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Athens Lectures

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The Hellenic Observatory in collaboration with the National Bank of Greece and with the support of the LSE Hellenic Alumni Association is delighted to announce a new series of Athens Lecture.The purpose of this series is to provoke vibrant discussion and debate about a range of key topics and subjects within the social sciences. The agenda is kept deliberately broad and the lectures are intended to be accessible to a general audience.

Free and open to all; Registration is required.
Venue: Megaron Karatza, Aiolou 82, 105 51 Athens, Greece
The lectures will be in English with simultaneous translation.

 

Upcoming Events 

Our Athens Lectures Event Programme for 2019-2020 will be announced soon. 

Past events

 

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Building Social Capital and Trust: The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility 

Thursday 16 May 2019, 18.45-20.30

Speaker: Ane Tamayo, Professor of Accounting, LSE
Discussant: Sophie Daskalaki- Mytilineou 
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies; Hellenic Observatory Director

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The Future of Eurozone: what reforms are needed

Thursday 14 March 2019, 18.45-20.30

Speaker: Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, LSE
Discussant: Helen Louri-Dendrinou, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies; Hellenic Observatory Director

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From the Mediterranean Crisis to Brexit: Transformations and Challenges of citizens' European Identity

Thursday 17 January 2019, 19.00- 20.30

Speaker: Michael Bruter, Professor of Political Science and European Politics, LSE
Discussant: Effie Fokas, Senior Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies; Hellenic Observatory Director
Venue: Megaron Karatza, Aiolou 82, 105 51 Athens, Greece

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Athens Lecture Series at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

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Lifestyle solidarity - corporate branding, celebrity culture and the digital media

Thursday 31 May 2018, 19:00

Speaker: Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science
Discussant: Dimitri A.Sotiropoulos, Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute 
Venue: Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Athens 

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Trump and  the Future of American Power

Monday 26 March, 2018

Speaker: Peter Trubowitz, Head of International Relations & Director of the US Centre LSE
Discussant: Dimitris Keridis, Professor of International Politics, Panteion University, Greece
Chair: Spyros Economides, Associate Professor in International Relations, Director of the Hellenic Observatory

Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Where is Brexit heading? 

Monday 5 February, 2018
Speaker: Simon Hix, Professor of Political Science, LSE
Discussant: George Pagoulatos, Professor of European Politics and Economy, Athens University of Economics and Business
Chair: Spyros Economides, Associate Professor of International Relations and European Politics, LSE 
Time: 19.00-8.30
Venue: Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Megaron Plus Lecture Series

A 3 year series of  public lectures  at the Megaron Mousikis in Athens, organised by the Megaron Plus, the London School of Economics and Political Science in collaboration with the Hellenic Alumni Association of the London School of Economics and the Hellenic Observatory.

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