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Summer Term 2011

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 18:30 - 20:00, LSE Old Theatre, Old Building, Ground floor, Houghton St, London, WC2A 2AE
Costas Meghir
, Professor of Economics, University College London; Douglas A. Warner III Professor, Yale University; Co-Director ESRC Research Centre, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Herakles Polemarchakis, Professor of Economics, University of Warwick; Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Greece.
'The Greek bail-out one year on: how can Greece return to growth?'
Chair: Nicos Christodoulakis, Professor of Economics, Athens University of Economics & Business; Former Greek Minister of Economy & Finance, 2001-2004.

 

 

Hellenic Observatory 5th Biennial PhD Symposium on Contemporary Greece and Cyprus|
Thursday 2 & Friday 3 June 2011, Wolfson Theatre, LSE, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ, UK
Registration|

Lent Term 2011

 

11 January 2011, 6-7:30pm, Canada Blanch Room (Room J 116), Cowdray House, European Institute, LSE
Speaker: Professor Gikas A. Hardouvelis, Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus
Research Seminar on 'The Sovereign Debt Debate and Greece'

25 January 2011, 6-7:30pm, Canada Blanch Room (Room J 116), Cowdray House, European Institute, LSE
Speaker: Dr Chris Tsoukis, Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness & Shipping Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE; Senior Lecturer, Economics Department, London Metropolitan Business School
Research Seminar on 'Determinants and Effects of Government Size: Overview of Theory and the Greek Experience'

Friday 28 & Saturday 29 January 2011, British School at Athens
Speaker: Sir Michael Llewellyn Smith, Prof Roderick Beaton, Prof Renee Hirschon, Prof Thalia Dragonas, Prof Stefanos Pesmazoglou, Prof George Pagoulatos, Prof Euclid Tsakalotos.
Joint Conference on 'Changing Conceptions of 'Europe' in Modern Greece:
meanings, identities and legitimation'

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2 February 2011, 6.30-8pm

Speaker : Ms. Anna Diamantopoulou, Greek Minister for  Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs
Chair : Professor Kevin Featherstone
Public Lecture on 'Reforming Greece's Universities'|
Venue details will be provided to ticket holders on the day

8 February 2011, 6-7.30pm, Canada Blanch Room (Room J 116), Cowdray House, European Institute, LSE
Speaker: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor, Director of the Hellenic Observatory, LSE
Research Seminar on 'Hollow at the Core? Greek Prime Ministers and the Constraints on Governing'

22 February 2011, 6-7.30pm, Canada Blanch Room (Room J 116), Cowdray House, European Institute, LSE
Speaker : Dr Steve Morewood, Lecturer, Institute of Archaeology & Antiquity, University of Birmingham
Research Seminar on 'The Eden-Dill Mission and the doomed quest to save Greece from Axis Occupation, February to April 1941'

8 March 2011, 6-7.30pm, Canada Blanch Room (Room J 116), Cowdray House, European Institute, LSE
Speaker : Professor Eleftheria Bernidaki-Aldous, Professor of Classics, Holder of the Endowed Chair of Modern Greek Studies Eleftherios Venizelos, American College of Greece, Deree
Research Seminar on 'Special Education and Equal Opportunity Especially in the context of Economic Crisis: the necessity of a new legal culture in Europe'

22 March 2011, 6-7.30pm, Canada Blanch Room (Room J 116), Cowdray House, European Institute, LSE
Speaker : Professor Alexis Heraclides, National Bank of Greece Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE; Professor of International Relations & Conflict Analysis, Department of Political Science & History, Panteion University Of Social & Political Science
Research Seminar on 'Imagined Enemies. In Quest of the Deeper Reasons for Greek-Turkish Antagonism'

Michaelmas Term 2010

Tuesday 12 October 2010, 6-7.30pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
(Hellenic Observatory Research Seminars)
Dr Michael Arghyrou, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff Business School
'The EMU-sovereign debt crisis: Fundamentals, expectations and contagion'

 Friday 22 October 2010, 9:30am-5:15pm Shaw Library, LSE
Hellenic Observatory & FONDAFIP (Association for the International Foundation of Public Finance)
'Public Financial Management in Times of Crisis: Fiscal Realities and Management Challenges in Greece and the EU'

Tuesday 26 October 2010, 6-7.30pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
(Hellenic Observatory Research Seminars)
Prof. Christos Lyrintzis, HO Senior Research Fellow, Department of Political Science & Public Administration, University of Athens
'The political management of the crisis. Problems and implications'

Monday 8 November 2010, 6-7.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
(Hellenic Observatory 11 th Annual Lecture)
Speaker:  Mr. George Papaconstantinou (Minister of Finance, Greece)
Chair:  Professor Kevin Featherstone
'Greece is changing'|

Tuesday 9 November, 2010, 6-7.30pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
(Hellenic Observatory Research Seminars)
Dr Elpida Prasopoulou, Senior Research Officer, Department of Management Science & Technology, Athens University of Economics & Business, HO Post-doc Fellow
'The interplay of ICT innovation with state administrative tradition: Evidence from the Greek Taxation Information System (TAXIS)'

Tuesday 23 November 2010,6-7.30pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
(Hellenic Observatory Research Seminars)
Dr Susannah Verney, Assistant Professor of European Integration, Department of Political Science & Public Administration, University of Athens, HO Visiting Fellow
'The Forgotten European Spring of the Greek Communist Party, 1987-1991'

Tuesday 7 December 2010, 6-7.30pm, COW J116, Cowdray House, LSE
(Hellenic Observatory Research Seminars)
Dr Theodore Panagiotidis, Lecturer in Econometrics, Department of Economics, University of Macedonia , HO Research Fellow
'The twin deficits hypothesis: Evidence from Greece'

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