Speaker: George Chouliarakis, the Alternate Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers of Greece. From May to August 2015 he served as chief technical negotiator for Greece for the third bailout program and subsequently as interim Finance Minister in the run up to the elections of September 2015. He is a member of the Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) and a member of the Board of Directors […]
An LSE research seminar: Speaker: Dr Myria GEORGIOU Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Department at the Dept. of Media and Communications, LSE Chair: Dr Rebecca BRYANT Associate Professorial Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE For more information on the seminar please click here.
LSE Hellenic Observatory public lecture The Road to Recovery: can Greek banks revive the real economy? Speaker: Nikolaos Karamouzis, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Eurobank Ergasias SA; Emeritus Professor, University of Piraeus Chair: Professor Dimitri Vayanos Professor of Finance, Head of the Department of Finance; Director, Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality, LSE The event is FREE and open to all however a ticket is […]
Greece’s non-performing exposure ratio is the second highest in Europe, largely linked to the unprecedented contraction of domestic economic activity in recent years. Causality is known to go both ways, with persistently high non-performing loans (NPLs) constituting a drag on credit and GDP growth. Theoretically, Greek governments keen to reduce the debt overhang and restore the productive pillars of the economy should have created the conditions for a rapid and […]
Salary: £33,784 – £40,867 pa incl. with potential to progress to £43,973 pa incl. 12 months fixed term post due limited funding. The purpose of the fellowship is to enable a Post-doctoral Researcher to propose and carry out a project of relevance to the Hellenic Observatory (part of the European Institute). It has been made possible by the generosity of the National Bank of Greece. You will have a completed PhD […]
Τhe European Institute together with the Hellenic Observatory are pleased to invite applications for Visiting Research Students (VRS) at the LSE for the academic year 2016/17. This scheme is supported by the Hellenic Observatory and is open to research students who are currently registered for a PhD at a university in Greece or Cyprus and are EU citizens. Research topics will fall within the social sciences, focussing on the EU and/or SE Europe. *INTERNSHIP VALUE AND […]
A book launch. Speakers: Platon MONOKROUSSOS, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Kostas NIKOLOPOULOS, Bangor University Dimitris THOMAKOS, University of Peloponnese Discussant: Dimitri VAYANOS, LSE Chair: Kevin FEATHERSTONE, LSE Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE Campus The event is FREE and open to all. Entry will be on a first come first serve basis. For more information click here For more information on the book please visit the Palgrave website
Speaker : Angelos Chryssogelos National Bank of Greece Postdoctoral Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE Chair : Spyros Economides Hellenic Observatory Deputy Director; Associate Professor, International Relations and European Politics; LSEE-Research on South Eastern Europe Co-ordinator This presentation examines whether and how key aspects of Greek foreign policy have been transformed in the years of the crisis, and especially the relationship between Greek foreign policy interests and practices and the EU framework. Foreign policy […]
Speaker: Euripides L. EVRIVIADES, High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus to the UK Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone Director, Hellenic Observatory, LSE The accession of Cyprus to the EU in 2004 is the single most important strategic development in the country’s turbulent history since independence in 1960. It affirmed Cyprus’ place in Europe and its importance in the security of the Eastern Mediterranean. In his presentation the High Commissioner for Cyprus, […]
From migration crisis to refugee crisis in Europe: Securitization priorities vs Integration policies?
Speaker: Apostolos G. Papadopoulos Professor of Human Geography, Department of Geography, Harokopio University of Athens; Visiting Research Fellow, Regent’s Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent’s University London Chair: Dr Rebecca Bryant A.N. Hadjiyiannis Associate Professorial Research Fellow For the past six years Europe has been in the midst of the most severe re-cession since the Second World War. The size of migrant flows towards Eu-rope has been escalating, leading to increasing concerns over […]
Speaker: Thalia Magioglou Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, L.S.E. and Centre Edgar Morin/IIAC, EHESS, Paris France Chair: Rebecca Bryant A.N. Hadjiyiannis Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE The presentation will offer insights from the longitudinal study conducted on the social representations of democracy for the Greek Youth, and the theoretical model grounded on this research. This work is grounded on a cultural and political psychology perspective with qualitative methodology. Three different studies have […]