Dimitris Papadopoulos is a Reader in Sociology and Organisation and Director of the PhD Programme in the School of Management, University of Leicester. His work in cultural studies of science and technology, politics and social theory, labour and transnational migration has been published in various journals and in several monographs, including Escape Routes. Control and Subversion in the 21st Century (Pluto Press 2008), Analysing Everyday Experience: Social Research and Political Change (Palgrave 2006) and Lev Vygotsky: Work and Reception (Campus 1999/Lehmanns 2010). He is currently completing Crafting Politics. Technoscience, Organization and Material Culture (forthcoming with Duke University Press), a study of alternative interventions in technoscientific culture.