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Academic Year 2010-11 Seminars


Tuesday, 12 October 2010
The EMU-sovereign debt crisis: Fundamentals, expectations and contagion
by Michael Arghyrou, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff Business School 
(ppt presentation) (relevant paper) (photo 1) (photo 2) (photo 3)


Tuesday, 26 October 2010
The political management of the crisis. Problems and implications
by Christos Lyrintzis, Department of Political Science & Public Administration, University of Athens; National Bank of Greece Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
(photo 1) (photo 2) (photo 3)


Tuesday, 9 November 2010
The interplay of ICT innovation with state administrative tradition: Evidence from the Greek Taxation Information System (TAXIS)  
by Elpida Prasopoulou, A.C. Laskaridis Post-doc Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE 
(ppt presentation) (photo 1) (photo 2) (photo 3)


Tuesday, 23 November 2010
The Forgotten European Spring of the Greek Communist Party, 1987-1991 
by Susannah Verney, Assistant Professor of European Integration, University of Athens; Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
 (photo 1) (photo 2)


Tuesday, 7 December 2010
The twin deficits hypothesis: Evidence from Greece
by Theodore Panagiotidis, Lecturer in Econometrics; Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness & Shipping Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE 
(ppt presentation) (photo 1) (photo 2)




Tuesday, 11 January 2011
The Sovereign Debt Debate and Greece 
by Gikas A. Hardouvelis, Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus
(ppt presentation) (photo 1) (photo 2) (photo 3)


Tuesday, 25 January 2011
Determinants and effects of government size: Overview of theory and the Greek experience 
by Chris Tsoukis, Senior Lecturer, London Metropolitan Business School; Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness & Shipping Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE  
(ppt presentation) (photo 1) (photo 2) (photo 3


Tuesday, 8 February 2011
Hollow at the Core? Greek Prime Ministers and the Constraints on Governing 
by Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor, Director of the Hellenic Observatory, LSE
(ppt presentation) (photo 1) (photo 2


Tuesday, 22 February 2011
The Eden-Dill Mission and the Doomed Quest to Save Greece from Axis Occupation, February to April 1941 
by Steve Morewood, Lecturer, Institute of Archaeology & Antiquity, University of Birmingham  
(ppt presentation) (transcript) (photo 1) (photo 2) (photo 3)


Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Special Education and Equal Opportunities in the Context of Economic Crisis 
by Eleftheria Bernidaki-Aldous, Professor of Classics, Holder of the Endowed Chair of Modern Greek Studies Eleftherios Venizelos, American College of Greece, Deree 
(photo 1) (photo 2) (EU: A Commitment to Disability Rights)


Tuesday. 22 March 2011
Imagined Enemies. In quest of the deeper reasons for Greek-Turkish Antagonism 
by Alexis Heraclides, Professor of International Relations & Conflict Analysis, Panteion University of Social & Political Science; National Bank of Greece Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE 
(podcast) (photo 1) (photo 2)