Th. Mavrofides’ research interests focus mainly on the emergent phenomena due to the interaction between social systems and the Information & Computer Technology (ICT) networks - especially the Internet. He follows a systems-theoretical methodology, based on the theoretical framework articulated by Niklas Luhmann. His research examines the ways the underlying society-reconstituting (i.e. autopoietic) processes are transformed by the proliferation of the ICT networks, changing the expectations of the social systems and their worldviews. Currently, he explores and examines the role of the ICT systems in the current economic crisis and the way the latter is turned into a political crisis. He is also investigating the emerging processes that include or exclude an area from the global network in correlation with the ICT expansion.