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Academic Year 2000-1 Seminars










The State of the Balkans after the War in Kosovo
Speakers: B. Clark, The Economist; V. Gligorov, Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies; M. Kaldor, Centre for the Study of Global Governance, LSE; J. Pettifer, University of Bath; S. Woodward, King's College, London
January 2000

The Prospects for Democracy in South Eastern Europe
Speaker: Professor Nikiforos Diamandouros, National Ombudsman of Greece / University of Athens
Discussant: Dr Pavlos Eleftheriadis, Law Department, LSE
February 2000

The Repercussions of the Elsinki European Council on the Greek-Turkish Relations, the Cyprus Accession to the European Union and the European Integration of Turkey [in Greek]
Speakers: Spyros Economides, LSE; Andreas Hatzikyriakos, Mega Channel, Cyprus; Alkis Kourkoulas, Newspaper To Vima; Christos Stylianidis, Political Modernisation Movement, Cyprus
March 2000 (co-organised with the Hellenic Centre)

Globalization, Europeanization and Changing Models of European Capitalism
Speakers: Professor Vivien Schmidt, International Relations, Boston University, Discussant: Professor David Soskice, Visiting Professor, LSE
March 2000

The Balkans and the Markets
Speaker: Andrew Kenningham, Senior Economist, Emerging Markets Research, Merrill Lynch
November 2000



The Federal Future of Europe
Sperakers: Professor Dusan Sidjanski, University of Geneva; Professor Paul Taylor, LSE and Professor William Wallace, LSE
Chair: Professor Loukas Tsoukalis
January 2001

Diaspora, Identity and Nation-Building
Speaker: Professor Paschalis Kitromilides, University of Athens
Discussant: Professor Fred Halliday, International Relations, LSE
January 2001

Politicising the Diaspora: Contested Identities among the Greek Cypriot Community in Britain
Speaker: Dr Madeleine Dimitriou, PhD, University of Kent, Canterbury
11 January 2001

Learning through Participation; Greece and the IGCs
Speaker: Athina Markantoni, PhD, University of Kent, Canterbury
25 January 2001

Local Government Corruption and Scandals in Greece
Speaker: Dimitris Christopoulos, Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England
8 February 2001

Projections of the 'Nation' and 'Other' in Greek and Turkish History Textbooks
Speaker: Dr Yasemin Soysal & Ms Vasilia Antoniou, University of Essex
February 2001

In search of an Advocacy Coalition: Making the Greek Pension System fit the Eurozone
Speaker: Dr Dimitris Papadimitriou, Lecturer, University of Bradford
22 February 2001

Human Rights and the EU's Foreign Policy
Speaker: Ruby Gropas, PhD, University of Cambridge
8 March 2001