Haris (Charalampos) Tsavdaroglou

University of Amsterdam


Haris (Charalampos) Tsavdaroglou is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam, Visiting Professor on Human Geography at the Hellenic Open University, and Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Thessaly and the National Hellenic Research Foundation. Haris holds a PhD (2016) in Urban and Regional Planning from the School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. During the academic years 2017-2021 he was Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Amsterdam and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Thessaly and the University of the Aegean. He has been appointed as an adjunct lecturer at the University of the Aegean, University of Thessaly, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Hellenic Open University where he taught undergraduate and postgraduate modules on Human Geography, Urban Sociology, Cultural Geography, Migration in Europe, Urban Planning, Spatial Governance and Theories of Commons. Over the years he has participated in more than 100 scientific conferences, symposiums and workshops, and he has published more than 50 academic articles in major urban studies, human geography, and urban planning journals and collective volumes. His research interests include critical urban theory, autonomy of migration, intersectional, decolonial and affective geographies, the right to the city, common spaces versus spatial enclosures and urban social movements.