la presse européenne’, in D. Bigo, L. Bonelli, T. Deltombe (eds), Au nom du 11 septembre, Paris: La Découverte (http://lmsi.net/construction-d-une-menace#auteur365).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2007)‘The terrorism-immigration nexus in the post-September 11th era. An analysis of the political discourses in the British Press’, in E. Berggren, B. Likic-Brboric, G. Tokzös and N. Trimikliniotis (eds), Irregular Migration, Informal Labour and Community: A Challenge for Europe, Maastricht: Shaker: 391-400.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2006) ‘Democracy in the Light of Security. British and French Political Discourses on Domestic Counterterrorism Policies’, Political Studies, 54(3): 607-27.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2006) ‘La légitimation des mesures d’exception dans la lutte antiterroriste en Europe’, Cultures & Conflits, n° 61: 35-50 (www.conflits.org).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2004) ‘Democracy Against Security: The Debates About Counter-terrorism in the European Parliament, September 2001-June 2003’, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, 29(4): 417-39.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2001) ‘La gestion des foules et la lutte anti-terroriste en Grèce et en Italie’, in J.-P. Hanon, D. Bigo (coord.), Etude comparée des concepts et doctrines d’intervention anti-terroriste et de maintien de l’ordre dans les pays industrialisés : Allemagne, Espagne, Italie, Grèce, Irlande du Nord, Etats-Unis (Final Report), Paris: D.A.S., Ministry of Defence.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1993)‘Les nouvelles politiques contre le crime organisé en Grèce’, Revue de science criminelle et de droit pénal comparé, n° 3: 603-8.

 

Main publications on other security-related issues

 

  • Tsoukala, A. (2012) ‘Athens Olympics: Asymmetric Power relations’, in V. Bajc (ed.) Securing the Olympics, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2011) ‘Proactive Risk Management and Civil Liberties’ (in Greek), in E. Chalkia (ed.) Contemporary Crime, Crime Control Policies and Criminology, Athens: Nomiki Vivliothiki: 1719-1730.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2010) ‘Risk-focused security policies and human rights: the impossible symbiosis’, in M. Salter (ed) Mapping Transatlantic Security Relations. The EU, Canada and the War on Terror, London: Routledge: 41-59.
  • Bigo, D. and Tsoukala, A. (eds) (2008) Controlling Security, Paris: L’Harmattan.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2008) Security, risk and human rights: a vanishing relation?, Centre for European Policy Studies, Research Paper (www.ceps.eu).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2006) ‘The Security Issue at the 2004 Olympics’, European Journal for Sport and Society, 3(1): 43-54.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2004) ‘La lutte contre le crime organisé en Sicile. L’opération militaire Vespri Siciliani’, Cultures & Conflits, n° 56: 51-61 (www.conflits.org).
  • Tsoukala, A. (coord.) (2002) The Security of the Athens Olympics and the Army (in Greek) (Final Report), Athens: Ministry of Defence.
  • Tsoukala, A. (2000) ‘Stabilitätspakt für Südosteuropa. Polizeihilfe mit Abhängigen’, Bürgerrechte & Polizei, n° 3: 63-9 (www.infolinks.de) – transl. Cultures & Conflits, 2002, n° 46(2): 117-125 (www.conflits.org).
  • Tsoukala, A. (2000) ‘La protection du territoire. Le cas italien’, in D. Bigo (coord.), La fonction de protection: analyse comparée à l’échelle européenne (Final Report), Paris: D.A.S./Centre de Prospective de la Gendarmerie Nationale, Ministry of Defence. 
  • Tsoukala, A. (1999) ‘Sécurité intérieure élargie et construction des menaces’, in D. Bigo (coord.), Approche comparative des problèmes de sécurité intérieure: Allemagne, Italie, Etats-Unis (Final Report), Paris: D.A.S., Ministry of Defence. 
  • Tsoukala, A. (1998) ‘The Schengen Agreements: an area of free movement or a threat to democracy?’ (in Greek), Helliniki Dikaiossini, n° 7: 1519-28.
  • Tsoukala, A. (1996) ‘The sects in France: social reactions and legal responses’ (in Greek), Hyperaspissi, n° 5: 1165-92

 

Main conference on football hooliganism issues

 

  • ‘Controlling football related violence in France: a law and order policy?’. University Lille 2: Security and Sport Mega Events, Lille: 7 April 2011.
  • ‘Counter-hooliganism policies in Europe: the slow institutionalization of a broad control of deviant behaviours’. University of Metz: Jeunesse et discrimination, Metz: 15-16 November 2010.
  • ‘European models of controlling football-related violence’. University of Florence: Urban Security and International Sports Events, Florence: 17-18 June 2010.
  • ‘Combating football-related violence in the EU: A law-abiding regulatory process?’. Université René Descartes – Paris V : Europe, football and its regulation, Paris, 7 May 2010.
  • ‘In the name of suspicion: the new security policies in football stadia’ (in French). Université Libre de Bruxelles/Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris: Les stades et leurs publics, Brussels: 5 March 2010.
  • ‘The control of football-related disorder in the EU: an optimal policy?’ (in French). Fédération Française de Football/Université Paris XI : Football & Recherches, Clairefontaine: 4-5 June 2009.
  • ‘Controlling Football Hooliganism in Europe: law and order versus civil liberties?’. Centre for European Policy Studies: Past, present and future: Revisiting the EU's Justice, Liberty and Security policies, Brussels: 29 April 2009.
  • ‘Counter-hooliganism policies in Europe: forms and consequences of a broad control of deviant behaviour’ (in French). 3rd Congress of the French Sociology Association, Paris, 14-17 April 2009.
  • ‘Football hooliganism in the Italian and Greek press’ (in French). University of Paris V-Sorbonne: Sport and violence, Paris: 15 January 2009.
  • ‘La régulation sociale des foules dans les rassemblements sportifs’. Academy of National Gendarmerie Officers: La régulation sociale des foules dans les rassemblements sportifs et culturels, Melun: March 2010 (conferences given annually since 2006).
  • ‘Sécurité et libertés publiques dans les stades: des concepts antinomiques?’. University of Lausanne: Le football en Suisse: enjeux sociaux et symbolique d’un spectacle universel, Lausanne: 24-25 May 2007.
  • ‘Football Hooligans and Citizens’. Centre for European Policy Studies: Mobility, Control and the Impact of New Technologies, Brussels: 16 February 2007.
  • ‘Divided we fall: Social aliens and “others” in a global insecurity era’. International Peace Research Institute: 9/11 Five Years After: Values, Risk and Identity in the War on Terror, Oslo: 11-12 September 2006.
  • ‘La protection de la sécurité dans les stades et les libertés publiques’. International Center for Sports Studies (CIES): Extrémisme et violence dans le football, Neuchâtel: 16 December 2005.
  • ‘The Social Construction of Threat in a Sports Context’. 10th International Congress of the History of Sport, Seville: 2-5 November 2005.
  • ‘Constructing the “Otherness” in the British Press. A Comparison of the Discursive Patterns Used With Regard to Football Hooliganism and Modern Terrorism Issues’. Vilnius University: Constructing Risk, Identity and Violence, Vilnius: 9-10 June 2005.
  • ‘La politique actuelle du Parlement Européen face au phénomène du hooliganisme’, 2nd International Congress of the French Speaking Sociology of Sport Association, Paris: 25-27 October 2004.
  • ‘Current Trends in Policing Football Hooliganism in Europe’. COST Action A24 Meeting, Brussels: 20-21 September 2004. 
  • ‘Les organes communautaires et la violence dans le sport’. 1st Congress of the French Sociological Association, Villetaneuse: 24-27 February 2004. 
  • ‘The Media Coverage of Sports Crowd Disorder. The Case of the 2000 European Championship’. 2nd International Congress of the International Sociology of Sport Association, Cologne: 18-21 June 2003.
  • ‘Le contrôle du hooliganisme en Europe. Vers une fusion sécuritaire?’. INSEP: Règle du jeu et violence dans le sport, Paris: 19-20 March 2003.
  • ‘L’impact du processus d’européanisation sur la lutte contre le hooliganisme en Europe’. University of Galatasaray/Turkish Olympic Committee: Violence et fanatisme dans le sport, Istanbul: 20-21 December 2002.
  • ‘La construction médiatique de la figure du hooligan dans la presse française’. 1st International Congress of the French Speaking Sociology of Sport Association, Toulouse: 28-30 October 2002.
  • ‘Le hooliganisme et la protection de la sécurité intérieure en Europe’. International Center for Sports Studies (CIES)/Swiss Sociological Association: Les coups du sport: vandalisme, hooliganisme et extrémisme violent, Neuchâtel: 11-12 April 2002.
  • ‘Les politiques publiques de prévention et de sécurité en matière de hooliganisme’. European Police Academy: Villes et violences en Europe, Ecully: 27-29 March 2001. 
  • ‘La prévention du hooliganisme et le contrôle de la déviance’. European Forum for Urban Security: De la Coupe du Monde à l’Euro 2000. Un stade dans la ville, la ville dans le stade, Saint Denis: 4-5 June 1999.

 

Main conference on immigration issues

 

  • ‘When criminalization meets risk: migration databases in France’, University of Leicester: Whose Security? Migration-(In)Security Dilemmas Ten Years After 9/11, Leicester: 29 September 2011.
  • ‘(De)securitizing immigration in France’, 38th Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, University of Savoie, Chambéry: 3-7 September 2011.
  • ‘Receiving the Other. Fluctuations and ambivalences of the French public discourse’ (in French). Centre Culturel de Cabestany: L’hospitalité à l’épreuve des discriminations, Perpignan: 21 January 2011.
  • ‘Turning Migrants Into Security Threat: An Ordinary Political Move?’. University of Leicester: Security, Insecurity and Migration in Europe, Leicester: 18-19 September 2009.
  • ‘Public discourses on border controls, immigrants and asylum seekers in Europe’. The Refugee Law Reader: Trends and Challenges in Border Control and Protection, Madrid: 26 September 2008.
  • ‘The social construction of immigration as a threat’. Centre for European Policy Studies: The Internal and External Dilemmas of a Common EU Immigration Policy, Brussels: 29 October 2007.
  • ‘The enemy within: counter-terrorism and multiculturalism in the UK’. University of Barcelona: Exceptionalism, Globalisation and Counter-terrorism, Barcelona: 14-15 December 2006.
  • ‘Defining and living with the “other”: the transition towards a multicultural society’ (in Greek). Institute of Strategic Studies: The integration of migrants in Greece: Political strategies and conflictual interests, Athens: 24 November 2006.
  • ‘On “otherness” and “likeness”: inventing and accepting the “other”’. Civil G8 Meeting, Moscow: 3-4 July 2006.
  • ‘The French Immigration Policy: A continuous suspicion towards foreigners?’. Memorial Human Rights Centre/UNHCR: Elaboration and Implementation of Migration Policies in Europe, Moscow: 27-29 April 2006.
  • ‘Terrorism, Migration and Asylum in the Media: Perception of (il)legality’. University of Malta: Migration, Asylum and Security. Border Challenges in an Enlarged EU, Valetta: 9-10 December 2005.
  • ‘The terrorism-immigration nexus in the post-11 September era’. Swedish National Institute for Working Life/Marmara University: Irregular Migration, Informal Labour and Community in Europe, Istanbul: 1-3 December 2005.
  • ‘The Antiterrorist Rhetoric and the Migration Issue in Europe. Old wine in new bottles?’. CERI/Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Liberty and Security from a Transatlantic Perspective, Paris: 23 October 2004.
  • ‘The policing of illegal migrants in France’. Centre for Public Affairs/Centre for sociological research on law and penal institutions (CESDIP): Civil Society, State and the Police in India and France, New Delhi: 9-11 February 2004.
  • ‘Les variations de la stigmatisation des immigrés en Europe’. URMIS/University of Paris VII: La criminalisation de l’immigration, Paris: 11 March 2002.
  • ‘La criminalisation des immigrés en Europe’. Syndicat de la Magistrature/French League of Human Rights: La pénalisation de la pauvreté, Montpellier: 26 May 2000.
  • ‘The social construction of migration as a threat in Southern European countries’. 41st Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Los Angeles: 14-18 March 2000.
  • ‘Les jeunes issus de l’immigration maghrébine et la sécurité intérieure’. IHESI: Immigration, Paris: 22 September 1999.
  • ‘Contrôle de l’immigration et des frontières en Europe’. IHESI: Sécurité intérieure et démocratie, Paris: 20-23 October 1998.
  • ‘L’instrumentalisation du discours sur la criminalité des étrangers’. Maison de l’UNESCO: Images de l’immigré. Représentations, identités et « menaces », Paris: 5 June 1998.
  • ‘Les ambivalences des réponses répressives dans la lutte contre l’immigration clandestine en Europe’. Coordination and Initiatives for Refugees and Foreigners (CIRE): Sans papiers. A la recherche de solutions constructives - La régularisation, Brussels: 5 December 1997.
  • ‘Enjeux européens et débat français autour de l’immigration et de l’asile’. CERI/Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Sécurités et identités, Paris: 23 September 1997.
  • ‘Immigrants’ arrival and social integration in Greece’. OECD: Migrations, Free Trade and Regional Integration in the Mediterranean Basin, Athens: 31 October-1 November 1996.
  • ‘The perception of the “other” in Greece’. European Association for the Advancement of Social Sciences/Interdisciplinary Centre for Comparative Research in the Social Sciences: Collective Identity and Symbolic Representation, Paris: 3-6 July 1996.
  • ‘Le contrôle des frontières en Grèce. Logiques et stratégies d'action policières’.  French Police Training Centre: Le contrôle de la circulation transfrontière en Europe, Gif-sur-Yvette: 18-19 June 1996.
  • ‘Bordercontrols and police co-operation in Greece’. Centre for the Study of Public Order/University of Leicester: Police Co-operation and Security, Leicester: 15 December 1995.
  • ‘La politique grecque sur l'immigration dans les années quatre-vingt-dix’. CERI/Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Contrôler les frontières extérieures de l'Union Européenne, Paris: 19 December 1994.

 

Main conference on counter-terrorism issues

 

  • ‘Social wrath: a substantial calling into question of the established order?’ (in French). University Paris 5-Sorbonne: Les passions sociales, Paris: 28 April 2011.
  • ‘Lutte antiterroriste et libertés publiques’. French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), Fontenay-sous-Bois: 18 January 2008.
  • ‘Representing British Muslims in the post-September 11 era’. Tallinn University: Counter-terrorism Policies: Europe as a Global Actor?, Tallinn: 28-29 May 2007.
  • ‘Human rights, counter-terrorism policies and politics: an ongoing reconfiguration’. King’s College: The social, legal and political challenges of counter-terrorism, London: 3 May 2007.
  • ‘The enemy within: counter-terrorism and multiculturalism in the UK’. University of Barcelona: Exceptionalism, Globalisation and Counter-terrorism, Barcelona: 14-15 December 2006.
  • ‘Divided we fall: Social aliens and “others” in a global insecurity era’. International Peace Research Institute: 9/11 Five Years After: Values, Risk and Identity in the War on Terror, Oslo: 11-12 September 2006.
  • ‘The terrorist threat in the British politics: uses, misuses and abuses’. Open University: Freedom, Fear, Security: revisiting insecurity after 9/11 and 7/7, Milton Keynes: 29-30 June 2006.
  • ‘Communicating on terrorism. A fear-mongering strategy?’. Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Liberty and Security in the EU. What is at stake?, Paris: 9 June 2006.
  • ‘Terrorism, Migration and Asylum in the Media: Perception of (il)legality’. University of Malta: Migration, Asylum and Security. Border Challenges in an Enlarged EU, Valetta: 9-10 December 2005.
  • ‘The terrorism-immigration nexus in the post-11 September era’. Swedish National Institute for Working Life/Marmara University: Irregular Migration, Informal Labour and Community in Europe, Istanbul: 1-3 December 2005.
  • ‘Legitimising Emergency in the European Counterterrorism Policies’, 5th Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Krakow: 31 August-3 September 2005.
  • ‘Constructing the “Otherness” in the British Press. A Comparison of the Discursive Patterns Used With Regard to Football Hooliganism and Modern Terrorism Issues’. Vilnius University: Constructing Risk, Identity and Violence, Vilnius: 9-10 June 2005.
  • ‘Emergency and Domestic Political Stakes. An Analysis of the British Counterterrorism Policy’. University of Athens/The Cycladic Academy for Europe: Current Counterterrorism Policies and the Tension between Liberty and Security, Tinos: 27-28 May 2005.
  • ‘The Antiterrorist Rhetoric and the Migration Issue in Europe. Old wine in new bottles?’. CERI/Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Liberty and Security from a Transatlantic Perspective, Paris: 23 October 2004.
  • ‘Balancing Acts: Democracy in the light of security’. Centre for European Policy Studies: Policy implications and restructuring of police and army in antiterrorist fights, Brussels: 18-19 June 2004.
  • ‘The Public Debate on Counter-terrorism Policies and Exceptionalism in Europe’. 45th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montreal: 17-20 March 2004.
  • ‘The Media Coverage of the Public Debate on Exceptionalism in Europe’. Université du Québec à Montréal: Sovereignty and security today: tensions between civil liberties and the state of exception, Montreal: 15-16 March 2004.
  • ‘The Counter-terrorism Policies in the EU States after 9/11: Public Discourse for and against the Emergency Rules Thesis’. King’s College: Rearticulating the Politics of Liberty and Security: Globalised Exceptionalism and the Transformation of the Modern State, London: 30-31 January 2004.

 

Main conference on other security-related issues

 

  • ‘Human rights in a risk-obsessed era’, Amnesty International/European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights: 10 Years After 9/11. Looking back, moving forward, Berlin: 29 June 2011 (http://tenyears.eu/?page_id=37).
  • ‘On the vanishing subjects of human rights’. CERI, National Foundation of Political Science: European Boundaries of Humanity, Paris: 29 October 2010.
  • ‘Defining security threats in a risk-focused era:when reality meets fantasy’. 10th Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Liège: 8-11 September 2010. 
  • ‘Defining crisis and crisis management in a risk-oriented era’. Keynote speech: International Social Science Symposium (International Sociology Association/CRISMART): Imagining Futures in Crisis & Disaster Management, Gothenburg, 8-10 July 2010.
  • ‘Criminological and International Relations Understandings of Threat-focused Public Discourses’. Maastricht University: Critical Perspectives on Security, Maastricht: 27-28 May 2010.
  • ‘The social construction of threat in Greece’ (in French). Institut d’Etudes Balkaniques/INALCO: Mémoires d’exil, exils de mémoire, Paris : 29 March 2010.
  • ‘Risk-based social control: is there any place left for personhood?’. 9th Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Ljubljana: 9-12 September 2009.
  • ‘Framing dangerousness’ (in French). Keynote speech: 3rd Congress of the French Sociology Association, Paris, 14-17 April 2009.
  • ‘It’s a kind of Facebook, but for police use’ (in French). Centre G. Pompidou: Identification and surveillance. What is at stake for democratic regimes?, Paris: 17 January 2009 (http://editionsdelabibliotheque.bpi.fr/livre/?GCOI=84240100864770&fa=author&person_id=5187).
  • ‘Justifying surveillance?’ (in French). Festival des libertés: Our lives under surveillance, Brussels: 21 October 2008.
  • ‘Threat assessment processes in criminology and political science’. Centre for European Policy Studies: The Social Construction of Threat and the Changing Relation Between Liberty and Security, Brussels: 5-6 June 2008.
  • ‘Security, Risk and Human Rights’. 2008Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association, Montreal, 29 May-1 June 2008.
  • ‘On social control and vanishing subjects of rights’. University of Sheffield: InVisibilities: The Politics, Practice and Experience of Surveillance in Everyday Life, Sheffield: 2-3 April 2008.
  • ‘Technology, Risk and Human Rights’. CERI/Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Anti-terrorism, Risk and Intelligence-led Logic, Paris: 6 December 2007.
  • ‘Security, Human Rights and Politics’. University of Manchester, Law School: European Matrix, Manchester: 20 February 2007.
  • ‘Freedom, Security and Danger: Is Any Trade-Off Possible?’. Centre for European Policy Studies: Who Manages Security? Who Enjoys Liberty?, Brussels: 16 September 2005.
  • ‘Sport, Security and International Relations in the EU’ (in Greek). Panteion University: International Relations and the Olympics, Athens: 23-24 June 2003.
  • ‘The Protection of the Internal Security in the EU Countries: Towards a Wide Control of Deviant Populations?’. Columbia University Institute for Scholars: The New Security State: Zero Tolerance, Race Biased Policing and ‘Dangerous’ Communities in Comparative Perspective, Paris: 6-7 June 2002.
  • ‘Le pacte de stabilité pour l’Europe du Sud-Est’. CERI/Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Amsterdam et Tampere, quelles inflexions?, Paris: 9-10 June 2000.
  • ‘NGOs, Democratization and Conflict Resolution Process’ (in Greek). Panteion University: Strengthening Civil Society in the Balkans: The Role of the Non Governmental Organizations, Athens:14-16 April 2000.
  • ‘La lutte contre le crime organisé en Sicile’. Military Academy of Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan:  La sécurité en Europe et aux Etats-Unis: enjeux internes et externes, Coëtquidan: 27-28 September 1999.
  • ‘La perspective d’élargissement de l’Union européenne et les enjeux de la sécurité intérieure’. Center for European Studies in Strasbourg (seminar on European affairs for Gendarmerie officers), Strasbourg: 14-18 June 1999.
  • ‘L’élargissement de l’Union européenne et la question de la sécurité intérieure’. Center for European Studies in Strasbourg (seminar on European affairs for senior police officers), Strasbourg: 27-30 April 1999. 
  • ‘The Schengen Agreements. Implementation and perspectives’ (in Greek). Panteion University: The Europeanization Process. Perspectives and interests at stake, Athens: 13 May 1997.
  • ‘Sécurité intérieure et coopération policière en Europe. Le cas de la Grèce’. Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Un nouveau champ de la sécurité en Europe, Paris: 4-5 October 1996.
  • ‘The protection of the fundamental freedoms and the control of deviance’ (in Greek). Onassis Foundation: 1975-1995: The implementation of the Greek Constitution - twenty years after, Athens: 7-8 June 1996.