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God Save the Community: Greece's Entry into the EEC

Wednesday 5 November 2014, 6.30 -8.00pm, Tower 2, room 9.04
Speaker: Dr Eirini Karamouzi; Discussant: Dr Piers Ludlow; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

The financial and economic crises that gripped Greece in 2010 set in motion a domino effect that upset the stability of the Euro. It opened the floodgates to a seemingly endless stream of accusation and recriminations over the economic, financial and political origins of the Greek crisis, with European political elites and press alike questioning even Greece’s entry to the EEC. The heighten interest from the public calls now for a deeper understanding of Greece’s relations with Europe, starting with a historical analysis of Greece’s road to EEC membership.

Why did the Europeans say ‘YES’ to Greece? What was the rationale?

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For more information please email us here.|

Speaker

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Dr Eirini Karamouzi| is Lecturer in Contemporary History, University of Sheffield, A.G. Leventis Fellow, Oxford University and Executive Director for the LSE Commission on Diplomacy at LSE IDEAS, and author of Greece, the EEC and the Cold War, 1974-1979: the Second Enlargement.

 

Discussant

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Dr Piers Ludlow| is Head of the Cold War Studies Programme at LSE IDEAS.

 

 

Chair

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Professor Michael Cox| is Founding Co-Director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor in International Relations.

 

Location

TW2, room 9.04, London School of Economics. Map.|

 
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