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Meet the Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

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Flora-Saal
Plenary / Interview
english language

Speakers

Professor of Economic Theory, Department of Political Economy, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Athens; former Greek Minister of Finance, Athens
Co-Founder and Organiser, Elevate Festival, Graz Chair

Dr. Yanis VAROUFAKIS

Professor of Economic Theory, Department of Political Economy, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Athens; former Greek Minister of Finance, Athens

1979-1981 BA Mathematical Economics, School of Mathematical Studies, University of Essex
1981-1982 MSc Mathematical Statistics, Department of Mathematical Statistics, University of Birmingham
1982-1987 Ph.D. Economics, Department of Economics, University of Essex
1983-1985 Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Essex
1985-1986 Senior Research Associate and University Lecturer, Economics Research Centre, School of Economic and Social Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich
1986-1988 Lecturer (tenured), School of Economic and Social Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich
1986-1988 Fellow and University Lecturer, Department of Applied Economics, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
1988-1990 Lecturer in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Sydney
1990-2002 Senior Lecturer in Economics (tenured), Department of Economics, University of Sydney
1995-1996 Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Economy, University of Glasgow
since 1996 Hoover Fellow in Economic and Social Ethics, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve
2000-2006 Associate Professor of Economic Theory, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Athens
since 2006 Professor of Economic Theory, Department of Political Economy, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Athens
2012 Chief Economist, Valve Software, Seattle
2013-2015 Visiting Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas
2015 Member of Hellenic Parliament, Athens
2015 Minister of Finance, Athens
2016 Honorary Professor, Department of Political Economy, University of Sydney
2016 Professor Honoris Causa, International University College of Turin
2016 Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sussex

Daniel ERLACHER

Co-Founder and Organiser, Elevate Festival, Graz

 Manager, Record Label including International Community Website
 Advocate for Free and Open Source Software/Hardware
 Promotion of Music Events, Graz
since 2005 Co-Founder and Organiser, Elevate Festival, Graz

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