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Summer Term Events 2010


Panel Debate: The Greek Fiscal Crisis and the Future of the Euro-zone

Wednesday 28th April 2010, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 6.30pm

Prof. George Alogoskoufis (Former Greek Minister of Economy and Finance)
Dr. Yannos Papantoniou, Former Greek Minister of National Economy)
Prof. Wim Koesters, Professor (Ruhr Universität Bochum and Rheinisch Westfälisches Institut Für Wirtschaftsforschung Essen)
Mr. Simon Tilford (Chief Economist, Centre for European Reform)


Lent Term Events 2010



Political Developments in Greece During the Last Decade: A Slide Towards the Segmentary Society


Tuesday 12 January 2010, J116, Cowdray House, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Professor Thanos Veremis (Hellenic Observatory, LSE)

Rethinking Public Financial Management and Budgeting in Greece: An Integrated Approach to Governance

Tuesday 26 January 2010, J116, Cowdray House, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Dr Effrosyni Vraniali (Hellenic Observatory, LSE)

Greece's Faltering Economy: Facets and Evidence of Low Competitiveness and Institutional Weakness

Tuesday 9 February 2010, J116, Cowdray House, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Professor Theodore Pelagidis (Hellenic Observatory, LSE)

South East Europe: the Energy Challenge Ahead

Wednesday 17 February 2010, U8, Tower One, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Professor Plutarchos Sakellaris (Vice President European Investment Bank)

The Emerging BRIC Economies: Evidence from the Interest Rate Transmission Mechanism

Tuesday 2 March 2010, J116, Cowdray House, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Dr Prodromos Vlamis (Ministries of Economy and Finance Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory)

Exploring the Muslim Past: Western Thrace During the Second World War and the Greek Civil War

Tuesday 16 March 2010, U8, Tower One, 6:30pm

Professor Kevin Featherstone (Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies, European Institute, LSE)
Dr Dimitris Papdimitriou (NBG Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory)





Michaelmas Term Events 2009


What now for Greece? Reflections on the 2009 Election

Thursday 8 October 2009, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:30pm

Michalis Spourdalakis (University of Athens)
Spyros Economides (LSE)
Vassilis Monastiriotis (LSE)

Investigating Greek Multinationals' Behaviour: Identifying Opportunities, Overcoming Barriers and Creating Competitiveness

Tuesday 13 October 2009, J116, Cowdray House, 6:00pm

Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios (Kingston University London)

Expanding and Aligning the EU; European and Neighbourhood Policies: A Greek Overview

Tuesday 20 October 2009, Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:00pm

Dimitris Katsoudas (Secretary-General for EU Affairs, Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Employment Regulation and Labour Relations in Greece

Tuesday 3 November 2009, J116, Cowdray House, 6:00pm

Christos A Ioannou (Mediator - Arbitrator, Organisation for Mediation and Arbitration (O.M.E.D)

The Future of Greek Banks: A Regional Strategy      

Thursday 12 November 2009, Old Theatre, Old Building, 6:30pm

Takis Arapoglu  (Chairman of the Board and CEO of the National Bank of Greece)

Greece and the Crisis: Recovery or Decline?

Tuesday 24 November 2009, Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, 6:00pm

Yannos Papantoniou (Former Minister of Trade; National Economy; Defence; President, Centre for Progressive Policy Research)



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