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Hellenic Observatory

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.

Spring Term 2015

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 18:00-19:30
What Do Greek Political Elites Think about Europe and the Crisis?

Preliminary Results of Recent Survey Researchby Dimitri SOTIROPOULOS
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11
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Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 18:00-19:30
The Restructuring of the Greek Economy: 2010-2014
by Panos TSAKLOGLOU
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11
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Thursday, 12 February 2015, 18.30-20.00
Hellenic Observatory 14th Annual Lecture:
|The Greek Economy: Current Developments and Future Prospects|
by Yannis STOURNARAS, Governor of the Bank of Greece; Former Greek Minister of Finance
Venue: LSE Campus
Tickets: Can be requested via the online ticket request form which will be live at the LSE Events Website|  from around 6pm on 5 February.
Media Enquires: If you would like to request a press seat or have a media query about this event, email LSE.Press.Events@lse.ac.uk|

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 18:00-19:30
How to study the crisis anthropologically?
Theoretical and methodological puzzles
by Dimitrios THEODOSSOPOULOS
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11
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Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 18:00-19:30
Policing the Crisis: The other side of the story

by Rosa VASILAKI
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11
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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
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 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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