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Greece and the Crisis in Southern Europe

Thursday 12th June 2014, 6.00 - 8.00pm, Archaeological Society, 22 Panepistimiou Street, Athens - Greece.
Speakers: Dr Konstantinos Filis; Professor Gikas Hardouvelis; Dr Angelos Syrigos; Discussant: Alexis Papahelas; Chair: Professor Michael Cox

Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal, stricken by the Eurozone crisis and the aftershocks of the Arab Spring, face uncertain futures. A Strategy for Southern Europe examines the challenges confronting Southern Europe and seeks to explore the potential benefits the countries of the region could gain if they cooperated more closely and developed common policy responses in the areas of migration, maritime security, energy and defence. This is an official launch of the LSE IDEAS Special Report A Strategy for Southern Europe. |

Welcoming address

Professor Anastasia Papadia-Lala, Head of Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens and Professor Modern Greek History.

Dr Eirini Karamouzi|, Editor of A Strategy for Southern Europe, Max Weber Fellow at the EUI and Special Projects Executive at LSE IDEAS. 

Dr Effie Pedaliu|, Editor of A Strategy for Southern Europe, and Fellow at LSE IDEAS.



Dr Konstantinos Filis is Director of Research at the Institute of International Relations.


Professor Gikas Hardouvelis is Finance Minister of Greece.


 Dr Angelos Syrigos is the Secretary General of Population and Social Cohesion of the Greek Ministry of Interior.





Alexis Papahelas is Editor of Kathimerini and author of The Rape of Greek Democracy - The American Factor.





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




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