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Summer Term 2014

Wednesday, 28 May, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
Prof Richard Clogg, Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford
Prof Evanthis Hatzivassiliou,Associate Professor at the Department of History of the University of Athens, and an associate of the LSE IDEAS Southern Europe International Affairs Programme
Prof Constantinos Tsoukalas, Professor Emeritus of Sociology of the University of Athens
Public Lecture: 40 Years After the Collapse of the Greek Junta|; Reflections on its Historical Significance|

Lent Term 2014

14 January 2014, 18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
Bernard H. CASEY, Principal Research Fellow, Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick; Visiting Senior Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
'The slow growth and sudden demise of supplementary pension provision in Cyprus'|

16 January 2014, 18.00-19.30, LSE Campus (exact venue TBC to ticket holders)
Public Lecture
H.E Nicos ANASTASIADES, President of the Republic of Cyprus
'The true story about the geopolitical role of Cyprus: David or Goliath?'|
Ticket requests for this event will be made available on 8 January 2014, 18:00 on the LSE events website 

28 January 2014, 18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
Panos HATZIPROKOPIOU, Department of Spatial Planning & Development, School of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
'Emerging ethnic economies at times of crisis: socio-economic and spatial dimensions of migrants’ entrepreneurship in Athens'|

11 February 2014, 18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
Vassilis MONASTIRIOTIS, Associate Professor in the Political Economy of South East Europe, LSE
'Does the Greek labour market work? Crisis and adjustment across the Greek regions'| (provisional) 

21 February 2014, 14.00-18.45
Reviving Famagusta; From Ghost Town to Eco-city?|
A half-day conference organised by the Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE
Recent citizens' initiatives in Cyprus have proposed the opening of the ghost town of Varosha and have imagined the revitalisation of the Famagusta area. This conference brings together town planners, architects, and economists to discuss the anticipated social, economic, and ecological consequences of a potential opening.
Register for Free at the LSE E-SHOP| by Monday, 17 February
Provisional Conference Programme |

25 February 2014, 18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar 
Nicolas ARGENTI, Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology,
Brunel University
'Crisis and famine in island Greece: Sovereign debt, political violence and topologies of memory in Chios'|

11 March 2014, 18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
Theodore PELAGIDIS, Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, USA; Professor of Economic Analysis, University of Piraeus
'The Greek Growth Project'|

Michaelmas Term 2013

8 October 2013, 18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
PROFESSOR MARIA PETMESIDOU, Professor of Social Policy at the Democritus
University of Thrace
'Crisis and austerity: A Painful Watershed for the Greek Welfare State'|
#LSE_HOpetmesidou

22 October 2013,  18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
DR MANUSSOS MARANGUDAKIS, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of the Aegean
'Civil Society and Religion in Greece in a Period of Crisis'|
#LSE_HOmarangudakis

1 November 2013, 14:30 - 15:30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
DR EVY CHRISTOFILOPOULOU, Greek Deputy Minister for Administrative Reform 
'The Challenges of Administrative Reform in Greece'|

5 November 2013,  18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
DR GEORGE KASSIMERIS, Reader in Terrorism Studies, University of Wolverhampton
'Greece: the Persistence of Political Terrorism'|
#LSE_HOkassimeris

19 November 2013,  18.00-19.30, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
PROFESSOR NICOS CHRISTODOULAKIS, Professor of Economic Analysis, Athens University of Economics and Business; Research Associate, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
'The dynamics of conflict in the Greek Civil War 1946-1949'|
#LSE_HOchristodoulakis

25 November 2013,  18.00-19.30, New Theatre, East Building, LSE
The 13th Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture
PROFESSOR CALLIOPE SPANOU, The Greek Ombudsman; Professor of Administrative Sciences, University of Athens
'The Greek Ombudsman and Public Administration during Challenging Times'|
#LSE_HOspanou

29 November 2013, 9.00-17.00, Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE
Greek Politics in Crisis: Challenges to the Open Society
One day conference organised by the Hellenic Observatory, LSE and the Open Society European Policy Institute, Brussels
Conference Details
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3 December 2013, 
18.00-19.30, Room TBA, New Academic Building, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar
PROFESSOR IANNIS (JOHN) A. MOURMOURAS, Chief Economic Adviser to the Greek Prime Minister; Former Deputy Finance Minister of Greece
'On the Limits of Fiscal Consolidation within a Monetary Union - How to resolve the austerity puzzle at the Europeriphery'|
#LSE_HOmourmouras

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

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