Stathis Arapostathis

Department of Philosophy and History of Science NKUA

Stathis Arapostathis works as assistant professor (tenure-track appointment) at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Science (PhD in History of Technology, University of Oxford, 2006; MSc in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and National Technical University of Athens, 1999; BSc in Physics, Aristotelio University of Thessaloniki, 1996). For his work on the Law-Science-technology relationship he has received several international awards and research (pre- and post-doctoral) fellowships: AHRC Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leeds, Douglas Bryne Fellowship at Oxford University, Honorary Research Fellow at the Low Carbon Research Institute of Cardiff University, Technology and Innovation Studies Researcher at the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh, International Scholar of the Society for the History of Technology).
Arapostathis specializes in the study of the public discourse about science and technology, in connection to patenting, legal disputes and expertise formation.

Relevant Publications

Stathis Arapostathis and Graham Dutfield (eds.), “Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property: Concepts, Actors and Practices form the Past to the Present”, Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2013.
Stathis Arapostathis and Graeme Gooday, “Patently Contestable: Historical Trials of Electricity, Identity, and Inventorship in Britain, 1880-1930”, Cambridge, MA and London: The MIT Press, 2013.
Stathis Arapostathis, “Electrifying Consultants: Engineering Styles, Expertise and Identities in Britain, 1880-1914”, (to be published by Cambridge Publishing Scholars; forthcoming).