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Academic Year 2013-14 Seminars


Tuesday, 8 October 2013
Crisis and Austerity: A Painful Watershed for the Greek Welfare State
by Maria PETMESIDOU, Professor of Social Policy, Democritus University of Thrace; ROP/ISSC Fellow
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Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Civil Society and Religion in Greece in a Period of Crisis 
by Manussos MARANGUDAKIS, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Aegean
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Tuesday, 5 November 2013
The Persistence of Political Terrorism  
by George KASSIMERIS, Reader in Terrorism Studies, University of Wolverhampton
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Tuesday, 19 November 2013 
The Dynamics of Conflict in the Greek Civil War 1946-49
by Nicos CHRISTODOULAKIS, Professor of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business; Research Associate, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
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Tuesday, 3 December 2013
On the Limits of Fiscal Consolidation within a Monetary Union - How to resolve the austerity puzzle at the Europeriphery
by Iannis (John) A. MOURMOURAS, Chief Economic Adviser to the Greek Prime Minister; Former Deputy Finance Minister of Greece
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Tuesday, 14 January 2014
The slow growth and sudden demise of supplementary pension provision in Cyprus
by Bernard H. CASEY, Principal Research Fellow, Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick; Visiting Senior Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
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Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Emerging ethnic economies at times of crisis: socio-economic and spatial dimensions of migrants’ entrepreneurship in Athens
by Panos HATZIPROKOPIOU , Department of Spatial Planning & Development, School of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
The Hellenic Observatory gratefully acknowledges the National Bank of Greece for the funding of this research project.
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Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Does the Greek labour market work? Crisis and adjustment across the Greek regions
by Vassilis MONASTIRIOTIS, Associate Professor in the Political Economy of South East Europe, LSE
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Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Crisis and famine in island Greece: Sovereign debt, political violence and topologies of memory in Chios
by Nicolas ARGENTI, Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Brunel University
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Tuesday, 11 March 2014
The Greek Growth Project
by Theodore PELAGIDIS, Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, USA; Professor of Economic Analysis, University of Piraeus
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