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Through the organisation of conferences, research seminars and public lectures, the Hellenic Observatory addresses a range of topics of interest to academic, financial and industrial institutions, policy-makers and the media. Its series of events help achieve one of its core missions, to encourage social dialogue and inform the academic and policy debates on contemporary policy issues for Greece and Southeast Europe.

Normally, the Hellenic Observatory concentrates on the following types of events:
Public Lectures
Policy & Research Seminars
Conferences & Symposia
HO PhD Symposia
Panel Discussions
Workshops & Forums

Ticket Information for all events below:
These events are free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

Michaelmas Term 2014

Tuesday 14th October 2014, 18.30 - 20.00
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar:

'Greece: Τaking stock - Economic and financial changes since the onset of the global and euro area crises'
Professor Eleni Louri-Dendrinou  Athens University of Economics and Business; Former Deputy Governor, Bank of Greece and Chair Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis, Associate Professor of Political Economy, LSE.

Wednesday 15th October 2014, 18.30 - 20.00
Alumni Theatre, Lower Ground, New Academic, LSE

Book Launch: ‘The Thirteenth Labour of Hercules : Inside the Greek Crisis'
Writer Yannis Palaiologos and Chair Professor Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director.

Monday 20th October 2014, 18.00 - 19.30
Cañada Blanch Room, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE

Book Launch: The Impact of European Employment Strategy in Greece and Portugal’
Dr Sotiris Zartaloudis  Lecturer in Politics at Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University and Chair Professor Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director.

Tuesday 28th October 2014, 18.00 - 19.30
Cañada Blanch Room, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE
Research Seminar:
'Crisis and Democracy – Democracy in Crisis; Social Anthropological Perspectives on the Fragility of the Social Contract'
Dr Elisabeth Kirtsoglou  Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Durham and Chair Dr Spyros Economides, Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics.

Friday 7th November 2014, 18.30 - 20.00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE

Panel Debate: 'What is 'modern' about Modern Greece'
Professor Molly Greene, Princeton University, Professor Stathis N. Kalyvas, Yale University, Professor Vassilis Lambropoulos,University of Michigan and Chair Professor Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director.

Tuesday 11th November 2014, 18.00 - 19.30
Cañada Blanch Room, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE
Research Seminar:
'The Newly Disadvantaged: Responses to rapid socioeconomic change in Greece'
Alexander Kentikelenis  Research Associate, Department of Sociology & King’s College, University of Cambridge and Chair Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis, Associate Professor of Political Economy, LSE.

Wednesday 12th November 2014, 18.30 - 20.00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Public Lecture:
'The Greek Orthodox Church and the Economic Crisis'
His Eminence Ignatius, Metropolitan of Demetrias and Almyros and Chair Professor Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director.

Tuesday 25th November 2014, 18.00 - 19.30
Cañada Blanch Room, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE
Research Seminar:
'Banal, benign or pernicious? The relationship between religion and national identity from the perspective of religious minorities in Greece'
Dr Effie Fokas, Research Fellow, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), Athens, and Research Associate, Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Chair Professor Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director.

Tuesday 9th December 2014, 18.30 - 20.00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Book Launch:
‘The European Debt Crisis: The Greek Case’
Costas Simitis, Former Greek Prime Minister and Chair Professor Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director.

Thursday 11th December 2014, 18.30 - 20.00
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Public Lecture: 'Local Governance Responses to the Greek Crisis:  Lessons from Greece from the city of Thessaloniki'
Yiannis Boutaris  Mayor of Thessaloniki and Chair Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director.
 

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