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Dr Alessio Koliulis

Dr Alessio Koliulis

Teaching Fellow

Arts and Sciences (BASc)

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Joined UCL
3rd Sep 2018

Research summary

With a transdisciplinary approach to research and an active engagement within social movements, his research interests fall within two themes: i) urban inequalities and economic democracy, and ii) technological innovation and the creative industries. 

Specific areas of research interest include:

  • Creative Industries and Local Economic Development
  • Popular Economies and Night-Time Economies
  • Municipalism and Economic Democracy
  • Urban inequalities and Financialisation
  • Critical Urban Theory and Political Ecology (Ecosophy)

Teaching summary

DEVP0038 Urbanisation and Development
BASC0018 Urban Inequalities and Global Development

Education

University College London
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), ATQ02 - Recognised by the HEA as an Associate Fellow | 2019

Biography

Dr Alessio Kolioulis is an urban theorist working at The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (UCL) in the MSc Urban Economic Development. His research interests fall within two themes: i) urban inequalities and economic democracy, and ii) technological innovation and the creative industries.

Alessio holds a Joint PhD in Urban Planning and Aesthetics (Rome La Sapienza/Paris 8) and has a background in development economics and international cooperation. His doctoral thesis on the electronic music industry analysed the links between night-time economies, urban space, and techno cultures in London and Detroit.

Prior to joining UCL, Alessio worked as a Grants Officer and Impact Analyst for various development organisations working primarily in Latin America and the Middle East. Alessio is also the editor of the Journal engagée (Berlin/London/Vienna) and the publisher Eterotopia France.

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