09.00 - 9.30 Coffee and registration 

09.30 – 11.15 Panel I: International dimension of the Greek Dictatorship   
Discussant: Prof Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

  • Konstantina Maragkou (Yale) The international politics of the Greek Colonels' regime. Any role for human rights?
  • Effie Pedaliu (UWE), Unintended Consequences:  Human Rights, European Security and the International Implications of the Greek Dictatorship.
  • Dionysis Chourchoulis (Queen Mary) & Eirini Karamouzi (LSE), "Between rhetoric and realpolitik: the Western alliance and the Greek Colonels, 1967-1970".
  • Christos Christidis(University of Athens). “Battle for Legitimacy: Trends of Greek Resistance against the Colonels (1967-1974)”

11.15 Coffee Break 

11.30 – 13.15 Panel II: International dimension of the Portuguese Dictatorship Discussant: Manuel Loff

13.15 – 14.15 Lunch

14.15 - 16.30 Panel III: International dimension of the Spanish Dictatorship Discussant: Antonio Moneo (LSE IDEAS)

16.15 Coffee Break 

16.30 – 17.15 Roundtable: Détente – a turning point for the international position of the Southern European regimes?

  • Piers Ludlow, Arne Westad, Paul Preston and Antonio Varsori, Svetozar Rajak (Chair)