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Academic Year 2011-12 Seminars


Tuesday, 11 October 2011
Greece's European Policy Making 
by Yannis Valinakis, Ministry of Finance Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE; Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Greece; Professor of International Relations/Jean Monnet Professor of European Diplomacy, University of Athens
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Monday, 28 November 2011
Greece's Economy: Crisis and Exit Strategies
by Yannos Papantoniou, Former Minister of National Economy, Greece, 1994-2003 
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Tuesday, 6 December 2011
Of Debts and Denial: The Greek Crisis in the context of the post-2008 world
by Yanis Varoufakis, Professor of Economics, University of Athens 
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Tuesday, 17 January 2012 
Social Policy and Social Justice in Greece: the unfair deficit

by Dimitris Venieris, Visiting Senior Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE; Associate Professor of Social Policy, University of Peloponnese
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Social change in modern Greece: the contribution of young generation to a new social reality

Athanasia Chalari, A.C. Laskaridis Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
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Tuesday, 21 February 2012
The 'Callicrates' reform: Transforming Greek local government in the years of austerity
by Vasilis Leontisis, National Bank of Greece Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE 
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Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Democratic Accountability in Greece
by Spyros Kosmidis, National Bank of Greece Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
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Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Pushing the EU borders to the East: The Europeanization of Greek Foreign Policy in the aftermath of the Eastern Enlargement

Theofanis Exadaktylos, Ministry of Finance Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE; Lecturer in European Politics, University of Surrey
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