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The Energy Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Role of Greece

Hosted by the Hellenic Observatory

Cañada Blanch Room (COW 1.11), Cowdray House,

Speaker

Dr Emmanuel Karagiannis

Chair

Dr Spyros Economides

This event will will explore the energy of geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Role of Greece.

The Eastern Mediterranean region is changing fast. With new gas discoveries in the last few years containing estimated reserves of 25 tcf, the Eastern Mediterranean will soon become the new gas frontier. The discovery of the East Med gas resources comes at a time when world demand for energy is growing rapidly, many are questioning the reliability of supplies from Russia, and Western governments are encouraging the diversification of supply to ensure energy security. Now that the geopolitical map of the region is being redrawn, there is an urgent need to understand the new regional realities and emerging issues.

Emmanuel Karagiannis Senior Lecturer at the Department of Defence Studies, King's College London. 

Spyros Economides is Director of the Hellenic Observatory and Associate Professor of International Relations and European Politics at LSE.

The Hellenic Observatory (@HO_LSE) is part of the European Institute at the LSE. Established in 1996, it is internationally recognised as one of the premier research centres on contemporary Greece and Cyprus. 

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