George Venizelos is a PhD candidate in Political Science and Sociology at Scuola Normale Superiore. His current research focuses on populism and particularly the relationship between populism and power.
He obtained his BA in Politics from the Department of Government at the University of Essex and his MA in International Studies from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His MA thesis, now a working paper, is titled ”Inherently Greek? A psychoanalytic perspective on Greek Cypriot identity”.
In 2016, George led a research project for the European Parliament investigating youth opinions on the EU in Cyprus. He has also worked as a freelancer for Reuters and published articles in Cypriot newspapers.
Research interests: populism, identity, discourse, psychoanalysis, and post-structuralism
Monograph - 2018
Monograph - 2017