Modern Greek Studies Association

Aphrodite Bouikidis

M.A. Candidate

Simon Fraser University
Urban Studies Program


MA, International Relations, 2007, University of Chicago
BA, International Relations, 2003, Carroll University

Principal Presentations and Publications

Vangelis Pitidis, Jon Coaffee & Aphrodite Bouikidis (2022). Creating ‘resilience imaginaries’ for city-regional planning. Regional Studies, ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print), 1–14.

Podcast Host, May 2019, Lessons and Challenges of Implementing Thessaloniki’s Resilience Strategy.

“Social-purpose spaces as sites for community resilience: A case study of a Vancouver Neighborhood House during the pandemic crisis”. Between the Home and the Square: Bridging the Boundaries of Public Space, meeting of the Association of European Schools of Planning Thematic Group on Public Spaces and Urban Cultures (AESOP TG PSUC), Thessaloniki, Greece, October 22, 2021.

Simon Fraser University
Urban Studies Program
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

Department website

Areas of Specialization

Modern Greek Cities and Innovation in Greek Cities Today
International Partnerships for Social Innovation between Greece, USA and Europe
Diasporas and Social Innovation
Urban Policy, Resilience Planning and Disaster Risk Reduction
Community Resilience
Social Infrastructure.

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