Wirtschaftsgeschichte

Dr. Kleoniki Alexopoulou

Wissenschaftliche Angestellte, Post-Doc

DFG-Projekt: Die langfristige Entwicklung von numerischen Fähigkeiten in Afrika und dem Nahen Osten, 1700 bis 1970: Wie substantiell war der Einfluss des Kolonialismus?


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Melanchthonstrasse 30 | 72074 Tübingen | Germany | Room 103
 +49 (0) 7071 29 72124
kleoniki.alexopoulou@uni-tuebingen.de

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Kurzlebenslauf

2007
Bachelor (BA) in Political Science and History

Panteion University ot Social and Political Sciences, Athen (Griechenland)

2009
Master of Arts in Political Science and History

National and Kapodestrian University of Athens (Griechenland)

2011
Research intern on Informal economy and development

SNV (Netherlands Development Organisation), Lake Zone Portfolio, Mwanza (Tansania)

2011
Master of Science (MSc) in International Development Studies

Utrecht University (Niederlande)

2011-2012
Forscher

Utrecht University (Niederlande)

2013-2016
Doktoranden-Training-Programm

Leiden University (Niederlande)

2013-2017
Doktorand

Wageningen University (Niederlande)

2017
PhD fellow

University of Bologna (Italien)

seit 2018
Wissenschaftliche Angestellte (Post-Doc)

Universität Tübingen (Deutschland)

Forschungsinteressen

  • Lebensstandards und Langzeitentwicklungen in Afrika

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Lehrveranstaltungen

  • E364 Seminar in Applied Research
  • E561 Topics in International Economic History II

Veröffentlichungen

  • Alexopoulou, K. (2019, forthcoming). “Local conditions and metropolitan visions. Fiscal policies and practices in Portuguese Africa, 1850s-1970s”. In: Ewout Frankema and Anne Booth (ed.). Fiscal capacity of colonial states in Asia and Africa. Cambridge University Press.
  • Alexopoulou, K. (2018). An Anatomy of colonial states and fiscal regimes in Portuguese Africa: Long-term transformations in Mozambique and Angola, 1850s-1970s. University of Wageningen Dissertation.
  • Alexopoulou, K., & Juif, D. (2017). Colonial State Formation Without Integration: Tax Capacity and Labour Regimes in Portuguese Mozambique (1890s–1970s). International Review of Social History, 62(2), 215-252.
  • Alexopoulou, K. (2016). Jeanne Marie Penvenne, Women, migration and the cashew economy in southern Mozambique 1945–1975. Economic History Review, 69 (4), 1408-1409.
  • Alexopoulou, K. (2011). “The shadow economy in the light of pro-poor development: the case of Tanzania”. In: Development Around the World. Research Findings from 2011. Utrecht: International Development Studies, pp. 92-101.

Work in progress

  • Alexopoulou, K. and Frankema, E. (2018). “Imperialism of Jackals and Lions? The Militarization of Portuguese Africa in the British African mirror, 1850-1940”. To be submitted to the Journal of African History.
  • Alexopoulou, K. (2017). “Coercion by any other name: Railway geographies and infrastructure investments in Portuguese Africa (1880s-1970s)”. To be submitted to the Economic History of Developing Regions.
  • Alexopoulou, K. and Juif, D. (2015). “Colonial Origins of the Threefold Reality of Mozambique: Fiscal Capacity and Labour Systems”. AEHN Working Paper No. 21.

Präsentationen

  • 12-13 October 2018 Development through coercion: Railway geographies and infrastructure investments in Portuguese Africa (1880s-1970s) at the 13th Annual Meeting of African Economic History Network “Transitions in African Economic History”, Bologna University, Italy
  • 31 August – 3 September 2017 Railway geographies and infrastructure investments in Portuguese Africa (1880s-1970s): a case of regressive redistribution at the Fifth European Congress on World and Global History (ENIUGH) "Ruptures, Empires and Revolutions", Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 25 May 2017 Portugal and Africa: A long-lasting relationship. Colonial state formation and fiscal policies (1850s-1970s at Seminar on Lusophone Africa in World Politics, Bologna University, Italy
  • 30 March – 2 April 2017 Regressive redistribution and infrastructure development in Portuguese Africa (1890s-1970s) at the Economic History Society (EHS) Conference, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
  • 20-21 October 2016 Securing the Colonial State: Effective occupation and military spending in Portuguese and British Africa, 1850s-1940s at the 11th Annual Meeting of African Economic History Network “New Approaches to African Economic History: History, Methods and Interdisciplinarity”, Sussex University, Brighton, UK
  • 31 March – 2 April 2016 Do Economies of Scale Matter? Effective Occupation and Military Spending in Portuguese, French and British Africa in the Early Colonial Period (1890s-1940s) at the European Social Science History (ESSH) Conference, Valencia, Spain
  • 12 - 15 November 2015 Colonial state formation without integration: Tax and labour regimes in Portuguese Mozambique (1890s-1970s) at the 40th Meeting of the Social Science History Association (SSHA), Baltimore MD, United States
  • 3 - 7 August 2015 Metropolitan vision under question: Fiscal policies and practices in Portuguese Africa (1850s-1970s) at the XVIIth World Economic History Congress “Diversity in Development”, Kyoto, Japan
  • 27 - 29 May 2015 Obey or pay: Taxation, migration and forced labour in Portuguese Mozambique at the Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA) Workshop “The fiscal history of sub-Saharan Africa”, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • 4 - 5 April 2015 Obey or pay: Taxation, migration and forced labour in Mozambique in the first half of the 20th century’ at the Workshop on Colonialism, Growth and Development in the Southern Hemisphere, 1800-2000, Lund University, Sweden
  • 25 - 26 October 2014 Fiscal regimes: shaping state and social transformations in colonial Mozambique and Angola (1890s-1970s) at the 9th Annual Meeting of African Economic History Network “African Economic Development over the Long Run”, London School of Economics, UK
  • 14 - 17 October 2014 Fiscal regimes: shaping state and social transformations in Portuguese Africa (1850s-1970s) at the ESTER Research Design Course at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Bisherige Lehrtätigkeit

  • May 2017
    Guest lecturing in Relazioni Internazionali e sviluppo in Africa, Department of Political Sciences, Bologna University, Italy
  • 2016–2017
    Tutoring Theories on Politics and Governance course, MSc programme of International Development Studies, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
  • 2015-2016
    Co-designing the course Politics beyond borders: The rise and development of international organizations, MSc programme of International Development Studies, Wageningen University, the Netherland