Leonidas Oikonomakis is a PhD researcher in Social Movement Studies at the European University Institute, a rapper with the Greek hip-hop formation Social Waste, and an editor for ROAR Magazine. His research focuses on the political strategies of the Zapatistas and the Bolivian Cocaleros. Together with Jerome Roos and Andres Cornejo he has co-directed the documentary “Utopia on the Horizon” on the 2011 Movement of the Squares in Greece. He has recently joined the Scuola Normale Superiore as a reseach assistant in a project directed by Donatella della Porta.
Research interests: autonomy, direct democracy, collective memory, and movements strategiesHome page
Edited Volume - 2018
Journal Article - 2017