Dr Sotirios Livas
Dr Sotirios Livas is Assistant Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting at the Ionian University. He holds a BA in Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1989), an MA in International Development Law and Development Studies from Panteion University (1997) and a PhD in Law and International Relations from the Ionian University (2003). He has extensive legal experience, since he practices law since 1992, specializing in administrative as well as civil law and ADR. In addition, he has an outstanding academic profile and varied teaching experience having taught, among others, International Law, International Relations, and International Relations in the Middle East, Spanish Legal Terminology to undergraduate students and French and English Terminology of EU Texts and International Relations to postgraduate students. He is currently in charge of the Placements and Internships Scheme and he was head of the Spanish section of the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting. He is a member of the “Hellenic Society of International Law and International Relations” and the “Mobilities Research Institute”, while he participates in the Eurolect Observatory research project. He has published articles in international journals and edited volumes; he is the author of the monograph Globalization, Nationalism and Islam and the editor of the Greek-Spanish and Spanish-Greek Dictionary of Legal Terms.