Kaberis Nikolaos

Nikolaos Kaberis

Biographical note

PhD in Agricultural Sociology, PhD in Sociology of Education

Director of Research at the R.C.G.S.





1995: «Social Dynamics in the Relationship between Work and Leisure Time», Synchrona Themata (vol. 54, pp. 102-106)


2001: «Dynamics and the Significance of Leisure Time in Rural Society», Theseis (vol. 74, pp. 77-87)


2001: «“Wasted Time” for Young Employees and Students», Antitetradia tis Ekpedefsis (vol. 67, pp 66-69)


2001: The «Big Village” and the “Farmer-Businessman”», Theseis (vol. 75, pp. 111-124)


2004: «Productive Modernization and Social Reformulation in the Greek Agrarian Sector» in the proceedings of the conference Social Change in Modern Greece (1980-2001), Athens, Greece: Sakis Karagiorgas Foundation, pp. 365-384


2006 «Foreigners Working in the Agrarian Sector. Realities, Ideologies, and Mentalities», in: Chr. Bangavos, D. Papadopoulou (ed.), Immigration and Integration of Immigrants into Greek Society, Athens, Gutenberg, pp. 413-456.


2006 «Images of the Farmer in Greek Society in the 19th and 20th Centuries», in: Greek Society, Yearbook of the Research Centre of the Greek Society at the Academy of Athens, vol. 6, pp. 161-214.


2009: «“Second Generation” is Merely two Words», in: Greek Society, Yearbook of the Research Centre of the Greek Society at the Academy of Athens, vol. 8-9, pp. 23-32.


2011: A chapter bearing the title «Farmers During the German Occupation and the Greek Civil War» in: A. Moyssidis (ed.), The Agrarian Movement in Greece, Athens N. Poulantzas Institute – Nissos, pp. 139-185.


2011: «Agrarian Crisis and Social Pathology. The Issue of Farmers’ Suicides in the Prefecture of Aetolia-Acarnania» in: Yearbook of the Research Centre of the Greek Society at the Academy of Athens, vol. 10 (to be published).


2012: «Reflections on the “expert syndrome”: a Greek case study on extension education», IFSA, International Farming Systems Association –10th European IFSA Symposium, Aarhus, Denmark, 1-4 July 2012. (with Koutsouris, A).


2013: «Indications géographiques et dynamiques de développement territorial. Le difficile passage des coordinations tacites aux démarches collectives de valorisation patrimoniale», Options Méditerranéennes, Série A, n°104, pp. 61-76 (with Τ. Anthopoulou).


2013: «Under pressure: young farmers in marriage markets – a Greek case study», Sociologia Ruralis, 53 (1), pp.74-94 (with Α. Koutsouris).


2014: «Greek Farmers’ Intermarriages with Albanian Women: towards “Tans-border Social Homogamy?», Journal of Mediterranean Studies, 23 (2), pp. 185-202 (with Koutsouris, A.).


2015: «From “Peasant” to “Farmer” in Greek Modernity: Constructing Farmer Identities in 19th and 20th Century Greece», Agathos, 6 (2), pp. 97-117.


2015: «The Self in Crisis: the Experience of Personal and Social Suffering in Contemporary Greece», Hellenic Observatory – European Institute, June 2015 (with Ch. Tsekeris and M. Pinguli).


2016: (to be published) «Aspects and Experience of Crisis in Rural Greece. Narratives of Rural Resilience», Journal of Rural Studies, (with T. Anthopoulou, M. Petrou).




2001: Social Representations of Young Employees on Work and Education, Athens: Ellinika Grammata


2008: From Daughter to Wife and from Housewife to Businesswoman: Transformations of the Meanings and Roles of Alimentation, Athens: Gutenberg


2011: Immigration and Matrimonial Market. Intermarriages of Greek Farmers with Women from Albania. An Empiric Study in the Prefecture of Aetolia-Acarnania for the Period 1990-2005, publications of the R.C.G.S., no. 14/1


2014: Agrarian Crisis, Labour Market Insecurity, and Social Uncertainty for Young Farmers. A Study in the Prefecture of Aetolia-Acarnania, 1997-2001, publications of the R.C.G.S., no. 14/2


2016: Impasses and Despair in Rural Greece: Farmers’ Suicides.A Study in the Prefecture of Aetolia-Acarnania, 1994-2008, publications of the R.C.G.S., no. 14/3.


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e-mail: kaberis@academyofathens.gr