Research- The Austerity Issue- Jerome Roos

Jérôme Roos is a writer, activist and filmmaker. He studied at University College Utrecht, the University of Bologna, Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics, and is currently a PhD Researcher on the European Debt Crisis at the European University Institute in Florence. He is the founder and editor of Reflections on a Revolution (ROAR) , an online magazine.

Set of photographs reflecting riot police cracking down on anti- austerity protests in Athens, Greece in June 2011, where anarchists have chosen to fight. Raiding Golden Dawn offices and riding through poor neighbourhoods in thousands-strong anti-fascist motorcycle rallies, the Greek anarchists are now greeted as heroes by the city’s terrorised immigrant minority.

A set of photographs taken in Tahir, Egypt in January 2013 whilst protesters continue the revolution that began two years ago. Many feel anarchism provides the only alternative to further tyranny, the demonstation has been the greatest revolution since 1848.


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