Costis Chadjimichalis

Professor Emeritus
Office No 1, Old Bld
Department of Geography
Harokopio University
70 El. Venizelou Str., Kallithea- Athens
Post Box: 17671

Ph.: +30-2109549144
Fax: +30-2109514759

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D in Economic Geography and Regional Development, UCLA, 1980

MA in Regional Development, UCLA, 1976

Diploma of Architectural Engineering, AUTH, 1968

Research Interests

-Economic and Cultural Geography
-Local and Regional Development
-Uneven development in Southern Europe, the Mediterranean and Latin America
-The informal sector and SMEs
-European Spatial Planning

Books and edited books (selection)

Managing Editor of the Greek Journal GEOGRAPHIES

Section Editor for “Regional Development”International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Currently member of editorial team in the journals: ACME, Human Geography: a new radical journal, Boletín de la Associaciòn de Geógrafos Españoles and of the scientific committee of Edizioni Ledizioni, Milano, for the book series Città, Società e Governo

Recent publications in refereed journals (selection)

C. Hadjimichalis (2011) “Uneven geographical development and socio-spatial justice and solidarity: European regions after the 2009 financial crisis”, European Urban and Regional Studies, 48:3, pp. 254-274

Hadjimichalis, C. (2011) “SMEs, entrepreneurialism and local/regional development”, in: A. Pyke, A. Rodriquez-Pose, J. Tomaney (eds) A Handbook of Local and Regional Development, Routledge: London, pp. 381-393.

C. Hadjimichalis, (2010) “The Greek economic crisis and its geography: from R. Kaplan’s geographical determinism to uneven geographical development”, Human Geography: a new radical journal, vol.3:3, pp. 89-100

Hadjimichalis, C., Hudson, R. (2007) «Rethinking Local and Regional Development: implications for radical political practice in Europe”, European Urban and Regional Studies, vol.14:2, pp. 99-113.

Hadjimichalis, C. (2006) "The end of Third Italy as we knew it?", Antipode, 38:1, pp. 82-106.

Hadjimichalis, C. (2006) "Non-economic factors in economic geography and in "New Regionalism": a sympathetic critique", International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 30:3, pp. 690-704.

Hadjimichalis, C., Hudson, R. (2006) "Networks, regional development and democratic control", International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 30:4, pp. 858-872.


Undergraduate Courses

Synthetic Geographic Lesson

Postgraduate Courses

Local Sustainable Development and Social Resistance

Planning and Spatial Development: Theories and Practices